About Complexions Academy

Complexions Contemporary Ballet was founded in 1994 by Master Choreographer Dwight Rhoden and Legendary Dancer Desmond Richardson and through the years, has grown to become one of the most accomplished Contemporary Ballet Companies in America. Together, with the invention of their patented dance methodology NIQUE, Rhoden, and Richardson have innovated the Contemporary Ballet genre and have created a new platform for Contemporary Dance.  Staffed with elite level current and former professional dancers, as well as top dance educators and guest instructors, our intensives guide students like no other in developing the COMPLETE dancer.


Dancers are pushed to achieve their full artistic potential with classes in a variety of techniques including Classical Ballet, Contemporary techniques, Modern, Jazz, Improv, Hip Hop, as well as “NIQUE” our proprietary CONTEMPORARY BALLET TECHNIQUE.


Participants experience techniques designed to cultivate and develop strong, well-trained, dancers -with an emphasis on producing artists with the versatility, that will allow them to be competitive in any arena of dance. 

Complexions Academy believes all students can embrace who they are, can define their future, and can change the world through DANCE.

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