W45 and W65 CTP Registration is Open!

BDC CHILDREN & TEENS

We’re expanding!

After 30+ years of operating out of our flagship in the heart of the Broadway Theater District, we're delighted to announce that we're opening a NEW ADDITIONAL STUDIO on the Upper West Side in August!

Registration is NOW OPEN for summer camps and classes at our West 65th location.
FALL REGISTRATION IS OPEN for West 45th and West 65th!

Summer at BDC

Summer at BDC

Summer means 50+ classes added to our extensive drop-in schedule!

Summer Professional Semester Showcase

Summer Professional Semester Showcase

Join us as we celebrate the extraordinary graduates of the Summer Professional Semester!

August 6 at 5:30 & 8pm

Contemporary Intensive with Tracie Stanfield

Contemporary Intensive with Tracie Stanfield

The Contemporary Intensive from August 1-4 is created for dancers ages 14+ who are interested in focused and intense contemporary training.

Application deadline July 28

 

Featured Events

Ballet I with Jessica Epting and Hip Hop I with Robert Taylor Jr! Next session begins August 1.

Summer Professional Semester Showcase

Join us as we celebrate our graduates!
Sunday, August 6
5:30pm & 8pm

Stacey Tookey Master Class

Stacey Tookey leads master classes and a talk-back at BDC Children & Teens W65 LocationAug 18, 4:30 & 6pm

Late night classes added to our regular drop-in schedule

Summer Classes

Spend your summer dancing at our new Upper West Side location!

Move, learn, and grow with BDC Children & Teens this summer!
For focused and intense contemporary training

50+ classes added to our extensive drop-in schedule!

Guest & Featured Teachers

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our drop-in class schedule allows for students ages 13 and up. Some instructors are more amenable to having younger students in class than others. If it is your first time to the studio or you have a student younger than 13, we ask that you call first for advice about class selection. We also offer additional programming for young dancers through BDC Children & Teens.
Most of BDC's classes are drop-in classes, which means you may sign into any class you wish on the day of the class according to your level of experience. Just come to the Front Desk desk at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your class to sign in. All students are required to present our FREE BDC ClubCard at each class sign in. Please visit our New Students page for more information on setting up your BDC ClubCard account. Please note: We do have special workshops, master classes, and seminars that will specify if registration is suggested or required.
We recommend taking a level that is lower for the following reasons: you may be unfamiliar with a teacher's style, classes may be harder than what you are accustomed to, or you might want to acclimate yourself to new surroundings. If you haven't danced in many years, you'll want to reintroduce your body and muscles slowly. If you've chosen a class that is not best for you, please feel see a Front Desk Manager as soon as possible, who will happily help you find the right class for your level.
In our adult drop-in classes, you may wear what you feel most comfortable dancing in; however, we suggest wearing clothes that allow the teacher to see your body so that corrections on placement may be made with more accuracy.
Students are strongly encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes before class start time. Some teachers do allow students to enter class late, but there is no guarantee that you will be able to enter a class after the start time. This is to ensure proper warm-up, reduce injuries and class etiquette. Management also reserves the right to refuse any individual entry onto the premises or class at any time per their discretion.

Yes, we are authorized by the Federal Government to issue I-20 Certificates of Eligibility to qualifying nonimmigrant students for M-1 Student Visa Status for both our International Student Visa Program and ISVP Professional Semester. Visit our International Training page for more information.

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