Global Cultures for Kids Presents Dimensions Dance Theater
D I M E N S I O N S E X T E N S I O N S P E R F OR M A N C E E N S E M B LE (D E P E ) Is a group of students ranging in age from 12-19 years, has developed an outstanding reputation for presenting pre-professional work that is considered unique and quite remarkable in terms of what is expected of youth groups. DEPE has the honor of continuing Dimensions Dance Theater's legacy of performance by providing performances of the African-American experience. Members of Dimensions...Extensions are trained in jazz, modern, hip hop, Haitian, ballet and traditional African movement. Members are arts ambassadors who serve the community through various performances at local festivals, schools, church events, celebrations, fund raisers, etc. The group has performed and studied in Orlando, Los Angeles, Congolese Dance and Drum Camp in Nevada City, Washington D.C., and New York. Some members of the group traveled to Guinea, West Africa in December 2006 to participate in a cultural exchange with the youth of Conakry, Boke, and Sangaredi; where they also took class with and performed for Guinea's national company Les Ballet Africains. Participation in the group is by audition only. Contact the office at (510) 465-3363 for audition dates and times.