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

May & June 2019 Mondays & Tuesdays 4:00-7:00

June 20-23, 2019 UW Madison Invitational

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

August 17 Wisconsin Dance Council Event

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