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

November 1-2-3 Guest Artist Intensive

  • Friday 4:30-6:30

  • Saturday 10:30-4:00

  • Sunday Noon-2:00

January 3-4-5 Company Alumni Collaboration Weekend *details TBD

February 1 Guest Artist Intensive 12:30-4:30

February 2 Guest Artist Intensive Noon-2:30

February 6 Guest Artist Refresher 6:30-8:30

February 29 Fairytale Ball *details TBD

March 4 4:30-8:00 Rehearsal at theater

March 5 4:30-8:00 Rehearsal at theater

March 6 4:30-8:00 Rehearsal at theater & Team Dinner

March 7 Performance Theater @ 1800 7p (4:30 Call)

2020-2021 Company Calendar

March & April 2020 Interviews for 2020-2021 Company

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

August 3-4-5-6, 2020* Tentative Company Intensive Week (*will vote based on daCi timing)