Outstanding Dancer

  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships
  • Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships. Regional Scholarship Winners and Runner Ups must attend Nationals as the same studio they won their Scholarship regionally.

Seniors Ages 16-19

Sponsored by Capezio

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to provide Senior dancers (ages 16-19) with a professional New York audition experience through a scholarship audition class. Audition class will consist of a short ballet and jazz combination.Only auditionees and registered Teachers will be given access to the audition ballroom. Absolutely no observers.

  • An elimination round will occur during the audition class.
  • At the completion of the audition class, doors will be open to all students and observers for the “Convention Finale” which will include final scholarship performances, judging, and awards.
  • Dancers (16-19) will be evaluated within their own age group in the final audition and awarded scholarships separately from Teens. Additionally, male & female dancers will be evaluated separately.
  • Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Senior - ages 16-19 only (age as of January 1, 2020).
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers to wear in all classes during the convention weekend. Dancers may be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes during final audition judging.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2019-2020 Regional Season, you are no longer eligible to audition in other cities that same season.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

In each city, two female dancers and one male dancer will be recognized with a NYCDA 2019-2020 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes a special CAPEZIO Award, scholarships to STEPS ON BROADWAY, PERIDANCE CENTER and BROADWAY DANCE CENTER, a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2020 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2020 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Senior winners and runners-up from the Regional NYCDA Scholarship Audition Class will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Sr. Outstanding Dancer Audition in July of 2020. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships. Regional Scholarship Winners and Runner Ups must attend Nationals as the same studio they won their Scholarship regionally.

Teens Ages 13-15

Sponsored by Capezio

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to provide Teen dancers (ages 13-15) with a professional New York audition experience through a scholarship audition class. Audition class will consist of a short ballet and jazz combination.

  • Only auditionees and registered Teachers will be given access to the audition ballroom. Absolutely no observers.
  • An elimination round will occur during the audition class.
  • At the completion of the audition class, doors will be open to all students and observers for the “Convention Finale” which will include final scholarship performances, judging, and awards.
  • Dancers (13-15) will be evaluated within their own age group in the final audition and awarded scholarships separately from Seniors. Additionally, male & female dancers will be evaluated separately.
  • Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Teen - ages 13-15 only (age as of January 1, 2020) and take class in the Teen/Senior Ballroom.
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers to wear in all classes during the convention weekend. Dancers may be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes during final audition judging.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2019-20 Regional Season, you are no longer eligible to audition in other cities that same season.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

*A separate Teen Ballroom (5th workshop ballroom) will be added in select cities

In each city, two female dancers and one male dancer will be recognized with a NYCDA 2019-2020 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes a special CAPEZIO Award, scholarships to STEPS ON BROADWAY, PERIDANCE CENTER and BROADWAY DANCE CENTER, a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2019 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2020 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Teen scholarship winners and runners-up from the Regional NYCDA Scholarship Audition Class will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer Audition in July of 2020. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships. Regional Scholarship Winners and Runner Ups must attend Nationals as the same studio they won their Scholarship regionally.

Junior Ages 11-12

Sponsored by Curtain Call

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to informally introduce Junior dancers (ages 11-12) to the NYC audition experience. NEW! Junior Dancers will wear audition #s BOTH days of Convention Classes.

  • Dancers will be evaluated within their own age group and awarded separate scholarships.
  • Additionally, male and female dancers will be evaluated separately. Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Junior - ages 11-12 only (age as of January 1, 2020).
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers in ALL classes during the convention weekend. Auditioning dancers will be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes and will be evaluated within their own age group. Final scholarships will be presented at the Convention Finale.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2019-2020 Regional Season, you are no longer eligible to audition in other cities that same season.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

In each city, two female dancers and one male dancer will be recognized with a NYCDA 2019-2020 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2020 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2020 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Junior winners and runners-up from the Regional Scholarship Audition will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Mini and Junior Outstanding Dancer Audition in July of 2020. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships. Regional Scholarship Winners and Runner Ups must attend Nationals as the same studio they won their Scholarship regionally.

Minis Ages 7-10

Sponsored by Curtain Call

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to informally introduce Mini dancers (ages 7-10) to the NYC audition experience. NEW! Mini Dancers will wear audition #s BOTH days of Convention Classes.

  • Dancers will be evaluated within their own age group and awarded separate scholarships. Additionally, male and female dancers will be evaluated separately.
  • Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Mini- ages 7-10 only. (age as of January 1, 2020)
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers to wear all day Sunday only. Auditioning dancers will be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes and will be evaluated within their own age group. Final scholarships will be presented at the Convention Finale.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2019-2020 Regional Season, you are no longer eligible to audition in other cities that same season.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

In each city, two female dancers and one male dancer will be recognized with a NYCDA 2019-2020 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2020 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2020 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Mini winners and runners-up from the Regional Scholarship Audition will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Mini and Junior Outstanding Dancer Audition in July of 2020. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships. Regional Scholarship Winners and Runner Ups must attend Nationals as the same studio they won their Scholarship regionally.