Workshop

Our 4 Day Workshop in NYC includes MORE incredible Faculty, MORE Special Opportunities, MORE Special Seminars, MORE surprise guests and warm-ups in ALL morning classes!

2019 National Workshop Fees

Discount Rate

Full Rate

1-day Option

(by May 3, 2019)

(after May 3, 2019)

Teacher*

$480.00
(Gala not included)

$505.00

(Gala not included)

$245.00

Senior (16-19)

$360.00

$405.00

$180.00

Teen (13-15)

$360.00

$405.00

$180.00

Junior (11-12)

$360.00

$405.00

$180.00

Mini (7-10)

$360.00

$405.00

$180.00

Ready, Set, Dance! (5-7)

$110.00

N/A

N/A

Workshop Observer

$70.00

$85.00

N/A

NYCDA supports Dancers in College! NYCDA welcomes college dancers to the workshop, and happily offers a "student rate" to anyone with a valid college ID. (Non-competing dancers only) We kindly require a $175 fee for college dancers, which will be directly donated to the NYCDA Foundation.


  • Each dance studio may apply their own additional fees, when necessary.
  • ONE-DAY WORKSHOP OPTION (non-competing dancers only): One-day workshop registration must be submitted on a separate photo copy of workshop registration form. Register anytime up to morning of attendance, based upon availability
  • All Gala tickets are subject to availability - no guarantees.
  • Teachers are permitted access to ALL ballrooms.
  • Observers are allowed with participating dancers and must not be teachers, dancers or studio owners. Observers may observe classes in the Mini, Junior, Teen and Senior ballrooms ONLY.
  • All pre-registered workshop participants will receive Certificates of Commendation.
  • All tuitions are non-refundable - no exceptions.
  • Scholarships may be redeemed by deducting the amount from the total on the Workshop Registration Form (or online registration) where indicated.
  • Discount rates apply to all registrations received by early bird deadline- May 3, 2019.
  • Dancers must be at least 7 years old to participate in the workshop. Workshop Age is considered as of Jan 1, 2019 for the entire 2018-2019 season, for Regionals and Nationals.
  • No Canadian or International checks will be accepted - bank money orders in US funds only. Make all checks payable to: NYC DANCE ALLIANCE
  • Workshop may sell-out prior to registration deadline and walk-in registration may not be accepted.
  • Regional Workshop Guidelines apply.


Teacher / Studio Owner Perks!

*Teacher tuition includes full access to ALL ballrooms, all Teachers' Exchange sessions, access to the Teachers' Lounge (includes light breakfast, lunch and snacks during the 4 Workshop days), Teachers' Luncheon and the Teachers' Private Cocktail Reception.

*Teachers of competing schools and Outstanding Dancers will receive first preference for Gala Tickets while availability lasts.

*Teacher Gala Tickets (see below) are subject to availability - no guarantees.

*Teachers with Outstanding Dancers or Competing Dancers in both age divisions, Mini/Junior AND Teen/Senior, will receive a Comp Gala Ticket to BOTH Junior & Closing Gala.

Bring 5-15 students

1 Teacher No Charge

+ 1 Comp Teacher Gala Ticket

Bring 16-29 students

2 Teachers No Charge

+ 2 Comp Teacher Gala Tickets

Bring 30-49 students

3 Teachers No Charge

+ 3 Comp Teacher Gala Tickets

Bring 50-89 students

4 Teachers No Charge

+ 4 Comp Teacher Gala Tickets

Bring 90+ students

6 Teachers No Charge

+ 6 Comp Teacher Gala Tickets

Teacher's Exchange

This is a unique teacher-to teacher 'tips & ideas' swap - scheduled as a daily roundtable luncheon. All registered teachers at Nationals can discover how others handle everything from contracts and fundraising to company auditions and technique training!

Learn from some of the best - YOURSELVES!

Past Topics Have Included:

  • Company Auditions
  • Technique & Placement
  • Costuming
  • Fundraising
  • Boy Dancers
  • Changing Lives!
  • Advice for older dancers
  • Keeping Dancers Healthy and Injury Free

Convention Etiquette

  • Dancers are expected to maintain professional classroom etiquette at all times.
  • Dancers must wear cover-ups outside the ballroom area.
  • Please respect the property of the Sheraton NY. Excess noise or loitering in areas not NYCDA inhabited can be cause for removal. Help us maintain a pleasant relationship with the Sheraton NY so that they will look forward to our return visits.
  • Chaperones are required for all students age 15 or under staying in the hotel.
  • NYCDA and the Sheraton NY are not responsible for personal injury or property loss.