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.ZACK: ADC presents Love Spell 2019 - A Valentine's Party

  • .ZACK 3224 Locust Street St. Louis, MO, 63103 United States (map)

Looking for a fun night out while supporting the arts community? Join Ashleyliane Dance Company at LOVE SPELL for an evening of celebrating the things we adore: dance, loved ones and spirits! Learn basic dance steps and fun moves that you can use on the dance floor! We are excited to have awesome instructors leading us in bachata, lindy hop and the fox trot!

18 to enter, 21 to drink!

WHERE: .Zack Urban Ballroom (3224 Locust St. St. Louis, MO 63103)

WHEN: Saturday, February 16th at 7:30 p.m.

COST: $15 per person (plus processing fee)

There will be a cash bar available for purchases at the venue, as well as aa 50/50 raffle and a chance to win tickets to our upcoming "Into the Fire" concert at the Grandel! NO PARTNER IS NEEDED AND WE WELCOME ALL DANCE ABILITY LEVELS!!
ADC is raising money for future programming and we would love to have your support. Join us for a night of fellowship and fun!

Instructors:

Erin Morris - Lindy Hop
Erin Morris is a champion solo jazz dancer, celebrated lindy hop artist, and a working jazz musician. She is a formidable improviser and spirited partner, able to draw upon a wealth of musical knowledge and vernacular dance movement. Her strongest influences are Katherine Dunham and Leon James and, of course, the music itself. In the classroom she is renowned for her depth and clarity, and she strives to develop artists and individuals. She is very proud that none of her students ever look like her. She has taught, performed, and competed around the world. Erin began teaching dance in 1999 for the University of Michigan swing club. She invested more than a decade in her home lindy hop scene and spent four years teaching primarily as a lead to meet the unique challenges of that scene. In 2011 she founded Michigan’s first chorus girl troupe, Erin Morris & Her Ragdolls, to explore her voice as a choreographer and to become an ambassador for women in jazz. She choreographed more than 40 original routines for the Ragdolls and worked closely with local band leaders, including the acclaimed James Dapogny, to present revues and performances that featured live music. Erin moved to St. Louis in 2016 to continue her journey as a working musician and dancer. She bought a 3 story brick house a few blocks from historic Cherokee St. and is busy painting everything pink

LIla Peake - Fox Trot
Lila is a former figure skater and performer with Disney on Ice. She has trained and competed in ballroom dance for over 15 years and has a background in ballet, jazz and tap. In 2006, she and her partner were finalists in both the Pro Rising Star at The Ohio Star Ball and World Professional American Smooth Rising Star. She holds a degree at the licentiate level in American Smooth and American Rhythm from the US Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance.

Charis Railey - Bachata
Charis Railey has trained in martial arts and various genres of dance since her teen years at COCA, and she fell in love with latin genres such as samba and salsa in college. She holds a B.A. in Theatre and Dance and continues to train, perform, and social dance locally and across the country. She currently works to provide mindful yet energetic afro-latin entertainment and dance instruction across the Midwest. Bachata, the style Charis will be sharing for this event, is a Dominican genre of music characterized by percussive guitar notes and dramatic, heartfelt lyrics. Get those feet and hips ready!

There is a small processing fee ($2.12) for buying tickets online. Paper tickets will be available soon. :)

NOTE: There are no refunds.

Earlier Event: February 16
Wellspent Brewing Co: Yoga On Tap
Later Event: February 16
Firebird: Milo