Dance in Maine this summer.
Bates Dance Festival offers the following summer training programs for dancers of all ages, backgrounds, and levels––Young Dancers Intensive (YDI), a rigorous two-week program for dancers ages 14–18; Young Dancers Intensive: Extensions, a one-week program for advanced students ages 16–18; and the Professional Training Program (PTP) for dancers over 18.
BDF also is proud to serve our local community by offering the Youth Arts Program. Students ages 6–17 take classes in dance, music, theater and visual arts.
All programs take place on the Bates College Campus in Lewiston, Maine. Applications for YDI, Extensions, and PTP open on November 29, 2023.
The deadline is May 6, 2024.
See below for more information.