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 students interested in pursuing dance after high school receive specialized college counseling from our teaching staff and our unique nationwide college event, Dancewave Through College & Beyond.

New! BALLET ENSEMBLES for 2019-2020

Annual registration for Ballet Ensembles provides rehearsal and performance oppportunities! Contact to add an Ensemble to your current registration or for information on placement.

Youth Ballet Ensemble (ages 9-11): Friday, 4:30-6:30pm (Ballet II + Rehearsal) Register
Ballet Ensemble II (ages 13-16): Friday, 5:00-6:15pm (Ballet III); Saturday, 1:15-3:30pm (Ballet IV + Pointe IV) Register
Ballet Ensemble I (ages 16-18): Thursday, 5:30-8:00pm (Ballet V + Pointe V); Saturday, 1:15-2:45pm (Ballet IV) Register

Ballet Prep Package offers additional training for dancers interested in preparation for higher levels at discounted tuition prices. Ages 11-13y: Monday, 4:15-5:30pm (Ballet III + Pre-Pointe); Friday, 4:30-5:30pm (Ballet II) Register


DCI: June 10 & July 22, 4:30-5:30pm
DCII & III: June 10 & July 22, 5:30-6:30pm
CMC: July 15, 4:00-4:45pm
YMC: July 15, 5:00-6:00pm
Auditions take place at the Dancewave Center at 182 4th Avenue in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Please contact if you are interested in auditioning for a company for 2020-21.


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
Choreographer: Gallim Dance Company
Tuesday, 5:00-7:30pm (Ballet/Modern V Combo)
Wednesday, 5:30-8:00pm (Rehearsal)
Thursday, 5:30-8:00pm (Ballet V + Pointe V)
Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm (Rehearsal)

Dancewave Company II (DCII)
Coach: Eboni Carter
Choreographer: Caterina Rago (Martha Graham Dance Company)
Tuesday, 5:00-7:30pm (Ballet/Modern IV Combo)
Saturday, 1:15-3:30pm (Ballet IV + Pointe IV)
Saturday, 3:30-5:30pm (Rehearsal)

Dancewave Company III (DCIII)
Coach: Elisa Hernandez
Choreographer: Aria Roach
Monday, 4:15-6:00pm (Ballet III + Pre-Pointe)
Monday, 6:00-7:15pm (Modern III)
Wednesday, 5:30-7:00pm (Rehearsal)

Youth Modern Company (YMC)
Coach: Bethany Logan
Choreographer: Maddie Irmen
Wednesday, 5:00-6:00pm (Modern II)
Wednesday, 6:00-7:00pm (Rehearsal)
Friday, 4:30-5:30pm (Ballet II, optional)

Creative Modern Copany (CMC)
Coach: Bethany Logan
Choreographer: Phoebe Ballard
Tuesday, 4:00-4:45pm (Ballet I, optional)
Wednesday, 4:00-4:45pm (Modern I)
Wednesday, 4:45-5:30pm (Rehearsal)