The perfect weDance Shadow is empathetic, caring, patient, friendly, and cooperative with unquestionable dedication. Are we looking for YOU?

What is weDance?
The Stage Door School of Dance Program for Differently-Abled dancers with physical, cognitive, behavioral, and/or emotional needs.

What is a weDance Shadow?
weDance Shadows are volunteer student assistants assigned to each individual weDance Dancer. Shadows work closely with each dancer to break down instructions and choreography, provide physical prompting or mobility, as well as assisting the teacher throughout the class.

Who can become a weDance Shadow?
Anyone who is 10 years old or older that wishes to volunteer their time. Enrollment with SDSD is not required. Counts towards community service hours, and training will be provided.

Additional Information:

  • Dance shadows take their guidance from our experienced special needs teachers and do not need any type of experience.
  • weDance classes currently take place Saturdays, and Summer weDance classes will take place Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • Shadows must commit to weekly attendance.
  • Positions available asap.
  • This is a volunteer only opportunity.
  • Enrollment with SDSD is not required.
Click here to review our  weDance class schedules to ensure you are available during at least one weDance class.

weDance Training Session: August 30, 2023

All SDSD dancers and volunteers who are interested in becoming weDance Shadow dancers are asked to complete the form below, and then are required to attend our August 30, 2023  weDance Shadow Training Session.

  • weDance Shadow Training:
    Wednesday, August 30, 2023
  • Where: In-person, at the Studio
    If you are only able to attend via Zoom please contact to provided the Zoom link. 

If you think you have what it takes to volunteer with us, please complete the form below. After you submit your interest, you will be contacted by Ms. Ashley Long, Director, weDance to discuss your potential shadow assignment and learn more about our program.

Have questions before submitting your interest?
Contact Ms. Ashley Long – Director, weDance: WEDANCE@STAGEDOORDANCER.COM