Peridance Capezio CenterPeridance Capezio Center's International Student Open Program-Your pathway to a professional dance career in New York City.

International Student Open Program; 2-Year Certificate Program; Seminar Program; Limón Professional Peridance Capezio CenterStudies Program; GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Teacher Training Program; Steele Pilates Mat Certification Program

Course Details:
International Student Open Program
– The Open Program is designed as a 4-year renewable program that may be initially applied for in 3, 6 or 12 month study sessions. In this program, students are required to take 52 classes per month.

Peridance Capezio Center2-Year Certificate Program – The Certificate Program is designed for serious dancers between 17 and 25 years old who want to invest in an intense, collegiate-level training program.  Peridance's renowned faculty and comprehensive curriculum prepares students to be technically accomplished, versatile, and fully equipped to be successful in the professional dance world.

Seminar Program – This brand new program is designed for students of all levels.  The Seminar Program is a 6-month course of study that consists of 2 weekly seminar classes with additional weekly dance classes chosen from our open class schedule.  The Seminar Program starts the 1st of every month.

Limón Professional Studies Program – In collaboration with The Limón Institute, Peridance offers a unique 9-month program or 12-week Fall and Spring Intensives for students to learn in-depth training in Limón technique and repertory.

GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Teacher Training Program – Choose from a 6-month or 9-month term to prepare for and get pre-certified to become a professional GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Instructor.

Steele Pilates Mat Certification Program – Become stronger, more confident, and financially secure by gaining the tools, exercises, and discipline to teach and perform the Pilates Mat Exercise Series in a 3-month program.

Main Subjects:
International Student Open Program – No audition required.  Students choose from over 200 weekly classes at varying levels in: Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Theater Dance, Jazz, Hip Hop, House, Tap, Salsa, African, Pilates, Yoga, Stretch, and much more.

2-Year Certificate Program – The Certificate Program offers two tracks: Ballet/Contemporary and Commercial.  Both tracks include 3-4 technique classes per day, 5 days per week; Dance and performance-based academic classes; Repertory rehearsals with rotating choreographers; Performance and choreographic opportunities; Access to special seminars and workshops; Personal mentoring and guidance.

Seminar Program – There are 3 seminar tracks to choose from, all developed around the needs of dancers: English, Body Conditioning, and Voice & Acting Basics.

Limón Professional Studies Program – In-depth training in Limón technique and repertory in a context that includes historical and aesthetic perspectives with former and current Limón Company members.

GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Teacher Training Program – Private one-on-one sessions with certified trainers; Group sessions with certified trainers; 24-27 monthly dance classes in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, and Body Conditioning; GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Pre-Training Course and Foundation Teacher Training Course.

Steele Pilates Mat Certification Program – Prepare for your certification in a well-rounded program, which includes Anatomy, Steele Pilates Mat Certification, self-guided study, examination, supervised teaching, intro to personal training principles, Steele Pilates sequencing and variations, and a continuing education course.

Main Teachers:
Peridance Capezio Center brings in master teachers and choreographers from around the globe.  Each faculty member is an established dance industry professional with something unique to share with our community.  Our aim is to be the hub of the vibrant dance community in New York City where every dancer feels at home.

Audition Details:
Auditions are required for the 2-Year Certificate Program only.  Please visit for the latest Domestic and International Audition Tour Schedule.

Interested applicants for remaining programs may visit for more information.

Please direct all inquiries to Isabel Eisen, Peridance International Student Advisor:




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