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Winter Junior Intensive

2021 WINTER JUNIOR INTENSIVE applications are NOW OPEN!

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

Hosted at:
Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway between 74th/75th Streets

Apply HERE for the Winter Junior Intensive →
Open to Dancers Age 10-13.

The NYC Dance Alliance Winter Junior Intensive is a focused training session for the younger dancer. The mission of the Junior 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.

PROGRAM DATES
December 27-30, 2021

DAILY SAMPLE SCHEDULE

9:00-10:30Ballet
10:30-12:00Contemporary
12:00-1:00Lunch
1:00-2:30Guest Specialty Class
2:30-4:00Guest Specialty Class
4:00-6:00Showcase Rehearsal

TUITION
In-Person: $750*
*Current plans do not include a virtual option.

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.

ROOM & BOARD
Program participants are responsible for their own travel, chaperone, housing and food.

LOCATION
Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway between 74th/75th Streets

COVID PROTOCOL
Dancers will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival and may be required to provide an additional test while in NYC.

Masks will be required at all times inside the building - including during classes.

Full COVID protocol will be shared separately, based on NYC Department of Health guidance.

ELIGIBILITY & AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
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.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES
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 ((Video is only required of dancers not automatically accepted through an NYCDA event.) Simple in-studio cell phone video is acceptable.
  5. Copy of Birth Certificate.

All applications must be submitted via online link by November 22, 2021.

Dancers who have complete applications/videos prior to November 22 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 29, 2021. A wait list will be utilized.

Accepted dancers must confirm their spot with a $250 non-refundable deposit – due upon acceptance.

Full payment is due by December 6, 2021.

VIDEO AUDITION/PLACEMENT GUIDLEINES
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.

CURRICULUM
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 Livestream Showcase on December 30. More details to follow.

Apply HERE for the Winter Junior Intensive →

Questions? Email intensive@nycdance.com