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FACT SHEET FOR DANCE ALLIANCE
• Dance Alliance is a unique company comprised of 35 students from Brigham Young University-Idaho. From inventive contemporary to classic elegance, Dance Alliance lights up the stage with extensive costuming and dynamic movement. These students strive for excellence in both dance and life, as they develop their talents and become unified in a praiseworthy endeavor.
• Members are selected by audition and represent the finest dance artists on campus. Each dancer brings many years of previous experience, and adheres to an ambitious rehearsal and performance schedule.
• The company is under the artistic direction of faculty members of the BYU-Idaho Department of Dance: Gary Larsen is Director.
• Company members are tutored by master teachers and professional dancers. These young people are prepared to teach as well as perform, and look forward to every opportunity to share their talent.
• Since its creation, the company has toured throughout the United States and in many countries around the world. Tour highlights include: El Salvador, Panama, Mexico, Brazil, New Zealand, Fiji, Belarus, Ukraine, Brazil, Austria, and Russia.
• The Dance Alliance toured New England in July of 2012. They enjoyed great success with numerous performances and outreach events.