About The Absolute Beginner Workshop

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 – classes for adults only! We know this exceptional program will ignite your passion for dance.

Workshops are 4 consecutive weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Adults Only 18+ years of age. For additional information or questions, please email [email protected] or call our registration office at 212-582-9304 x 33.

PRICE & DISCOUNTS

Each workshop is $115 (please note if you are a past ABW student, you get a $10 discount total for this session - call the phone number above to register with the discount)!

June/July 2016 Faculty

JAZZ BALLET JAZZ FUNK CONTEMPORARY
Heather Rigg
Heather Rigg
TUESDAY
6-7:30 pm
Jun 14-Jul 5
Yuka Kawazu
Yuka Kawazu

TUESDAY
7:30-9 pm
Jun 14-Jul 5
Chio
Chio

THURSDAY
6-7:30 pm
Jun 16-Jul 7
Stacie Webster
Stacie Webster

THURSDAY
7:30-9 pm
Jun 16-Jul 7

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What To Wear

BALLET
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!

THEATER/TAP/JAZZ/CONTEMPORARY/HIP-HOP/DANCE FITNESS/HEELS
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.

It is most important that you feel comfortable and confident in your dance wear! Any garments that are stretchy and allow freedom of movement in which you can also see your line will work! Do not let self-consciousness be an issue.

Visit us online at The SHOP at BDC to get all the gear you need for class!
Click to view suggested attire for your style of dance

Refund Policy

  • Sorry, workshops are not pro-rated if you join after the first week.

  • Students who have registered and paid for the workshop but decide not to continue the workshop are entitled to a refund less a $25 administrative fee ONLY after the first week.

  • The last date for refunds (less the $25 admin fee) for this workshop session is June 17, 2016. NO refunds will be given after this date.

  • After the refund date there are no exceptions for refunds, however you can decide to take a CREDIT for the next workshop session only.

  • 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.