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The 2018 CCEPA Tour
Presented by DANCE Lansing/Happendance, Inc.
CCEPA: College & Career Explorations in the Performing Arts
Tour Dates: August 6-10, 2018

General Information
Announcing an exciting opportunity for serious young dancers throughout the state of Michigan! DANCE Lansing/Happendance, Inc. is proud to present the CCEPA Tour. CCEPA, which stands for College & Career Explorations in the Performing Arts, was created to provide dance students, ages thirteen through young adult, with the opportunity to spend five days immersing themselves in the different career avenues and college options available to individuals who wish to pursue a career, or college degree in dance.

Attendees will travel to visit three university dance programs, two entrepreneurial dance businesses, as well as meeting with the casting director and dancers at Cedar Point’s Entertainment Division. CCEPA Tour attendees will also create a dance resume, participate in public improvisation sessions, create a dance action plan, and take multiple master classes while on the tour.

Auditioning & Performing in Commercial Dance
Attendees learn what it takes to pursue a career path in commercial dance when they meet with the casting director and dancers from Cedar Point’s Entertainment Division. Attendees learn about the audition process for Cedar Point, and get the opportunity to interview and observe Cedar Point dancers. Attendees will also be able to let loose and have fun enjoying the rides at the Roller Coaster Capital of the World!

Starting & Operating a Dance Business
Attendees learn how to create a startup dance business using the LLC business model by visiting two successful studios, McEntire Pilates, and Step-N-Time. They will learn techniques on how to engage the community, and develop a culturally specific dance entity. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take dance master classes.

Pursuing a Degree in Dance
Attendees get the opportunity to visit three unique university dance programs that prepare students for an academic career in the art of dance. Attendees will visit Western Michigan University, Oakland University, and the University of Indiana at South Bend.

For more information, contact Happendance at (517.333.3528), or email us at with the subject: CCEPA

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