Summer Intensive (ages 10-18, by audition only)

Steps Youth Programs Summer Dance Intensives

Week 1: July 6 – July 10 | Week 2: July 13 – July 17 | Week 3: July 20 – July 24
Week 4: July 27 – July 31 | Week 5: August 3 – August 7 | Week 6: August 10 – August 14

Program runs Monday – Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm. Students may attend individual weeks or any combination of weeks. For example, students may opt for weeks 1,2 and 5.
Students are selected through an in-person or online video audition (see audition information below for details).

The Summer Intensive offers comprehensive training from Steps on Broadway’s core faculty members with rotating guest teachers. Students of Steps Youth Programs Summer Intensive have the unique and rare opportunity to study at the true epicenter of New York’s professional dance community; the home to many of the best and most world-renowned dancers and teachers. Whether a student participates for just one week or for several weeks, they will gain remarkable growth and sophistication in their dancing and artistry. Our faculty members are deeply invested in each dancer’s development, and each class brings students closer to their artistic and technical goals.

The Summer Intensive offers:

  • Diversified daily instruction with classes from 9am-6pm
  • Morning technique classes in ballet, contemporary, modern
  • Afternoon classes in diverse styles including theater dance, hip hop, jazz, and tap (see sample schedule below)
  • Classes with Guest choreographers and instructors
  • Daily rehearsal for final studio showing
  • Career-related seminars
  • Option to choose any combination of weeks

And helps students:

  • Strengthen technique
  • Build core strength
  • Increase flexibility & endurance
  • Cultivate personal artistry
  • Build self-confidence
Sample Schedulee

Sample Schedule

9:00-9:30am Pilates or Yoga Warm Up
9:30-10:45am Ballet
10:45am-12:00pm Pointe/Variations
(Pointe work is note required of all students)
12:00-12:15pm Break
12:15-1:15pm Modern
1:15-2:15pm Lunch / Industry Q&A
2:15-3:15pm & 3:15-4:15pm Rotating classes: Contemporary, Voice, Theater Dance, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Repertory
4:15-4:30pm Break
4:30-6:00pm Rehearsal for Friday Showing

All programs are subject to change

Audition Information

Audition Information

Whether you are auditioning onsite or through a video, a complete application must be submitted through the website, Acceptd. If you are auditioning onsite, you must register via Acceptd three days prior to your audition. There is a $40 audition fee.

Acceptd Application Instructions:
Acceptd Application Instructions:

  1. Select Summer Intensive under programs
  2. Choose video audition
  3. Video applications must be no longer than 6 minutes in length and include:
    • Photo of dancer in first arabesque en relevé
    • Video:
      • Adagio en centre
      • Petite and Grand Allegro
      • Pirouettes
      • 1-2 minute solo (not ballet)
  4. Click here to submit application form, videos, and photos through Acceptd Accpted, audition application site
  5. Students will be notified of their acceptance status within three weeks of their audition or video submission.

Live auditions have been postponed at this time. Please watch the website and your email for future dates.

Registration & Tuition

Registration & Tuition

To secure your place in the program, a completed registration form with a $250 non-refundable deposit is due. Final payment and all forms must be received by June 22, 2020 for registration to be considered complete. Registrations are processed in the order of which they are received. Late replies will be placed on a wait list.

Your registration package includes all pertinent information about the Intensive as well as list of suggested hotels and dorms in the area.

Steps recommends attending a minimum of 3-week to receive the greatest instructional benefit. Students may attend any combination of weeks.


Registration $4,455 $3,938 $3,375 $2,673 $1,890 $990

Tuition & Fees may be paid by American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or check. Checks should be made payable to “Steps Studio, Inc.”

  • Tuition and fees are only refundable in the event that the Summer Intensive is canceled.
  • There are no refunds for missed classes