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Winter Technique Intensive

2021 WINTER TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE applications are NOW OPEN!!

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

Hosted at:
Ballet Hispánico
167 W. 89th Street

Questions? Email intensive@nycdance.com

Apply HERE for the Technique Intensive →

(Dancers age 13-18)

The NYC Dance Alliance Winter Technique Intensive is under the Artistic Direction of Suzi Taylor. The mission of the Technique Intensive is to offer a four day intimate training opportunity with NYCDA faculty and professional guests. The program is focused on reinforcing and building on each dancer’s existing technique, while exploring new dance vocabulary - all within a classroom and rehearsal setting.

PROGRAM DATES
December 27-30, 2021

SAMPLE DAILY 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 Technique Intensive.

ROOM & BOARD
Program participants are responsible for their own travel, housing and food. No chaperoning provided.

LOCATION
Hosted at:
Ballet Hispánico
167 W. 89th Street

COVID PROTOCOL
Proof of vaccination will be required. Dancers will also 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 all classes.

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

ELIGIBILITY & AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
The NYCDA Technique Intensive will accept a limited enrollment of young dancers ages 13- 18. Admittance is granted by video audition only. Entire Application process and video placement is required of ALL dancers.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES
All prospective NYCDA Technique 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.

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 at Steps on Broadway - 2121 Broadway. More details will follow.

Apply HERE for the Technique Intensive →

Questions? Email intensive@nycdance.com