Junior Training Program

Junior Training Program

About

Broadway Dance Center is thrilled to present a full-time summer extension of its celebrated Children & Teen Program: the Junior Training Program. These three or six week courses, running from June to August, represent a powerful opportunity for experienced dancers ages 13-17 to immerse themselves in BDC’s legendary training here in the heart of Manhattan’s theater district. Our qualified staff will be on call during program hours to meet your children’s needs, and our invested faculty will work closely with them to provide personal attention in the classroom.

Program Details

The JTP offers the extraordinary opportunity to train in New York City with BDC's legendary faculty alongside professional dancers -- below are the specifics about this exciting course. 

  • Each week, choose 15 classes from our drop-in schedule, featuring a vast variety of disciplines including Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Musical Theater, Funk, Hip-Hop, Breaking, African, Tap, Voice, Stretch, Pilates, Yoga and more.
  • Classes taken Monday-Friday from 9am-6pm
  • Sunday evening orientation
  • Monday morning placement 
  • Weekly Master Class
  • Nurturing full-time staff on hand to help guide your studies.
  • Curriculum: after selecting a concentration of study (e.g. Jazz, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater, etc.), students take the following breakdown of classes – they have the assistance of a student advisor in selecting classes, but ultimately they choose their own classes within this structure, leaving them free to take full advantage of BDC’s vast and varied schedule
    • Six concentration classes — Three set classes and three classes that can change weekly
    • Four ballet 
    • Two diversity classes (from outside the concentration of study) 
    • One VAPSY class (Voice, Acting, Pilates, Stretch, or Yoga) 
    • One elective (classes of students’ choosing)
    • One Master Class (closed class of different genre every week with only JTP dancers every Wednesday morning)
  • Concentrations include: Jazz (includes Contemporary and Lyrical), Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Ballet
  • Scholarships awarded in each session to other BDC programs, including International Student Visa ProgramProfessional Semester, Summer Intensive, and Summer Workshop Series!

How to Apply

We ask that dancers have at least three years of dance training

You must include the following in your application:

  1. A completed JTP Application Form.
  2. A completed Junior Training Program Health Form signed and stamped by your physician (included in this application).
  3. Dance résumé detailing previous training and performance experience.
  4. Two or more professional or personal dance photos that best demonstrate your technical ability and strongest style.
  5. Two minute YouTube or Vimeo URL (please email link to [email protected]). Please commence the video by speaking directly to the camera, stating your name, where you're from, and why you want to join the Junior Training Program at Broadway Dance Center. While BDC is proud to honor various disciplines, ballet is a required component of the course – please demonstrate your technical training or aptitude by displaying one minute of straightforward center ballet-based work (tombé, pas be bourré, glissade, assemble, tendu fourth, pirouette, land fourth; and a grand jeté or saut de chat for example). The second minute should display your personal style. 
  6. $50 Application Fee payable to Broadway Dance Center (check, money order, Visa, Master Card, or Amex) Click here to pay by Credit Card -- Once completed, please forward your receipt to [email protected]

Scan and email all documents to [email protected] – we do not accept faxed applications. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Broadway Dance Center will notify you via email upon acceptance — you must have a valid email address.

  1. BDC will notify you of your acceptance by email — please write your email address clearly on your application. 
  2. Upon acceptance, full tuition is due.
  3. Once your tuition has been received, BDC will issue your official acceptance packet. 
 

BDC Forms

Please complete and submit.

Tuition & Payment

Please see the "Semesters & Tuition" schedule below for tuition per session. There is a $25 administrative fee to extend your program.

Methods of payment:

  1. We accept credit cards (Visa, Master Card, Discover, or Amex)
  2. Money Orders or Checks made payable to Broadway Dance Center

Or Mail checks/payment information and forms to:

Broadway Dance Center
Attn: Junior Training Program
322 West 45th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10036
USA

Checks payable to Broadway Dance Center (check or money order)

No refunds will be given for any absences not made up during period of study.

Sessions

Start: 24-Jun-2019
StartEndApp DueTuition
24-Jun-201912-Jul-201913-Jul-2019$1,125
24-Jun-201902-Aug-201903-Aug-2019$1,850
Start: 15-Jul-2019
StartEndApp DueTuition
15-Jul-201902-Aug-201903-Aug-2019$1,125
There is a $25 administrative fee to extend your program. Tuition rates subject to change.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Broadway Dance Center welcomes international students to the Junior Training Program!

 

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Program Staff

Alie Beach

Allie Beach

Director of Youth Programming
Jessica Seavor

Jessica Seavor

Junior Training Program Coordinator

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BROADWAY DANCE CENTER

BDC offers more than 350 drop-in classes a week!
Walk-ins welcome. All levels and styles.
DANCE TODAY!

 

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CONTACT INFO

  • Broadway Dance Center
  •   322 W 45th St • NYC, NY 10036
  •   [email protected]
  •   212-582-9304 (phone)
  •   212-977-2202 (fax)

 

  • Children & Teens • Lincoln Center
  • 37 W65th St • NYC, NY 10023
  •   [email protected]
  •   212-457-0035 (phone)