Carolina Dance Foundation Performance Companies (CDFPC) is the performance arm of Carolina Dance Foundation. Our companies include Carolina Civic Ballet and Carolina Rhythm (Tap). (*Beginning this season, the jazz/contemporary company and our competition teams have moved under the umbrella of our sponsor studio, Carolina Dance Center. Please click here for more information.)
The CDF Performance Companies have specific goals for their dancers including enhancing technical training, increasing self confidence and inspiring each individual dancer to reach his/her full potential. Our passion is to educate young dancers and provide them with the proper opportunity to develop into technically proficient artists.
CAROLINA CIVIC BALLET
Carolina Civic Ballet is a carefully structured ballet program that offers a variety of classes and levels designed to accommodate every dancer's needs. Ballet is a wonderful way to inspire students' love for dance while promoting muscular strength, proper body alignment, flexibility, and lyrical musicality. Our experienced faculty believes in teaching the correct anatomical aspects of the art while introducing students to a neo-classical style.
Carolina Civic Ballet Artistic Directors:
Jennifer Culler Moore & Lindsay Collins Shaw
Proud members of RDASE
(Regional Dance America/Southeast)
Carolina Rhythm is an all encompassing program with training in all styles of tap. This program includes master teachers, guest artist choreography, performances, company outings to professional tap shows, and classes geared to the overall development of the tap dancer. The aim of Carolina Rhythm is to create a fun, supportive atmosphere where students can gain confidence in musicality and performance through the art of tap dance.
Carolina Rhythm Director: Carina Goodman