Expect to work in the studio with artist faculty 9am-5pm, six days a week,
perform on the outdoor stage each Saturday, and attend Festival events. Sundays begin with Master Classes led by Festival artists; followed by time in town to do laundry and reflect on the week's events.
A sample schedule follows:
|8:00-9:00||Breakfast or optional Community Class (weekdays)|
|9:00-10:30||Program Director technique class
|10:45-12:15||Program Director repertory class
|1:15-1:30||Director's Welcome: meet Festival artists, scholars, staff, interns, and visiting VIPs (Wed)|
|1:30-5:00||Guest Choreographer repertory rehearsal
|6:15-7:00||Performances by Festival artists on outdoor stage (Wed-Fri) Presentations by The School on outdoor stage (Sat)|
|7:30-8:00||Pre-Performance Talks by Pillow Scholars (Wed-Sun)|
|8:00||Usher and see Festival performances or view videos in the Archives (Wed-Sun)|
|10:00||Post-Show Talk: choreographers, collaborators, and performers speak about their work, travels, and the field (Thurs & Fri)|
|Later|| Alternatively: rehearse, dance jam, chat, free time, or rest before another full day (weekdays)
Cast Parties with Festival supporters, artists, staff, and interns (Sat)
"These two weeks have changed and molded my views of dance entirely. I have been inspired, pushed, and encouraged every day."
- Alex Clancy, 2010 Tap Program Participant