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Limón Pro + Launch Training Programs

Limón Pro + Launch Training Programs


Jose Limón Dance Foundation


Monday, September 12, 2022 - 12:00am daily through May 5, 2023



Jose Limón Dance Foundation

Year-Round Pre- and Professional Training: ages 18+
Technique | Classic + Contemporary Rep | Coaching | Audition Techniques | Improvisation | Musicality
September 12 - December 9, 2022
February 6 - May 5, 2023

LimónLaunch & LimónPro are meant for a dancer to deepen and enrich their creative practice and be ready to work with any 21st century choreographer.

Training to diversify and make the dancer more marketable will include Improvisation, Ballet, Musicality, Limón Principles, Access to the Archives, Dance Reels, Resumes, Audition Readiness, premiering a new creation, and the opportunity to learn a Contemporary work from the Limón Dance Company Repertoire.

Dancers will find community via their cohort, the Limón Dance Company and Artistic Director, Dante Puleio, L2, and with Limón master teachers and reconstructors.

Emphasis is placed upon the dancer's personal creative voice, with one-on-one mentoring with the Program Director.

Dancers will have access to private, behind the scenes experiences  that bridge the Limón / Contemporary worlds and will learn classic & contemporary languages through a rich and focused unparalleled experience.

Studio-time is generally 4 hours per weekday, within the 9am - 3pm window. Special sessions are occasionally scheduled after regular hours, and include Limón + A Movie screenings and a performance outing. Studio locations are selected based on optimal interaction with the Company & other important legacy figures and include studios in Harlem, Queens and lower Manhattan. Housing is not provided to trainees however suggestions to begin research is shared.


LimónPro: September 12 - December 9, 2022

Fall Break: November 21 - 25
Tuition: $4500 + Registration & Processing Fee

Limón Technique
Explore the Principles: via Limón Repertory
Additional Technique Class: Ballet 1/week
Limón Repertory: Solo / Chamber pieces
Contemporary Repertory: comes from a recent LDC Contemporary Commission
Resume Workshop (after studio hours)
Limón Dance Company Private Q & A (after studio hours)
Studio Share

LimónLaunch: February 6 - May 5, 2023

Spring Break: April 3 - 7
Tuition: $4500 + Registration & Processing Fee

Limón Technique
Explore the Principles: via Improvisation, somatic explorations, or other art forms
Additional Technique Class: Improvisation  / Composition
Limón Repertory: Larger ensemble pieces
Contemporary Repertory: New work premiering on the trainees
Reel workshop (after studio hours)
Company observation / Open Rehearsal / BTS  (after studio hours)
Main Stage Show

Certificate Program: September 12, 2023 - May 5, 2023

Tuition: USD $9000 (written), $9600 (embodied) + Registration & Processing Fees

To obtain the Limón Institute Certificate of Completion recognized by the National Association of Schools of Dance, trainees must complete either an embodied or written research project. Written and embodied projects allow for deep discovery and connection, creating theses based on personal inquiry & curiosity.
Embodied projects invite trainees to dive deeper into solo material and allow for 4 private coaching sessions and studio space rental.

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