SCD Ensemble

About SCDE

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.

Information on SCDE 2022 Auditions will be announced in the summer.

PC: Sorcha Augustine


SCDE’s In-Studio Performance:

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Would you like to support our Aspiring Dancers?

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

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