Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies in New York – Yearlong Format

Location: New York, NY, USA – 138 South Oxford Street Brooklyn, NY 11217.

Coordinator: John Chanik

Core Faculty:

Alexandra Beller, John Chanik, Cheryl Clark, Cecilia Fontanesi

Guest Senior Faculty: Ellen Goldman

Class Schedule: Tuesday – Friday, 10:00AM to 2:30PM

Language: English

Upcoming Dates:

  • Term 1: September 6 – December 16, 2022 (Thanksgiving break November 24-25, 2022)
  • Term 2: January 3 – May 12, 2023 (Spring Break April 3-7, 2023)
Program Costs:

  • Term 1: $8000 (due July 15)
  • Term 2: $8000 (due Nov. 15) 
  • Final Project Advising Fee: $1000
  • NOTE: A deposit of $750 is due upon acceptance (will be applied to Term I tuition)

How to Apply: Email for more information.

For best consideration please submit your application by May 31, 2022. Application Fee is $350 (non-refundable, for new applicants).

Prerequisite: All applicants for the LIMS® Certification Program in Laban Movement Studies are required to complete their study in the three introductory courses–Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis, Introduction to Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Introduction to Anatomy & Kinesiology–before joining the program. Please click here for the course schedule.

For International Students: The Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant students via an F1 Student Visa. Upon acceptance into this program, the International Student Advisor will provide you with the necessary paperwork. For more information, please contact Angela Wiele, the International Student Advisor, at

For questions or more information about this program, contact