With a faculty composed of some of the best choreographers and teachers
throughout Israel, the Dance Journey program includes KCDC repertoire,
ballet, modern, contemporary, and a space for participants to create
original choreographic work. The
program also offers Hebrew classes, tours around Israel,
volunteering activities, and
Dance Journey dancers have an amazing opportunity to take part in 'Nitzotzot' where they are given the time, space, and tools to create an original choreography. Dancers are given unlimited use and access to KCDC's professional dance studios along with professional guidance throughout the creation process. Ultimately, they work with professional lighting design and present their work on KCDC's main theater.
Starting every September and February, the program takes place in
the International Dance Village, Kibbutz Ga’aton, where
KCDC dancers and participants of the Dance Journey program study and
A growing number of Dance Journey's past participants are now dancing in KCDC's main and second companies and have received contracts with other professional dance companies in Israel and around the world. The Dance Journey program offers dancers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for professional development and job networking with other Israeli companies.
Acceptance to the program is based upon an audition.
There are two ways to audition:
1. You are encouraged to participate in the open auditions we hold regularly around the world. The audition information is posted and updated regularly on the KCDC website.
2. You may also audition by sending us a short video of free dance which you represents you best. The audition video will be viewed with the following in mind: line, placement, physique and quality of movement. Please send it to us as a YouTube link via e-mail to email@example.com
UPCOMING PROGRAM DATES
Fall Semester: August 30, 2013 - January 30, 2014
Spring Semester: February 4, 2014 - June 30, 2014
Fall Semester: August 29, 2014 - January 29, 2015
Spring Semester: February 5, 2015 - June 30, 2015
** Full Academic Year 10-Month Program: August 29, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Registration Fee for 5-Month Program: $300 Non-Refundable
February 2014 Program: $8,500
September 2014 Program: $8,500
Full Academic Year, 10-Month Program: $15,600
Registration Fee for 10-Month Program: $500 Non-Refundable
The program fees includes the program itself, extracurricular activities and field trips in Israel, medical insurance, and accommodations. The fee does not include food nor international flight flight to Israel.
Scholarships are are available for Jewish dancers through MASA Israel Journey
. To find out if you are eligible for a MASA grant, click HERE
Click here to view a sample of Dance Journey's weekly schedule of classes and events
For any questions and more information, please contact:
Dance Journey Program
Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company
Tel: +972 4 985 9740
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