The public is invited to a For the Love of Dance fundraiser at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in the Farmington High School recital hall.
Farmington High School Senior Party is hosting the award-winning Minnesota Kpop Dance Crew, which won the KCDF U.S. Championships in Los Angeles, performed in Seoul, South Korea, and won top honors at several competitions throughout the U.S.
The fundraiser will support the FHS Senior Class Party committee that aims to provide a safe, fun and substance-free event for graduates of the Class of 2020.
Organizers report this show will delight anyone who loves dance. The showcase will feature a variety of dance styles performed by local youth dance groups from across the metro. The event emcee will be James Schiffman.
Farmington Tiger Dance Team will entertain along with Darby’s Dancers and Dancers from All Day Studio who are masters in hip hop, krumping, popping and jazz funk. The styles of urban street dance and kick and jazz will be performed by Lakeville Starliners, Just For Kix and Farmington Tiger Dance Team.
Asian and Chinese Folk Dance styles will be performed by Celestial Paladins. Ballroom dance will be performed by Heart and Soul Dance Team, a metro area ballroom group, and by Carleton College Ballroom Dance Team from Northfield.
Each year dance studios bring contemporary, hip hop, lyrical and jazz to the stage. This year, JAMM Dance Co, Studio 4, South Metro Dance Academy, Synergy Dance Studio and DanceWorks will bring their pieces to the show.
This year a new group will take stage from the performing arts school, PIM Arts High School from Eden Prairie. Dance-Twirl Minnesota will bring its national, award-winning baton twirling talents.
A new act this year will highlight the talents of Line Dance Challenge led by Farmington Color Guard.
Ten percent of profits will be given to Dancers Against Cancer organization. To check out more information on this philanthropic group, go to imadanceragainstcancer.org.
To learn more, go to www.fortheloveofdancem.wixsite.com/mysite.