Welcome to the CDE

Congratulations on your successful audition and membership in the Community Dance Ensemble!

Here is some preliminary information to get our new season off to a great start.  We look forward to a spectacular year with you!


Plenty of info on the CDE can be found on our website:  www.communitydanceensemble.org

On the site, be sure to check these pages regularly:

  • CDE Corner (password protected) Password: inspire2022 (all lowercase)

  • CDE Board of Directors page (access via link on CDE Corner)


CDE Corner is intended for the exclusive use of current CDE families and dancers only. It is closed to the general public. Please do not give login info to anyone outside the 2021-2022 CDE.

To Get Us Started:

1. Performers' Contact Info

  1. Please update your dancer's contact info at CDE Corner prior to Oct 15th: Click Here! 

  • The CDE list on CDE Corner will be updated once all contact info is updated.   


2. Remind.com 

The CDE sends group text messages via Remind.com, a service used by educators nationwide. This is a CDE specific list (i.e. it is not the same as the TDE list.)  Please note replies to Remind text messages go to a general mailbox that CDE Advisors can not access.

*If you are already receiving CDE text messages, you do NOT need to sign up again!


 Remind Sign Up Instructions (via iPad, computer, cell phone) for CDE texts.

  1. Go to Remind.

  2. Enter either your cell phone # (if you want texts to go to your cell) or email address (if  you want texts to go to your email.)

  3. A screen will pop up asking for a code #. The code # to enter will arrive either on your cell or email (whichever you selected in step 2.)

  4. Enter code.

  5. You'll receive a text message asking you to enter your first and last name. Enter and send.

  6. A confirmation will be sent that you're a member of the "cdeinc" group list.  


3. Calendar 

  1. Check the CDE Google Calendar (Login to CDE Corner to view. Login is at the top of this page.) This calendar lists CDE dates. and some TDE Dates. For a full list of TDE Dates, go to the TDE Year at a Glance Calendar. 

  2. Add this calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking the +Google Calendar  button under the Calendar (right hand side)


4. Fall Performances

  • Sat., October 23rd, 2021: Fall Showcase, Outdoor Stage, 1 pm. New CDE Repertory.  

5. Guidelines

  1. Please download, print, sign and initial the 2021-2022 CDE Performer Guidelines (link on CDE Corner and login information above) on/before Friday, October 15th. 

    • Be sure to initial each page in the lower left-hand corner (both dancer & parent initials are required). 

    • Sign on page 15 and the last page

  2. Turn in the signed and initialed copy to your advisor along with current health form. 


6. Finances

  • All CDE fees (membership fee, initiation fee, events, travel) are paid at CDE Corner via PayPal.  Paypal offers a quick, secure and convenient way to pay by:

    • Direct debit from your bank's checking account;

    • A debit card;

    • A credit card; or

    • A PayPal Account.  

    • Set up an account at PayPal or Check Out as a Guest

    • It's not necessary to create a PayPal account in order to pay via PayPal.

  • Payment A is due October 15th. 

  • If your family is experiencing financial difficulty or is unable to meet a deadline, email or call us ASAP. The CDE financial plan is designed to meet the operating expenses of the group while ensuring all dancers who have successfully passed the audition have the opportunity to perform. Every effort will be made to accommodate families on an individual basis so that all dancers can experience the joy and benefits of being a CDE Performer.  


7. Facebook

  1. Be sure to "Like" both TDE & CDE.  Sharing our posts is encouraged!