BDC Gives

Broadway Dance Center strongly believes in supporting organizations which are actively making a positive contributions in the community. This includes holding BDC Gives Classes periodically, from which proceeds are donated to a select charity, hosting holiday charity drives, and participating in community fundraising events.



Tracie Stanfield

Tracie Stanfield
Adv Beg
CONTEMPORARY LYRICAL
Mon, Sep 1
9-10:30 pm

Proceeds will be donated to ALS Association. www.alsa.org
#IceBucketChallenge

Dancers, let's put our money where our heart is! Dance for a cause.


Past Events

Leap for Life with Jamie Salmon

After such a successful event last year earning over $1000, BDC Ballet Faculty member, Jamie Salmon is once again celebrating her birthday month in a BIG way. As a two-time ovarian cancer survivor and currently in treatment for NH Lymphoma, this benefit class holds a special place in Jamie's heart.

AIDS WALK New York

This BDC Gives class is for the AIDS Walk in NYC, benefitting CMHC and more than 40 AIDS service organization throughout the tri state area. All proceeds from this class will be donated to this walk and extra donations can be made at the Front Desk on May 6 as well. Regular class rates apply.

Frank Hatchett Scholarship Class

All proceeds from this BDC Gives class will be donated to the Frank Hatchett Scholarship, an annual scholarship for dancers in the Children & Teen Program. Donations can also be made at the Front Desk on April 25. Regular class rates apply.

City Harvest Food Drive

Broadway Dance Center is proud to support the largest food drive in New York City!
City Harvest helps feed the more than one million New Yorkers that face hunger each year, and together we can make a big difference!

NYC Fit Week Class

NYC Fit Week studio partners will host donation-based classes to benefit She's the First, an organization sponsoring girls' education around the world. 100% of the proceeds from NYC Fit Week classes will benefit She's the First, so come sweat for a great cause!

World AIDS Week

In support of World AIDS Week, dance teachers across New York City will donate a portion of classes to Dancers Responding to AIDS. Teachers and dance institutions will donate $1 per student attending class in support of DRA.

Philippines Relief Fund

Stop by the front desk and contribute to the BDC relief fund for the Philippines. All donations will be matched by Broadway Dance Center and 100% of the contributions will go to the Red Cross in efforts to aid in the recovery of the typhoon devastation in central Philippines.

Help Support Daniel Curry

Maxx Reed Broadway Dance Center Street Styles substitute teacher, Daniel Curry was injured mid-August during his performance on Broadway in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. Please join us for these DONATION classes - all proceeds will be given to Daniel to aid in his recovery during this time.

ALMA NYC and BDC Team Up to Support Giving Africa

ALMA NYC and Broadway Dance Center recently teamed up to raise funds for Giving Africa, a charity that builds schools in Africa to help eradicate poverty. Zanza Steinberg is the Artistic Director of ALMA NYC, and works closely with Giving Africa in their efforts to raise educational awareness

To read more about ALMA's travels to Mount Kilimanjaro and their efforts to educate through dance, please visit their website.

Billy Bell Zanza Steinberg
Guest Theater Faculty

Giving Africa Photo Gallery


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Bonnie and Jim Supporting Australia's Special Olympics

Theater choreographer Jim Cooney and Director of Educational Programming Bonnie Erickson appeared recently on Australia's most popular morning show Sunrise in an extraordinary segment. Jim choreographed a beautiful dance to Imagine for the Special Olympics dancers -- the piece is now being considered as the opener for the Asian games and the dancers are planning a trip to BDC!

Click here to see this amazing video!

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DANCE-AID: A Benefit in Support of Vicitims of Hurricane Sandy

 

Thank you to the BDC Faculty members that gave so generously with their classes... Sheryl Murakami, Kevin Maher, Diana Laurenson, Tracie Stanfield, Jacob Brent, Ashle Dawson, Neil Schwartz, Lainie Munro, Jamie Jackson, Brian Green, Michael Mindlin, Lenore Marks, Ginger, Brice Mousset, Jim Cooney, Matt Lopez, Al Blackstone, Danielle Polanco, Katherine Roarty, Chris Erk, Chio, Q, Cat Cogliandro, Justin Boccitto. Over $5,000 was donated to the Red Cross!

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BDC has donated to the following organizations:

  • Dancers Responding to AIDS
  • Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
  • i.HUG (International Help Uganda Grow)
  • City Harvest
  • Genzyme Genetics
  • Habitat for Humanity – NYC
  • Looking Glass Theatre
  • Delta Gamma Foundation
  • The Trevor Project
  • Boys and Girls Club of New York
  • Rosie's Broadway Kids
  • The Epiphany School
  • PS 166
  • PS 180
  • LaGuardia High School
  • Afya Foundation
  • The Richard Rodgers School of Arts and Technology
  • Revolucion Latina
  • Foster-Schmidt Dance Academy for Down Syndrome
  • Hope For Heather
  • Maryland Council for Dance
  • American Red Cross
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Good Morning America's Coat Drive
  • Toys for Tots
  • Kick Up Your Heels fundraiser for Lancaster Opera House
  • The Portrait Project
  • Prelude EC: Dance Competition
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • The American Cancer Society
  • Restore NYC
  • Wellness in the Schools
  • Broadway Bares
  • New York Institute for Psychotherapy Training
  • Community of Care
  • Dance Masters of America Michigan Performing Arts Challenge
  • J. Lo's Glow After Dark
  • Junior League
  • Broadway a Tropea
  • Rockette Experience
  • Stamford Center for the Arts
  • Hunter College Elementary School
  • Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. School of the Arts Theatre Department
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • The Madison Avenue Presbyterian Day School
  • Philip Morris-Side by Side Silent Auction
  • The Salvation Army's Toy Shop and Wish Upon A Star Program
  • Marymount Manhattan College Dance Department
  • The Greater Harrisburg Arts Council's Capitol Kickline
  • Student Sponsor Partners
  • Dancewave
  • HeartShare Human Services of New York
  • Shotgun Productions, Inc. A Not-For-Profit Corporation
  • Kids with Heart
  • Groove With Me, Inc. Destination: Groove
  • The Serenity House
  • Andrea Rizzo Foundation
  • ALEGRIA: Hope Through Art
  • Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards
  • Dancers Loves Dogs
BDC has donated classes to the following Dance Conventions & Competitions:
  • Company Dance
  • Dance Machine
  • Dance Olympus
  • Dance USA
  • DMA #5
  • D'valdo & Sirico
  • Encore
  • International Dance Challenge
  • Monsters of Hip-Hop
  • MA Dance
  • NYCDA
  • Planet Dance
  • Pro Dance
  • Rhythm Room
  • Stage One
  • Starpower
  • Star Quest
  • Tremaine
  • West Coast Dance Explosion
  • World Dance Movement