SCD Ensemble

SCD's pre-professional dance training company
About SCDE

Sarasota Contemporary Dance Ensemble (SCDE) is a training company for aspiring dancers under the direction of Xiao-Xuan Dancigers and Melissa Rummel, with the strong guidance and support of Sarasota Contemporary Dance Artistic Director, Leymis Bolanos Wilmott.

The mission of SCDE is to offer students high-caliber contemporary dance training, opportunities to perform alongside professional dancers, and preparation for a future professional career in dance.

SCDE has the opportunity to perform throughout the year at community events, In Studio Performances, and collaborations with SCD.  SCDE strives to provide a safe environment, where dancers feel comfortable to express themselves and discover their own artistic voice.

SCDE 2023 - 2024:

SCDE Details:
- SCDE rehearsals Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-8:30 pm 
- $160/month to train as an SCDE dancer
- SCDE is a performance and training company


PC: Sorcha Augustine


SCDE 2023 - 2024 Performance Schedule:


November 2nd - 4th, In-Studio Performance, "Evolutions"

November 7th and March 5th, Aviva Senior Center Performances

December 1st, St Armands Christmas Performance

February 22nd - 24th,
In Studio Tribute to Michael

March 22nd -St Armands Lutheran Church

May 2nd - 5th,
"Voices" Main Stage Performance with SCD

May 17th, Performance at Waterside


support our SCDE Dancers!

Sponsor an SCDE student's tuition for a month: $160
Sponsor an SCDE student's tuition for a year: $1,440
Sponsor an SCDE photoshoot: $500 or $1700
Sponsor an SCDE Associate Director for a month: $400
Sponsor a guest choreographer = $600
Sponsor an SCDE performance: $3500
Sponsor SCDE costumes for the year: $2000

Want to learn more? Reach out to
(941) 260-8485