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Summer Intensive Program 2017 - KCDC

Each summer, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC), one of the leading contemporary dance companies in the world, hosts an unparalleled 2-week, 4-week, and 6-week Summer Intensive for high school and university age students.  The program offers an opportunity of a lifetime where young dancers can engage in professional and personal development while living together with dancers from Israel and from all over the world  in KCDC's International Dance Village.  Get in touch with us!




Join us this summer for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at the International Dance Village in Kibbutz Ga’aton, home to the internationally-acclaimed Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC)!

Our 2-week, 4-week, and 6-week Summer Intensive is open to dancers in high school and college/university from all over the world and consists of enriching dance classes, social activities and much more. The Summer Intensive includes four technique classes daily comprising of classical ballet, modern/contemporary dance, company repertoire, body conditioning, as well as workshops in a variety of dance styles. All classes are led by our professional artistic staff and are held in the company’s studios.

Summer Intensive participants live in Kibbutz Ga’aton in dormitory-style accommodations which are shared between 3-4 participants. Experienced residential staff is on hand to ensure that everyone feels right at home on the kibbutz for the duration of their stay.

For dancers, living and breathing dance in a village devoted to dance activities and in the company of professional dancers is a dream come true. Our program also offers a wonderful opportunity to make new friends from all over the world!


SESSION 1 | JULY 9-20, 2017

SESSION 2 | JULY 23 - AUGUST 3, 2017

SESSION 3 | AUGUST 6-17, 2017  

**Dancers may register for 2-week, 4-week or 6-week programs. 
Either one 2-week program or a combination of 2 sessions or all 3 sessions. 



What is the difference between the 2-week, 4-week, and 6-week program?
Since participants are welcome to register for either our 2-week, 4-week, or 6-week Summer Intensive... (Read More )

What type of certificate will I receive at the end of KCDC's Summer Intensive?
All participants completing our Summer Intensive will receive an official certificate... (Read More)

I'm also interested in attending KCDC's 5-month and 10-month international 'Dance Journey' study abroad program.  Which one should I choose?
Clearly our 5-month and 10-month 'Dance Journey' program is more lengthy than the duration of our Summer Intensive... (Read More)

What will I be studying over the 2-week, 4-week, or 6-week period?
First off, you can view the sample daily schedule to get a picture of the structure of each weekday... (Read More)


2016 Summer Intensive Teachers (Summer 2017 Teachers TBA in Spring 2017)

Oryan Yohanan Gali Kalef Hayun Igor VEjsada Shulamit Bar Gai Alexander Alexandrov
Modern Ballet Ballet Conditioning Ballet

Sharon Vaisvaser Denise Peri Shay Solzi Eyal Nahum Sara Wilhelmsson
Modern Ballet Hip Hop
Ballet Modern, Improvisation

And Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company Dancers! 

Read more about our 2016 Summer Intensive teachers!


PROGRAM FEE (Includes All Meals & Accommodation!)

$2,400 USD for 2-week Summer Intensive
$4,200 USD for 4-week Summer Intensive
$6,000 USD for 6-week Summer Intensive

**Includes All Meals & Accommodation, Field Trip in the Galilee, and much more!**

Interested in more informationContact Yoni today at:

Yoni Avital
International Director