Praise Dance Ensemble is managed by former Ballet Emmanuel company member, Mia Otto along with Hillary Moseley and Ashley Hanson.

The ensemble is comprised of the dancers from CBS Worship Dance classes who have a desire for outreach through dance at various venues within our community.

  • Praise is an opportunity to strengthen the dancer's personal relationships with God and friends, and to reach out to the world around us. 


  • Venues for Praise engagements include churches, nursing homes, and community centers.


  • The intention of Praise is to act in ministry.

Praise dancers have had the honor of ministering at a variety of local churches in worship services and special performances including The Thorn which has toured nationally and aired internationally on Daystar Television to millions of viewers.

  • Open to dancers in Level 1a Gold who are also registered in at least 1 ballet class per week

  • Open to dancers in Level 1b & 2 who are also registered in at least 2 ballet classes per week

  • Open to dancers in Levels 3a-8 who are also registered in at least 2 ballet classes/week and a worship dance class

  • Must attend all called rehearsals, on Thursday from 6:30pm for Level 1’s; Thursday from 7:15pm for all other levels; and some Saturday afternoons for all.

  • Dancers who particpate in Praise Dance Ensemble can NOT be registered for classes that conflict with Thursday rehearsal time

  • Praise will meet every week, August-November; and Jan-April

  • Meetings/rehearsals will include 15 minute Bible Study and Prayer time

  • Must commit to outreach performance opportunities

  • Dancers will learn how to present their faith one-on-one or to a group

  • Semester fee of $55 due on August 22nd, and January 1st

  • There is a discounted Benefit Concert Performance Fee of $25.00 due on October 1st, for Praise Dance Ensemble dancers who choose to participate in this performance on Sunday, December 8th.

  • Application deadline is August 12th

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