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Winter Junior Intensive

2021 WINTER JUNIOR INTENSIVE information and applications are COMING SOON!

The current plan is to host the intensive IN-PERSON in NYC.

2020 info is below, as a reference.

Questions? Email intensive@nycdance.com

Apply HERE for the Winter Junior Intensive →

(Dancers age 10-13)

The NYC Dance Alliance Junior Dance Intensive is a focused training session for the younger dancer. The mission of the Junior Dance Intensive is to offer a four day intimate learning/growth opportunity that introduces the dancers to our successful NYCDA Summer Dance Intensive format for older dancers, taking advantage of the dynamic diversity of NYC dance.


December 27-30, 2020


Virtual: $600

In-Person: $750*

*Current plans do not include in-person dancers. Everyone will be notified if circumstances change and

in-person classes are a possibility – with limited capacity.

This program is presented through NYC Dance Alliance, in partnership with Steps on Broadway. There will be no financial assistance or scholarships available for this Junior Intensive.

The current plan is to host this program virtually. Should a ‘hybrid’ approach be possible, program participants may travel to NYC and are responsible for their own chaperone, housing and food. A hybrid approach will offer limited in-person capacity.

The NYCDA Junior Intensive will accept a limited enrollment of young dancers ages 10-13. Admittance is granted by video audition only. Entire Application process and video placement is required of ALL dancers.

All prospective NYCDA Junior Intensive students must provide the following:

  1. Completed online application form
  2. Photo or headshot
  3. One letter of recommendation from dance instructors or qualified dance professionals. Dancers that have received an invitation of automatic acceptance to this program may upload their award certificate in lieu of the recommendation letter.
  4. Video (required of ALL dancers in attendance for audition/placement – see guidelines below). Simple in-studio cell phone video is acceptable.
  5. Copy of Birth Certificate
  6. Non-refundable Application Fee of $40.00 paid by credit card.

All applications must be submitted via online link by November 18, 2020.

Dancers who have complete applications/videos prior to November 18 may receive early notification regarding acceptance. We encourage early applications – first come, first served – subject to availability.

All dancers with complete applications will be notified of acceptance by November 25, 2020. A wait list will be utilized.

Accepted dancers must confirm their spot with a $150 non-refundable deposit – due upon acceptance.

Full payment is due by December 4, 2020.

All audition videos must include the following:

  1. Video intro of dancer that includes name and age.
  2. Ballet (required) - Present a short adagio and a grande allegro combination demonstrating control, line, extension, jumps and turns.
  3. Jazz/Lyrical or Contemporary (required) - Present a short 1 minute solo.
  4. Tap/Hip-Hop - you may choose to present a supplementary combination, but it is not mandatory.

Maximum video length is 5 minutes.

Dancers will be divided into groups for all morning technique classes. Afternoons and evenings will consist of work sessions in diverse styles, as well as choreographic rehearsals. Industry guests and professional forums will be included.

Informal Zoom Showcase on December 30.

Apply HERE for the Winter Junior Intensive →

Questions? Email intensive@nycdance.com