In Spring of 2015, Dance Education Center founded DEC The Company with the mission to provide a pre-professional experience for dancers to develop artistry, create works that demonstrate a high level of composition and choreography and embrace additional performance opportunities, while supporting fellow company members holistically.


  • Exemplify DEC code of ethics and consistently uphold program expectations

  • Demonstrate a high level of technical training

  • Voice opinion in a group and work well with others

  • Consistently demonstrate dedication, timeliness and focus

  • Approach work with artistry and maturity

  • Support the mission of The Company

2019-2020 Company Calendar

July 22, 29 Open Studio 3:00-5:00p (Mondays)

July 18 6-8p Rehearsal & July 20 7:30 Event (see email)

July 19 CO Bonding Day!

July 29 Fairytale Ball Dances Rehearsal 5-8p

August 5-6-7-8, 2019 Company Intensive Week 

August 8 Bonding following intensive week

August 9 Children’s Playhouse Theatre Group event

August 17 Wisconsin Dance Council Event

September 13 & 14 CO Jazz Intensive

November 1-3 CO Guest Artist Intensive

January 3-4-5 Company Alumni Collaboration Weekend

February 29 Fairytale Ball

2020-2021 Company Calendar

March & April 2020 Interviews for 2020-2021 Company

July 28-August 2, 2020 daCi conference Holland, MI