Education | After-School Programs | Grades 9—12

Dance in Focus

Grades 9—12

Nov 2021–Jun 2022

See, learn, and create exciting new choreography with industry professionals.

Part of Grades 9—12

Dive into the world of dance in this free after-school program! Learn and create new choreography in fun, supportive workshops led by professional artists. The program culminates in a final performance where teens work together to create and perform an original piece that showcases their creative styles and new skills.

In this program, students will:

    • · Explore a variety of dance styles with professional teaching artists and guest choreographers
    • · Attend performances by world-class dance companies
    • · Create dynamic choreography, working directly with professional dance artists
    • · Perform their original work onstage at BAM’s Fishman Space, open to friends, family, and the public


Intensive I (Dance and Technology): Nov 13, 14, 20, 21, Dec 3, 4, 10, 11
Intensive II (Reggie Wilson Critical Response Program): Jan 8, 9,15, 16,18, 22, 23
Intensive III (Kyle Abraham Critical Response Program): Feb 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27
Intensive IV (Word.Sound.Power Choreography Intensive with Jade Charon): Mar 27, April 2,3, 9, 10
Intensive V: (DanceAfrica): May 26, 28, Jun 4,5

Application Deadline

Intensive I: Nov 6, 2021
Intensive II: Dec 17, 2021
Intensive III: Feb 4, 2022
Intensive IV: Mar 13, 2022
Intensive V: May 14, 2022

All students must complete an online application and interview in order to be considered for the program. No previous experience is required. BAM will cover the cost of performance tickets and MetroCards on days of performances.

Leadership support for BAM Access Programs
provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation



Major Sponsor of BAM Education Programs:
provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation



Leadership support for BAM Education programs provided by: The Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation; The SHS Foundation; and The Thompson Family Foundation

Major support for BAM Education programs provided by: Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation; Constans Culver Foundation; The FAR Fund; Tiger Baron Foundation; The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation; and the Joseph LeRoy and Ann C. Warner Fund