Artistic Director

Kandice N. Point- Du- Jour

This is the Artistic Director’s 16th season with the Special Dance Company of
Columbia High School. Kandice Point-Du-Jour was awarded the 2014 Eastern District Dance Teacher of the Year by the American Alliance of Health, Recreation and Dance (AAPHERD). In 2013, she received the NJ Dance Teacher of the Year award from NJAPHERD. 

Kandice is dedicated to providing students with quality dance education in the public school system. She is devoted to inspiring students to connect dance to not only to build technique, but to encourage the understanding of dance history, choreography and critical thinking. She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization and currently a board member for Dance New Jersey. Kandice has performed at various theaters throughout the state and surrounding areas. She continues her passion of teaching students and presenting workshops to other dance educators. Kandice holds a BFA in dance from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts. 

Mrs. Point-Du-Jour is also a certified pilates instructor PMA-CPT through Polestar Pilates.