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Classical Technique Meets Commercial Dance Training

Develop your technique, harness your artistry,

and prepare for college and beyond!

Project31 Dance Studio will be hosting the first ever Project31: Intensive this July. Our intensive is a rare opportunity to study commercial and classical dance techniques under one roof. Intensive weeks will be limited to twelve dancers to ensure personal attention for each dancer allowing them to develop their technique, enhance their artistry, and improve their performance.


The Project31 Summer Intensive Offers:

  • 6+ hours of daily instruction in classical ballet, modern, jazz, street dance, and commercial styles

  • Access to  optional daily conditioning classes

  • A unique opportunity to study in a small group setting. Each week of the intensive is limited to a small cohort of participants to ensure that each dance receives personalized attention to foster improved technique and confidence.

  • The opportunity to work closely with  professional faculty. 

  • College counseling for dancers preparing to embark on college auditions.

The intensive is divided into placement tracks:

  • Pre Professional Level, Week 1 | 7/26-7/30

  • Pre Professional Level, Week 2 | 8/2-8/6

  • Pre Professional, College, & Beyond Level 3, Week 1 | 7/12-7/16

  • Pre Professional, College, & Beyond Level 3, Week 2 | 7/19-7/23


The pre professional and college dancer tracks are for serious dancers who plan to study dance in college or make performance a career. Dancers must audition for acceptance into the intensive. Auditions will be held in person. Video submissions will also be accepted.


The Intensive will include classes in:

  • Horton Technique (Modern)

  • Ballet

  • Giordano Technique (Jazz)

  • Progressing Ballet Technique

  • Commercial Contemporary

  • Commercial Jazz

  • Musical Theater

  • Street Styles

Professional Faculty:

  • Ballet: Kristy & David DuBois, Festival Ballet Providence

  • Horton Technique & PBT: Kenzie Finn, Artistic Director of Project31

  • Giordano: Lacey Sasso, Artistic Director, Sasso & Company

  • Hip Hop & Street Styles: Heather Myers, We The Females & The Concept Artists

  • Hip Hop: Jason Berube, LIV3LIHOOD, MOTUS Dance Company

  • Jenn Fink, Jazz Funk & Contemporary

  • Commercial Styles:  Liz McEllliot, Colleen Roddy, Erin Saunders, Marisa Cohen, and many more!

Sample Daily Schedule:

  • 8:00: Progressing Ballet Technique (Optional but encouraged)

  • 9:00: Ballet

  • 10:30: Horton Technique (Modern)

  • 12:00: Street Styles (Hip Hop)

  • 1:00: Lunch

  • 1:30: Giordano Technique (Classical Jazz) or Commercial Jazz

  • 3:00: Commercial Contemporary



  • Tuition for the program is $375 per week of study.

Virtual Auditions:

  • Project31 will be accepting video audition submissions.

  • Please include all of the following:

    • Name and age

    • A 1-2 minute video showcasing your technique, flexibility, strength, versatility, and style. 

    • Please wear clothes that allow the panel to see clean lines and facility.

    • Please complete the audition form linked here and include the video audition link  (YouTube or Vimeo) Pay the $15 audition fee via PayPal ( of Venmo (@project31dancestudio) 


If you have questions please email