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

2018-2019 Company Calendar

September 12 CO Review

September 19 A Week

September 26 B Week

October 3 C Week

October 10 A Week *Ms. T pop in

October 17 B Week *Ms. T pop in

October 24 C Wee *Ms. T pop in

October 31 A Week

November 7 B Week

November 14 C Week

November 28 Ms. T Review

November 30 Guest Artist 5:00-6:30

December 1 Guest Artist 10:00-4:30

December 2 Guest Artist Noon-2:00

January 4-5-6 Collaboration with DEC Alumni 

January 9 A Week

January 16 B Week

January 23 C Week

January 26 CO Photo

January 30 A Week

February 6 B Week

February 13 C Week

February 20 Ms. T Review

February 27 Possible extra rehearsal day if needed

March 2 Company Invite Creative Collaboration Day 9a-Noon

March 2 Run show order Noon-2p

March 4-5-6-7-8 Tech Week

March 9 CO Performance Theater @ 1800

March 30 Fairy Tale Ball 

2019-2020 Company Calendar

March & April Interviews for 2019-2020 Company

May & June Mondays & Tuesdays 2019-2020 Company Rehearsals for UW Madison Invitational

June 13-16 UW Madison Invitational

August 5-6-7-8 Company Intensive Week