Urbanity Underground (UU) is Urbanity's highly successful female company comprised of working professionals and grad students. A competitive program, UU dancers can pursue dancing professionally while also working jobs and pursuing graduate programs. Our dancers are tech specialists, HR and marketing professionals, med students, nurses, lawyers, financial analysts, dance teachers, and Physical Therapists. Urbanity Underground is brimming with heart, human connection, professionalism, and terrific creators. Dancers have the option to apply for choreographic opportunities within the company. Underground gives its members a great deal of flexibility and the ability to choose which shows they would like to participate in. Dancers pay a monthly stipend of $67 to participate in the program, but work-study options and financial assistance are available as an option for dancers who cannot afford the stipend.
UrManity is Urbanity's project-based male pick-up company. Dancers can choose whether or not they would like to participate in each project as it comes up. Some projects are paid; others are volunteer. Dancers have diverse backgrounds ranging from ballet to breakdance, ballroom to hip-hop. Dancers pay a monthly stipend of $67 to participate in the program, but work-study options and financial assistance are available as an option for dancers who cannot afford the stipend.
This program is designed for high school students ages 14 + who would like to experience dancing in a professional company and add this program to their resume. Our apprentices have gone on to dance at prestigious dance schools around the country including Julliard, Boston Conservatory, University of Arizona, University of Michigan, Bennington College, and Alonzo King's LINES.
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