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PRE-PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMY PROGRAM

Ages 10-18 by audition

 

The Steps Youth Pre-Professional and Academy programs’ diverse curriculum provides outstanding and challenging training for successful and adaptable 21st-century dancers in a welcoming and nurturing environment. Dancers in our Pre-Professional Program work with world-renowned faculty in an atmosphere that promotes artistic excellence, strong technique and a sense of community. As students advance through the program they are encouraged to find their unique artistic voices as they gain the building blocks for success, whether choosing a career in dance or in another field.

For more information regarding the Pre-Professional Program and Academy Program, please visit our website https://stepsnyc.com/youth-programs/academic-year/, or contact Steps Youth Program Associate Director Alexa Clint at AlexandraC@stepsnyc.com 

Dancers ages 7-9 please contact PamLevy@stepsnyc.com regarding admission to the Preparatory Program

In-Person Auditions 
By Appointment Sunday, June 13.
Once you submit your application with your solo video via Accept'd, we will contact you to schedule your live audition. 

Solo videos can be a solo choreographed for you, a solo you created, or improvisation. It can be in any genre - whatever you feel best showcases you as a dancer! Solo videos should be between 1-3 minutes long. 


In-Person auditions will take place at Steps on Broadway.  If you cannot attend an In-Person audition, please return to the Accept’d landing page, and click on Video Audition.

The In-Person audition will consist of a one hour Ballet class, followed by a 15 min break, then a phrase in either theater, jazz or modern dance, TBD. 

Audition fee: $40
If this fee is cost-prohibitive for you, please reach out to AlexandraC@stepsnyc.com and let us know.


Video Audition
Please visit our website for combinations to be used for your video audition. 
https://stepsnyc.com/youth-programs/academic-year/
The videos can also be found under the 'Resources' tab on our landing page.

Audition fee: $40
If this fee is cost-prohibitive for you, please reach out to AlexandraC@stepsnyc.com and let us know.


High School graduates, ages 18-28, please visit the Professional Training Programs at Steps on Broadway.

For technical questions please check out our Help Desk for frequently asked questions.

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Steps Youth Summer Intensive 2021
July 12 - August 13
Five individual weeks
Four options per week:
In-Person Full Day (very limited space)
Virtual All Day
Virtual 3/4 Day
Virtual 1/2 Day 


The Steps Youth Program Summer Intensives are curated week-long programs offering dancers ages 10-18 the opportunity to opportunity to strengthen technique, and cultivate personal artistry in an exciting, challenging and nurturing environment. Each week-long program features Steps core faculty and guest teachers who will engage the dancers in a variety of styles. Participants are surrounded by a community of like-minded dancers who work with each other to develop friendships and connections to last a lifetime. Mornings start with technique classes, afternoon classes mix styles to provide well-rounded training, and each day ends with repertory workshops in which dancers will learn a piece of choreography from a guest choreographer. For in-person dancers, the week culminates in a special studio performance.

We are still accepting video auditions for limited spaces

Audition fee: $40
If this fee is cost-prohibitive for you, please reach out to AlexandraC@stepsnyc.com and let us know.

Video Audition:
Please view the videos found in the 'Resources' tab above, with combinations for your age group. Practice the combinations, film yourself dancing them, and then submit the videos via Acceptd.

You may also visit our website for combinations to be used for your video audition. 
https://stepsnyc.com/youth-programs/summer-programs/summer-intensive-ages-10-18-by-audition-only/

Please note, we realize you may have to make your video within the confines of your home. Please do what you can safely.

Do not hesitate to reach out to our Associate Director, Alexa Clint, with any questions at AlexandraC@stepsnyc.com

Audition fees are non-refundable

Scholarships available

In-person:
 We are accepting a limited number of in-person registrations per week which will be assigned in the order payment was received. In-person dancers will receive full-day training at the Steps on Broadway studio in NYC, culminating in a special studio performance (9:00am EST – 6:00pm EST).

Full Day Virtual: Dancers will attend all classes that the in-person students attend, but virtually. They will be afforded the opportunity to learn the same choreography as the in-person students but will not perform (9:00am EST – 6:00pm EST).

¾ Day Virtual: Dancers will attend all classes that the in-person students attend, except for the rep classes (1:30pm EST – 4:45pm EST).

½ Day Virtual Dancers have the option to attend all morning (9:00 am EST – 12:30 pm EST) or all afternoon classes (9:00am EST – 4:45pm EST). Morning classes focus on technique while afternoon classes incorporate special workshops and guests.

Registration will open in February with priority given to current Steps Youth Pre-Professional and Academy students. Current students should expect registration information by email in February. For new dancers, you will receive your registration information by email after you have been accepted into the program.

In-Person:

$1000/week — $500 deposit

We are accepting a limited number of in-person registrations per week, which will be assigned in the order payment was received. Once this capacity has been reached, the dancer will have the option to put down a $500 deposit for in-person to keep them on a priority waiting list, should we be able to offer more in-person spots.

The entire $500 deposit is non-refundable if you are assigned an in-person spot and you choose not to attend in-person. If you are on the in-person waiting list and we cannot offer you an in-person spot, if we are not able to accommodate everyone in-person, or if we are unable to hold any in-person classes, you WILL be refunded your entire $500 deposit. You will also have the option to enroll in one of the Virtual Options and your $500 deposit will be credited toward that program. There will be no discounts for multiple weeks.

Virtual Options:

Full Day Virtual (Includes Rep Classes): $700/week — $150 deposit
¾ Day Virtual (No Rep Classes): $600/week — $150 deposit
½ Day Virtual “Morning Technique”: $300/week — $150 deposit

All Virtual Class deposits are non-refundable. There will be no discounts for multiple weeks.
All programs are subject to change. Refunds are available only if Steps cancels the program. 

For technical questions please check out our Help Desk for frequently asked questions.

If you are 18+, check out the Steps on Broadway Adult Programs: app.getacceptd.com/stepsonbroadway