SCD Ensemble


SCDE is a student training company for aspiring dancers under the direction of Xiao-Xuan Dancigers and Melissa Rummel, with strong guidance and support from Sarasota Contemporary Dance Artistic Director, Leymis Bolaños 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 event, In Studio Performances, and collaborations with SCD. SCDE season runs from August - May annually.


SCDE’s In-Studio Performance:

Sarasota Contemporary Ensemble In-Studio Performance

December 17th and 18th 2021 at 7pm, In-Person and Virtual options available!
Come enjoy an evening performance with SCD’s training company, Sarasota Contemporary Dance Ensemble, either In-Person or Virtually. SCDE will be presenting works choreographed by SCDE’s Associate Directors Xiao—Xuan Dancigers and Melissa Rummel, and Sea Lee


Would you like to support our Aspiring Dancers?

Contact info@ for more information!
Sponsor an SCDE student's tuition for a month: $140
Sponsor an SCDE student's tuition for a year: $1200
Sponsor an SCDE photoshoot: $500 or $1700
Sponsor an SCDE Associate Director for a month: $240
Sponsor an SCDE performance: ~ $3500
Sponsor SCDE costumes for the year: $2000
classes@sarasotacontemporarydance. org