About the Studio

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Broadway Dance Center (BDC). Since 1984, Broadway Dance Center has earned a reputation in the global dance community as a beacon of excellence in dance education. BDC is renowned for its unparalleled Faculty and for offering a diverse array of dance disciplines under one roof. Our continued dedication to the international dance community, state-of-the-art studios, and our location in the heart of the Broadway theater district in New York City make us the ultimate destination for dancers around the globe.

A Brief History of Broadway Dance Center

Broadway Dance Center’s rich history is best understood by going back in time to New York City in the early 1980s. Aspiring dancers primarily came to NYC to vie for the chance to dance on a Broadway stage. That was the dream then, long before videos and pop stars. Choreographers like Michael Bennett, Bob Fosse, and Jerome Robbins were creating brilliance on stage, while teachers like Luigi, Jamie Rogers, Henry LeTang, Phil Black, David Howard, and Frank Hatchett were preparing dancers to become the versatile and technical performers needed for these great choreographers. Read more...


Comprising more than 80 professionals, our faculty is fully committed to your development and training. You are sure to find a favorite teacher in this diverse group! Our teachers work professionally in various aspects of their field and bring their expertise and knowledge into the classroom. Information on each teacher is accessible on our faculty pages or in the Faculty Bio Book available in our studio lobby.


All members of our staff work as a team to ensure the studio is run in a highly efficient and well-organized manner. From program administrators to event coordinators, BDC employs only dedicated individuals who love what they do, and whose primary goal is to support our growth and vitality.

Programs & Workshops

BDC offers many programs and workshops including our Children & Teen Program (CTP), International Student Visa Program (ISVP), The Professional Semester, Summer Professional Semester, The BDC Training Program, Work-Study Program as well as many ongoing workshops such as our Absolute Beginner Workshops and Rockette Experience.