Limón South

LDC heads to Columbia, SC to bring Limón artistry to the South! 

Under the direction of Limón AD Dante Puleio, and Summer Dance Director & former Limón Guest Artist, André Megerdichian, dive deep into Limón technique and repertory, while also premiering a new work.​

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Photo by Kelly Puleio



JUNE 21 - 26, 2021 | COLUMBIA, SC

Investigate deeply the Limón approach to artistry and technique.
Classes will include Limón Technique & Repertory, Contemporary & a new work in process created on attendees by current company member Eric Parra. 
Daily sessions will be with Limón AD Dante Puleio, LDC Company Members & Limón Guest Dancer André Megerdichian.

The showing will run for about 1 hour on Sat. June 21, ending by 2pm ET.


Sponsored in part by the University of South Carolina Department of Theatre & Dance

Monday - Saturday, June 21 - 26

9am ET - 4:00pm ET with evening events to be scheduled

Saturday, June 26: Final showing to conclude by 2pm ET


Photo by Kelly Puleio

We will be practicing social distancing in the studios. Therefore, we anticipate in-person capacities to be met. Enrollment is open until we reach capacity.  Enrollment for online dancers will remain open until the intensive begins, with integrated classes and dedicated faculty for our virtual dancers.

Dates and Schedule

Dates: Monday - Saturday, June 21 - 26 9am ET - 4:00pm ET with evening events to be scheduled Saturday, June 26: Final sharing to conclude by 2pm ET

Sample Schedule: subject to change 9am ET - 10:30am ET - Limón Technique 10:45am ET - 12:15pm ET - Limón Repertory 1pm ET - 2:30pm ET - Contemporary Limón 2:30 ET - 4:00pm ET - New Work Additional evening discussions & movement labs - TBD
Register here

Tuition and Scholarship

Tuition: In-person (June 21 - 26): $550 + $50 Registration Fee
Online (June 21 - 26): $300 + $50 Registration Fee Online Drop-Ins (June 21 - 25): $15 Registration is non-refundable. A tuition refund will only be considered by written cancellation before June 1, 2021. Scholarship: Limited merit- and need-based tuition scholarships are available for eligible dancers, but cannot be used with additional discounts. Scholarship does not apply to housing, meal plans, etc. Scholarship announcements will be made within 2 weeks of submission and will be awarded until all funds have been distributed. Limón believes deeply in community and makes every effort to allow access to all dancers to their intensives. Scholarships generally range from $100 - $200. Scholarship application is part of the registration process and includes submitting a 90-second or less link to your dancing in a class or performance, as well as a 100 word or less description of your need for scholarship. Register here


Dancers will have the option to attend Limón South either on the campus of the University of South Carolina, or online as a Home Edition. For our in-person participants:
The intensive will take place in the Band/Dance facility, 324 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC, 29208. The closest airport is Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE). Ground transportation includes Rental Car, Taxi & Rideshare Services, as well as mass transit, which is free on Saturdays and Sundays. Campus Bus Route linked here. For our online participants: Online dancers will fully integrate into classes with in-person dancers, and will receive individualized feedback from dedicated faculty. A good WiFi connection is essential. Large spaces / dance studios are not necessary to attend, but are recommended to enhance your experience, if available to you.

Attendance Options

There are 2 ways to join us for Limón South: You can attend this workshop from Monday, June 21 - Saturday, June 26 as a full participant (in person or online), or you can drop in for Technique class (online option only). Register here

Entry requirements for Limón South

There is not an audition to attend this intensive.
This intensive will be geared for the intermediate / advanced dancer. Dancers must be 15 or above. Limón South and its in-person participants will be strictly adhering to the COVID 19 protocols provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and required by the University of South Carolina. Register here

Housing, Meal Plan & Campus Parking

Youth Housing (dancers aged 15 - 17): Suite-style housing with private bedrooms, shared bathroom with XX other dancers, and a Counselor to accompany dancers to class, meals, etc. and assist dancers with anything they need. Only 10 youth dancers will be able to stay in dormitories and will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost for Youth Housing, June 20 - 26: $355.
Adult Housing (dancers aged 18+): Apartment-style housing with private bedrooms, shared bathroom with XX other dancer and a kitchen. Only 10 adult dancers will be able to stay in dormitories and will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost for Adult Housing, June 20 - 26: $255. Meal Plan: Meal plans are available as follows: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner June 21 - 25, plus breakfast on June 26. Cost: $175. Parking: Dancers commuting locally can reserve a parking permit for $25. Register here

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