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Italy Ballet

Dates: 20 June–3 July 2023
Application Deadline: 2 December 2022

Students will be actively immersed in Italian culture and presented rich study content in contemporary dance, Pilates, and ballet technique with an emphasis on the Italian methodology. They will also study the local architecture and artistic masterworks to inform their ballet performance studies.

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Ashley Parov
281 A RB
(801) 422-0348


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Frequently Asked Questions
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More Information

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Students will take the following course:

DANCE 500R—Studies in Dance (0.5 credit hour)

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Includes Latter-day Saint undergraduate tuition for 0.5 credit hours (increased cost for graduates and non–Latter-day Saint students), lodging, transportation, some meals and admissions, dance technique classes, and international health insurance coverage.

Does not include flights, some meals, or personal expenses.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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To apply for this program, students should be currently registered for Dance 391 and 398 or Dance 490 and Dance 498. Students will be selected by interview and audition.

Accepted students are required to participate in preparation seminar during the second term of winter semester 2023.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Students will stay in hotels.
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Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Application Deadline: 2 December 2022
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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The faculty director for the 2023 program will be Shayla Bott, professor in the Department of Dance. She brings a unique array of experience in dance history, pedagogy, and choreography.

Questions? Please contact Ashley Parov.
281 A RB
(801) 422-0348
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International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.