The Outlet Dance Enterprise returns to the stage to conduct its seventh yearly dance concert featuring a extensive variety of choreographic types, which include modern day, jazz, ballet and musical theater. Thirty dancers will take the viewers on a roller coaster journey of passion, comedy, sass and drama.
The Outlet dance business is made up of two branches: Outlet North and Outlet South. Outlet North satisfies for rehearsals from 8 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays in Elk Grove Village and Outlet South meets for rehearsals 6 to 8 p.m. on Sundays in Westmont.
When the branches rehearse individually, they all occur jointly for a collaborative effectiveness at the close of the season.
Beneath the course of Katrina Rathbone and Leslie Spear, this display will leading new choreography by each the inventive administrators and company customers, which include a few figures from their canceled 2020 performance.
Get pleasure from the clearly show at the Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway St., Chicago, at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7 or 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8.
Outlet Dance Company is sharing the stage this calendar year with the youthful dancers of Ignite Dance Organization (Pavilion Dance Centre-Elk Grove Village) as element of its annual Outreach Method. The program offers younger dancers an possibility to accomplish in a specialist placing, as very well as develop their community with expert dancers.
After a 12 months of isolation and cancelations, these dancers are energized to share every thing they have been performing on with the viewers.
The dance concert is directed by Katrina Rathbone and Leslie Spear rehearsal director Stephanie Farmer choreography by Danielle Rivard, Leslie Spear, Kelly Hume-Geremia, Allison Hornung, Samantha Scaccianoce, Stacy Mowers, Ally Valadez, Stephanie Farmer, Meredith Starr, Erin Murphy & Katrina Rathbone lighting layout: Margaret Hart.
Rathbone, inventive director, received her Bachelor’s diploma in Dance Effectiveness from Illinois Condition University. She commenced dancing at the Pavilion Dance Centre and went on to dance with the Elk Grove Large College Orchesis and R.D.T., b.i.s.i.-dance co, P.U.D. Dance Co., as nicely as the Illinois Point out Dance Theatre. Her choreography background began in significant university environment parts for the Orchesis concert and contributing choreography for the musicals and jazz choir groups.
Immediately after graduation she choreographed as a member of R.D.T. for its yearly concert events and outreach local community live shows which she also directed and stage managed. In 2012, her choreography “Cluttered” was done by R.D.T. in the 2012 Dance Chicago showcase. When she is not directing Outlet, she functions as a Imaginative Director and in-residence graphic designer and photographer.
Spear, creative director, commenced dancing at age four with the Pavilion Dance Centre and ongoing with the Elk Grove Substantial College Orchesis program. As a graduate of Purdue College, she put in 4 several years with the Purdue Repertory Dance Enterprise. She been given her diploma in French Education with minors in Spanish and Dance. Upon graduating faculty, she was a dancer with and choreographer for the Rodriguez Dance Theatre. In 2008, she commenced teaching at Huntley Higher University exactly where she founded the Orchesis program and initiated a dance curriculum. She attained a Masters of Arts in Dance Schooling from the College of North Carolina-Greensboro and carries on to encourage young dancers in Tampa, FL.
South company members include: Amanda Freebeck, Brittany Smith, Genna Nicketta, Jenna Jensen and Jessica Brandis.
North corporation users incorporate:
Abby Zielinski is an environmental engineer who performs on parks and recreation tasks and enjoys cooking in her free time. Her passions are in ballet and jazz. She joined the Purdue Contemporary Dance Company to understand about contemporary dance.
Allison Hornung been given her Bachelor’s of Science in Dance Education and endorsement in Bodily Training from Illinois Condition University. Though in school, she was a 4-12 months member of Illinois Condition Dance Theatre, Dance Assn. and started her choreography vocation at Bloomington Superior Faculty choreographing their musicals. She teaches at Loyola Academy and operates a single of their two dance organizations.
Ally Valadez is a comprehensive-time dance trainer and orchesis director at Regina Dominican substantial faculty in Wilmette.
Andrea Novak, of Arlington Heights, was a six-year member of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago’s children’s cast of the Nutcracker. She majored in Internet marketing and attained minors in Dance and General public Relations at the College of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In the course of higher education, she was a 4-12 months member of the UWW Dance Firm and UWW. She attained her Masters of Science in Interaction and is now doing work as a Manufacturer & Promoting Supervisor for RP Team Global.
Ashley Newton danced at Image Us Unique Dance Studio in Park Ridge. At the College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she been given her Bachelor’s of Promotion and danced with Legend Dance Company. For 12 decades, she has labored for a civil engineering organization as the senior marketing and advertising coordinator. She is a 7-calendar year member of Outlet Dance North and a board member.
Becca Bremer was concerned in Orchesis and Poms at Maine West Substantial School and in two dance providers at Bataille Academie of the Danse. She graduated from Hope University with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance General performance and Choreography. She danced with Strike Time Dance Enterprise and different school showcases and has done and choreographed in Paris. Bremer teaches at River Trails Park District.
Brooke Kirschsieper graduated with a Bachelor’s diploma in Dance Overall performance and Writing. She was a dance teacher at Dance Workshop and Dance Images. She worked for four yrs at Orangetheory Conditioning and is now an admissions advisor at Rasmussen College.
Cassie Olson is a six-12 months member of North and South, as very well as a board member. When she was 3, she commenced her aggressive dance job with the Starlite Dance Business and ongoing competing for 10 a long time. At Elk Grove Significant School, she was a member of the Grenadette Poms group. She graduated from The College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a BS in Chemistry and is now a qualified pharmacy technician.
Danielle Rivard was questioned to be a part of a pre-specialist dance enterprise known as Ballet North at the age of 5. She examined ballet, and performed in productions of Swan Lake, Sleeping Splendor, Don Quixote and other individuals. She acquired many kinds of dance in large university and faculty dance club. She earned her Masters in Nursing and hopes to do the job on a pediatric device.
Jackie Higgason has danced and competed in gymnastics in center university and superior college. She is now dancing in her fourth 12 months with Outlet Dance Organization.
Kelly Hume-Geremia was born and lifted in Arlington Heights. She obtained her Dance Training degree from Illinois State University and her Dance Effectiveness diploma from Ohio University. She is a founding member of Outlet Dance Business. For the previous 3 yrs, she has taught at the Gurnee Park District and has choreographed for their level of competition crew, Previously mentioned the Barre. She taught in Chicago public faculties for six many years. She has taught, choreographed and judged large school Orchesis groups in the Chicagoland area.
Meg Heller has researched ballet, faucet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, tap funk, acrodance, bellydance and lyrical during the previous 13 a long time. She ongoing her training as a dancer and rehearsal director in the Elk Grove Substantial University Orchesis plan. She graduated from Hope College in 2017 with a B.A. in Company Management.
Melissa Winters performed and competed with Ambition Dance Corporation for eight several years. She graduated from Illinois Condition College with a major in Elementary Schooling and a minor in Dance. Throughout her time at ISU, she performed with Illinois State Dance Theatre and Dance Assn. She teaches second quality at Lake Louise Elementary in Palatine and performs at Streamwood Park District as a choreographer and co-director for the Starlights Dance Corporation.
Meredith Star gained dance education at the Pavilion Dance Middle and Elk Grove Significant Faculty Orchesis, Jagged Edge Dance Business and Dorothy’s Dancing Unlimited for the duration of substantial university. She is a registered dietitian at the Middle for Discovery. She was a choreographer for Elk Grove Orchesis, RDT’s Local community Dance Project and Woodlawn Dance Academy. She’s a board member and 7-calendar year enterprise member.
Rachel Lore has experienced in ballet, faucet, jazz, hip hop, and up to date dance. She graduated with a B.S. in psychology from Loyola College Chicago, where by she was component of The Dance Firm. She graduated with her MEd in College Counseling at Loyola and is now a center college counselor and a dance teacher at the Pavilion Dance Centre.
Samantha Scaccianoce is a 4-year total company member with Outlet Dance Enterprise North. She has skilled in all designs of dance for extra than 20 yrs. She graduated with a BFA in Dance Effectiveness from Northern Illinois College. She has trained with River North Dance Chicago, DanceWorks Chicago and Eisenhower Dance Ensemble.
Stacy Mowers obtained a BFA in Dance Performance from Northern Illinois University, dancing with Northern Dance Theatre. She is a seven-year member of North and South. When she’s not dancing, she supports nursing professional growth and orientation for Northwestern Drugs as a Nurse Educator.
Susie Rusch is a six-calendar year member of Outlet Dance Company North. All through her childhood, she trained in a wide range of dance kinds, but primarily ballet. She was a member and officer of Maine South Superior School’s Orchesis Dance Company. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Law/Modern society with a insignificant in Forensic Sciences from Purdue University. At Purdue, she was a member of two dance groups.
Taylor Kanara is a five-yr member of Outlet Dance Company North. For 13 many years, she danced at Pavilion Dance Centre. She was a member of Elk Grove Large School’s Orchesis. She performed in annual demonstrates, as nicely as the Dist. 214 Showcases and Illinois Point out Dance Festival. She graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, IA with a double significant in Psychology and Sociology and a small in Spanish. She competed in the Wartburg University Dance Workforce. She’s now doing work for the Children’s Advocacy Centre in Hoffman Estates.
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