Summer Intensive Portugal -3-week festival of contemporary dance training on the Portuguese coast.

Where: Santa Cruz, Portugal

When: 16.7 – 5.8.2023

Deadline for applications: The deadline finishes 5 days before the start of each individual week, but there is a limited amount of spots available. So do not hesitate too long.

This year we are organising already the 10th edition of the festival Summer Intensive Portugal, and we are moving it closer to the ocean than ever.
The festival consists of three separate weeks of contemporary dance classes led by some of the best artists in the field.
Our focus is on organizing great workshops for an affordable price, creating a safe environment to train, bringing people together from all around the world, and foremost enjoying the Portuguese summer with you.

We offer free camping, organize wine-tasting events, evenings of local Portuguese dances, beach excursions, surf lessons, parties, and many other things…

The lineup for the 10th edition is:

WEEK 1: 16.7. – 22.7.
Alleyne Dance
Elena Fokina
Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto

WEEK 2: 23.7. – 29.7.
Anton Lachky
Meytal Blanaru
Rob Hayden

WEEK 3: 30.7. – 5.8.
Lali Ayguadé
Kenan Dinkelmann
Cruz Isael Mata

Check the schedule at:

This year the festival happens in a beautiful coastal city called Santa Cruz, located 60 km North of Lisbon.

How to apply: directly through our website:

Costs for participants:
Single week – 400€
Two weeks – 600€ (300€ per week)
Three weeks – 750€ (250€ per week)
*extra charges may apply depending on your choices of extras such as meals, camping equipment rentals, etc.

Contact details:
Feel free to send all your questions or doubts our way:

For all further information, please visit our website

You can also find us on social media to check out more about our festival