2022 Winter Immersion Project

+ Company Audition

January 4-7, 2022

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"After this week I just wanna keep dancing. Thank you for helping me get my groove back!"

Summer 2020 Participant (Repertory focus)

"BDT created such a special and inclusive environment for us to explore and learn new ideas  and perspectives. I felt enabled to discover deeper parts of myself as an artist and human and for the I am so grateful!"

WIP 2019 Participant (Choreography focus)

"[The Immersion Project] allowed me to work on myself as a choreographer, a dancer & as a person... I was put outside of my personal boundaries, practices, and habits physically, intellectually, and emotionally..." 

WIP 2018 Participant (Choreography focus)

"...I was challenged and it gave me insight on how much passion goes into this company."

SIP 2018 Participant (Performance focus)


The Summer (SIP), Winter (WIP), and Creation (CIP) Immersion Projects are designed as a rigorous training experiences for motivated dancers, ages 18 and older, within a professional contemporary dance company environment. During SIP, WIP, and CIP you will study, rehearse, create, and perform with co-artistic director Jessie Jeanne Stinnett and members of the company. All students will take daily class taught by current company members.


January 4-7, 2022

**Audition for Dancers: January 7, 2022 at 10:00AM**


Dance Complex at Canal (650 E Kendall St, Cambridge, MA. Closest MBTA Station is "Kendall/MIT" on the Red Line.)

Application Deadline

December 20, 2021

Note: there is no registration deadline for the audition on January 7th.

Tuition & Fees

$450 + No application fee 

(does not include meals or housing)

Who Should Apply

Students and professionals ages 18 years and older who wish to jumpstart or expand their own dance making process through the practice of choreographic and compositional tools. Participants will engage in solo research and also have the opportunity to set work on other WIP participants. Applicants must have an interest in expanding compositional expertise through advanced improvisational tasks, used to generate movement material. It is highly recommended that prospective participants research the choreographers whose works are part of the company's repertory before completing the application.

How to Apply

WIP 2022 application form (CLOSED)

Audition registration form (CLOSED)

Faculty + Company


Sample Schedule

9:30-12:00 -- Choreographic Toolbox Session

12:00-12:45 -- Lunch

12:45-1:00 -- Prep Time 

1:00-2:30 -- Rehearsal + 1:1 Mentoring 

2:30-3:30 -- Showings