The Broadway Experience

The Broadway Experience


The Broadway Experience is an international musical theater program designed to create and inspire triple threat performers. Students undergo an intense, disciplined study of dance, voice, and acting with current Broadway professionals and incredible master teachers. Students become stronger, versatile, and more dynamic performers, preparing themselves for a professional career at the highest level.

Join us for our very special 10th Anniversary celebration in 2017! 


January 3-7, 2017 
Lydia Turchi Danza & Musical

San Francisco 
February 18-20, 2017 
Harvey Milk Center for the Arts

March 27-April 1, 2017 
Shobi College of Music

New York City Summer Intensive
August 7-20, 2017
Mark Morris Dance Center 


The NYC Summer Intensive offers two weeks of over 60 classes, workshops, and lectures in dance, voice, and acting. Week two shifts the focus to stage performance taking students through an intense rehearsal process leading up to a major performing opportunity.

*Both age and experience will be taken into consideration regarding placement.

LEVEL ONE: Advanced beginner for ages 11-14 
LEVEL TWO: Intermediate/advanced for ages 15-18 
PRO LEVEL: This advanced/professional intensive is for college age students and emerging young professionals who want to continue their triple threat training whilst making valuable connections for their future.

Participants receive:

  • Daily dance technique classes
  • Master classes in various Broadway dance styles, covering repertoire from the golden age of musical theater up to present day choreography
  • Dance and Song classes
  • Voice/choral work
  • Song Interpretation class
  • Acting technique classes
  • Monologue work and scene study
  • Improvisation technique class
  • Triple threat training
  • Choreography workshop
  • In-depth musical workshop
  • Lecture demonstrations on aspects of the business, practical and non-practical including wellness/nutrition and injury prevention
  • Industry specialists networking opportunities
  • Audition readiness training
  • Mock-audition with panel of industry specialists.
  • Visit to Broadway show(s) with Q&A with cast following performances
  • Major performance opportunity at the end of week two
  • Record a professional reel (Pro Level ONLY) Click HERE for example.
  • Catered lunch
  • TBE T-shirt
  • Discount on drop-in classes at Broadway Dance Center during the workshop


Previous faculty include Ben Hartley (The Little Mermaid), Julie Barnes (Mary Poppins), Lauren Cox (SNL), Ryan VanDenBoom (Something Rotten), Sarah Parker (Fiddler on the Roof), Jacob Guzman (Fiddler on the Roof, Newsies), Julian Reeve (Hamilton), Steven Malone (Anastasia, Wicked), Karen Dryer (Spelling Bee), David Alpert (If/Then), Kevin Zak (Clinton The Musical), Ally Sheedy (The Breakfast Club), Dayle Towarnicky (NYU), Benton Whitley (Stewart/Whitley Casting), Lisa Rochelle (LR Vocal Studio), Austin Eyer (Billy Elliot), & Laura Osnes (Cinderella).

Registration & Price

$1200 for L1 or L2 one-week program (includes catered lunch and one Broadway show) 
$1350 for Pro Level one-week program (includes individual professional reel, catered lunch, and one Broadway show) 
$2200 for L1, L2, or Pro Level two-week program (includes catered lunch and two Broadway shows)

Please see for full workshop and registration information. 

For more info on application process


The Broadway Experience
Ben Hartley, Director 
150 Joralemon Street, #4F
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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BDC offers more than 350 drop-in classes a week!
Walk-ins welcome. All levels and styles.


  •   212-582-9304 (phone)
  •   212.977.2202 (fax)
  •   322 W 45th St • NYC, NY 10036


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