Youth Performance Ensemble | Neos Center for Dance | Oberlin, OH
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Neos Youth Performing Ensemble


Neos Youth Performing Ensemble (NYPE) is a collective of aspiring, intermediate and advanced students of Neos Center for Dance who, upon selection by audition, participate in the creative choreographic process process: creation, rehearsal, and performance. In addition to required attendance and participation in performance opportunities throughout Lorain County, ensemble members are expected to take weekly classes at Neos Center for Dance. Each performance season culminates in participation in the NCD Student Showcase. 



-To provide young dancers with the opportunity to perform professional choreography in the community; 

-To provide young dancers with the tools and knowledge to choreograph their own dances; 

-To provide a platform for young dancers to express their ideas and feelings through dance, thus building self-confidence, develop mentoring skills, becoming skilled choreographers and performers, and learning to work with a wide variety of personalities. 



-At least one year of dance training; Intermediate/Level II and up

-Enrollment in two or more technique classes at Neos Center for Dance

-Regular attendance at NYPE rehearsals

-Participation in annual fundraiser to support costuming, guest artists, performance fees and more


2019-2020 Season

Direction: Bobby Wesner, Artistic Director of Neos Dance Theatre 

Auditions: August 24, 2-3pm at Neos Center for Dance 

NYPE dancers from the Spring 2019 season are not required to re-audition; however, attendance at the fall audition is required. RSVP by August 22 here. 

Rehearsals: Wednesdays 5-7:15pm beginning September 4

Tuition: $100 

Performance dates: Coming soon! 


Interested in booking NYPE for your event? Send us an email and we’ll see what we can create together! 


Direct all inquiries regarding NYPE to:

Gwen LeBar Feldman


Gwen L. Feldman

Director of Education & Outreach

(440) 252-2779

Neos Center for Dance

39 S. Main Street

Oberlin, Ohio 44074

(440) 252-2779