Intensive program


Intensive program '24

Jul 28, 2024 – Aug 4, 2024

Come experience the artistic practice of Jacob Jonas and his Company. Through the values of curiosity, trust and versatility the intensive is designed to challenge the dancers physicality and encourage individual artistic expression.


  • Jacob Jonas

    Program Director

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    Jacob Jonas is a multidisciplinary artist, cancer survivor, and Founder of Jacob Jonas The Company. His work has reached international audiences, with a mission to make the medium of dance more visible and valued. Jonas' collaborators include Kanye West, Sia, Rosalia, and Elton John among others. His choreography has been presented at the Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl, and Lincoln Center. He has worked with brands including Apple, Gap, James Perse, and Sony and partnered with museums including Metropolitan Museum of Art, Getty Museum, Swiss National Museum, and Whitney Museum. Jacob is a Young Director Award winner and with films premiering on Nowness and receiving several Vimeo Staff Picks. He is the Executive Producer and Creative Director of Films Panca - a global platform and creative studio for dance that premiered 40 original short films, featuring more than 375 artists from 55 cities in 26 countries. As an educator, Jacob has been invited to lecture and give workshops at universities and cultural institutions including Julliard, USC Kaufman School of Dance, UCLA World Arts and Culture, USC Marshall School of Business, and Orsolina28. Jacob is based in Santa Monica, CA and founded his company in 2014.

  • Jill Wilson

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    Jill Wilson is the Executive Producer of Jacob Jonas The Company and a Performing Artist. She is a Los Angeles native and holds a Bachelor's Degree of Fine Arts in Dance Performance from the University of the Arts. Jill has produced and performed in live performances that have toured nationally to venues including Lincoln Center and Hollywood Bowl. She has been in campaigns for Apple, Gap, and Athleta and featured in Elton John and Britney Spears' Hold Me Closer video. Jill is a Producer of Films Dance. managing the creation and distribution timelines of 40 original dance short films that premiered weekly on the global platform. She also produced To the Sea: Dance Concerts on the Pier - a free dance festival in Santa Monica presenting local, national and international artists.

  • Emma Rosenzweig-Bock

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    Emma Rosenzweig-Bock is a Performing Artist and Art Director for Jacob Jonas The Company. Originally from Santa Monica, she began her dance training at Debbie Allen Dance Academy. Emma received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, as well as a minor in Holocaust Studies, from Chapman University. She was the featured performer for Sia’s Pin Drop music video and in campaigns for Gap, Jonathan Simkhai and Athleta. Emma was an assistant choreographer for Rosalía’s Motomami World Tour. She has also performed across the country at venues including Hollywood Bowl and Lincoln Center. Emma joined Jacob Jonas The Company in 2017.


Download the schedule

*schedule subject to change

07:30-08:45 BREAKFAST


01:30-03:00 LUNCH
03:00-06:00 CREATION
07:45-09:00 DINNER

* Gravity classes (10 participants per class) and Horticulture classes are upon sign-up at the moment of the check-in


On Sunday, July 28th, the O28 shuttle bus will leave from the Torino Porta Nuova train station at 3:00pm.

On Sunday, August 4th, the O28 shuttle bus will leave Orsolina28 at 10:00am for Torino Porta Nuova.

The ride is about 1 hour, depending on traffic.



Our intensive courses are experiences meant to be shared as are our accommodations. All participants are required to stay on campus, dance, live and laugh together.


  • Application Fee: € 30.00 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition: € 1,400.00 all-inclusive (classes, room, full board, and round trip shuttle bus)

*All applicants will automatically be considered for partial-tuition scholarship
**The program is intended for students aged 18 and over


  • In case of cancellation before May 6th / 90% refund
  • In case of cancellation after May 6th / 50% refund
  • In case of cancellation after June 10th / no refund


  • MARCH 4th - 12:00 pm UTC+1 / Application deadline
  • MARCH 28th / Acceptance announcement
  • MAY 30th / Tuition Payment deadline


  • APRIL 22nd - First Early Bird: € 1,300.00

Orsolina28 has the right to cancel the workshop in case of insufficient enrollment or force majeure. Received tuition payments will be refunded in full to all participants. In case of such cancellation, Orsolina28 cannot refund any invested travel expenses or international financial transaction costs.

JACOB JONAS Jul 28, 2024 – Aug 4, 2024