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AUDITION for Young Dancemakers Company 2023

AUDITION for Young Dancemakers Company 2023


Young Dancemakers Company


New York Live Arts
219 West 19th Street


Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 11:00am daily through March 26, 2023



Young Dancemakers Company

Summer Season June 28 - August 4, 2023

Join our free touring dance program for a chance to create and perform original work! 
Applicants must currently be in grades 9-12 in a NYC public high school.

AUDITION: Sunday, March 26th 11AM 
at New York Live Arts 219 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011

Young Dancemakers Company is a unique, tuition-free summer dance ensemble of NYC teens dedicated to creating their own original choreography and performing it in free touring concerts city-wide, for audiences of up to 2000 young people and adults each season. YDC welcomes accomplished dance students as well as bold newcomers.

PLUS this year's 2023 Repertory Project with guest artist Demetrius Burns courtesy of Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE, A Dance Company

ARE YOU open to new ideas, intensive dance training, and rehearsal?
DO YOU want to dance with a touring teen company & perform your own work?

Click on the audition link, fill out the application, and attend the audition on Sunday March 26th!

Young Dancemakers Company is a completely FREE program that includes:

  • Tickets to performances
  • Master classes
  • Workshops
  • FREE MetroCards for transportation
  • and so much more!

Our summer season starts at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn and continues at the Fieldston School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. Get ready for an unforgettable summer and the performance tour of a lifetime!

We want to hear from you! Contact us with any questions:
youngdancemakers@gmail.com or 718-329-7300 ext. 3358

Artistic Director: Jessica Gaynor
Music Director: William Catanzaro
Associate Program Manager: Jenée Ivi Whitehead
Young Dancemakers Company was founded in 1996 by Alice Teirstein.

Young Dancemakers Company is made possible by the generous support of: Jody and John Arnhold, the Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, the Richenthal Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, New Music USA’s Organizational Development Fund in 2022-23, the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, and individual contributors.

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