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New Dance Company is San Joaquin Valley's premiere modern dance organization, dedicated to supporting the area's finest modern dance performers and choreographers, presenting modern dance concerts, and providing a variety of dance education programs.  New Dance Company is a non-profit, community organization which encourages dancers, members, students, and volunteers of all ages and dance styles to participate in the development of the local dance community.


Mission Statement

Our aim is to promote the arts through a diversity of expression, inviting dance members and audiences of all ages, races, creeds, and technical ability.

NDC History

New Dance Company (NDC), founded in 1989 by Bethany King and Kathleen Torian-Taylor, is a 501(c)(3) dance performance organization that promotes the art of dance in the San Joaquin region with Stockton-based performances.  New Dance Company showcases a unique style of fusion performance art, combining contemporary dance, theater, music, art, and improvisation.


Collaboration & Community

NDC believes in collaborating with local community arts organizations.

Past Events have included:

Collaboration 2000, 2001, 2006

Vision Series 2005-2011

Dancing Poetry Festival 2004-2011

CSU East Bay Dance Festival 2004-2006

Franklin High School Dance Ensemble

VALLEY DANCE 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011


NDC has received a grant from the Stockton Arts Commission to organize VALLEY DANCE, a unique dance festival and workshops featuring San Diego-based choreographer Jean Isaacs and the San Diego Dance Theatre.  San Joaquin County dance organizations are invited to participate in classes and performances.


NDC has also initiated the founding of San Joaquin Valley Dance Alliance, a county-wide arts organization dedicated to uniting the dance community, as well as promoting and educating the public about the art of dance.

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