Youth Company Program

Dancewave Company Program is a rigorous dance training program that builds ability, artistic integrity, and leadership skills. Our dancers gain the opportunity to grow through an increasingly challenging program that incorporates modern and ballet technique classes, rehearsals with renowned choreographers, and a variety of performing opportunities. Our proven effective training, based on the Dancewave Culture Model, provides young artists with leadership development, individual mentoring and restorative whole-person education. Dancewave Company Program graduates have a 100% college acceptance rate – a testament to the impact and life-enriching value of youth development through dance.


Dancewave Companies I/II ○ Ages 13-18 ○ July 15
Dancewave Company III ○ Ages 11-13 ○ July 9, August 14
Youth Modern Company ○ Ages 9-11 ○ July 17, August 27
Creative Modern Company ○ Ages 7-9 ○ July 17, August 27


Work with leading choreographers | Past artists include: Kyle Abraham, Camille A. Brown, David Dorfman Dance, Jamal Jackson, Bill T. Jones, Larry Keigwin, Andrea Miller, Mark Morris, Paul Taylor, Shen Wei, Yin Yue, Julia Ehrstrand, Mike Esperanza, José Limón Dance Company
December and May Dancewave performances | Winter Celebration in Park Slope ○ Spring Celebration at LIU’s Kumble Theatre
Community performances throughout New York | Past performances include: Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Pocantico Rockefeller Estate, Joyce Theatre, DanceNOW Festival, PBS, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jimmy Fallon Show, Paul Taylor Youth Ensemble Showcase

“It introduced me to more dance than I could even imagine. Dancewave changed the way I look and feel about dance, and pushing me to follow my own goals and dreams.” – Dancewave Company Alumna


○ Auditions are held in Spring/Summer for the coming year
○ Participation is a year-long commitment
○ Annual Tuition: Annual tuition includes required classes, rehearsals, company Regroup sessions, performances, coach and artist mentorship, peer leadership opportunities, invitation to special events.
○ Discounts available for additional technique classes or multiple company participation
○ Scholarships available (need- and merit-based)


Dancewave Company I (DCI)
Coaches: Rebecca Oviatt & Aria Roach
2018-2019 choreographers: Yin Yue Dance Company

Dancewave Company II (DCII)
Coach: Maddie Warriner
2018-2019 choreographer: Marion Spencer

Dancewave Company III (DCIII)
Coach: Aria Roach
2018-2019 choreographer: Julia Ehrstrand

Young Performers Ballet Ensemble (YPBE)
Coach: Bethany Logan
2018-2019 choreographer: Martha Chapman

Young Movers Ensemble (YME)
Coach: Morgan Jacoby
2018-2019 choreographer: Kathleen Helm

Amazing Creatures Ensemble (ACE)
Coach: Olivia Cancelli
2018-2019 choreographers: Debbie Mausner