NYC Workshop & Audition at Principle Dance on April 23rd!



Mindy Upin Jackson is faculty member and Director of Professional Training Programs at NYC’s Steps on Broadway. She is also a guest teaching artist for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Mindy has performed at City Center, Joyce Theater, Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, Jacob’s Pillow, Judson Church, New York Live Arts, and the American Dance Festival.  Mindy has choreographed Off-Off-Broadway plays, music videos, student works, and produced her own show in Chicago, IL and Asheville, NC. Mindy was recognized by Dance Magazine with an ENews exclusive and showcased as a style model. She is a competition judge for StarQuest International and holds a BFA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. To learn more about Mindy, visit






Sunday, 4/23 Mindy Upin Jackson Workshop Details
Open to all Pathway students. Dancers in these classes are not required but are STRONGLY encouraged to attend!

Must register in advance. Fee is $65. Click here to register now through Studio Director!

Steps usually charges $35 for auditions alone. The walk in rate for taking one class is $19. Our students get a taste of New York and five hours of dance with Mindy conveniently located at our home studio for only $65!

12:00-2:00 p.m. Contemporary & Improvisation
Dress code: Leotard, black tights or leggings, ponytail, bare feet.
2:00-2:15 p.m. Break
2:15-2:30 p.m. Q&A
2:30-3:15 p.m. Repertory
3:15-3:45 p.m. Break/Audition Prep
3:45-5:00 p.m. Audition for Steps NYC Summer Intensive: Ballet & pointe* technique.
Dress code: Leotard, pink tights, pink shoes, hair in a bun.
*Only students currently performing in pointe shoes will wear them during the audition.

About Steps on Broadway - Click here to watch the video!
Whether or not you are interested in attending an intensive in New York this summer, auditioning for Mindy will be worthwhile! Mindy's experienced eye and positive disposition will provide worthwhile feedback on how dancers can improve. Should you decide to dance in New York in the future, Mindy is a valuable connection to have.

Click here for details about Steps on Broadway's summer programs in New York.