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Outstanding Dancer

  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships
  • Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships. Regional Scholarship Winners and Runner Ups must attend Nationals as the same studio they won their Scholarship regionally.

Seniors Ages 16-19

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to provide Senior dancers (ages 16-19) with a professional New York audition experience through a scholarship audition class. The audition class will consist of a short ballet and jazz combination. Only auditionees and registered Teachers will be given access to the audition ballroom. Absolutely no observers.

  • The Senior Audition will occur on Day 1 of the Workshop. No results are shared until the end of Day 2.
  • The “Convention Finale” will include final scholarship announcements and awards.
  • Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Senior - ages 16-19 only (age as of January 1, 2023).
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers to wear in all classes during the convention weekend. Dancers may be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes during final audition judging.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2022-2023 Regional Season, you may continue to Audition for other scholarships in another city, but may not re-audition for Outstanding Dancer.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop and audition, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

In each city, two or three dancers will be recognized with a NYCDA 2022-2023 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes scholarships to STEPS ON BROADWAY, PERIDANCE CENTER and BROADWAY DANCE CENTER, a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2023 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2023 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Senior winners and runners-up from the Regional NYCDA Scholarship Audition Class will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Senior Outstanding Dancer Experience in July of 2023. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships.

Teens Ages 13-15

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to provide Teen dancers (ages 13-15) with a professional New York audition experience through a scholarship audition class. The audition class will consist of a short ballet and jazz combination.

  • The Teen Audition will occur on Day 1 of the Workshop. No results are shared until the end of Day 2.
  • Only auditionees and registered Teachers will be given access to the audition ballroom. Absolutely no observers.
  • The “Convention Finale” will include final scholarship announcements and awards.
  • Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Teen - ages 13-15 only (age as of January 1, 2023) and take class in the Teen designated Ballroom.
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers to wear in all classes during the convention weekend. Dancers may be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes during final audition judging.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2022-2023 Regional Season, you may continue to Audition for other scholarships in another city, but may not re-audition for Outstanding Dancer.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop and audition, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

*A separate Teen Ballroom (5th workshop ballroom) will be added in select cities

In each city, two or three dancers will be recognized with a NYCDA 2022-2023 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes scholarships to STEPS ON BROADWAY, PERIDANCE CENTER and BROADWAY DANCE CENTER, a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2023 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2023 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Teen scholarship winners and runners-up from the Regional NYCDA Scholarship Audition Class will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer Experience in July of 2023. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships.

Juniors Ages 11-12

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to informally introduce Junior dancers (ages 11-12) to the NYC audition experience. Junior Dancers will be required to wear audition numbers BOTH days of Convention Classes.

  • The Junior Audition will occur on Day 2 of the Workshop.
  • Only auditionees and registered Teachers will be given access to the audition ballroom. Absolutely no observers.
  • The “Convention Finale” will include final scholarship announcements and awards.
  • Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Junior - ages 11-12 only (age as of January 1, 2022).
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers to wear in ALL workshop classes during the convention weekend. Auditioning dancers will be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes and will be evaluated within their own age group. Final scholarships will be presented at the Convention Finale.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2022-2023 Regional Season, you may continue to Audition for other scholarships in another city, but may not re-audition for Outstanding Dancer.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop and audition, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

In each city, two or three dancers will be recognized with a NYCDA 2022-2023 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2023 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2021 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Junior winners and runners-up from the Regional Scholarship Audition will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Junior Outstanding Dancer Experience in July of 2023. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships.

Minis Ages 7-10

NYC Dance Alliance seeks to informally introduce Mini dancers (ages 7-10) to the NYC audition experience. Mini Dancers will wear audition #s BOTH days of Convention Classes.

  • The Mini Audition will occur on Day 2 of the Workshop.
  • Only auditionees and registered Teachers will be given access to the audition ballroom. Absolutely no observers.
  • The “Convention Finale” will include final scholarship announcements and awards.
  • Final results are at the discretion of the judges.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire workshop as a Mini- ages 7-10 only. (age as of January 1, 2023)
  • Dancers will be assigned numbers to wear in ALL workshop classes during the convention weekend. Auditioning dancers will be asked to perform combinations from workshop classes and will be evaluated within their own age group. Final scholarships will be presented at the Convention Finale.
  • Once you have won as either a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up for the 2022-2023 Regional Season, you may continue to Audition for other scholarships in another city, but may not re-audition for Outstanding Dancer.
  • Independent Dancers are welcome to attend the workshop and audition, but are not eligible to audition for Outstanding Dancer Scholarships.

In each city, two or three dancers will be recognized with a NYCDA 2022-2023 Regional Outstanding Dancer Award. This presentation includes a year-long NYCDA Regional scholarship and a NYCDA 2023 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship.

In each city, additional dancers will each receive a NYCDA 2023 National Season Finale! Workshop Scholarship, as Regional runners-up.

All Mini winners and runners-up from the Regional Scholarship Audition will be eligible to participate in the National NYCDA Mini Outstanding Dancer Experience in July of 2023. Cash awards and Scholarships will be presented.

Scholarship awards are not transferable, unless both teachers (previous and current) consent. If a dancer switches studios, they must provide written permission to NYCDA from their previous studio to utilize previously won scholarships.