Student-Led Dance Groups & Residency

Student-Led Dance Group Residency

Student-led dance groups at Harvard may apply for a one-week residency at the Harvard Dance Center to present informal showings or performances! 

Application Deadlines:

  • Monday, August 7, 2017, for Fall 2017 Residency
  • Monday, December 11, 2017, for Spring 2018 Residency

How To Apply: Apply via this online application form by the deadline! 

Two student-led dance groups are selected per academic year, one per term, for an independent production residency that offers the use of the Dance Center's 3,500 square foot Studio 1. Artistic and producing mentorship is available to students throughout the academic year, though students take full ownership of all aspects of the residency. 

Additional Residency Information:
Harvard Dance Center 2017-2018 Residencies includes the 3,500 square foot Studio 1 with the option for risers or chairs, sound (via portable device, laptop, etc.), and pre-programmed lights accessible via Studio 1 wall panel. A required production meeting with the Dance Program staff will be scheduled in the first two weeks of the term and another required production meeting with the Dance Technical Supervisor will be scheduled following. Lighting design and production mentorship is available to students throughout the academic year, though students are expected to set up and run all technical aspects of their showings or performances.

For questions about the residency and/or application process, contact Elizabeth Epsen at
Student-Led Dance Group Residency Calendar

Term Residency Dates (Performances on Fri & Sat)
FALL October 29-November 5, 2017
SPRING February 25-March 4, 2018

Student-Led Dance Groups at Harvard

Ballet Folkloric de Aztlan

Chunsa Dance Troupe (Korean Association)


Crimson Dance Team

Dancing to Heal

Expressions Dance Company

Fuerza Latina (Candela Salsa Dance Troupe) 

Harvard Asian American Dance Troupe

Harvard Ballet Company

Harvard Ballroom Dance Team

Harvard Bhangra Dance Company

Harvard Breakers

Harvard Capoeira Club


Harvard Chinese Student and Scholars Association: Mulan Dance Troupe


Harvard CityStep

Harvard College Middle Eastern Dance Company

Harvard College Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble (PADAME)

Harvard Deepam

Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company

Mainly Jazz Dance Company

Omo Naija (Modern Nigerian Dance Troupe)

Passus: Harvard College Step Team


South Asian Dance Company