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ACT 1

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#1

HIP HOP CONNXION HQ FAM

"Back Into Time"

The Hip Hop ConnXion HQ is recognized as one of the top professional dance companies in the country. The Headquarters which is considered the main branch is located jointly in Bloomingdale and Aurora. They are also mentors to the HHC Primo branch at UIC. The HHC HQ dancers have appeared in music videos and movies, opened up for artists such as Chris Brown and performed at places like the United Center for the Chicago Bulls. They have taken top honors in major national competitions such as Hip Hop International, but they primarily focus on shows that help to inspire others. The mission statement of the Hip Hop ConnXion is, “Our Future Is Here Today”.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Suavé, Jonny Alba, Hailey Schield

Choreographer(s): Suavé, Jonny Alba

Dancers: Jonny Alba, Giyoung An, Cesar Bautista, Ines Beganovic, Taylor Erwin, Simonne Harris, John Park, Hailey Schield, Charity Williams

Special Guest Dancers: David Fonseca, Darius Love, Brenda Sekosan, Christine Warner

Contact Info:

Website: www.hiphopconnxion.com

Email: info@hiphopconnxion.com

Social Media: hiphopconnxion 

HHC Opener
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#2

MOVEMENT REVOLUTION DANCE CREW

"X-Men"

Movement Revolution Dance Crew (MRDC) was founded in 2010 by Chicago native Monternez “Monte” Rezell. As Artistic Director Monte takes street dance to another level by integrating the street culture into concert dance; all while paying tribute to the founders and originators of the hip hop culture. MRDC performs street dances, club dances and social dances from the hip hop culture keeping the original classic hip hop flavor and mixing it with contemporary styles.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Monte Rezell

Choreographer(s): Monternez Rezell, Terrence Morris, Jr

Dancers: Ebone Ashford, Kitta Boylan, Dana Christy, Ashley Esper, Eliazar Mena, Terrence Morris, Jordan Ordonez, Monternez Rezell

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Contact Info:

Website: www.MovementRevolutionDanceCrew.com

Email: moverevolution2@gmail.com

Social Media: moverevolution2 

Phone: 773-936-8534 

Movement Revolution
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#3

FUSION DANCE COMPANY

"The Future Is Female"

FUSION Dance Company is composed of experienced dancers who specialize in hip hop dance and choreography. Through hard work and practice, its members excel in providing high-energy performances packed with innovative style and attitude that is sure to keep their audience on the edge of their seats. This all female group travels, performs, and competes throughout the Chicagoland area and uses dance as a positive outlet for dealing with everyday life. We are a sisterhood and a FUSION Family.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Alissa Deutsch, Juliana Dragisic, Felecia Hubbard

Choreographer(s): Alissa Deutsch, Juliana Dragisic, Felecia Hubbard

Dancers: Sheridan Bass, Sloane Berkowitz, Leni Berman, Isla Blitz, Tatum Brady, Sage Chalfin, Ishanvi Chaudry, Olivia Chertow, Kendall Chroman, Eden Cohan, Ari Cohen, Emerson Cohen, Payton Copeland, Allison Crane, Bailey Deutsch, Harper Deutsch, Parker Feldman, Sage Felman, Maya Fern, Sydney Freed, Ellyana Freeman, Savannah Geleerd, Dylan Gershman, Ari Glazer, Sydney Glazer, Marlee Gold, Maya Goldberg, Chloe Goode, Hudson Graham, Lexie Groner, Mia Hamano, Alexis Haschke, Ava Haschke, Sofia Kaplan, Maya Kassof, Brooklyn Katz, Elodie Kim, Elliana Kimelman, Reese Kimelman, Lexi Kirshenbaum, Annie Leverenz, Mara Lishanskiy, Julia Mann, Cece Marinello, Reese Millstein, Sabrina Musen, Brooke Nero, Isabel Papantoniou, Sofia Papantoniou, Dylan Patap, Lily Pearl, Giuliana Pesce, Ava Pinto, Tara Rai, Emerson Redisch, Maya Resnick, Ava Rodgers, Avery Rosen, Meyer Rubenstein, Victoria Ruiz, Charlie Sarnoff, Jordyn Shapiro, Mattie Shpritz, Teddy Siegel, Logan Silver, Ryan Silverman, Emma Stiefel, Channing Strauss, Daphna Wallach, Maya Wallach, Jolie Waller, Lindsay Warhaftig, Maya Warhaftig, Sylvi Wittenberg, Lexi Wolff, Olivia Wood, Peyton Woodson, Brielle Wool, Sydney Zendel, Evelyn Zimbalist

Contact Info:

Website: www.studio18chicago.com

Email: studio18chicago@gmail.com

Social Media: immafusionfan

Phone: 224-300-0941 

Fusion
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#4

HIP HOP CONNXION PRIMO/DOWNTOWN

"Pool Party"

ConnXion Primo is a dance troupe of all ages, gender, and color, with each member striving toward one common goal…TO INSPIRE! The company’s mission statement, “Our Future Is Here Today” is built upon the act of inspiring the leaders of today and making the bond in the dance community stronger for all. Our primary goal is to inspire others to be the best they can be and educate our youth to make good choices by being positive role models within the community through our movement and our everyday interactions with everyone that we connect with.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Breanna Henry, Alyssa Bernardino

Choreographer(s): Georel Acuna, Asjha Lucena-Johnson, Breanna Henry, Tristan Danan, Aisha Torres, Misty Villagomez, Genesis Feliciano, Jake Orlowski, Michelle Wang, Stefanie Farfan, Morgan Foster

Dancers: Alyssa Bernardino, Katie Bower, Natalia Camacho, Emily Carroso, Tristan Danan, Stefanie Farfan, Genesis Feliciano, Morgan Foster, Vaughn Francisco, Roshnee Gulati, Bre Henry, Kerigen Hoffman, Sylvia Huang, Jee-hye Janes, Steve Jimenez, Asjha Lucena-Johnson, Jie (Candice) Lu, Jasmine Mason, Christine Nguyen, Lauren Peck, Aaliyah Price, Perla Reducindo, Veronica Rimsky, Kelly Scott, Sophia Shin, Jae Silk, Fatima Sison, Lanier Tisley, Jacqueline Tran, Jonny Visperas, Sarah Walles, Michelle Wang

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Contact Info:

Website: www.hiphopconnxion.com

Email: hhcdowntown@yahoo.com

Social Media: IG- @primo_dancecrew/ FB: Primo Dance 

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#5

VICIOUS

"Sock It To Me"

In loving memory of Tyris Robertson & Dominic Domfromguam Cadiz.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Kris Rhodes

Choreographer(s): Kris Rhodes

Dancers: Levi Carrroll, Jon’qis Fillyaw, Julia Gardziel, Adonis Hunter, Malissa Kenner, Sylvia Love, Antoniette Marino, Giovanni Palma, Bobbi Ponder, Kay Quiballo, Kris Rhodes, Brenda Sekosan, Niki Zamora

Contact Info:

Email: ChooseVicious@gmail.com

Vicious
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#6

BANG BANG! DANCE COMPANY

"Bounce N Break Yo Back!"

Founded in 2019 by Trae Turner, BANG BANG! Dance Company, strives to make music visible by pushing the boundaries of hip hop dance. BANG BANG! is under the artistic direction of Krista Ellensohn and is family to BOOM CRACK! and BOOM BOX Dance Company.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Krista Ellensohn

Choreographer(s): Krista Ellensohn, Sophia Santore, Trae Turner

Dancers: Daniel Abia, Victoria Buch, Kayla Claybron, Jaylyn Fahey, Raleigh Ford, Aimee Frost, Diamond Gant, Taylor Harvey, Samantha Hernandez, Kristina Kim, Keyana Latimer, Chae Lee, Jiayun Lu, Christina Phillips, Maria Rocha, Iliana Rodriguez, Maribel Rodriguez, Madeline Rush, Rylie Ann Taylor, Veronica Toland, Kelly Walblay

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Contact Info:

Website: www.boomcrack.com

Email: bangbangdanceco@gmail.com

Social Media: IG- @bangbangdanceco 

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#7

INSIDE OUT PROFESSIONAL DANCE COMPANY

"No Friends in the Industry"

InsideOut Professional combines talent, culture and diversity from all over the world to inspire & connect our community in Chicago. ISO PRO has participated in World of Dance, Prelude Midwest, Choreographer’s Carnival since 2018

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Andrew Tamez Hull

Choreographer(s): Andrew Tamez Hull, Jake Orlowski

Dancers: Melyna Arango, Rocky Bach, Prerna Bajaj, Rachel Blaauwendraad, Jay Blakely, Yulianee Cruz, Mackenzie Folkers, Lucia Garr, Andrew Tamez Hull, Matthew Hyatt, Lauryn Jerz, Samantha O'Malley, Lex Olander, Jake Orlowski, Havana Stein, Cathy Suresh, Ana Vasquez, Mia Volpe 

Contact Info:

Email: insideoutprofessionalcompany@gmail.com

Social Media: IG- @insideoutprofessional

Phone: Prerna 773-490-6112

Inside Out
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#8

C.O.D.A. (CHICAGO ONYX DANCE ALLIANCE)

"Black & Blue"

In 2007, C.O.D.A. (Chicago Onyx Dance Alliance) was established to train and expose up-and-coming dancers to the professional world of dance and quickly grew into one of Chicago's most entertaining dance companies. As a multicultural dance company, C.O.D.A. prides itself in the versatility of dance styles and creative ideas within the company. Understanding the authenticity and history of Hip Hop, we embrace all styles. Today, we strive to serve creatives from diverse backgrounds, including those in our community and those in search of community. We provide dance training and mentorship through a safe, inclusive environment. With each performance we strive to bring joy to ourselves and others while pushing boundaries in our craft.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Director(s): Riane Taday & Victor Lugo 

Choreographer(s): Riane Taday, Christine Kao, Tyler Pradaxay, Kassie Ramirez

Dancers: Mikee Alde, Isabel Colado, Joneil Escobar, Unna Fernandez, Christine Kao, Jessica Lei, Sophie Lin, Momo Llorens, Lucy, Victor Lugo, Samantha Maltezos, Antoniette Marino, Eliazar (EZ) Mena, Kerry Pelegrino, Michael Pradaxay, Kay Quiballo, Kassie Ramirez, Ian Santos, Chelsea Shang, Riane Taday, Nikhilesh (Nik) Thota, Kevin Torio

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Contact Info:

Email: codaworld.chicago@gmail.com

Social Media: Instagram: @codaworld, Facebook: facebook.com/CODAWORLD

*** 20 MINUTE INTERMISSION***

 

Please take this time to visit THE ONE Merchandise Table in the foyer and grab some Limited Edition show gear.

CODA

L.I.F.E. Achievement Award Grant Presentation

Presented to...

HIP HOP CONNXION HQ

Life Achievement

ACT 2