February Updates

Dear Company Families,

We kicked off our performance season with beautiful performances at Inaside YSFA last weekend, and now we are heading into our first competition of the season, Dance Idol 2/2-2/3.

Upcoming Performances and Events

January 27th 12:45-1:30 – Let’s Play! community performance (Tap, Hip-Hop groups, and Maddie Solo only)

Stratford Middle School
251 Butterfield Dr, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Dancers should arrive by 12:45

Costumes: MDC company jackets, black leggings, any solid color top

February 2nd-4th – Dance Idol (Competition, full company)

Prairie Lakes Community Center
515 E Thacker St, Des Plaines, IL 60018

A separate email with more detailed competition information will be sent to you by Monday. Please plan on arriving at least one hour before your first scheduled dance.

There are workshops at Dance Idol on Sunday 2/4 8:00a-2:30. These workshops are a great value and are taught by some of Chicago’s leading dancers/educators. Please let me know if your dancer would like to participate! Company dancers are encouraged but not required to participate in this component.

February 16th 6-9pm – Hip-Hop Masterclasses w/ Eileen Mallary

We are excited to welcome back Ms. Eileen Mallary, Executive Director of Culture Shock Chicago for an evening of Hip-Hop Masterclasses!

The registration link and placements will be posted to the company fb page and emailed next week. All company members are expected to attend mdc masterclasses.

February 25th (2:00 pm call, 5:00 pm performance) – “Tap Jam” (Tap co only)

The Grove Banquets
301 Weiland Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL

Dancers Arrive at 2:00 pm

Tickets available (dancers do not need tickets): 847-279-1640 or at the door

More info will be emailed closer to the event.

Far out events to keep on the radar

3/16-3/18 Tribute (competition, full company)
4/6-4/8 AMP (competition, full company)
4/29 – Pospeshil Performing Arts Charity Concert (selected dances TBA)
5/20 – Community Performance @CS Library

Dates TBA:
Community Performance @Belmont Village
Remaining Masterclass Series
TENTATIVE Company Showcase

THANK YOU for reading!

Please let us know if you have any questions.