White Mountain Dance Festival

36th Annual White Mountain Summer Dance Festival: Breakthroughs in Dance and Life

Saturday, July 11 – Saturday, August 1, 2015

Now celebrating its 36th year, White Mountain Summer Dance Festival offers three weeks of intensive dance training on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College. WMSDF is an exploration of movement and creativity for students, educators, and anyone looking to enrich and deepen his or her understanding of the moving body and the creative process. Under Artistic Director Laura Glenn, WMSDF offers an internationally recognized innovative and comprehensive approach that combines specialized training, personal attention, and hands-on instruction. Nine faculty members work together to present a cohesive curriculum with more than 12 hours of instruction daily. All classes are taught by gifted educators committed to helping participants reach their maximum potential in dance and movement artistry. It is a program that supports breakthroughs in technique, creativity, and life. Enrollment is limited to 40 resident participants to ensure a four-to-one student-to-faculty ratio.

For more information about the festival, please visit www.wmsdf.org

Registration and Fees

Tuition: $1,400 (includes all classes and concerts)
Housing: $1,000 (single bedroom in townhouse-style residence hall)
Meal Plan: $850

Full payment is due by Friday, May 15, 2015.

To Apply

Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Work-study is available on a limited basis. College hours can usually be arranged with your school. DVD or online submissions are encouraged.

Online Application

The first step to register is to download and fill out this Dance History form, and email it to specialprograms@sarahlawrence.edu. Once we receive this form, we will be in touch with you regarding your participation in the Dance Festival and details about how to register online. Be sure to be in touch if you have questions or have trouble downloading the form - you can reach us at 914-395-2205 or specialprograms@sarahlawrence.edu.

Application by Phone

Call us at (914) 395-2205 to apply over the phone.

Application Confirmation

Upon receipt of your application, application fee, and deposit, we will send you an e-mail including your confirmation letter and an invoice detailing your payment plan. Contact us at (914) 395-2205 or specialprograms@sarahlawrence.edu with any questions. Or, as always, you can visit us at www.wmsdf.org.

Get All the Details

To learn more about the White Mountain Summer Dance Festival, including in-depth details on the curriculum, faculty, musicians, and resident companies, please download the Festival brochure (PDF format).

Or, check out the Festival's official Web site at www.wmsdf.org.