About the Studio
Broadway Dance Center is a drop-in dance studio, which means you can stop by at any time and take classes from our daily schedule. We offer over 350 classes weekly, taught by some of the world's most renowned teachers and choreographers. Please register for your FREE BDC Club Card online before coming so we can get you into class quickly.
Our continued dedication to the international dance community, state-of-the-art studios, and our location in the heart of the New York City Theater District 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.
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.