Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York University

The 2017 Rockettes® Summer Intensive Student Showcase Performance is the culmination of a week of intense training in the Rockettes® dance technique. This exciting event gives friends and family of the participants a chance to see the dancers on a renowned New York City stage performing three Rockettes routines, including a section from the legendary Parade of the Wooden Soldiers.

Now in its sixteeth year, the Rockettes Summer Intensive offers a comprehensive summer training program that allows promising young dancers to connect with the professional dance world by studying with the Rockettes and learning their iconic precision dance technique. This distinctive style transcends a multitude of dance disciplines, including Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater, Lyrical and legendary Kick Line techniques. The curriculum focuses on original choreography and formations from the Rockettes repertoire. Each of the 8 weeks of the Rockettes Summer Intensive closes with the Student Showcase Performance. The Rockettes are a world-class precision dance company. As stars of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular® they exemplify extraordinary talent, athleticism, teamwork, and self-confidence. Through their flawless performances and engaging Dance Education programs, the Rockettes continue to amaze, encouraging others to believe in themselves and reach for their dreams.