With the end of the year approaching, graduating seniors will soon say their goodbyes to friends they have studied alongside at Interlochen. Three students in this year’s dance studio can save their goodbyes for each other because they have been accepted into the Juilliard dance program and will likely work together again next year.
Austin Reynolds, a four-year senior; Joshua Guillemot-Rodgerson, a three-year senior; and Eoin Robertson, a three-year junior who is graduating a year early, have all been accepted into the renowned dance program in New York City. The dance division at The Juilliard School typically accepts only 12 male dancers each year.
“While Interlochen students routinely go on to attend leading colleges and conservatories, Juilliard is one of the ‘reach’ schools that everyone tries to go for and we are thrilled that Interlochen is so well represented in the incoming class of dancers,” said Cameron Basden, director of dance at Interlochen Center for the Arts. “The program offers access to excellent teachers, choreographers and repertoire. And New York offers so many opportunities for dancers to begin their careers."