Summer Dance Intensive 2023 

A Pre-Professional, 2 Week Dance Intensive for Ages 11-18

American Youth Dance Theater Presents

Summer Dance Intensive 2023

AYDT will be offering a two week pre-professional summer intensive from July 17-28 for dancers ages 11-18 . Days will be spent perfecting skills in the familiar dance forms of Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz and Hip Hop, as well as expanding horizons with Martha Graham Technique, Choreography, Dance History, Anatomy & Injury Prevention, Pilates, Yoga and a super fun Bollywood Fusion dance class.

Meet Our Instructors

Summer Intensive Faculty

Jen Aks Summer Dance Intensive Instructor
Summer Dance Intensive Instructor
Rio Tasia Guillaume
Jennifer Mayers Kreichman
Andrea Peterson
Muriel "Murri-Lynette" Peterson – Summer Dance Intensive
Shreya Rawat
Eriko Sugimura
Eriko Sugimura
Austin Marquez

Two-Week Intensive Details


Participants not enrolled in American Youth Dance Theater’s school year program are required to send a video audition submission to [email protected] before enrolling.

Video Audition, no more than 6 minutes in length, must include:

  1. Ballet Barre: pliés, tendus from 5th position, rond de jambes, adagio and grand battements
  2. Ballet Center: tendus from 5th position, adagio and petit allegro
  3. Jazz or Contemporary: a combination or solo demonstrating turns, jumps and floor work.

Students enrolled in American Youth Dance Theater’s Graded Level Ballet 5 and up, and Open Level Ballet 3 and up, are eligible to register without video submission.

Just so you know…

We also offer Dance Camps for younger kids!

Exciting Broadway and Musical Themed Dance Camp programs for kids 3.5-11 years.

Where are we?

American Youth Dance Theater is located at:

428 East 75th Street, Upper East Side, NY, New York 10021

Tel: + 212-717-5419