Dance M.F.A. Low Residency, Three Summer Track

Three summer track

 

The Low Residency, Three-Summer Track serves emerging artists, teachers, and dance professionals who must study in a limited time frame that accommodates their employment/performance schedule. The three-summer course of study immerses students in intellectual and creative experiences. Designed for highly motivated professionals, students in this track seek to expand their portfolio as they develop their professional careers. A panel of Hollins faculty and professionals in the field determine acceptance.

Application deadline: December 1

Sample schedule beginning summer 2022

Summer I — June-july
Location: Hollins/bulgaria

Hollins University Session One (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice
  • Radical Presence/Performance
  • Graduate Seminar

Hollins University Session Two (two weeks)

  • Contemporary Art Practices [Creative Process/making]

European Study Bulgaria (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice
  • Radical Presence/Performance
  • Graduate Seminar

Fall I — September-December

  • Contemporary Body Practices  – Online Programming
  • Digital Media Tutorials  – Online Programming
  • Independent Study

January Term I

  • Contemporary Body Practices II: Ecological Bodies
  • Two-day January retreat in NYC

Spring I — February-May

  • Writing in The Dance World – Online Programming
  • Contemporary Art Practices II [Narrative Writing or Poetry]

Summer II — June-August
Location: Hollins/Bulgaria

Hollins University Session One (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice
  • History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Graduate Seminar

Hollins University Session Two (two weeks)

  • Intermedia Studio – Digital Media

European Study Bulgaria (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice
  • History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Graduate Seminar

Fall II — September-December

  • Graduate Seminar – Online Programming
  • Independent Study

J-Term II

  • Two-day January retreat in NYC

Spring II — February-May

  • Thesis Forms I
  • Thesis Forms II

Summer III — June-August

Location: Hollins/Bulgaria

Hollins University Session One (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice
  • History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Graduate Performance Workshop and Critique

Hollins University Session II (two weeks)

  • Contemporary Art Practices II  [Narrative Writing or Poetry]

European Study Bulgaria (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice
  • History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Graduate Performance Workshop and Critique