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A dance troupe or dance company is a group of dancers and associated personnel who work together to perform dances as a spectacle or entertainment.


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However, there are many different types of dance companies, often working in different styles of dance. A ballet company
Ballet company
A ballet company is a group of dancers who perform ballet, plus managerial and support staff. Most major ballet companies employ dancers on a year-round basis, except in the United States, where contracts for part of the year are the norm...

, for example, is often larger and has a more defined set up. Often in small companies, many of these jobs will be done by the same person.
that if a person says that it means that you make up your own dance.