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Choreography Intensive is a one-of-a-kind, two-week program designed to give aspiring Musical Theatre choreographers (ages 18-29), unparalleled access to training from Broadway professionals.
Week 1 will be focus on Techniques, Principles, Lectures, Talkbacks, and Styles classes.
Week 2 will give students the chance to apply what they learned in Week 1 and be mentored in the creation of dance.
Participants may also attend The New York Public Library, a Broadway show, receive backstage tours, and more!

DATES: July 29 - August 10, 2019
PRICE: $2400
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Extended to May 15th, 2019

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.

Some financial aid is available for admitted students. Once admitted to the program, if a student wishes to apply for financial assistance, they are invited to submit a letter explaining their financial situation to
Financial aid awards are based on both need and merit. Please note that most scholarship awards cover only a portion of tuition. In cases of extreme need, full tuition may be awarded.


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

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The 2018 Dance Lab NY Choreography Intensive Faculty INCLUDED:

Christopher Gattelli (My Fair Lady, Spongebob), JoAnn M. Hunter (School of Rock), Marc Bruni (Director, Beautiful), Timothy Edwards, Camille A. Brown, 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 Starcatcher), 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).

(subject to change)