Founded in August 2008, Sun Country Dance Theatre (SCDT) is a Federal not-for-profit 501(c)(3) ballet-based pre-professional performing company directed by Judy Benton, a well-respected dance professional with more than 28 years of dance company experience. This is our artistic, charitable and education mission statement:
- To develop the artistic talent of our youth, by providing pre-professional training and performance experience for regional dancers and choreographers.
- To enhance the cultural landscape of our community by providing high quality dance performances.
- To bring quality dance performance to the underserved, differently-abled, youth, and senior communities in our region.
- To educate the community about the health, wellness and cultural value of dance. Since our founding, SCDT has held annual open auditions and has accepted many local talented dancers to form junior, youth, and senior company divisions. SCDT has commissioned and created over 50 works of exciting and original choreography for the company’s new repertoire and presents numerous performances.
333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, Fl, 32669