Missouri Valley College
Repertory Dance Ensemble
The Missouri Valley College Repertory Dance Ensemble provides performance, choreographic and pre-production opportunities for our students throughout the year. The ensemble's broad repertoire consists of modern, jazz, ballet, tap, hip-hop and ethnic dance works. RDE works collaboratively with musicians, guest artists and the community. Its mission is to give students an excellent concert dance experience and to bring dance to the local community. For information on upcoming performances see the Production Calendar.
2014-2015 Guest Choreographers
Charlique Rolle is a 23-year-old native of Grand Bahama, Bahamas. She is a proud 2012 graduate of Missouri Valley College, having graduated Suma Cum Lade with a BA in Dance with a Business minor under the teachings of Janie Morgan.
She trains with choreographers such as Joel Hall, Will Gill, Deb Nanni, Anna Czajun, Jessica Deahr and others. She is in her second season as the Business Manager for Inaside Chicago Dance. She has previously interned with Chicago Dance Crash and has also worked with The Dance COLEctive. Using her faith as a basis of creating work, she is an advocate of dance for social change and creating thought provoking works based on real life experiences of herself, her dancers, and those that surround her.
She creates through fusion styles of modern, contemporary, hip-hop, and improvisation. Her choreography has been feature throughout the Chicagoland area, Missouri and New York, and the Bahamas and has received many accolades, recognition and award from various competitions including the Youth America Grand Prix among others.