Elites, Phoenix Fire’s Top Training Intensive!

Coming summer 2019.

9 Days in New York City.

Up to 50 top Concert and Broadway dancers from around the world. Elites is an intensive training program where dancers are immersed in all that is dance in New York City.


August 2nd – August 10th 2019


The Westin New York at Times Square, New York City

The What

Phoenix Fire is the Liberate Artists version of nationals. Dancers from around the world come together to train in the greatest city in the world. Elites will dance for 9 days in NYC as part of Phoenix Fire 2019. For the first 3 days, Elites will train and rehearse as a crew. For the rest of the week, they will integrate, for select classes into their Phoenix Fire age group crews while continuing to train and rehearse as Elites. At the end of the week Elites will perform in a cabaret with select Liberate Faculty and will star as the highlighted tracks in the Phoenix Fire showcase! #WeRise19

The Perks

Elites are the only dancers who are eligible to be Liberate Artists Dance Captains.

  • Individual Headshots for each member of Elite
  • Tickets to a Broadway Show
  • Talk Back with Artist from Broadway Show
  • Eligibility to audition for Liberate Artists Dance Captain Program
  • Additional hours training
  • Performance in Cabaret
  • Featured Performance in Phoenix Fire Showcase

…plus many more

The Where

Manhattan Baby!
The entire 3rd floor of “The Westin” will be ours! Transformed into magical studio spaces.

The Westin New York at Times Square

The Dance

Contemporary  •  Hip Hop  •  Street Jazz  •  Contemporary Ballet  •  Partnering  •  Lyrical  •  Modern  •  Jazz Funk  •  Improv  •  and more!


The Faculty

Faculty will be announced Spring 2019!

2018 Faculty included:


Mia Michaels
Nico Greetham
Erik Lehn
Audra Bryant

The Hotel

Booking Now Open

Click the “Booking Now Open” link above to book your room/s. You can book the night before (August 1st) until the night final night (August 10th). Elites will begin at 9:30AM on August 2nd 2019 and end at 7:00PM on August 10th 2019!
Important info:
Room capacity for double rooms is 4 guests
(the website will give you an error if you attempt to book over 4 guests to a room)
Elites begin their magical adventure at 10am, Aug 2nd 2019
Elites take their final bow at 7pm, Aug 10th 2019



Each year at Phoenix Fire, we award scholarships to deserving dancers. Our biggest scholarship is our Year in Dance Life Scholarship – this scholarship covers your dance fees for 1 year at your home studio. All scholarship application requirements will be emailed to you in January 2019!
Please note this is not applicable to Phoenix Fire – this is just for your home studio.

Price $2385  •  The Westin New York at Times Square, NYC  •  August 2-10, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

Coming soon!