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

Rehearsal and Events Schedule 2016-2017

March 29: Group A

April 5: Group C

2017-2018 Company Calendar

March 27-April 19 Company Interviews

May-June Company Rehearsals for UW Madison Pre-Collegiate Invitational

June 15-18 UW Madison Pre-Collegiate Invitational (Madison)

August 7-10 Company Intensive (learn 4 dances)

August 19 Company Performance Wisconsin Dance Council TBA

January 19 Tech/Dress Rehearsal

January 20 Company Performance 7p Theatre @1800