Summer Session


Broadway Dance Center’s Summer Session is an exciting opportunity to get a taste of life as a New York City dancer!

This 8-week program provides a nurturing atmosphere for dance students ages 18-27. Our highly acclaimed faculty and supportive staff are the cornerstone of this program, offering students diverse training of unparalleled distinction. As a Summer Session student, you will gain valuable dance training and the NYC summer experience of a lifetime!

Featured Students
Michelle Mitchenor
Michelle Mitchenor

Michelle currently stars as Detective Sonya Bailey on FOX's Lethal Weapon.

Tiffany Toh
Tiffany Toh

Tiffany appeared in Miss Saigon on Broadway.

Synthia Link
Synthia Link

Synthia was Dance Captain for the Broadway production of Bullets Over Broadway

Daniel Russell

Daniel danced in the European tour of West Side Story.

Program Details

Here are some of the elements that make up this comprehensive full-time program:

  • Concentrated week of orientation activities, including a placement class with faculty panel, an injury prevention seminar, and more
  • One-on-one schedule advising
  • 12 classes weekly from our incomparable schedule of more than 350 drop-in classes
    After a brief exploratory period, students will select a concentration discipline
  • Weekly master classes and professional development seminars
  • Optional mock auditions in various disciplines
  • Performance opportunities and free rehearsal space
  • Certificate upon successful completion of the program

In many cases, the Summer Session may be accepted for college credit. Please contact us for a list of universities that grant credit for the program, or speak to the Dance Department representative at your school.

How to Apply

BDC offers rolling admissions. You will be notified of acceptance within 3 weeks after receipt of your completed application via email. You must have a valid email address.

Please contact [email protected] for more information on how to apply. Applications are considered based on dance training, marketability, and professionalism.


Tuition & Payment

 Early Bird Rate  $1,800  Application Deadline: March 30, 2019 
 Regular Rate  $1,950  Application Deadline: May 24, 2019 
  • Includes 8-week summer session, including all classes, seminars, master classes, performance opportunities, rehearsals, and counseling sessions
  • If you choose to take additional classes beyond your mandatory 12 per week, you may do so at a reduced class rate

In order to succeed in the program, students must arrive with the necessary funds to support their living expenses during the semester. Part-time work is acceptable, but we strongly advise against trying to work full-time while participating in the program. Please defer your application to the following semester if you need more time to amass these funds.

Once you are accepted into the program, a deposit of $975 (half tuition) is due within 30 days of acceptance to secure your spot. The remaining balance is due upon starting the program.

Upon acceptance, you will be sent a link to pay online or you may mail checks/payment information to:

Broadway Dance Center
Attn: Summer Session
322 West 45th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10036

Checks/money order made payable to Broadway Dance Center.

A student wishing to withdraw from the program early must notify Broadway Dance Center in writing. There are no refunds once you have begun the program, and no refunds will be given for any absences not made up during your period of study. Any approved withdrawals before the start of the program will incur a $150 administration fee.


Start: 10-Jun-2019
StartLengthEndApp Due
10-Jun-20192 Months04-Aug-201924-May-2019

More Information

While BDC is unable to provide student housing, we do work closely with Student Housing Associates ( Please email [email protected], and we will connect you with our liaison at Student Housing Associates.

Alumni News

Kelly Coyle
Kelly Coyle

Kelly Coyle performed in the Pippin national tour and covering the role of Fastrada!

Corey Rives
Corey Rives

Corey performed in the first national tour of Finding Neverland.

Erin Weinberger
Erin Weinberger

Erin is dancing on the national tour of Cinderella.

Mallory Nolting

Mallory was dance captain on the 42nd St national tour

Mindy Kendi

Mindy was a featured dancer in the motion picture The Silver Linings Playbook.

Emma Bennett

Emma dances for the renowned Odyssey Dance Theater!

Gelsey Laurie

Gelsey played Constance in The Rock of Ages national tour.

Morgan Harrison

Morgan danced in the Flashdance national tour.

Angelisa Crea

Angelisa performed at Walt Disney World.

Emily Tanner

Emily is now a Radio City Rockette.    

Elleni Avila

Elleni danced on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with singer Zara Larsson.

Melanie Farber

Melanie is a dancing fairy for Tinkerbell's float in Disney World's Electrical Light Parade!

Trevor Sones

Trevor was on the national tour of Beauty and the Beast.

Megan Chizek

Megan is performing in Beauty and the Beast at the ZACH Theatre.

Carey Segal

Carey danced on Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Sea.

Alexandra Cooney

Alexandra danced on Norwegian Cruise Lines! 

Julianne Byun

Julianne is a Miami Heat dancer!

Elise Christine

Elise is a Cleveland Cavalier Girl!

Siobhan Campbell

Siobhan is captain for the Carolina Panthers Cheerleaders and performed at the Super Bowl.

Shaun Derrese Leary

Shaun is dancing on his second contract with Norwegian Cruise Lines!

Ameen Price-Burnett

Ameen is dancing on Norwegian Cruise Line.

Maddy Miller
Maddy Miller

Maddy is dancing on Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Program Staff

Emily Collin

Emily Collin

Director of Educational Programs
Sarah Toler

Sarah Cincinelli

Educational Programs Administrator
Jim Cooney

Jim Cooney

Faculty Advisor
Cornelius Carter

Cornelius Carter

Professor in Residence

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Walk-ins welcome. All levels and styles.


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