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2019 Recital

This year’s recital is: Fairy Tales & Fantasy!

The recital will be held at Madison East High School on June 8 & June 9

As usual, there will be two shows each day:

Saturday June 8:

Show I:   1:00 pm                 Show II: 6:00 pm

Sunday June 9:

Show II:  1:00 pm                  Show I: 6:00 pm

 

Recital Tickets

Recital tickets will go on sale Saturday April 20th, at 1:00 pm. Recital is June 8 and 9, at Madison East High School. All tickets are reserved seating. Everyone, including dancers, must have a ticket to enter the theater and see the show. NOTE: Children 2 & under need no ticket, but must sit on a parent’s lap.

Tickets are available online only at: ‘https://www.danceticketing.com//27793‘. Go to the site select your show, then select Main Floor or Balcony and pick your seat. You MUST print your ticket for admission, we do not accept electronic copies. 

Tickets will be $12 each, but we are running an ‘Early Bird’ special for two weeks, April 20 to May 4! During that time, tickets will be $10 each.

We encourage you to purchase tickets ahead of time as there is limited capacity in the theater.

Mother/Daughter and Father/Daughter Dance

This is an every other year opportunity and there is a student age limit. Don’t wait, sign up now, space is limited! !

Mother/Daughter Recital Dance

Daughter’s must be 7-11 years old

Rehearsals: Every Saturday at 12:00pm

April 20 – June 1, 2019

$90 per family

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Father/Daughter Recital Dance

Daughter’s must be 7-11 years old

Rehearsals: Every Saturday at 12:30pm

April 20 – June 1, 2019

$90 per family

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Recital T-Shirts are Available to Order

Order your recital t-shirt now!

This year’s recital is: Fairy Tales & Fantasy

All student names are listed on the back.

Sizes SC to XLA are $18.00

Sizes 1X to 4X are $23.00

Order forms are at the studio.

Virginia Davis School of Dance presents Hip Hop with Suavé

Virginia Davis School of Dance is honored to offer a special Hip Hop Workshop with Suavé.

Classes are as follows:

Age 9-11:

  • $25.00:    Saturday, March 2: 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Age 12-14:

  • $35.00:   Saturday, March 2: 2:00 – 3:30 pm 

Age 15 & up:

  • $35.00:   Saturday, March 2: 3:30 – 5:00 pm 

Select Registration from the top menu to register. Workshop size is limited.

Born in London, England, Suavé has had the opportunity to perform and work with many different artists, groups and companies all over the world.

Suavé created the Hip Hop ConnXion, Hip Hop Force and Future Force dance troupes with the goal of developing talent and spreading a positive message to kids and adults in all communities through dance. He has also formed branches of the Hip Hop ConnXion in Chicago, Michigan and Indiana. The HHC has taken the highest honors at all levels, notably bringing home the Varsity Gold and Adult Silver medals in the 2006 USA Championships, and the Varsity Silver medal in the 2006 World Championships.

Suavé was one of the original members of Culture Shock-Chicago in 1998 and has appeared in various music videos and movies such as, Walt Disney’s ‘Just Visited’ with Christina Applegate, and as a specialist dancer in the hit movie, ‘SAVE THE LAST DANCE’. He was also hired as a dance coordinator as well as featured as a dancer and teacher in the movie, ‘DREAMS’ which he worked beside Dave Scott whose credits include ‘U Got Served’, ‘Stomp The Yard’ and ‘Step Up 3’.

He was the dance coordinator for one of the world’s biggest DJ’s, Bad Boy Bill, at the 2002 B96 Summer B-bash and performed in front of 60,000 people alongside artists such as P-Diddy, Nelly and Ja Rule. Suavé is also a performance coach to both movie stars, actors and recording artists having worked with talent such as Roshon Fegan from the television show , “Shake It Up” and the hit movie, “Camp rock” both from Disney, Jessy Schram (look her up on imdb.com for her credits) and upcoming singing sensation, Adero.

Suavé guest choreographs at numerous schools and universities and teaches hip hop master classes and workshops in the USA in states such as LA, Florida, Atlanta and much more. He has also been hired to teach around the world in countries such as Norway, China, Colombia, Ireland and England. At present he also guest instructs and judges for competitions in Illinois and overseas.

As the creator and producer of the largest annual urban dance showcase in Illinois called THE ONE, alongside producing other major dance shows, Suavé has established himself as one of the most respected leaders in the hip hop industry in the state and in the country.

Suavé has a unique style of teaching, personality, and versatility to work with all ages and skill levels, which has led him to be known as one of the best teachers in Chicago.