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Dance Your Dream in Paris

France, Maymester 2019

Join our Dance Program in Paris, France, for a Mini May Dance Appreciation course.

TCC students in front of Studio Harmonic in Paris, FranceYou will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend dance performances at the Paris Opera House and the Louvre
  • Visit the Palace of Versailles, home of the beginnings of ballet
  • Study dance at Studio Harmonic in Bastille
  • Take DANC-2303 Dance Appreciation, a 3-credit course that will count as your Creative Arts Core Class

This course is focused on dance, but it is open to all. Assignments and group projects will adapt to the talents you bring to the group.

Overview

  • Locations: 
    • Fort Worth, Texas (Northwest Campus)
    • Paris, France
  • Instructor: Amy L. Jennings
  • Dates: 
    • May 10–24: Mini Maymester on Northwest Campus
    • May 15–21: Dance in Paris
    • May 26: Meet for final class on Northwest Campus
  • Course Credit: DANC-2303 Dance Appreciation (3 semester credit hours)
  • Cost:
    • DANC-2303: $177
    • EF College Tour: $3,195
  • Deadlines:
    • To apply: November 15, 2018
    • To enroll: February 8, 2019
      • Full payment will be due at this time.
  • Participants: Open to:
    • Students and community members
    • Dancers and non-dancers
    • Credit and non-credit

How much does it cost?

You will be responsible for both the cost of the study abroad program and the TCC tuition.

TCC Tuition

  • DANC-2303 Dance Appreciation: $177

EF College Tours

We partner with EF College Tours for the Paris experience:

  • Non-refundable reservation fee: $95
  • Program fee: $3,100 average
    • Increases each month closer to departure

Is financial aid available?

EF College Tours offers monthly payment options. 

You may also apply for a personal loan through the Financial Aid Office

Also, if you are enrolled in the tour and participate in our fundraising activities, you will have funding available for dance classes and performances while in Paris.

Please contact Amy L. Jennings (amy.jennings@tccd.edu) for payment schedule and additional financial questions.

How do I join the program?

  1. Enroll with EF College Tours
    • Go to EF College Tours
    • Enter tour #2044398NY 
    • Pay the $95 non-refundable fee to reserve your spot and hold your Program Fee
      • Pay the Program Fee (average of $3,100) as soon as you are able; it increases each month closer to departure
    • Deadline: February 8, 2019
      • Full Program Fee due
  2. Apply to the TCC Study Abroad Program
    • Contact Amy L. Jennings (amy.jennings@tccd.edu) for an application
    • Deadline: November 18, 2018
      • All applications due
  3. Register for DANC-2303 Dance Appreciation
    • Have your completed and approved application before you register
    • Maymester registration opens March 8, 2019

What's included in the cost?

The EF College Tours program cost includes:

  • Round-trip flights
  • Land transportation
  • Hotels with private bathrooms
  • Light breakfast daily
  • 4 local dinners
  • Full-time tour director
  • Entrance to: 
    • Notre Dame Cathedral
    • Louvre
    • Paris Opera House
  • Enrollment Fee & insurance

Cultural Activities & Additional Fees

We will plan fundraising activities during the upcoming year to help offset these fees.

  • The Palace of Versailles: $120
  • Dance Performance at Paris Opera House: $65
  • Studio Harmonic dance class fees: $8-15

 

Contact

Northwest Campus

Amy L. Jennings, Associate Professor of Dance
817-515-7174 
amy.jennings@tccd.edu

Updated August 01, 2018