Scholarships


The dancer of the future will be one whose body and soul have grown so harmoniously together that the natural language of that soul will have become the movement of the human body. The dancer will not belong to any nation but to all humanity.” – Isadora Duncan

 

 

I. Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships are offered on an individual basis to students demonstrating exceptional talent, commitment and financial hardship. To apply, send a letter of intent, photo, and resume to the attention of Artistic Director Lori Belilove at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

II. Work Study

 Depending on skill level, tasks include office administration, mailing projects, data input, costumes, cleaning, taking phone calls, database maintenance, etc. In order for us to ascertain your skill level, please submit an administrative resume outlining previous experience, if any, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

III. Internships

Excellent opportunities exist for internships with the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation (IDDF), home to resident performing company Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company.

Internships are available from June through August, September through December, and January through May of each year. A current student or recent graduate of an arts administration program is preferred, but candidates with equivalent experience or interest in the performing arts may also be considered. An internship with the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation would provide invaluable exposure to the contemporary dance world for those considering a future in performing arts management. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

IV. Peggy Deane Scholarship

As the result of a generous bequest from the late Margaret Dunnigan, better known as the eccentric artist and writer Peggy Deane, The Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation is able to offer the Peggy Deane Scholarship to qualifying Certification Program students. Two to three deserving candidates are selected per year. The Scholarship recognizes the candidate’s talent, dedication and potential, and provides support for ongoing studies in the technique and repertory of Isadora Duncan within the IDDF Certification Program. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

V. Auditions

The Isadora Duncan Dance Company is open to meeting talented dancers who wish to commit to immersing themselves in the Duncan technique and repertory. We select dancers individually, based on prior experience, commitment, attitude and talent. We hold formal auditions as needed, but you may also submit an introductory letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in order to request permission to take Company class as an audition process.

 

VI. Apprenticeships

Apprentices train with the Company, taking classes and participating in rehearsals and other activities on a per-project basis. Apprentices gain performance experience with the Company by participating in lecture/demonstrations and group works. Each apprentice will be evaluated on an individual basis based on previous experience, ability to learn choreography, commitment, attitude, musicality and affinity for the Duncan technique.

In exchange for the free company classes, rehearsals and performing experience, apprentices may be asked to help with tasks that support the Company, which may include office administration, mailing projects, assisting in children’s classes, and costume production. Invitation to full Company participation will be offered individually.