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We are thrilled to share the organizations that will be attending the 2024 Streetz Next Step event held on July 8th, 2024. See below to learn more information about each organization!


AMDA provides rigorous, performance-based training and an industry-focused education experience; one that inspires excellence and prepares artists with an appreciation for the universal power of transformation through art. AMDA's educational philosophy is based on close collegial interaction between instructors and students — in class, in production and through active mentorship. AMDA is committed to providing an unsurpassed performing arts education to a diverse community of creative artists. AMDA serves as both school and stage, where students are given the support and opportunity to define their own personal objectives and to develop and refine their own distinctive artistic voices. AMDA strives to create an environment for students to develop the skills, confidence, imagination, and power to contribute to their community as artists, entrepreneurs, visionaries, lifelong learners, and conscientious citizens of the world. Above all, AMDA wants to teach students that commitment and passion are the hallmarks of a successful and joyous career.


Clear Talent Group is a full-service talent agency headquartered in Los Angeles with an additional office in New York City. Established in 2003, CTG has assembled a staff of respected agents that represents actors, models, young people, directors, dancers, creators, choreographers and designers in all areas of the entertainment industry.


The CLI conservatory is a 10-month in-person training program designed to prepare students to enter the professional world of dance. Their curriculum focuses on the most important areas that help dancers step into their careers in less time and at less cost than traditional training programs.


Commercial Dance Intensive is the premiere training program for the next generation of dancers focused not only on technique, but the necessary skills required to be successful in the professional dance industry. CDI’s summer intensive includes 13 full days of seminars, mock auditions, agents, professional photos, heels, and on camera training -all culminating in a professional music video shoot with an artist. CDI Winter is a 3 day version, held Dec 27-29 in North Carolina!


At the heart of Francisco Gella Dance Works (FGDW) led by founding chief creative officer Francisco Gella, lies a profound commitment to nurturing the next generation of dance artists. With a mission centered on identifying and developing young talent and potential, the company serves as a beacon of inspiration and mentorship in the dance community. FGDW trains, educates and supports dancers as young as elementary school through professional. Through innovative training programs, workshops, educational initiatives, and a robust scholarship program, Francisco Gella Dance Works empowers young artists from a diverse mix of backgrounds and identities to discover their unique voices, hone their technical skills, and cultivate their artistic vision. With a focus on holistic growth and individualized attention, the company provides a highly supportive environment where aspiring dancers can flourish both artistically and personally. By instilling a deep sense of discipline, creativity, and professionalism, Francisco Gella Dance Works equips young artists with the tools they need to thrive in the ever-evolving world of dance and beyond. Our programs include training intensives - Ballet+ Miami, Ballet+ Hawaii, The Seattle Dance Advance, and New Year's Training Camp in LA; the Preprofessional Dancer Institute for aspiring professionals; the New Century Dance Project Festival's Choreography and Performance Intensive; and our three-week Zeitgeist Dance Theatre Company Experience for advanced high school and college students; and our College & Career Counseling program.


Fresh Talent Group is the only agency in Nashville that represents dancers, choreographers, actors and vocalists, in a wide array of productions. With more than 30 years in the entertainment, dance, and marketing industry, they don't just represent their talent they market, mold, and develop artists. They connect casting directors and producers with reliable talent.


From dancing in concert dance companies to Broadway shows and more, and from arts administration to writers, teachers, designers, choreographers or physical therapists, MMC alumni are creating the present and future of the field of dance. Housed in New York City, the program draws upon the highest standards of the profession, is versatile in nature, and prepares students for various careers in dance. If it’s been thought about, MMC dancers are out there doing it. Marymount Manhattan College offers two degrees, the BFA and the BA, with a number of concentrations. Personal growth, on stage and off, is at the heart of their mission. 


stayenGAGEd is a business that provides mentoring and guidance to those pursuing, or wanting to pursue, a career in entertainment! Their mission is for each artist to confidently present themselves in person and on paper. By offering mentorship programs, solo and group coaching, webinars, and workshops, Stay enGAGEd can help you build your career before it truly begins.


The Texas Tech University Pom Squad is a dance team that consists of talented dancers with extensive dance training. Their style of dance can consist of Pom, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Contemporary/Lyrical. There are Tech Pom Squad alumni that have danced for the Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Houston Texans, New York Jets, and the Kansas City Chiefs. Some of the Pom Squad members work for companies such as NDA and UDA.
You can find the Pom Squad cheering and dancing at home football games. The Squad also performs at volleyball and both women's and men's home basketball games. In addition, squad members travel to select away football games, post season football bowl game, NCAA/NIT tournament basketball games, and the Big 12 basketball tournaments. Each January the squad competes at the UDA Collegiate National Championship. The squad also represents Texas Tech at many university and community events throughout the year.


Founded by Robert Joffrey, The Joffrey Workshop has been educating dancers since 1978. It is their mission to provide a welcoming space for all students. They share the importance of tradition in concert dance through their in-studio dance workshops. Their focus in concert dance is not a statement on the value of other techniques. The Joffrey Workshop was founded in these classes, their knowledge of them is our strength, and they feel confident in delivering them to our students.


Agency (MTA) has swiftly emerged as an industry powerhouse, revered for its unwavering commitment to excellence in Los Angeles and its formidable presence in the bustling metropolis of New York City. As a distinguished SAG/AFTRA and AEA franchised agency, MTA proudly represents a handpicked roster of luminaries, comprising of A-list Actors, Singers, Dancers, Choreographers, Educators, Athletes, and Influencers. Embodying a profound mission, The Movement Talent Agency ardently endeavors to unearth, nurture, and optimize boundless opportunities for its cadre of creative talent across a diverse spectrum of platforms. With an unwavering dedication to delivering fully integrated, meticulously tailored representation, the agency sets an exemplary standard, ensuring triumphant trajectories throughout every phase of its clients' illustrious careers.


TRIBE 99 was launched in 2016 as an all-encompassing community that is supportive, artistic, and fosters a deep love of dance. Since then, TRIBE 99 has made a mark in the dance team world through choreography and by creating uncharted opportunities. In addition to choreography and consulting, Choreo-Connect, a choreography agency, was created in 2017 to connect clients with experienced, professional and reliable choreographers in the dance industry. Nationwide events include The Dance Combine and THE TOUR, providing talented, aspiring dancers the opportunity to be recruited by college programs and receive top notch training at an advanced level.


The University of Central Florida, located in the beautiful city of Orlando, is one of the nation’s largest colleges.  As a part of the BIG XII Conference, their Dance Team falls under athletics. UCF Dance Team is fully recognized as student athletes at UCF and perform at football, basketball, and some volleyball games. They compete in D1A Jazz and Hip Hop at UDA College Nationals and are currently 5th in the Nation in Hip Hop and Top 10 In Jazz.


Within the context of UA’s comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, the Dance Program offers both a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree that prepares students for successful and productive lives as dance artists, educators, and scholars at the state, regional, national, and international levels. The program’s curriculum is designed to foster inclusive learning and intellectual curiosity while teaching students the skillsets essential to the creative process, scholarly inquiry, and professional engagement in the professional fields of dance.


Located in the heart of Las Vegas, the Department of Dance strives to train world-class dancers who meet the growing needs of the entertainment capital of the world. The scope of the training exceeds the Las Vegas commercial dance form. The international exchanges, world-renowned guest artists, and high-caliber artistic training give UNLV students a global understanding of the art of dance. As a cultural center, the department of dance brings the residents of Las Vegas the highest caliber of artistic concert dance. UNLV is "A World of Dance!"


The mission of the Dance Program at The University of New Mexico is to promote healthy physical practices in dance, encourage artistic exploration that can successfully encompass interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to performance, enhance critical thinking skills that connect theory and practice and offer an educational landscape that develops multicultural academic and artistic perspective.The vision of the program is to provide the most current, experimental, and sophisticated choreography curriculum and productions in the southwest, and to explore and value the rich tradition of dance history as a living legacy for the contemporary artist/scholar. The program promotes and utilizes national and international faculty connections for student academic and professional experience.


For many young people, applying to YoungArts may be the first step in affirming “I am an artist.” YoungArts is one of the only organizations in the U.S. that supports artists across 10 disciplines at all stages of development, beginning with the critical moment when they decide to pursue a life in the arts, and continuing throughout their careers.

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