Winter Technique Intensive

2023 WINTER TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE application available HERE.

Hosted at:
Ballet Hispánico
167 W. 89th Street

(subject to change)

Questions? Email

Apply HERE for the Technique Intensive!

(Dancers age 14-18)

The mission of the NYC Dance Alliance Winter 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.

December 27-30, 2023


1:00-2:30Guest Specialty Class
2:30-4:00Guest Specialty Class
4:00-6:00Showcase Rehearsal


In-Person: $825

There will be no financial assistance or scholarships available for this Technique Intensive.

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

Hosted at:
Ballet Hispánico
167 W. 89th Street
(subject to change)

We believe there will be NO protocols mandated for Winter 2023, though this has not been confirmed. Check back for updates. Masks will remain optional.

Protocols may change prior to December 2023. Full COVID protocol will be shared separately, based on NYC Department of Health guidance.

The NYCDA Technique Intensive will accept a limited enrollment of young dancers ages 14-18. Admittance is granted by video audition only. Entire Application process is required of ALL dancers.

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 1, 2023.

Dancers who have complete applications/videos prior to November 1 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 7, 2023. A wait list will be utilized.

Accepted dancers must confirm their spot with a $350 non-refundable deposit – due upon acceptance.

Full payment is due by December 1, 2023.

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.


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 - Coming Soon!

Questions? Email