Connexus Dance Collective

Connexus Dance Collective, formerly the Contemporary Dance Company, is in its fourth season at Colorado Ballet Society.

The company rehearses year-round and performs in a variety of shows. The season is from August-May. Rehearsals are on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Company dancers will usually perform in 2-3 concerts.

The company will provide dancers with the opportunity to expand their repertoire and increase their versatility under the leadership of company manager Laci Landry.

Audition
  • Dancers registered in levels 3b-8 may audition for CDC

  • There are usually two audition opportunities (in June and August)

  • Dancers may be accepted into the Junior or Senior Company

  • Casting commences with the results of the first audition

  • Rehearsals will usually begin over the summer for those dancers with availability

Requirements
  • A $375 annual fee is due in two payments of $185 by September 16, and $190 due by February 1.

    • Refunds are at the discretion of the Director

    • If a company member withdraws from the company, after rehearsals have started, a $75 recasting fee may be applied to your account.

  • Rehearsal calls are mandatory

    • Regular rehearsals are on Monday and Wednesday evenings (with a release time of 8:45pm for Jr company and 9pm for Senior Company); and occasional Saturday rehearsals.

    • Schedules are posted at the studio and emailed

  • Each level 3b-8 has a mandatory number of weekly classes to attend. Please inquire at the Front Desk for detailed information​.

  • All company members are required to attend all Ballet Society sponsored master classes.

  • Training for four full weeks over the summer is required for all company members.

    • Summer training does not have to be completed at CBS.

    • The minimum level of summer training would consist of 6 hours per week for 4 weeks.

Benefits
  • Ongoing dance education and enjoyment

    • The company experience will enhance the training you are already receiving in class by stretching your growth tremendously through rehearsal preparation and performances as you continue to fulfill your potential as an artist

  • CDC members receive vouchers for 2 complimentary tickets with the purchase of at least 2 tickets for the March performance. Vouchers are available at the Front Desk when tickets go on sale

  • Company members are often given a special discounted rate to CBS held master classes to assist you in taking advantage of the opportunity to work with exceptional dance artists

  • Company members may take additional classes at the level below, on a space-available basis, at no additional charge

Performance opportunities for 2022-2023

Wintertides

  • November 19th at the Ent Center

Spring Concert

  • May 13th at the Ent Center

Additional Performance Opportunities for CDC members

Day of Dance

  • October 8th at the Pioneer Museum

Naomi's Ladies Luncheon

  • November 7th at Village 7 Presbyterian

Universal Ballet Competition*

  • January 20th-22nd

  • *Dancers must do a ballet and contemporary piece

Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP)*

  • February 24th-26th

  • *Dancers must do a ballet and contemporary piece

2021-2022 Connexus
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