Judith Sánchez Ruíz Company’s Professional Contemporary Dance Certification Program. Winter 2025!
Dare to dream, to create, and to redefine the boundaries of expression. 

Gain the necessary skills to thrive as a professional performer, improviser, and educator.

Where: Eden Studios, Berlin, Germany

When: 06.01.2025 – 07.02.2025

Deadline for applications: July 15th, 2024

Who: Judith Sánchez Ruiz

Time: 09:00am – 7:00pm

Language: English

The Judith Sánchez Ruíz ‘s Professional Contemporary Dance Certification Program is dedicated to equipping artists who have completed intensive study programs at the diploma and B.A. level or sufficient dance intensive practice not shorter than 5 years. It is designed for passionate artists with an interest in continuing their professional path to become performers and educators of the highest quality in the contemporary performance field. The opportunity gives participants the rare experience of intimate training with a world renowned choreographer, performer and teacher who’s 30 years of international experience champions a non-western perspective. 

All participants in the JSR-PCDCP program, 5 Week Intensive are eligible to become certified as teachers of Functionality and Perspective in Dance, and Your Own God, as well as the possibility to license repertoire solos from the JSR Company for a limited period of time. Certification is offered based on the oversight and agreement of members of the JSR-PCDCP Artistic Advisory Board, who are in place to ensure quality and integrity for JSR methods and repertoire. 

Certification affirms your ability to teach these specialized practices, either in future iterations of Judith Sánchez Ruíz Company’s Professional Contemporary Dance Certification Program or elsewhere. 

The JSR-PCDCP program will function as a practical space dedicated to the preservation and sharing of research systems, by promoting discussion, archiving and the transmission of these practices and knowledge to future generations among its dancers and educators.

5 Week Intensive: January 6th – February 7th, 2025 

Showings and Presentations: February 6th & 7th, 2025

Trial Classes:  February 6th & 7th, 2025 


Functionality and Perspective in Dance (release) 

 Your Own God, Intensive Improvisation


Teaching Methodologies

JSR Company Repertory ( 4 solos available) 


Aplicación Deadline: July 15th, 2024

Maximum 30 students – Hurry up!

Sánchez’s pedagogical contributions include problem-solving methods that promote student advancement, and uncover individual performativity, and desconstruct Eurocentric biases within educational frameworks. 

The JSR company, through its commitment to diversity and education remains dedicated to expanding knowledge and welcoming students from all backgrounds and cultures.

Join us as we craft a new era in movement and meaning!

JSR Company

Judith has taught at École Des Sables, Senegal; Kyoto International Festival, Japan; HKAPA, Hong Kong, Tictac Art Center, Brussels; b12 Festival, Berlin; Summer Melt: Movement Research, New York; Guangdong Dance Festival, China; Festival Deltebre Dansa, Spain; Atlas Mexico Festival; SNDO – School for New Dance Development, Amsterdam; Paris Conservatory CNSMD; Ménagerie de Verre, Amsterdam School of Dance MTD, Paris; SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academic; Copenhagen Dance School; Aktina Dance school, Athens; ROAR, Berlin. STUDIOS: Metaneira Studios, Greece; Tanzfabrik, Dock 11 and Marameo, Berlin; Micadanses, Paris; Tripspace, London; Critical Path, Sidney; Tanzquartier, Wien; K3 – Center for Choreography, Hamburg; MedusaMenorca, Spain. Dance Umbrella Festival, London; Coda Oslo International Dance Festival, Oslo; Moscow Tsekh Summer School, Moscow; Marseille Objectif Danse, Marseille; Sasha Waltz & Dancers; Cie. toula limnaios; Amir Samir Company; Staibdance Summer Intensive Faculty; Dance Company of Volkstheater Rostock; Barn College Residence in Berlin; NYU, Tisch Summer workshop Residency. Berlin; Dance days of Chania, Greece; HZT – Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz; Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Master Arts Programme “Spatial Strategies, Spring-Summer 2020. Berlin.

 *PLEASE NOTICE no reimbursement is possible in money back but in exchange for futures opportunities within the future of the program.

Thank you for your understanding and trust!!


Please submit a detailed artistic curriculum vitae, a concise introduction letter outlining your personal motivation, a photograph, and a video link (YouTube or Vimeo) that showcases an improvisation in one sequence shot based on no music.

Application must be submitted 

by July 15, 2024. 

How to apply: contact@judith-sanchez-ruiz.com

Selection process & fees:

Those selected will be contacted to schedule an online interview to be held between July 18th to 27th, 2024. 

Costs for participants:
Fees and payments options:

Total Fee: €1,700 19% VAT € 323.00

Total amount: € 2023.00

Inscription Fee: A non-refundable payment of €900 is required by August 1, 2025. This ensures the finalization of enrollment if completed before December 2024.

Contact details:

Judith Sánchez Ruíz – PCDCP

Website: https://www.jsr-pcdcp.com/




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