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Western Illinois University Dance Faculty Member Travels the Midwest to Watch Students’ Summer Performances

August 2nd, 2021
Western Illinois University Dance Faculty Member Travels the Midwest to Watch Students' Summer Performances

For Western Illinois University Dance Instructor Donald Laney, investing in the professional lives and summer performances his students are involved in this year is a trait he learned as a young child. Laney has spent much of his time this summer putting many miles on his car, traveling to watch the shows WIU students are performing in across the Midwest. The journey started after Laney spent six weeks this summer teaching at the West Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts. At about the same time, he began seeing photographs on social media of the shows his students were part of. “I... Read More

Russian Ballet Theatre to Bring “Swan Lake” to Davenport’s Adler Theatre March 1

July 26th, 2021
Russian Ballet Theatre to Bring “Swan Lake” to Davenport’s Adler Theatre March 1

The Russian Ballet Theatre will present a breathtaking new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic “Swan Lake” on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at the Adler Theatre. Tickets for this performance go on sale this Friday, July 30 at 10 a.m. online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St., Davenport). Tickets are $39, $49, $69 and $89 (plus applicable service charges). “It is all of the splendor which has mesmerized ballet audiences for over a century, plus a bit more,” a Monday release from the Adler says. “Gorgeous, detailed hand-painted... Read More

Shine On Quad Cities

September 15th, 2020
Shine On Quad Cities

2020 has certainly presented many challenges and small businesses have been greatly affected.  Ballroom by Nick presents SHINE ON Quad Cities: a thrilling night of competitive dance starring some of the biggest influencers in the Quad Cities! Shine On Quad Cities takes place this Thursday Sep 17 from 6 – 10 p.m. at the Eldridge Community Center (400 S 16th Avenue Eldridge). The party starts at with the VIP Cocktail Party from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. with complimentary wine, beer, and heavy hors d’oeuvres catered by the Phoenix. Dress to impress and wear your best mask because there will be a Best... Read More

Put On Your Dancing Shoes With Junior Theater Dance Camp!

February 23rd, 2020
Put On Your Dancing Shoes With Junior Theater Dance Camp!

Pack your dance bag and get ready to leap, turn, and express yourself at Davenport Junior Theater’s dance camps! Dancers from beginner to advanced will have fun learning new skills, improving their technique, and meeting others at the theater, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Dancers will take classes in Jazz, Ballet, and Contemporary technique. Each day of camp will start with a large group warmup in the theatre then rotation through each style. The week will end with an onstage performance for parents on Friday, July 31st. Click here or on any camp to learn more! Ages: 7-18 years Time:... Read More

Work The Floor at PUB 1848!

June 28th, 2019
Work The Floor at PUB 1848!

Who doesn’t like to get a lil tipsy and lay it down on the dancefloor with their best friends? Come check out Work The Floor, a cardio fitness dance class on Sunday Jun 30 at PUB 1848 (1601 River Drive Moline), downtown Moline! Drink and dance while getting fit to unedited pop, rap and hip-hop music! $8 gets you a 60-minute class plus a drink ticket!  Join Work The Floor Fitness outside on the stage with drink in hand and stay afterward to drink and mingle! Check in at 12 p.m. The dancing will start promptly at 1 p.m. Cash and major credit cards accepted. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/306128796940023/.  Read More

Re-FL3X Showcase 2019 Provides Fun for the Entire Family!

June 26th, 2019
Re-FL3X Showcase 2019 Provides Fun for the Entire Family!

The Showcase is Back! This is a show for the entire family! If you love Hip Hop Music, Dance and Spoken Word, then this event is for you! Check out the Re-FL3X Showcase 2019, this Saturday Jun 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Davenport Junior Theatre (2822 Eastern Avenue Davenport). Bring the kids to this family friendly event presented by Re-FL3X Hip Hop. Re-FL3X Students will be performing pieces from class. Special Guests will also be attendance, that will make this night so much better! Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Purchase your tickets today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/re-fl3x-showcase-2019-tickets-63094373971. For... Read More

Koo Koo Kanga Roo Bouncing into Village Theatre

January 27th, 2019
Koo Koo Kanga Roo Bouncing into Village Theatre

Are you ready to get your dance on? Koo Koo Kanga Roo will be performing at Village Theatre (2113 E 11th St. Davenport) this Wednesday Jan 30 at 6 p.m. This all ages show will provide fun for the whole family! Tickets are just $15 and can be purchased online at http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1785967-koo-koo-kanga-roo-davenport/.   Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long comedy show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who set out to experiment with live music and make it more fun. Armed with nothing more than an iPod, two mics, one giant rainbow and some gold sneakers, Koo Koo Kanga Roo puts on an all-ages... Read More

QC Scene Goes Behind The Scenes With Ballet QC’s ‘Nutcracker’

December 4th, 2018
QC Scene Goes Behind The Scenes With Ballet QC’s ‘Nutcracker’

Ballet Quad-Cities will be performing the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker” this weekend, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 and 2:30 Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport! The past several weeks they’ve been hard at working putting together this masterpiece, and here are some of the troupe’s pictures of rehearsals and dress performances! For tickets and more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com and www.balletquadcities.com!  Read More

Doors To ‘Wonderland’ Opened Up By Ballet Q-C

March 22nd, 2018
Doors To ‘Wonderland’ Opened Up By Ballet Q-C

Last weekend almost 1,500 people saw Ballet Quad Cities take them on an adventure through Wonderland in Cedar Rapids, and this weekend, it’s the Quad-Cities’ turn! The local dance troupe is presenting the imaginative and unforgettable “Alice in Wonderland” March 24 at 2 and 8 p.m. at Davenport’s Adler Theater, 136 E. 3rd St. Courtney Lyon and the dancers at Ballet Quad Cities are hard at work on an all new performance of “Alice in Wonderland.”  You won’t want to miss this exciting  twist on Alice’s adventures.  Bring your family and enjoy an unforgettable journey through... Read More

Ballet Q-C Taking You To ‘Wonderland’

March 20th, 2018
Ballet Q-C Taking You To ‘Wonderland’

Ballet Quad Cities are taking you on an adventure through Wonderland! The local dance troupe is presenting the imaginative and unforgettable “Alice in Wonderland” March 24 at 2 and 8 p.m. at Davenport’s Adler Theater, 136 E. 3rd St. Courtney Lyon and the dancers at Ballet Quad Cities are hard at work on an all new performance of “Alice in Wonderland.”  You won’t want to miss this exciting  twist on Alice’s adventures.  Bring your family and enjoy an unforgettable journey through Wonderland! For tickets see https://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/49254?brand=adlertheatre. For... Read More