The Next Generation is a talented group of Pofahl students aged 8 to 18 that perform at festivals, senior facilities, and for social service agencies and events such as Spotlight On Youth, Shands Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, March For Babies, Downtown Festival, Spring Arts Festival and PALS.
The Company performs classical, neoclassical, contemporary, hip-hop, classical and contemporary jazz and theatre pieces. Choreography is by award winning choreographers Kim Tuttle, Judy Skinner and Kimmy Keck along with works by guest master teachers and selected works from the Choreographic Showcase.
The Company holds two Benefit Performance for Dance Alive National Ballet that showcases their talents; one in the fall and one in the spring that showcases the choreographic talents of the older members. With the showcase, advanced dancers are provided the opportunity to choreograph, cast and present their works.
The Next Generation holds a number of events during the year to raise funds that benefit DANB. The group had over 20 performances and events during the 2015-2016 season.
Scheduled Events for 2016-2017:
August 28th – NUTCRACKER AUDITIONS
TBA – Pancake Breakfast Beef-O’Bradys
October 8, 15, 22 – Halloween Costume and Sale!
TBA – Choreographic Showcase
TBA – Spring Concert