Cait Cucchiara, Director
This program is designed for selected dancers with distinct ability and individuality.
Experience first-hand a professional environment that challenges you daily in a supportive structure where your artistic voice is encouraged.
DISCOVER | CREATE | EMERGE
DISCOVER: Immerse yourself with the company and connect with the Chicago dance community. Train in an inspiring and inclusive environment while stimulating your artistic growth.
CREATE: Broaden your exploration with a variety of unique, creative processes that allow investigation into who you are and begin to access a different way of thinking. Learn to be a creator in a collaborative environment that provides skills needed by choreographers and companies around the world.
EMERGE: Strengthen your foundation and further your skills of self development. Build assurance, confidence and gain resources for a rewarding career that is unique to you.
2023-24 Program Dates
Session I : August 14 - November 20, 2023
Session II : January 15 May 18, 2024
Commitment : Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:30pm aside from performances
Train with the company in weekly classes
Align with Visceral's repertoire
Exposure to the company’s guest choreographers
Originate new works with guest artists
Execute Visceral's diverse repertoire
Performances in Visceral's state-of-the-art theatre
Personalized attention from artistic leaders and company members
Bridge the space between pre-professional and your professional career
Participants will be considered for future positions within Visceral Dance Chicago
Previous Guest Artists
Scholarships are need based in which talent and commitment contribute to the determination of awards.
Visceral Trainees are accepted by audition only
Dancers are accepted on a rolling basis
Dancers must be between the ages of 18-24
Minimum of 5 years ballet and contemporary training
we are unable to provide visa asissitace at this time.
WAYS TO AUDITION
March 12 | Invitation only, prescreen required
Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis through Mar 1
Invited applicants will be notified via email
1) Ballet (maximum 5 min)
2) Contemporary solo (maximum 2 min)
3) Improv (maximum 2 min)
For more information, contact Cait Cucchiara firstname.lastname@example.org