Studio D in New Milford recently presented its winter showcase, featuring more than 40 dancers and 20 pieces choreographed by both teachers and Studio D dancers.

The Jan. 21 event has become an annual showcase, first performed to exhibit original creations by choreography students. It has grown to include a variety of dance styles.

“The showcase is one of my favorite events,” said Rebecca Anderson Darling, artistic director at Studio D. “Community and dancers coming together to celebrate their love of dance.”

D-tour Dance Company, a top-notch group of 30 dancers ranging in age from 9 to 18, performed three new creations, including “Glide,” a whimsical exploration of weightless travel, while “Re-action” made a bolder statement on the power of a group and taking action.

A third piece, “Million Reasons,” explored a contemporary look at relationships to Lady Gaga’s popular song.

Other classes also performed, including Ballet 5’s “Black Sheep,” originally created in 2013. It was dedicated to the lives lost at Sand Hook.

Modern 4 and 5 experimented with their own choreography to classic “Nutcracker” selections, incorporating contemporary and modern dance vocabulary as well as ballet.

For more information, call Studio D, located at 27 Main St., at 860-350-2900 or visit www.dancestudiod.com.