Year-Round Pre- and Professional Training: ages 18+

Technique | Classic + Contemporary Rep | Coaching | Audition + Performance Techniques | Improvisation + Musicality

September 13 - December 10, 2021
January 10 - April 1, 2022

Schedule subject to change 

LimónPro: September 13 - December 10 |10am – 5pm ET
Fall Break: November 22 - 26

Dancers will find community via their cohorts, with the Limón Dance Company and Artistic Director, and with Limón master teachers and reconstructors. Emphasis is placed upon the dancer's personal creative voice through solo material and one-on-one mentoring. Exclusive to these dancers, participants will experience private screenings with dancers that bridge the Limón/Contemporary worlds and individualized mentorship with the Company AD. Dancers will learn classic & contemporary languages through a rich and focused unparalleled experience. 


LimónLaunch: January 10 - April 1 |10am – 5pm ET

No Class: Monday, January 17
LimónLaunch is meant for a dancer to deepen and enrich their creative practice and be ready to work with any 21st century choreographer. Training to diversify and make the dancer more marketable will include Improvisation, Musicality, Limón Principles, Research in the Archives, Dance Reels, Audition Readiness, and a Contemporary work from the Limón Dance Company Repertoire. LimónLaunch has small class sizes and includes special screenings with Limón Alumni and opportunities to perform as part of the Limón Dance Company's 75th Anniversary celebration at the famous Joyce Theater. 

*Certificate Program: September 13, 2021 - April 1, 2022 

USD $3500 + Registration & Processing Fee

To Audition:

Dance Training + Arts Management Program (DT+AM): August 2021 - May 2022
Dancers undertake rotating internships within the Foundation throughout the year, selected from Marketing and Public Relations, Fundraising and Development, Archives and Preservation, Tour Management and Booking, Finances, Institute Activities and Special Projects, and Education.  DT+AM dancers must also fully participate in all studio aspects of the program. This program accepts one or two dancers per year.

Eligibility: As the workload will include 15+ hours per week in training in an administrative office, an interest in arts management is necessary, as well as a command of the spoken and written English language. Eligible candidates must have some experience in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace. Candidates must also demonstrate the inclination to work independently and have the desire to learn and develop applicable and practical administrative skills and knowledge. Desirable candidates will have an intermediate or higher level of dance training, and possess skills such as video and photo editing, database management, and social media.

Interested dancers must e-mail their intention to apply to: to receive further details.

Blurry dancers. Male dancer in motion in the front with arms out to the side

Photo by Christopher Duggan

In an abundance of caution, the José Limón Dance Foundation is optimistically planning for a safe return to the studio for LimónPro & Launch. 

The Limón Foundation believes in community immunity, and will require proof of vaccination for the COVID-19 virus, or a negative COVID-19 test each day in order to attend programming in-person.