In her 20+ years in Chicago, Jennifer Gage has danced with over 15 companies with styles that also range from ballet to hip-hop. After receiving the opportunity to choreograph a couple of pieces she decided to produce her own show in 2002. A couple of successful shows later and Alliance became a 501c3 not-for-profit company in 2005. With Alliance Dance Company, Jennifer has created over 100 choreographed pieces including 16 productions and 13 full length story works. The company has created multiple opportunities for over 60 choreographers to have their work performed and have been the spring board to several choreographers to start their own company.
Alliance Dance Company enjoys mixing styles together by taking traditional steps in non-traditional ways and to non-traditional music. An Urban Contemporary Jazz company with a mix of ballet, jazz, modern, and hip-hop. Musically the company dances to Metallica, Patsy Cline, Cats meowing, 30 Seconds to Mars, House music, and much more. The company has performed throughout Chicago, Winnetka, Hinsdale, St. Charles, Lake Zurich, Park Forest, and joining Allure Dance for performances in Lavonia, Michigan.