Absolute Beginner Workshops

If you have always dreamed of dancing, or want a fun and exciting way to get active and meet new people, these workshops are the perfect place to take that first step! We put great effort into providing the right instructors, curriculum and atmosphere here at BDC for the first-time dancer. We know this exceptional program will ignite your passion for dance.

Workshop sessions run for 8 consecutive weeks.

For Adults ONLY! • Ages 18+

For additional information or question, please email [email protected] or call our registration office at 212-582-9304 x 19.

Faculty

BALLET

Sunday
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jan 14 - Mar 04

HEELS 

Sunday
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jan 14 - Mar 04

TAP 

Sunday
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jan 14 - Mar 04

JAZZ

Tuesday
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jan 16 - Mar 06

BALLET

Thursday
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jan 18 - Mar 08

STREET JAZZ

Carlos Neto, BDC Faculty
Sunday
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jan 14 - Mar 04

THEATER DANCE

Chaz Wolcott
Sunday
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jan 14 - Mar 04

Registration & Price

Each workshop is $240.

Refund Policy

The refund (less $25 admin fee) deadlines for January-March Absolute Beginner Workshops are as follows:

BARRY KEROLLIS
Ballet
January 26, 2018
YVONNE-MARIE SAIN
Heels
January 26, 2018
JILL KENNEY
Tap
January 26, 2018
HEATHER RIGG
Jazz
January 28, 2018
PETER SCHABEL
Ballet
January 30, 2018
CARLOS NETO
Street Jazz
January 26, 2018
CHAZ WOLCOTT
Theater
January 26, 2018

NO refunds will be given after the above dates.

  • Sorry, workshops are not pro-rated if you join after the first week.
  • There are no credits or refunds for missed classes.
  • If Broadway Dance Center cancels a class for any reason a make-up class will be offered.

WHAT TO WEAR

It is most important that you feel comfortable and confident in your dancewear! Any garments that are stretchy and allow freedom of movement in which you can also see your line will work. Please don't let self-consciousness be an issue. Be sure to visit The Shop at BDC in-store and online for all your dancewear needs! https://www.shopbdc.com/

LADIES: Traditionally a leotard, tights, and ballet slippers are worn in ballet classes. You may need a sports bra or other type of support under your leotard, and you can wear a ballet skirt or dance shorts over your leotard and tights if you like! A unitard is also a good choice. Pink, white or black ballet slippers are all ok though you can get started in socks or jazz shoes (if you cannot get slippers right away). Also, your hair needs to be secured firmly back and out of your eyes for safety during turns! 

GENTLEMEN: Traditionally a fitted T-shirt or mans leotard, tights, dance shorts, or fitted sweatpants, and ballet slippers are worn in ballet classes. A dance belt under your tights for safety and support is recommended. Black or white ballet slippers are best for men though you can wear socks or jazz shoes to get started (if you cannot get your slippers right away). If your hair is long enough to get in your eyes it is important to secure it back out of your face for safety during turns! 

Jazz pants, shorts, sweat pants, etc. Nothing too baggy. What you might wear to the gym. Comfortable clothes to move in and jazz shoes or dance sneakers ideal- if not, sneakers are fine. Character shoes/heels can also be worn for theater.

Jazz pants, shorts, sweat pants, leggings, etc. Nothing too baggy. What you might wear to the gym. Comfortable clothes to move in. Tap shoes or shoes with a hard sole that make a loud sound.

Shorts, sweat pants, leggings etc. Nothing too baggy. What you might wear to the gym. Comfortable clothes to move in. Dance sneakers or regular sneakers are ideal.

Shorts, sweat pants, leggings etc. Nothing too baggy. What you might wear to the gym. Comfortable clothes to move in. Jazz shoes, ballet shoes, socks or bare feet are appropriate.

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BDC offers more than 350 drop-in classes a week!
Walk-ins welcome. All levels and styles.
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CONTACT INFO

  •   [email protected]
  •   212-582-9304 (phone)
  •   212-977-2202 (fax)
  •   322 W 45th St • NYC, NY 10036

 

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