CNDD Dance Concert Line Up
on SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017
Kida the great
Winner of So You Think You Can Dance 2013
Leon Kida Burns, best known by his stage name Kida The Great is a talented 14 year old dancer/choreographer from Sacramento.
Kida learned the art of dance from his big brother at the young age of four and is now apart of the amazing groups, Family First Crew, The Art Of Teknique, and Chapkidz who are now HHI World Champions. The newest addition to that is his very own squad he has picked and groomed to his perfection known as New Generation. Kida was named Most Inspirational Dancer, and Best Kid Dancer at the Sacramento Music Festival amongst many other contests and events in his hometown. Kida has also recently won So You Think You Can Dance: Next Generation.
Studio T Urban Dance Academy
Founded in 2005 by Ms. Tee, Studio T believes in the power of DANCE and using the arts to build confidence, bring hope, and open doors of opportunity in the lives of their youth and families. From dance to practical life workshops, the studio offer programs to build and empower.
STEP 1 Dance
Since its inception in 1987, Step I has been dedicated to creating a community that comes together under one roof to dance, work-out and have fun. Under the direction of Pepper Von and Mary Wright, the studio offers one of the city's largest dance programs for adults, as well as a comprehensive dance program for youth ages 3 to 17, and an accelerated training program for young dancers interested in our Dance Competition Companies.
Fenix Drum and Dance Company
Fenix Drum and Dance is a company specializing in dance and drumming from West Africa, the Congo and the Caribbean. Their high energy multi-generational, multi-ethnic group highlights the richness and complexity of dance and music of the African Diaspora. Fenix's dance and drum journey begins in Africa then travels across the ocean to to the Caribbean and the Americas.
Ignite dance academy
Ignite Dance Academy at River City Christian (formerly The Dance Studio at First Covenant Church) was born out of a desire to encourage children and adults to enjoy the art of dance and develop their gifts in this area. Ignite Dance Academy is dedicated to maintaining high standards of technical performance in a wholesome environment while making classes fun. Whether or not a student chooses to continue to dance, we believe that the benefits can enrich their whole life.
McKeever School of Irish Dance
Started in October 2013, The McKeever School of Dance is growing fast and producing quality dancers from the beginner through champion levels! Now with a permanent home in the prestigious new E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts (Clara Midtown)
Move! Studio / Água de Beber
Move! is a cultural center, fitness facility, and capoeira academy in Sacramento, California. Since 2001 Move! has been the home of capoeira group Água de Beber (ADB) a branch of the United Capoeira Association (UCA). ADB is directed by Mestre Galego (Patrick Hilligan) who founded the group in 2000, and supervised by Mestra Suelly, Mestre Rã, and Mestre Acordeon. ADB's academy Move! is a center for culture and community in Sacramento where the public can take weekly classes in capoeira and other arts.
Nataraja Natyalaya School of Dance
This traditional South Indian Dance School offers classes for all ages 5 and up! Located in Folsom (soon to be in Rocklin), Nataraja Natyalaya will demonstrate their mastery of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi forms of Indian classical Dance. Preserving the traditional essence of Indian classical dance is their main goal.