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TRENTINO, ITALY: Learn what you love in Italy! Dance Studio Program (JUNE 12 - JULY 7)

TRENTINO, ITALY: Learn what you love in Italy! Dance Studio Program (JUNE 12 - JULY 7)


Trentino Music Festival - Dance


Primiero Valley, Province of Trento, Italy


Sunday, March 3, 2024 - 12:00am daily through June 11, 2024



Trentino Music Festival - Dance

This is the inaugural season for Dance at Trentino Music Festival

June 12 - July 7, 2024


The Dance Performance Studio is a three-week professional-level training program for college students and advanced high school seniors. This immersive program offers professional track dancers a unique opportunity to study under the guidance of internationally acclaimed professional performers, choreographers, and coaches. The intense yet supportive atmosphere, along with daily instruction, creates an environment that encourages growth and takes your skills to the next level.

Participants will perform with a live orchestra before a European audience conducted by Metropolitan Opera conductor and Trentino Music Festival music director David Jackson. Performances include galas, concerts, and dance productions.

Create lasting memories through travel to one of the most stunning corners of the world. You’ll gain new perspective by spending three weeks in a different and vibrant culture, all the while making new friends and professional connections.



Our faculty artists are from leading dance companies and have extensive international experience. As educators, they bring passion to the training process and are committed to helping each student cultivate their unique strengths and develop lifelong marketable performance skills.

Stephen Pier – Artistic Director/Choreographer
David Jackson – Music Director/Conductor

Miki Orihara –  Choreographer
César Faria Fernandes – Choreographer
Brian Fitzsousa – Pianist



  • World Class Faculty Artists
  • Contemporary and Classical Repertoire
  • New Creations with live orchestra
  • Dance Productions
  • Concert Productions
  • Gala Performances
  • Master Classes
  • Successful Auditioning Techniques



Young artists are accepted by video auditions. Interested applicants should click the “Apply Now!”button below, fill out the Dance Performance Studio Application, and attach an audition video. Videos must be unlocked for viewing and should include selections of ballet center work, selections of varying style (contemporary, modern, jazz), and a short solo.

Register by April 30, 2024  to receive A $1000 Scholaship! The TMF has a rolling acceptance process with limited enrollment. Early applications are strongly encouraged to ensure participation in the festival.



$2,495 for entire 3 weeks Included: Tuition, Hotel Accommodation, daily breakfast, Airport transfers & Local transportation. 

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