Special Opportunities


In addition to our prestigious Outstanding Dancer Program, NYCDA continues to assist dancers to take the next step into the 'real world.' We are proud of our continued support from the professional dance community and are excited to make these opportunities available to 'our kids' each weekend!


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Each weekend one talented dancer will be selected for their 'Rockette potential' and awarded a full scholarship to  "2018 Rockettes Summer Intensive". 

COMPLEXIONS Summer Intensive

Each weekend one dancer will be accepted into this summer program in NYC- and receive a partial scholarship.  Under the direction of Desmond Richardson, Complexions seeks to educate the complete dancer- participants experience techniques designed to cultivate and develop strong, well-trained dancers who are educated to perform more skillfully and creatively.


STEPS on Broadway Summer Intensive

Each weekend one talented dancer is automatically accepted to a Summer Intensive at the internationally professional school, STEPS on Broadway in NYC. With this recognition comes a $800 stipend towards the tuition.


NYCDA Triple Threat Awards

Each weekend a select number of dancers will be automatically accepted into the NYCDA Summer Dance Intensive. Dancers must demonstrate their versatility and work ethic throughout the convention weekend. This award also includes their 'nomination' for one of eight $500 merit scholarships towards the tuition.




Each weekend NYCDA will 'scout' talent for current professional projects / opportunities and connect the dancers with the appropriate casting directors / administrators. 


All registered Workshop dancers will be considered for these Special Opportunities and Awards. No special audition required. Selection based on faculty observations throughout the weekend. Only dancers wearing audition numbers will be considered. 



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