HOME Stephen Reed, Director, Choreographer, Dance Teacher

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  CLASS - SPRING of 2013: 

Along with teaching Theater Dance Master Class and leading workshops around the U.S., Stephen currently heads the Theater Dance division at Ballet Arts Studios (130 W. 56th between 6 & 7 Ave, NYC) at New York's historic City Center Theater.

Ballet Arts Studios offers professional level dance and voice instruction with a classical ballet  emphasis. Theatre Dance class offers a wonderful opportunity for dancers to break free of classical constraints and focus on character-based performance technique. Open Level Class. Professional and student discounts apply. (212) 582-3350

Stephen's Theatre Dance series offers a working professional's approach to the rich world of theatre dance and presents an excellent opportunity to prepare for professional Broadway-level auditions.  Class repertoire includes the Broadway choreography of Robbins, DeMille, Fosse, Lynne, Stroman,  Marshall, Ashford and more, and focuses on the impact these works have had on the American theatre. 

Recent classes have included choreography from recent Broadway productions of Nice Work If You Can Get It, American Idiot, Dancin', Spamalot, Billy Elliot, In The Heights,  Wicked, All Shook Up, Cry Baby, Hairspray, Mama Mia, The Wedding Singer, Lion King, and Mary Poppins - along with classic American Broadway musicals like Music Man, Pajama Game, Chicago, Damn Yankees, Annie, West Side Story, On The Town, and South Pacific. You might have to sing AND dance in this class, but hey, it's "Musical" Theatre Dance -  and it's fun! Beginners will be extremely challenged - but are welcome at all times!

NYC Advanced / Intermediate Theatre Dance:

Tuesday, 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Ballet Arts Studios

Thursday, 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Ballet Arts Studios

Recent classes have featured choreography from Nice Work If You Can Get It, Anything Goes, Billy Elliot, Catch Me If You Can, Addams Family, Wicked, Mary Poppins, American Idiot, Fosse!, How To Succeed..., Spamalot, High Button Shoes, Oklahoma! and Pippin. Combined Level class is open to all.

For more information contact Ballet Arts Studio, (212) 582-3350. Class cards and professional discounts are available. 

Private coaching available:

(Appointment Only)  - College audition coaching, performance & audition coaching, Video Reels, Competition solos.



Eastern Connecticut Ballet Choreographic Showcase

A full-length, professional-level version of 'Le Jazz Hot' choreographed specifically for the talented ECB dancers and company repertoire.

Virginia Beach Princess Anne High School - Song & Dance Workshop
Ripley-Grier Studios, NYC

Classic Broadway material "New York, New York" from On The Town - with Broadway artists Stephen Reed, Cleve Asbury, Donna Marie Elio, Joey Joseph and Justin Hornback

Eastern Connecticut Ballet - Summer Dance Intensive
Eastern Connecticut Ballet - East Lyme, CT

A two-week long summer intensive hosted by the spectacular E.C.B. 


Ballet Arts Studios SPRING Showcase - NYC
City Center Theater, NYC
Hosted by: Stephen Reed

A showcase of student talent featuring the (very) international students of Ballet Arts!

Classic Audition Combos Every Dancer Should Know! - NYC Master Class
Pearl Studios, NYC
Hosted by: Stephen Reed & Diane Laurenson
COCO Ballet Theater Dance Workshops - Osaka
Osaka, Japan
A grand two-week long workshop culminating in a one-night-only concert spectacular.
Fifth Avenue Theater Summer Dance Intensive - Seattle
Seattle, WA
Developed for the serious dancer interested in the many styles of American musical theater dance. Courses in dance history and critique round out this one-week immersion. Acceptance into the Musical Theater Dance Intensive is by audition only.

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Huntington High School Audition Master Class - Ripley Greer Studios, New York City. Students participated in vocal and performance coaching. A second workshop for the talented students of this outstanding theater department!

American Theatre Dance Workshop - July 2009

American Theater Dance Master Class - Hofstra University, Long Island, NY
Opening day of American Theatre Dance's two-week long summer "Performance Intensive". (Larger picture HERE July 26, 2009 

New York Off-Stage Master Class -  New York City
Princess Anne High School Performing Arts Department Winter workshop. Audition Tip and Tricks, individual coaching, and of course - a crash course in theatre dance! Click HERE for some pictures!

American Musical Theatre - A Spectacular! -  Osaka JAPAN.
In conjunction with the Jewelry Ballet Studio, an hour and half concert featuring musical theatre numbers from Broadway's history. Stephen also taught Master classes at Stage Petite Studios, Osaka Japan. (Larger picture HERE)

5th Avenue Theater Summer Intensive -  Seattle WA.

Drama, Vocal, and Dance training for the young professional. A two-week intensive hosted by the Fifth Ave. Theatre. This summer also featured workshops and guest artists from SHREK- The Musical!

The 49th Annual Festival of Dance -  Moosejaw, Saskatchewan (Contestant - Shayla Zumstien)

Guest Adjudicator: Jazz Dance

5th Avenue Theater Spring Workshop - Seattle WA.

A week long musical theater intensive hosted by the Fifth Ave. Theater in Seattle, WA.

Dance Manitoba Festival 2007: 

Adjudications, scholarship awards, and Master classes in Musical Theatre Competition - Dance Manitoba, Canada.  

Click here for www.dancemanitoba.org/

The 5th Avenue Theatre Spring Break Theatre Workshop

A one-week intensive theatre workshop featuring teachers from New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle. Pictures to come. April 9 - 13 2008

Click here from more information on the Spring & Summer Programs | 5th Avenue Theatre

Audition Master Class - New Dance Group - New York City

Huntingtown High students concentrate on all three of the disciplines in one of New York's premiere rehearsal studios. March 31 - 2007.  

Pictures available here

Audition Master Class - Broadway Dance Center - New York City

The students of North High School focused on Vocal audition technique and etiquette in this two-hour workshop.

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Audition Master Class - New York City NY

In conjunction with New York Offstage - for the talented students of the Kempsville High School Choral Dept, Virginia Beach, VA.

Boston Conservatory - Boston MA -

Performance and Musical Theatre Dance Master Class

Master Classes in Musical Theatre Dance with the advanced division Musical theatre students. Hosted by Department Head Michelle Chasse. Thanks Michelle!

The American Theater Dance Workshop, 2006! Boston Youth Moves - Boston MA.

Master Class and Theatre Dance for Jr. company members. B.Y.M. non-profit is committed to the education and support of young professional dancers in Boston MA. Sponsored by the Jeanette Neil Dance Studio. Link for more information on Boston Youth Moves! (Mat Anctil, pictured here, is currently on Broadway in La Cage Aux Folle!)

The American Theater Dance Workshop, 2006! The American Theater Dance Workshop - Hofstra University, Long Island, NY

Pictures to come....

Class 1: Paula, Stephanie, Sarah, Erin, Kimberly, Jennifer, Amanda, Asma, Beth, Micayla, Bittany, Tori, Erica, Malika, Briana, Chelsea, Gina, Megan, Emily, and Chase.
Class 2:

The 5th Ave Theatre, Seattle WA
Summer Musical Theatre Intensive

Click here- Spring & Summer Programs | 5th Avenue Theatre

Ashley, Grace, Jamie, Cassie, Sabrina, Pauline, Emma, Adrienne, Katie, Cady, Evan, Crystal, Michael, Sarah, Allison, Sarah, Alana, Laura, Brooke, Ashley P., Ali, Megan, Erin H., Caitlin, Cameron, Carli, Maya, Sydney, and Darren.