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Summer IntensivE 2020



Come join TDM International Summer Intensive 2020 in Rome, Italy!


TDM Summer Intensive is the most rewarding dance experience a student can have during the summer!

TDM has been a premier training ground in Europe for modern dance technique and repertory.

Under the supervision of TDM’s Artistic Director Caterina Rago, the program offers a distinguished faculty member from the Martha Graham Dance Company, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Limón Dance Foundation and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

The Intensive focuses on developing dancers through exposure to a wide variety of activities with an emphasis on modern dance technique. Students participate in a minimum of four classes per day that includes modern dance technique, repertory and composition.

The experience will culminate in a final performance of modern dance repertory.




TDM International Summer Intensive offers beginner to advanced dancers an opportunity to train in a vibrant professional environment centered in the heart of Rome. While training, students are also able to take advantage of the many cultural offerings that the ancient city of rome offer.


The program for the 2020 Summer Intensive may include:  

  • Modern technique

  • Modern repertory

  • CRDC rep/composition

Check the schedule - TBA



This year the intensives will be divided in 3 levels:

  • Intro (for students with little or no experience in the Martha Graham technique)

  • Beginner (11 years and older with solid background in the Martha Graham technique)

  • Intermediate/ Advanced (strong experience in the Martha Graham technique)



Tuition for the 2020 Summer Intensive is € 950,00 

All applicants must pay €50.00 processing fee in addition to the tuition cost. Tuition and processing fee must be send it together. 


*Please note - students are responsible for housing, transportation and meal costs.

*Please note - all tuition and fees are not-refundable even in the case of accident or injury.


Early bird registration deadline: 

€ 750,00 (tuition received by May 31st) + 50,00€ processing fee

€ 850,00 (tuition received by June 30th) + 50,00€ processing fee

€ 950,00 (tuition received by July 15th) + 50,00€ processing fee


To register, please complete the registration form.

Please note that CV, headshot, recommendation letter and 30sec modern dance combination video will be required.

Participation fee: payments must be received by bank transfer.  

        Beneficiary: CR Dance Company LLC

        Branch name and address: Chase, 3818 Broadway Astoria, NY 

        Account number: 360368515

        Routing number: 021000021

        Swift code: chasus33 


Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity for personal growth while gaining an understanding of a different culture. 

TDM believes that a strong diversity of cultures enriches the learning environment for all of our students. We are dedicated to helping international students by offering a variety of scholarship and assistance opportunities. 


To apply for this opportunity, please send a cover letter, cv or bio and video demonstrating proficiency in ballet or modern. 


Submission deadlines march 1st, 2020

Please send material at tecnichedidanzamoderna@gmail.com


Subject line: scholarship 2020


International participants in the Summer Intensive 2020 should read the following guide that will help you to decide if you need to apply for a visa based on your nationality, country of residence, reason for your visit and lenght of stay: http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en



The dress code for the summer intensive 2020 has instituted for the benefit of the teachers and students and Tecniche di Danza Moderna.

Girls: leotard and tights or fitted pants (any colors)

Boys: fitted t-shirt and pants or short (any colors)


For more information please email tecnichedidanzamoderna@gmail.com


Caterina Rago

CRDC Repertory &

Choreographic Lab

Christine Dakin

Graham Technique & Repertory

Francisco Graciano

Taylor Technique & Repertory