ABOUT

Real world training and advice from the professionals behind the scenes!

Don't miss this opportunity to study with some of the premier theater teachers and choreographers in the industry—Eight hours of closed classes with elite faculty, professional seminar with a talent agent and casting director, mock audition and wrap up with guest panelists!

Students will learn choreography from leading dance professionals and participate in seminars hosted by industry experts. All classes are dedicated to refining each dancer's craft. From finding an agent, to audition and resume writing tips, to a taste of current musical theater choreography, this workshop is the perfect supplement for any serious dancer's training. The weekend will culminate in a mock audition with a panel of industry experts, including agents, performers and choreographers.

This intensive is for Advanced Dancers Ages 18-27.

Online registration is now closed. If you wish to register for this workshop, please come sign up in person at our Front Desk!

For additional information or questions, please email mtwi@bwydance.com or call our registration office at 212-582-9304 x 23.

DATE

TWO-DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP
Next workshop dates TBA soon!

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Saturday

  • Welcome/Breakfast
  • Theater Class
  • Theater class
  • Voice class
  • LUNCH
  • Professional Seminar
  • Acting class
  • TAP class
  • Theater class

Sunday

  • Signin/Breakfast
  • Warm-up
  • Mock Audition with Instant feedback from industry experts including intensive teachers, agents, Broadway performers and casting director.
  • Wrap-up lunch with guest panel

PRICE

TBA for the 2-day workshop. Includes all closed master classes, guided warm up, seminar, panel discussion, and mock audition with casting director.

FACULTY FROM THE JUNE 2013 INTENSIVE


Chet Walker BDC Faculty Headshot

Chet Walker has been performing on Broadway since the age of 16. Conceiver of the Tony Award-winning musical Fosse, he is an international director/choreographer and Artistic Director of WALKERDANCE. Recent productions include La Cage aux Folles in Brazil, Jazz On Jazz in Norway, and Triumph at the Las Vegas Hilton. Currently, he is the choreographer of the Broadway revival Pippin ... [read more]

Randy Skinner BDC Faculty Headshot

Randy Skinner is an award-winning director, choreographer and performer whose work has encompassed Broadway, National and International tours, and regional theaters. He received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and Astaire nominations for his choreography for 42nd Street. He also choreographed the opening number for the 2001 Tony Awards television broadcast ... [read more]

Richard J. Hinds BDC Faculty Headshot

Richard J. Hinds is a NYC based Director/Choreographer and is currently the Associate Director for Disney's Newsies on Broadway. He graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and recently choreographed for DanceBreak 2011. As a performer, Richard has appeared in the National and International touring companies of Fosse, Cats, Grease, High School Musical, and was a member of the Original American Company of We Will Rock You ... [read more]

Michael Mindlin BDC Faculty Headshot

Michael Mindlin has taught numerous musical theater and dance master classes throughout the country, including New York, Chicago, D.C., New Jersey, Northern Stage and Princeton Ballet School. His direction and choreography credits include: Awesomer and Awesomer!!! (Triad Theatre, NYC), XanaduEvita, Beauty and the BeastBC Beat 2012, and A Christmas Eve with Christmas Eve (the annual BC/EFA benefit concert) ... [read more]

Bettina Sheppard BDC Faculty Headshot

Bettina Sheppard is a classically trained singer and pianist and holds Master’s degrees in music and composition. She has directed and performed with numerous vocal groups from madrigal to rock, and created the harmony group Satin Dolls, a swing jazz trio who played in Radio City Music Hall, Westbury Music Fair, the Rainbow Room, and Trump Castle as well as recording for film, television, and a syndicated radio show. ... [read more]

Bronwen Carson BDC Faculty Headshot

Bronwen Carson's professional career started in classical ballet at 15 with SJDT in the San Francisco Bay Area under the Artistic direction of Paul E Curtis. At 17, she joined The Cleveland Ballet under Artistic Director Dennis Nahat. She has also performed leading and supporting roles in Me and My Girl, Kismet, Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Will Rogers Follieswith American Musical Theatre of San Jose. In AMTSJ’s The Music Man, starring Dirk Lombard, she received a Bay Area Equity Ginny Award for her depiction of Zaneeta Shinn ... [read more]

Jim Cooney

Jim Cooney is an award-winning choreographer who has taught jazz, tap, and musical theater across the world and has established himself as one of the most popular theater dance faculty members at BDC. The New York Times profiled his class in their Theater and Dance sections and praised him for training dancers with "audition must haves: character, motivation, and endurance." He is proudly the faculty advisor of BDC's elite Professional Semester training program. ... [read more]


Bloc Talent Agency

Maegan Mishico is a New York City native. After graduating from Middlebury College in 2009, she spent a year at Telsey + Company Casting as the musical apprentice. Her previous industry experience includes National Artists Management Company, Atlantic Theater Company and Stuart Thompson Productions.  She joined Bloc NYC in 2011 and works as an agent in the legit and choreography departments.

Telsey + Company

Cesar A. Rocha, originally from Miami, Florida, attended the University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music (CCM) in the Theatre Design and Production program concentrating in stage management. Cesar has been a part of Telsey + Company since 2009. Telsey + Company casting includes: Broadway/Tours: Leap of Faith, Streetcar, Evita, The Best Man, Newsies, Magic/Bird, Godspell, SPIDER-MAN, Sister Act, Priscilla, Memphis, Rock of Ages, Wicked, Bring It On, The Addams Family. Off-Broadway: Carrie (MCC), Rent, Million Dollar Quartet, Atlantic, Signature. Film: The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Friends with Kids, Margin Call, Sex and the City, Rachel Getting Married. TV: “Smash,” “A Gifted Man,” “The Big C.” Cesar also appeared in the Lifetime reality series DANCE MOMS.

Michael Mindlin BDC Faculty Headshot

Lucille DiCampli's career has spanned the spectrum of dance as a professional dancer, choreographer, producer, and agent in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles.  Several, Lucille opened the New York division of McDonald Selznick Associates and is currently directing the agency. MSA represents some of the finest choreography and dance talent in the world ... [read more]

REGISTRATION

This intensive is for Advanced Dancers Ages 18-27.

REFUND POLICY

Students who have registered and paid for the workshop, but withdraw prior two weeks before the workshop start date, are entitled to a full refund less an administrative fee of $25.00. No refunds will be given after the two weeks.