Tag: gap year

Considering a Gap Semester or Year? What Dance Majors Should Take Into Account

Much like it’s changed everything else in the world, COVID-19 has completely upended dance training in higher education. While some students are attending technique classes in masks, and others are doing tendus from their dorm rooms, many dancers are wondering if it still makes sense to keep going—or if they should take a semester or […]

Festival Ballet Providence's New Leap Year Program Gives Dancers Facing a Gap Year a Place to Grow

A new training program at Festival Ballet Providence called Leap Year is welcoming pre-professional and professional dancers who don’t have a studio or company to dance for this season. The endeavor is the brainchild of Kathleen Breen Combes, FBP’s executive and artistic director. “I kept getting these emails of dancers saying they just need a […]