Total Dance Company:
Total Dance company is a professional dance theatre ensemble dedicated to presenting contemporary dance art. The company has performed nationally and internationally at colleges and universities, special events, theatres, and performing arts centers.
The uniqueness of Total Dance Company rests in the power of the company to perform Modern, Jazz, African, Hip-Hop, and their primary technique; Mojah. “Mojah” means one in the Swahili language. It’s a true blend of Horton Technique, Dunham Technique, and West African dance movements.
Total Dance Studio:
Offers services in all forms of dance and performing arts taught by outstanding instructors. The following classes are offered at Total Dance Studio:
Mojah ( Modern & African fused)
Modern ( Horton, Dunham, Limon)
Fitness & Body Sculpting
End of year dance and performing arts
Total Dance Company Espirit: A youth dance company ( ages 15-19) comprised of highly trained students of Mojah, Modern, Jazz, Ballet, and Tap with an emphasis on contemporary dance.
Total Dance Children’s Company Phase 3: A youth dance company (ages 8-14) comprised of energetic and highly versatile children trained in 3-4 areas of dance.
D.W.A.M. (Dancer with a Message): The showcase performances are low-technical productions that feature individual and group talent within the company and from guest performers.
Total Dance Outreach Program: Features classes available at a discounted rate (35-50%) when compared to for-profit studios. This fee structure permits our scope of services to reach students who might otherwise be unable to participate in this type of programming.
Total Dance Summer Program: An intensified dance, arts program in which students receive 4-8 hours of dance instruction five days a week during three weeks in the months of June and July.
Work Exchange Program: Students who are passionate about the arts but may not be able to afford to attend the amount of classes they want to take can participate in this program in exchange for in-kind contributions of skills and services.
Additional Services: Other services include: professional dancers and industrial shows and events, choreographers for videos, talent shows and pageants, studio space rental, receptions, gallery showings, and private lessons.
The Dorimell Borders and George W. Axam Foundation
Featuring Dance 100 “A Chance to Dance” Program
The Dorimell Borders and George W. Axam Foundation, formerly Happy Feet Foundation, is a scholarship program designed to grant talented and underprivileged youth the opportunity to receive dance and performing arts training through Total Dance Studio. Our desire is to enrich young student’s lives by providing an equal opportunity for them to participate in our programs. It is our mission to train dancers and leaders who are motivated to create a positive change in their communities through the use of their talents. Join forces in our efforts to make art available to all people in our communities.
Dance 100 “A Chance to Dance” Program has successfully produced artists and leaders in the industry as well as other fields. Read our Testimonials section of the website and see just how much of an impact we’re making on people’s lives everyday.