SALT Pre-Professional Training Company

SALT Pre-Professional Training Company (SALT Pro) is a supplementary training program designed to provide dancers in any stage of their career (ages 18+) the resources to further develop their artistry, technique, and individuality.  The program prioritizes well-rounded training that is tailored each season to the dancers in the company.  SALT Pro strives to foster a positive environment that provides opportunities for collaboration and encourages movement research.

Program Dates: September 8, 2020 - May 27, 2021

Director: Courtney Mazeika


  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00-9:30pm
    • Each meeting includes technique class followed by rehearsal


  • Showcase Performance at SHAPE Choreography Festival
  • Performance in SALT2 Spring Concert
  • Community Performance(s) and Events


  • Company training includes:
    • Improvisation, floor-work, contemporary, ballet, and movement phrase development/workshopping.
  • Dancers experience two choreographic processes each season – one with a guest choreographer and one with the director, Courtney Mazeika.
    • Past Choreographers include: 
      • LAJAMARTIN Physical Dance Theater
      • Ching Ching Wong
      • Jon Kim
  • The company regularly brings in guest teachers throughout the season to broaden the dancers’ technical experience and to make connections with professionals in the field.
    • Past Guest Teachers include:
      • Dominica Greene (YC2, Ririe-Woodbury, and more)
      • Natalie Border (SALT, Vim Vigor)
      • Stephanie Zaletel (szalt)
      • Marlie Couto (SALT, freelance)
      • Corinne Lohner (Boston Dance Theater, BAIRA MVMT PHLSPHY)
      • SALT and SALT2 company dancers
  • Dancers have the opportunity to choreograph their own work with the resources and support of the SALT Pre-Professional Training Company.
  • Benefits!
    • SALT Masquerade Party
    • SHAPE Choreography Festival
    • Winter Workshop
    • Partial tuition to LINK Festival


  • Must be 18+
  • Full season commitment
  • Company Fee: $150/month


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