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Summer Institute 2023-24 applications now available

Are you a seasoned classroom practitioner ready to infuse dance into your curriculum? Or a dance teaching artist poised to take your curriculum to the next level of creativity and inquiry? Are you hungry for a collegial community that will help you invest in your practice? 

Apply to Luna’s Summer Institute (SI)! Now in its 22ndyear, the SI is a nationally-acclaimed professional development experience that brings together 6 teaching artists & 6 practitioners to activate & inspire individual and collective imaginations.

The 2023-24 SI is a year-long comprehensive and hybrid experience. It includes a week of intensive workshops, follow-up Zoom and in-person sessions, mentorship & coaching, and collegial support, all focused on the art of teaching dance.

“I’m so empowered today with a clear path of where my agency is.” 

“This whole year has been such a big shift for me. I’m just so excited! I feel a real step into my power as a teacher.”

– Summer Institute alums

SI alumni have distinguished themselves as innovative teachers & advocates for dance education, and have gone on to forge new dance programs, step into leadership, and create change. Read more about them here.


Applications due April 10

Summer Institute dates: July 17-21

with follow-up workshops January 13-14 & May 25, 2024

Half-day Zoom sessions September 16, November 4, March 16

Learn more HERE


No cost for selected applicants.

$28 application fee.

Please contact Jochelle if application fee is a hardship.

Small travel stipends available.