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BDL Choreography Intensive Application

Broadway Dance Lab Choreography Intensive

July/August 2019

Classes may include:

  • Principles of choreographic technique
  • Using dance to tell a story
  • Interpreting scores/Collaborating with a musical directors
  • Master classes in original Broadway choreography
  • How to talk to your costume designer
  • Lighting for dance
  • Much, much more!

Additional Opportunities:

  • Attend a Broadway show with a backstage tour
  • Private tour of Jerome Robbins Dance Division archives at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

The Broadway Dance Lab Choreography Intensive is an exciting new program designed to give aspiring Musical Theatre choreographers (ages 18-29), unparalleled access to training from Broadway professionals. Participants will study and create choreography in various styles, attend a Broadway show, engage in artist talkbacks, receive backstage tours and more!

Updated schedule and pricing information for our upcoming 2019 Choreography Intensive (July/August) coming soon! Please check back in with us in the new year. In the meantime, we encourage you to apply below and we will get back to you with details by March 1.

Enrollment is limited, allowing for individualized training and feedback. The Intensive will culminate with a private studio showing of the work created during the intensive. All classes will take place the heart of downtown Manhattan. Food and housing are not provided.

The 2018 Broadway Dance Lab Choreography Intensive Faculty:

Christopher Gattelli (My Fair Lady, Spongebob), JoAnn M. Hunter (School of Rock), Marc Bruni (Director, Beautiful), Timothy Edwards (Camille A. Brown and Dancers), Jason Styres (Casting), David Dabbon (Dance Arranger, Beetlejuice), Karla Garcia (Wicked, Hamilton), Burke Brown (Lighting Designer La Scala), (Jeff Calhoun (Director/Choreographer, Newsies), Donyale Werle (Set Designer, Peter And The Starcatchers), Brooke Wendle (America’s Got Talent), Alicia Albright (Frozen), Lucille DiCampli (Agent), Ali Solomon (Charlie And The Chocolate Factory), Wendy Seyb (PeeWee Herman Show), Al Blackstone (SYTYCD), Nancy Lemenager (Movin’ Out, Chicago), Mark Stuart and Jaime Verazin (Bandstand), Ray Mercer (Lion King), Kristen Carcone (Then She Fell), Ricky Tripp (In The Heights, Hamilton), and Artistic Director Josh Prince (Beautiful, Shrek).

SAMPLE WEEKLY SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 – 10:00A Warm Up Warmup  Warmup Warmup Warmup Warmup Warmup
10:05A – 11:20P Improv Rep Student Choreography with Mentorship Dance Captain Q&A Style Class Improv Q&A
11:30 – 1:00P Student Choreography with Mentorship Student Choreography with Mentorship Master Class Rep Rep Student Choreography with Mentorship Student Choreography with Mentorship
2:00 – 3:00P Dance Arranger Discussion Lighting, Set, Costuming Discussion Styles Class Master Class Casting Director Discussion Reels and Representation Discussion Review
3:05 – 4:15P Master Class Theatre Dance Master Class Field Trip Partnering  Partnering Student Choreography with Mentorship Final Showing
4:25 – 5:45P Rep Q&A Improv Student Choreography with Mentorship Student Choreography with Mentorship Q&A Reception
5:45 – 6:00P Wrap  Up Wrap Up Wrap UP Wrap Up Wrap Up Wrap Up

To be considered for The Broadway Dance Lab Choreography Intensive please submit the following

Upload your resume:

Provide one letter of reference from a choreographer or dance instructor with whom you have worked in the past two years.