History

  • Special Dance Company was founded in 1971 by a physical education and health teacher, Ms. Janet Hicks. She directed the company for 25 years. 

  • Tricia Benn a former Special Dance Company and Columbia graduate directed the company as a consultant alongside Toni Martinez for 3 years. 

  • Mrs. Kandice N. Point-Du-Jour is honored to carry this legacy and cultivate each student as their own artist for the past 21 years. Under Mrs. Point-Du-Jour, the company has expanded into a full-time program and has birthed dance elective classes at CHS. 

Timeline

                                                               

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(1997-2000)
Tricia Benn
Toni Martinez
(2001 - Present) 
Kandice Point-Du-Jour
(1971-1996)
Janet Hicks
(2000 - 2001)
Kandice Point-Du-Jour
Toni Martinez
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