This year all donations will be given to Operation Underground Railroad to rescue children.
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Jessie Funk is a motivational speaker and an incredible singer. She has released 5 award-winning albums which makes all of her inspiring presentations fun and musical!” She has recorded several songs for the Especially for Youth albums as well. Jessie is also the Founder and Director of Ivy Girl Academy which empowers young women to believe in themselves.
Daniel Beck is a well-trained singer who specializes in stage production. He has performed in Oklahoma, 1776, Carousel, Annie, and The Scarlet Pimpernel. Dan's talents attracted the attention of the producers of the “Liken the Scriptures” series, LDS DVD’s for children from Lightstone Studios. Dan played several parts in these movies. He was also the associate director for “Esther and the King” movie. He recorded several songs for the Especially for Youth 2007 album, “Power in Purity.
Zach Warriner is a young man with Down syndrome who performed in Las Vegas for 5 years, Utah for 4 years, on T.V. and at a national sports game. This is Zach’s third annual concert fund raising event. He involves children and youth from the community, providing a way through his concert, for them to give back to the world. This event is a community project bringing people together in support of a cause!
Todd Michael Thompson has been a featured actor in over 30 productions in Murray at the Desert Star Playhouse. He has also been seen on the stages of Hale Centre Theatre and Lagoon. His film and television credits include Midway To Heaven, Saints and Soliders: The Void, and the upcoming Lake's 7 and the Golden Gun. Commercial credits include Larry H. Miller Toyota, America First Credit Union, UCCU, and the massive viral comedic Poo Pourri campaign. Todd has worked as a cruise director for Holland America Cruise Line, and has degrees in Criminal Law & Theater Arts from WSU. He is a three time Best In State Award winning DJ & Emcee for weddings & all events.
Davis County Dance- Ballroom We teach ballroom dance and have national dance competition teams as well as performance teams.
Imagine Ballet Theatre was created and organized in 2004, under the vision and direction of Raymond Van Mason, former Ballet West Principal Artist and nationally recognized choreographer and teacher. He wanted to create a pre-professional “youth” ballet company to afford aspiring young dancers professional training and performance experience.
Friend to Friend classes are offered, free of charge, to bring special needs children, youth and young adults together in fun to explore the magical world of theatre. Classes meet each Friday in the Main Rehearsal Hall at CenterPoint Theatre. The classes work towards two productions each year on the CenterPoint Mainstage, one in December and one in June.
PALS is a group of special needs performers who express themselves through the love of dance and music. PALS is the acronym for Performing Artists Lengthening Strides, which simply means that because of the challenges and trials they face, a little more work and bit more practice is needed to learn the dances. It doesn’t hurt that dancing helps overcome daily challenges too!
Encore Dance Theater Owned and directed by Kelley Richardson provides professional dance training that takes the stage!