Under the direction of Alexandra Wells, Artistic Director of Springboard Danse Montréal, the program's mission is to address the needs of dancers striving to enter the current job market by providing diverse training alongside one of the prestigious contemporary dance companies in the world. 

 

2018-2019 Dates

Semester One

September 10- December 14, 2018 (off week of Thanksgiving, November 19-23)

Guest Choreographers: Adam Barruch, Kristina Isabelle
Repertory: Aszure Barton, Toru Shimazaki
Performance Opportunities:  Dancers may perform alongside Hubbard Street at the Harris Theater in creations by Alice Klock, Florian Lochner, and Rena Butler.

 

Intersession

January 7- February 22, 2018

Semester Two

February 25- May 24, 2019

Dancers may opt to study during winter break. The Intersession includes daily ballet and modern/contemporary classes with studio space available for dancer creation. Intensive Pilates training, Internships and work study opportunities are in development.

Guest choreographers: Peter Chu, Elia Mrak, Jonathan Alsberry, Florian Lochner, Rena Butler

Classes

Classes during the two semesters will take place daily Monday - Friday, 9:15am - 5:30/6:00pm

 Interaction with the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Dancers will have the occasional opportunity to take company ballet class, rehearse and perform with the company. Regular observation of company rehearsals and performances is integrated into daily life of HS Pro dancers. Selected dancers may have the opportunity to understudy certain programs

Apprenticeship

Following one or two years of HS Pro, a dancer may be invited to apprentice with Hubbard Street for one year. 

Eligibility

Dancers must be 18 years of age by September 1, 2018 in order to be considered for Hubbard Street’s Professional Program.

Tuition

$9850 per year. Students will be asked to commit a nonrefundable deposit of $1,000 at the time of registration. Remaining balance will be broken into three installments to be paid before December 1. Financial aid is available for those who can demonstrate need

For guidelines and more information email HSPro@hubbardstreetdance.com.

We have concluded our auditions for consideration into the 2018 Fall Semester of HS Pro. 2019 audition dates will be posted shortly.

Curriculum for the two semesters will include: ballet, modern, contemporary, Gaga, Flying Low, contemporary partnering, floorwork, improvisation, Cunningham Technique, Hip Hop,  and Qi Gong as well as somatics; Pilates and ImageTech. There will be weekly mentoring lunches with a variety of guests. Additionally, dancers will learn Hubbard Street Dance Company repertoire and collaborate in creative processes with guest artists including Adam Barruch, Kristina Isabella, Peter Chu, Elia Mrka, Jonathan Alsberry, and Hubbard Street Choreographic Fellows Florian Lochner, and Rena Butler.  Dancers will also enjoy classes with company members Craig Black, Jacqueline Burnett, Kellie Epperheimer, Andrew Murdock, and Kevin Shannon. 

Jonathan Alsberry,  Shannon Alvis, Paige Cunningham, Christian Denise, Sarah Cullen Fuller,  Anna Long, and HS Pro Director Alexandra Wells. 

 

Guest faculty will include Adam Barruch, Chelsea Bonosky, Peter Chu, Michael Cinta, Lindsey Derry, Davide Di Pretoro, Carlye Eckert, Kristina Isabelle, Florian Lochner, Ana Lucaciu, Troy Ogilvie, David Norsworthy, and Jenna Pollack.     


For Hubbard Street Professional Program faculty bios, click here.

Dancers will have the opportunity to take company class, rehearse and perform with the company. Regular observation of company rehearsals and performance is integrated into the HS Pro schedule. Selected dancers may have the opportunity to understudy certain programs.

Apprenticeship:

Following  one or two years with HS Pro, a dancer may be invited to Apprentice with Hubbard Street for one year.

2018-19 Apprentices:
Gaby Diaz
Abdiel Figueroa Reyes
Kelsey Matsch
Emily Wohl

Classes with Company Members

Ballet:
Craig Black
Kevin Shannon

Improvisation & Creative Process:
Jacqueline Burnett
Rena Butler
Kellie Epperheimer
Florian Lochner
Andrew Murdock

 

Click here for the full list of the Class of 2018 & Class of 2019 of the Hubbard Street Professional Program.

Alumni of HS Pro have graduated on to professional careers at dance companies across the nation.

Alumni include: 

Haley Heckethorn (Class of 2018): BODYTRAFFIC

Andres Trezevant (Class of 2018): Charlotte Ballet II

Gaby Diaz (Class of 2018): Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Apprentice*

Abdiel Figueroa Reyes (Class of 2018): Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Apprentice*

Kelsey Matsch (Class of 2018): Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Apprentice*

Emily Wohl (Class of 2018): Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Apprentice*

*Learn more about our current Hubbard Street apprentices here