CNDD Dance Concert Line Up
for SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2018
Get signed up today to be added to the phenomenal roster of dancers!!!
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.
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)
NATARAJA NATYALAYA SCHOOL OF DANCE
This traditional South Indian Dance School offers classes for all ages 5 and up! Located in Rocklin, Nataraja Natyalaya demonstrates their mastery of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi forms of Indian classical Dance., preserving the traditional essence of Indian classical dance.
BRANDON 'KNOWBODY' GREATHOUSE
Brandon 'Knowbody' Greathouse is a Sacramento hip-hop dancer who has made a name for himself far beyond his hometown with his fierce style. Among his many accomplishments, he headed up the Sacramento Kings Breakerz, led competitive teams on MTV's America's Best Dance Crew, and served as the choreographer for Fight 4 Your Life's Ghost Crew. Beyond that, he is equally passionate about giving back to the youth in our community through dance.
DEANE DANCE CENTER
Deane Dance Center and Sac Civic Ballet were founded by Barbara Crockett (founder of the Sacramento Ballet) and her daughter and son-in-law, San Francisco Ballet dancers Allyson Deane and Don Schwennesen. Ms. Crockett's 70+ year legacy is continued in Deane Dance Center by producing dancers with sublime technique, work ethic, compassion and professional standards. Since 1994, the school has won many nationally recognized awards, including our most recent award from Regional Dance America/Pacific (RDA/P) for an original choreographed ballet.
FRESH MEADOW DANCE / SOUL OF DANCE ART ENSEMBLE
As part of the Soul of Dance Art Ensemble, Fresh Meadow Dance was founded in August 2014 in Sacramento to teach girls how to perform Chinese Classical Dance and to introduce traditional Chinese Culture.
Also known as Keith and Summer Turk (a husband and wife team), KAST has been dancing and working in the dance industry for a combination of more than 20 years with training in Jazz, Ballet, Tumbling, Hip Hop, and Modern Contemporary. They want to bring their expertise and experience to, and share their passion with every dancer at KAST Academy!
TINA B AND THE SACRAMENTO SOUL LINE DANCERS
Tina B., once named a Hub Magazine Exceptional Woman of Color, is tireless in her efforts to help the Sacramento community of all shapes, sizes, and ages get up and moving! Her Soul Line Dance class sets line dances to irresistible classic Motown beats that make you forget you're exercising, as you dance your way to better health. And her Soul Line Dancers demonstration team are fixtures at many local fairs, festivals, and events!
Under the direction of Nicole Manker, Dynamic EnerG focuses on artivism, using the arts to enact social change. Nicole’s teaching background includes an assortment of dance styles, including modern, hip-hop, tap, jazz, ballet, and African diasporic aesthetics. Nicole is in the process of becoming a Certified Dunham Instructor through the Institute of Dunham Technique Certification Board.
Honor Kung Fu Academy
Honor Kung Fu Academy is an extension of the Greatest Zhong Hua WuShu School in Shandong Province, "The Martial Arts Hometown" of China.
Following WuShu's lineage, Honor Kung Fu Academy teaches both modern and traditional Kung Fu. Their masters have gone through decades of rigorous skills training to promote WuShu skill mastery, courage and confidence to WuShu practitioners of all ages.