E2 is the pre-professional faction and training program of The Empire Dance Company, specializing in Contemporary and Hip Hop, and performing regularly at some of Kansas City's biggest events and showcases. Company members receive mentorship from our elite faculty at Empire Dance Academy and dancers are prepared for the professional side of dance in association with our event entertainment company, That's Entertainment KC.

Company members are required to take a minimum of three classes per week in continuance with their dance education and are also expected to attend one weekly rehearsal. Areas of focus include training, performance opportunities, resumes, headshots, dance reels, photoshoots, and exclusive connections to leaders in the industry. Follow the company on Facebook and Instagram.

E2 Pre-Professional Dance Company Auditions

2018/2019 Company Members: Patrick Alvarado, Karina Alvarez-Vallegas, Blair Armstrong, Sydnee Bell, Desire Brown, Lillian Heiman, Sydney Jackson, Lauri Hoedl, Courtney Rowe, Kassandra Scott, Kendal Sullivan, Kira Turner.