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 intermediate and advanced level dancers pursuing a career in dance or the performing arts. Students may take 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 in the program also receive the following benefits:

  • 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

The Work/Study Program is a great opportunity for dancers to gain valuable experience in performing arts administration, while developing strong interpersonal skills and beneficial relationships with aspiring dancers and professionals.

Contact Mark Deler, Work/Study Manager

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