Current & Upcoming Workshops

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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! This six-week session of classes with your chosen instructor and discipline gives you the tools you’ll need to confidently start your dance experience. We know this exceptional program will ignite your passion for dance.

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The Choreographer's Workshop
Ignite your creativity, explore the choreographic process, and learn how to create movement for multiple dance styles. This workshop features "The Event" in which participants and faculty will develop original choreography that will be performed in an interactive production open to the public.

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Musical Theater Weekend Intensive
Don't miss this opportunity to study with some of the premier theater teachers and choreographers in the industry! Students will learn choreography from leading dance professionals, and participate in seminars hosted by industry experts. The weekend will culminate in a mock audition with a panel of industry experts, including agents, performers and choreographers.

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Dancing with Structure + Freedom: A Contemporary Workshop with Kristin Sudeikis
This 5-hour contemporary dance experience is rooted in technique, artistry, discipline, curiosity and storytelling. This workshop's intention is to allow space for dancers to simultaneously explore a deeper sense of authenticity and their own voice within the constructs of set choreography.

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Summer Workshop Series
Each workshop includes 10 hours of Master Classes with Workshop Teacher, closed Master Classes with Dance Industry Professionals, five open classes at BDC, a Mock Audition including a personal evaluation from a panel of professionals, Group Photo, Summer Workshop T-Shirt, Q&A with dance industry professionals, Finale Showcase, plus much more...

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Summer Intensive
This intensive boasts more than 20 hours of dance classes in varying styles. Dancers, ages 10-25, can choose Junior, Senior, or Professional level classes taught by in-demand BDC and guest instructors. Train in styles including jazz technique, ballet, theater, contemporary, improvisation, hip-hop and more!

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Contemporary Intensive with Tracie Stanfield
Dancers will experience all forms of contemporary dance: contemporary lyrical, contemporary jazz, concert dance repertory, commercial contemporary and performance expression while working with Artistic Directors in classes and rehearsals. The Contemporary Intensive is created for dancers who are interested in focused and intense contemporary training in various styles while being guided and mentored by TraciePhil Orsano, and Guest Artists. 

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Heels Intensive with Galen Hooks
Join Galen Hooks in a 10-hour heels intensive aimed at developing both dancers into mature artists. Each in-depth session is limited to 15 participants to ensure that you get individualized attention.

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Dance Educator Development
This series of continuing education workshops is designed to address the specific needs of dance teachers. Connect with fellow teachers in our intimate studio setting and, immerse yourself in classes that introduce new methodology, discover new ways to engage students, and reignite your creativity!

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Winter Intensive
This intensive boasts more than 20 hours of dance classes in varying styles. Dancers, ages 10-25, can choose Junior, Senior, or Professional level classes taught by in-demand BDC and guest instructors. Train in styles including jazz technique, ballet, theater, contemporary, improvisation, hip-hop and more!



Past Workshops

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AIM Invitational
This prestigious event, sponsored by BDC’s youth performance company, Arts in Motion (AIM), offers prominent surrounding area studios the chance to showcase and enjoy feedback about their recital, concert, or competition pieces for an audience comprising some of today’s most distinguished dance industry professionals. The weekend will also include Master Classes at BDC’s legendary Midtown studios and two classes from our drop-in schedule. Finally, dancers will learn and rehearse choreography at BDC to perform at the closing showcase gala in a New York City theater. 

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Book It In Heels
"Book It in Heels" is designed to have students feeling like they can conquer any audition in their favorite pair of heels. Michelle 'Jersey' Maniscalco and Shirlene Amber Quigley will focus on how to be a professional dancer in the commercial genre of dance, and help dancers gain the confidence they need to book the jobs of their dreams. The evening will consist of learning a dance combination and a mock audition. Students chosen from the mock audition will be featured in a concept video with Jersey and Shirlene.

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Contemporary/Modern Intensive
In this incredible two-day intensive, students learn original repertoire, practice improvisation and partnering, and receive hands-on training from some of the industry’s most acclaimed contemporary artists and choreographers!

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Do Sumn! Dancehall Intensive
This 2-Day Reggae-Dancehall intensive is brought to you by Broadway Dance Center’s own Tavia and Tamara. Students will learn the latest dancehall moves from some of the hottest dancehall choreographers and teachers in the business. Do Sumn! Dancehall Intensive brings you great dancing, great music and great vibes.

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SPOTLIGHT: Commercial Hip-Hop Intensive
Gain a competitive edge in the Commercial Dance world with training from some of today's top Commercial Dance instructors and choreographers; get real world experience straight from the source. From finding an agent to professional feedback from premier choreographers, this workshop is the perfect supplement for any serious dancer's training.



Special Events & Sponsored Workshops

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Master Classes
Throughout the year, BDC hosts specialized master classes across several disciplines. These classes offer instructors a chance to go more in depth into their discipline than the normal drop-in class time may allow. They also offer students training with hard to find teachers. Our master classes include programs such as BDC Gives, Industry Insider, Broadway Choreographer Series, and Contemporary Variations.

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Student Showcase
At BDC, we recognize and celebrate that the dance experience begins in the classroom but culminates on the stage. Here is your chance to show what you have learned, to add a new dimension to your dance experience and to grow as a performer. The BDC Student Performance Showcase is open to ALL students of ALL levels — choose a choreographer that suits your level and style.

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THE WAACKDOWN
Presented by Princess Lockerooo, THE WAACKDOWN is a celebration of Waacking, a dance that originated in the 1970’s and has experienced an international revival. This momentous event will attract the top talent from around the world to New York City to battle for the ultimate championship title. Emceed by Monet X Change.

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Dancing For a Cure: Making Strides
Join BDC's team as we dance for a cure for breast cancer.

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Teacher Workshop
Walk away with new ideas, teaching materials and inspiration for the entire year ahead—The Teacher Workshop hosts over 50 classes in one event! Dance classes in all styles and levels are offered. Seminars on creative movement, marketing, websites, flooring, retail store opportunities and public relations are also available. Teachers can participate in all classes or sit and observe.

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The Rockettes ExperienceRadio City Entertainment
In this exclusive program, brought to you by Broadway Dance Center in association with MSG Entertainment, your students will get an inside look into the world of The Radio City Rockettes.™ They will learn the distinctive Rockette precision dance techniques in The Rockettes’ home, Radio City Music Hall—The Showplace of the Nation!

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CLI StudiosRadio City Entertainment
BDC is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with CLI Studios, a new dance program that connects top choreographers with dancers around the world through online classes!

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The Broadway Experience
The Broadway Experience is an international musical theater program designed to create and inspire triple threat performers. Students undergo an intense, disciplined study of dance, voice, and acting with current Broadway professionals and incredible master teachers. Students become stronger, versatile, and more dynamic performers, preparing themselves for a professional career at the highest level.

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Urban Dance League
Created by BDC Faculty Member Anthony Rue II aka AntBoogie, Urban Dance League is pioneering sports league of organized street dance classes, competitions and shows. Dancers are athletes and UDL's setting out to show the world. Are you game?

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Additional Sponsored Workshops
Broadway Dance Center is proud to sponsor severals workshops outside of BDC that encourage education and dance training.