Heinze Dance Academy to present 31st annual spring dance concerts Saturday and Sunday

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Top row from left, Kia Barnes, Mira Madsen and Chloe Fink; middle row from left, Morgan Hollensteiner, Danielle Dohm and Elle Maynard; bottom row from left, Magan Hull, Anna Ehmen and Morgan Kim. | Photo courtesy of Heinze Dance Academy

QUINCY — Heinze Dance Academy will present its 31st annual spring dance concerts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, at the Quincy Junior High School’s Morrison Theater.  Tickets are available at the door.

The concert will feature more than 200 students ages 3 and up in the styles of ballet, pointe, lyrical, modern, jazz and tap.

 The Heinze Dance Troupe will present 16 dances.  The finale of the show will feature the entire 33 member troupe to “Sweet As Sugar,” which features a medley of songs.

Highlights of the concert will be:

  • Senior Danielle Dohm performing a pointe solo to “Ain’t That A Kick In The Head”;
  • Senior Anna Ehmen performing a lyrical solo to “My Girl”;
  • Senior Morgan Kim performing a jazz solo to “Confident”;
  • Seniors Chloe Fink and Morgan Hollensteiner performing a jazz duet to “A Little Party”;
  • Senior Mira Madsen will be featured in a modern dance titled “Smoke on the Water”;
  • Teachers Beth Grunden Heinze and Brenna Phillips will be perform. 

The announcement of the most improved dancers will be announced before the finale at the Sunday performance.

Heinze, owner and operator of Heinze Dance Academy, is a 1991 Stephens College graduate with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in dance performance, an associate’s degree in liberal arts and an associate’s degree in child studies.  Heinze also is an instructor at Quincy University.

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