International Dance Academy

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International Dance Academy

Ensibuko Dance Academy is an international 2 weeks intensive master class program with a social and entrepreneurial approach to dance education. We help dancers to develop a professional training in urban contemporary and African traditional dance aspects. We revisit our roots and create an experiment lab with the present to shape the future. The Academy works to create a generation of versatile and informed dance artists. The program covers mastery in dance technique and movement, dance market, technique, style, history, choreographic interpretations and a sense of creative entrepreneurship through the dance art. This Academy consists of intensive practical dance classes, Research, CV and application writing concepts, Basics to internet knowledge and presentations.


This training has a very practical aim: it brings young dancers knowledge to teach the dance technique to develop their artspreneurship, to consider the technical content and the body, to assess progress in terms of their creation, levels and abilities. They will learn to explain, adapt to a group, to use collective intelligence to organize their creative ability over time. It will help prevent injuries by teaching the fundamentals of alignment, momentum and body development. We will work on;

 Mastery of the dance Technique;

Knowledge on basic software and internet related skills to help dancers stand in today’s competitive job market and marketing strategies.

The academy will help you gain knowledge on how to use dance as an approach to social/creative entrepreneurship.

During the Fellowship, students will learn endurance and body control

The Academy helps participants to develop or maintain their social skills, self-esteem, communication skills, team work, confidence and servant leadership.

This academy will grow the participants’ roots in Uganda traditional dances and contemporary dance aspects.

 This gathering works to improve the quality of dance education

Acquired skills and a certificate recognized by Ensibuko Arts Foundation and partner institutions

 Developing the dancer in-depth knowledge of self, body, of own dance through the dance technique;

 For Professional experienced dancers, choreographers, and dance teachers, the Academy opens the possibility for dancers to develop on the basis of training professional teaching activity profitable

This academy helps participants to develop a sense of artspreneurship and social conduct


Ensibuko Arts Foundation will host facilitators from Uganda and other parts of the world. We host local and international dance teachers, choreographers, and dance educators.

Who can apply?

We care more about your creative ability than the numbers of your pirouettes you can do or how well you did/do in your scene study class. We seek artists who desire to grow.

Applicants must have their interest in dance education and demonstrate an interest to this program:
A candidate must be able to read and write and can conduct research. Candidate dancers can belong to different trends: traditional dances, urban/contemporary dance elements. no particular aesthetic is imposed

Code of Conduct

Participants must align with the rules and regulations of the program

Participating artists must be willing to fully commit to the academy and work closely with the administration to ensure proper and smooth running of the program.

Participants are expected to be open mind and ready to experiment.

Discipline: All participants are expected to maintain moral behaviors, respect their teachers, leaders and fellow students.

All participants should not use phones or other obstructing materials during sessions unless deems fit the ongoing class

The dress code during sessions should be of an artistic moral and allows the dancer to move freely (Sweat pants, baggie outfits, track suits, sneakers and any free outfits are recommended)

All applying students must be of a legal age 18+. Students under this age should apply with their parents or guardian guidance.

All participants are expected to always keep time and commit to complete any assignments given by their teachers.

How to apply?

Call we be out soon for the 2022 cohort