Ate9 Summer Course Application
Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Ate9 Summer Course! We are excited to be offering this unique experience with artistic director Danielle Agami.

Each participant will receive personally and professionally valuable training with one of the premier companies and teachers in the US. Studio time will be dedicated to creating meaningful movement, research, and dialogues each day- a real Ate9 experience!

Dates: July 8-26, 2019
Hours: M-F, 11a-5p with lunch break
Course Fee: $1600
Selection: 20 participants will be invited to allow for significant, rich experiences.

The studio at LA Live Arts (4210 Panamint St., Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles)

The 5 days in the studio each week will include:
- Daily Ate9 company class with master Gaga Movement Language teacher Danielle Agami
- Weekly ballet technique classes Agami developed during her most recent research as a Virginia B. Toulmin Fellow.
- Learning of Ate9 repertoire work
- Creation and workshopping of Agami's newest work with the company, "A Blind Lady"
- Guest teaching and appearances by Ate9 company members

Each weekend during the course will include additional activities such as:
- Danielle Agami will perform her solo work, "Framed"
- The Ate9 cast will perform excerpts from "The Niners: Dancers Create" with original works by Ate9 company members

The course is open to applications from professional and pre-professional dancers (4+ years dance training) ages 16 and up.

Application Deadline: Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis based on the strength of each application. Once all 20 spots have been filled a waiting list will be created.

To Apply:
Complete the online application below including a video submission. The video should include:
1. A 30-60 sec introduction including your name and your previous training/professional experience
2. A 2-3 min excerpt of set choreography from a recently performed work
3. A 1-2 min session of improvised movement
Videos can be posted to YouTube or Vimeo (as private or unlisted if desired).

Once invited, participants will need to send a $300 non-refundable deposit to reserve his/her spot. The remaining amount will be due on the first day of the course.

Participants are responsible for their own travel, food, and housing arrangements.

Get your applications in early before all of the spots are gone!

Questions? Please email

No scholarships or work study are currently available.

The Ate9 Summer Course is funded in part by an LA County Arts Commission Organizational Grant.

Name *
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Current School or Company
Have you attended an Ate9 or Gaga workshop before? If yes, please list the location and year.
Tell us, in roughly 300 words, why you are interested in this experience and/or Ate9. *
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