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Dance and Music students perform together in the Amphitheater. Sarah Yenesel/The Chautauquan Daily.

Dance at Chautauqua

Founded by artistic director 

Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux in 1989- Chautauqua's Dance program is a summer retreat for internationally acclaimed ballet and modern dance companies and home to Chautauqua's own renowned School of Dance.

chautauqua dance circle

Chautauqua Dance Circle is a nonprofit organization which serves as a supportive and enthusiastic link between the Chautauqua Institution Program of Dance, Including the School of Dance and visiting dance companies, and the Chautauqua community.

2023 brochure

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Please find here several links to Chautauqua Institution programming.  



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