Work/Study

“I love the abundance of classes offered at Steps…The Work/Study Program is a great way to survive and thrive as a dancer in NYC!”

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The Steps Work/Study Program offers financial assistance to aspiring professionals pursuing a career in the performing arts. Students earn unlimited discounted classes in exchange for 8-10 hours of work a week assisting with the administration and maintenance of the studio.

The Steps Work/Study Program selects mature, reliable, trustworthy dancers with computer, clerical, customer service skills, and an interest in arts administration.


In addition to discounted daily open classes, students also receive:

  • Discounted rate on master classes, workshops and intensives
  • Recommendations and personal reference letters
  • Student ID cards
  • Discounted rates on studio rentals
  • Discount or free tickets to concerts and shows
  • Discounts on merchandise sold at the Steps boutique
Contact Mookie Kayam, Work/Study Manager

Congratulations to our students:

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Crystal Gurrola
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Harry Potter

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Yvette Johnson
Rumpleteazer in Cats
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
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Makiko Kuri
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The Producers
Red Horse Theater
Chicago, IL
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Christopher Makens
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Embodied Architecture
Iguzzini Showroom
Paris, France
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Courtney Nitting
Pennsylvania Ballet II
Philadelphia, PA
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Jenni Poole
Pippin
National Tour
Zoe Schneider Smith
Zoë Schneider-Smith
Cinderella
National Tour
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Corinne Scott
South Pacific
Fireside Theatre
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CorBen Williams
Main Stage Performer
Disney Cruise