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

January 16 B Week

January 23 C Week

January 26 CO Photo

January 30 Run Act 1

February 2 1 hour review

February 6 NHSDA Intensive

February 13 Ms. T Review

February 20 Run Act 2

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 2019 Interviews for 2019-2020 Company

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

June 13-16, 2019 UW Madison Invitational

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

January 3-4-5 Company Alumni Collaboration Weekend

2020-2021 Company Calendar

March & April 2020 Interviews for 2020-2021 Company

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