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Joppa Dance Company presents Spring’s Promise
April 2 @ 1:00 pm
Joppa Dance Company will be presenting new choreography in a range of styles including Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Modern. The performance also features new student choreography. This skillful, expressive group of movers will truly inspire. Company choreography is by directors, Fontaine Dubus, Jen Steeves, and Erin Staffiere, with ballet choreography by Rebecca Maikels.
Joppa Dance Company, established 40 years ago by Irene Weiss, is a noncompetitive youth dance troupe that gives its members the opportunity to perform all over the world. The company is made up of: Joppa Junior-grades 4th-6th; Joppa 2-grades 7th-8th; Joppa T2-grades 9th-10th; Joppa Teen-grades 11th-12th. Dancers learn a wide range of techniques that prepare them for dance majors and careers. Creating their own work is an important element that allows them to grow even more as artists. Touring with Performing Arts Educators, (PAE), Joppa has performed in Scotland, Spain, Italy, Greece, and in New York City, (Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall). Joppa Dance Co., based at The Dance Place in Newburyport, is a nonprofit 501c3.