ABOUT

Real world training and advice from the professionals behind the scenes!

Don't miss this opportunity to study with some of the premier theater teachers and choreographers in the industry—Eight hours of closed classes with elite faculty, professional seminar with a talent agent and casting director, mock audition and wrap up with guest panelists!

Students will learn choreography from leading dance professionals and participate in seminars hosted by industry experts. All classes are dedicated to refining each dancer's craft. From finding an agent, to audition and resume writing tips, to a taste of current musical theater choreography, this workshop is the perfect supplement for any serious dancer's training. The weekend will culminate in a mock audition with a panel of industry experts, including agents, performers and choreographers.

This intensive is for Advanced Dancers Ages 18-27.


For additional information or questions, please email BDCWorkshops@bwydance.com or call our registration office at 212-582-9304 x 23.

DATE

TWO-DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP ~ please check back for 2015 dates!

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Saturday (8am-7:30pm)

  • Welcome/Sign-In
  • Theater Class
  • Voice class
  • Theater class
  • LUNCH
  • Professional Seminar with agents
  • Acting class
  • Theater class
  • Tap class

Sunday (8am-2:30pm)

  • Sign-in
  • Warm-up class
  • Mock Audition with Instant feedback from industry experts including intensive teachers, agents, Broadway performers and casting director.
  • Wrap-up lunch with guest panel

PRICE

$195 for the 2-day workshop. Includes all closed master classes, guided warm up, seminar, panel discussion, and mock audition with casting director.

FACULTY FROM THE JUNE 2014 INTENSIVE

 

Randy Skinner BDC Faculty Headshot

Randy Skinner is an award-winning director, choreographer and performer whose work has encompassed Broadway, National and International tours, and regional theaters. He received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and Astaire nominations for his choreography for 42nd Street. He also choreographed the opening number for the 2001 Tony Awards television broadcast ... [read more]

Joey Pizzi Guest Teacher Headshot

Joey Pizzi was most recently on location in London shooting the upcoming feature film Into the Woods, directed by Rob Marshall. He had previously worked on Mr Marshall's films: Nine, Annie, and Chicago, in which he also appeared as Bernie in Cell Block Tango and was honored with an American Choreography Award for Best Choreography... [read more]

James Gray Guest Teacher Headshot

James Gray is currently the Associate Choreographer and Resident Director/Choreographer for Woody Allen and Susan Stroman's Bullets Over Broadway at the St. James Theatre Broadway James Choreographed The Mel Brooks – AFI Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dolby Theatre Hollywood, televised on TCM. [read more]

Jim CooneyJim Cooney is an award-winning choreographer who has taught jazz, tap, and musical theater across the world and has established himself as one of the most popular theater dance faculty members at BDC. The New York Times profiled his class in their Theater and Dance sections and praised him for training dancers with "audition must haves: character, motivation, and endurance." He is proudly the faculty advisor of BDC's elite Professional Semester training program. ... [read more]

Michael Mindlin BDC Faculty Headshot

Michael Mindlin has taught numerous musical theater and dance master classes throughout the country, including New York, Chicago, D.C., New Jersey, Northern Stage and Princeton Ballet School. His direction and choreography credits include: Awesomer and Awesomer!!! (Triad Theatre, NYC), XanaduEvita, Beauty and the BeastBC Beat 2012, and A Christmas Eve with Christmas Eve (the annual BC/EFA benefit concert) ... [read more]

Bronwen Carson BDC Faculty Headshot

Bronwen Carson's professional career started in classical ballet when after receiving scholarships to SJDT, Interlochen, and Cleveland Ballet’s Company Trainee Program. She joined The Cleveland Ballet at age 17, under Artistic Director Dennis Nahat. Fascinated with musicals, she went on to perform leading and supporting roles in Me and My Girl, Kismet, Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Will Rogers Follies. She received an Equity Ginny Award for her depiction of Zaneeta Shinn ... [read more]

Bronwen Carson BDC Faculty Headshot

Marshall Keating has been playing auditions, music directing and teaching in NYC since 2006. For seven years he was on faculty at CAP21 teaching numerous classes in voice, acting and auditioning while music directing many industry showcases and productions for the conservatory. He has just returned from being on the road with the national tour of Rock Of Ages and is thrilled to be the MD and vocal arranger of the new national tour of Camelot this fall.

 


Bloc Talent Agency

Maegan Mishico is a New York City native. After graduating from Middlebury College, she spent a year at Telsey + Company Casting as the musical apprentice. Her previous industry experience includes National Artists Management Company, Atlantic Theater Company and Stuart Thompson Productions.  She joined Bloc NYC in 2011 and works as an agent in the legit and choreography departments.

Michael Mindlin BDC Faculty Headshot

Lucille DiCampli's career has spanned the spectrum of dance as a professional dancer, choreographer, producer, and agent in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles.  Several, Lucille opened the New York division of McDonald Selznick Associates and is currently directing the agency. MSA represents some of the finest choreography and dance talent in the world ... [read more]

Michael Mindlin BDC Faculty Headshot

Jason Styres, CSA is a casting director at Binder Casting, which has cast over 70 Broadway shows.  He casts such Broadway shows as the award-winning, critically acclaimed A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, the upcoming Dames at SeaThe Lion King (Broadway and National Tour), and previously Nice Work If You Can Get It.  He is also the casting director of the National Tour of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Randy Skinner, dir./chor.), and the prestigious NY City Center Encores! series, including this season’s Little MeMost Happy Fella, and Irma la Douce.  He was also the casting director of the three-time Emmy nominated production of Carousel, produced by the NY Philharmonic/PBS. He recently worked on the smash hit television show So You Think You Can Dance and the highly praised HBO documentary Six by Sondheim.  He has cast for such directors/choreographers as Kathleen Marshall, Darko Tresnjak, Warren Carlyle, Casey Nicholaw, John Rando, Josh Bergasse, John Doyle, James Lapine, and of course Randy Skinner, amongst many others.  Regional/Other: Hartford Stage, New York Philharmonic, Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC), San Francisco Symphony, North Shore Music Theatre, Theatre Under the Stars, Dallas Summer Musical.

REGISTRATION

This intensive is for Advanced Dancers Ages 18-27.

REFUND POLICY

Students who have registered and paid for the workshop, but withdraw on or before June 13, 2014, are entitled to a full refund less an administrative fee of $25.00. No refunds will be given after this date.