Announcing CDP2!

CDP2 is a pre-professional contemporary dance company for teen and adult dancers. CDP2 members will be selected through audition, then will have weekly class and rehearsals at Straightline Dance Fitness in Northeast Minneapolis. Dancers will train in CDP’s unique contemporary aesthetic, and learn repertory that will be performed at various shows throughout the year.


  • Is for dancers ages 16+ (16 year olds must be in grade 11 for the 2017-2018 academic year);
  • Is a tuition-based program;
  • Is for dancers committed to developing contemporary dance technique, deepening their knowledge of dance composition, and exploring the limits of improvisational movement;
  • Will provide opportunities for guest performances, teaching, assisting, and intern roles with the company;
  • Is a supplemental program to dancers’ school/studio/team training, designed to enrich understanding of concert dance
  • Is a one evening a week, year-long commitment

Apprentice level scholarships may be awarded to adult dancers who demonstrate superior potential in dance technique and performance. Apprentices may be cast, in limited roles, in company shows, and be eligible to receive compensation for additional responsibilities within the company.


September 10, 2017- August 25, 2018
Class and rehearsal every Sunday @ Straightline Dance Fitness

  • 4-5:30p company class
  • 5:30-7p rep/training


Tuition: $120/month
Subsidized admittance to intensives and company shows


  • Spring 2018 show
  • Summer 2018 intensive
  • Fall 2018 show
  • Winter 2017 intensive


Saturday August 26
The Lab Theater


$10, Bring resume and headshot

12:30p Registration opens
1-1:45p Ballet

1:45-2:15p Progressions
2:30-3:30p Contemporary combo
3:30-4p Improv
4-4:30p Interviews