Updated: Jul 21, 2022
Are you ready to springboard your dance skills to the next level? Do you hope to build a solid foundation for the collegiate--and professional--audition process? If so, you'll want to be at Betsy Daily School of Performing Arts this summer.
Our Pre-Professional Experiences bring world-renowned dance teachers and choreographers straight to your home studio. You'll have an exclusive opportunity to work directly with these experts, exploring the styles they are best known for while building relationships that strengthen your audition package.
Is college still a distant thought? Don't fret--these workshops are tailored by dancer age and experience, offering a special experience for all dancers ages 9-18!
JUST ANNOUNCED July 20th-21st: Scott Jovovich joins BDSOPA for Musical Theater/Fosse Intensives!
Acclaimed dancer, choreographer, and PACE Dance Faculty Scott Jovovich will offer two workshops this summer, organized by age group. Mr. Jovovich has made a name for himself on the Broadway stage in FOSSE, CAROUSEL, and ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, and has amassed a list of film, TV, and stage credits throughout his career--including performances at three TONY Awards Shows! Mr. Jovovich will share his deep understanding of theatrical dance with our students, and empower them to succeed in the world of dance.
Junior Musical Theater Dance Intensive for Ages 10-13
Explore the vast world of musical theater dance and learn what it takes to make it on the Broadway stage! Mr. Jovovich will teach you the skills and techniques you need to make it in the fast-paced world of theatrical dance. This workshop meets from July 20th and July 21st from 12:00pm-1:30pm.
The Junior Musical Theater Dance Intensive is ideal for:
Dancers ages 10-13 with at least 2 years of experience in ballet and jazz styles
Musical theater performers eager to strengthen their dance skills
Pre-Professional Fosse Intensive for Ages 14-18
Dive deep into the Fosse style of musical theater dance. In this two-day intensive, you'll work directly with Scott Jovovich as you uncover and polish the nuance and precision of Fosse's intricate choreography. This workshop meets on July 20th and 21st from 1:30pm-3:00pm.
The Pre-Professional Fosse Intensive is ideal for:
Dancers ages 14-18 who are preparing to enter the working world of dance
Musical theater performers interested in strengthening and diversifying their theatrical dance skills
High school sophomores through seniors eager to strengthen their college audition package
Ready to light up the stage? Click below to work to secure your spot!
July 26th-27th: BDSOPA Rockette Experience!
Does your child dream of becoming a Rockette? On July 26th and 27th, retired Rockette and BDSOPA graduate, Lauren Gaul, will lead our Rockette Experience! In this two-day workshop, they'll learn what it's like to be a member of the infamous precision dance ensemble, and get the tools and tips they need to make their dreams a reality!
This experience is for all dancers ages 9-18, whether this is their first kickline or they're preparing to enter the world of professional dance.
Choose the option below that best suits your performer:
12pm-1pm: Petite/Jr Rockette Experience: An excellent first step for dancers ages 9-13. Tuition: $99
1pm-2:30pm: Pre-Professional Rockette Experience: Perfect for dedicated performer ages 13-18 who are eager to explore the world of professional dance. Tuition: $139.
A BDSOPA graduate, Lauren was a member of our Gold Team dance company throughout her teen years. She has since enjoyed ten seasons as a Radio City Music Hall Rockette and has become a faculty member at PACE School of Performing Arts Commercial Dance program where she trains and mentors pre-professional artists. We are thrilled to welcome her back to BDSOPA this summer for this special Rockette experience and are excited for you to work with her. Click below to reserve your space!
Summer is the perfect time to take your performing arts skills to the next level.
Enrollment is officially open for all summer experiences! Click below to enroll and to view our full line-up of summer experiences including Mini-Camps for our youngest performers and a 4-day Musical Theater Intensive for dancers and singers.