VidaDance is about sharing life. We are a passionate group of professional dancers who enjoy expressing ourselves through movement and music, and who value challenge, creativity, positivity, and laughter. VidaDance is all about interesting, accessible, and excellent choreography, technique, and artistry. The pieces we produce are an eclectic blend of ballet, modern, jazz, lyrical, and tap, with even a little ballroom influence. We love making you smile, think, and feel. VidaDance is more than just a professional dance company - it's a movement.
Price Range: $100 and up, depending on performance length
Gig Length: 10 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
VidaDance performances are always interesting and fun. We believe dance should be easily understood, and performances should be a positive and inspiring. Our pieces are an eclectic blend of ballet, modern, jazz, tap, with ballroom dance influence. Themes range from fairies to finding home to rehearsal mishaps to beginning again and everything in between. We tailor our performances to meet your needs, and can even choreograph a new piece especially for your event. Check out our promo video on YouTube!
VidaDance was founded in 2015 by Lindsey Smith. Lindsey has been dancing most of her life. She holds a BA in Dance with minors in Religious Studies and Hotel Management from Mercyhurst University, graduating magna cum laude in 2011. Her performing experience includes Lake Erie Ballet, Ravel Dance Company, Anazao Dance, Communitas, and Storling Dance Theater, and Dramatic Truth Ballet Theatre. Lindsey has performed as Aurora in "The Sleeping Beauty," held soloist roles in "Coppelia," "Swan Lake," "The Nutcracker," "The Prodigal Daughter," and "Hung Out to Dry," and was corps de ballet in "Cinderella," "Giselle," and "Les Sylphides." Lindsey’s choreography “If” was performed at Mercyhurst school lecture/demonstrations and was invited to be presented at the National Dance Association’s annual conference gala in San Diego in April 2011. Lindsey was presented with the National Dance Association 2010 Student Literary Award and its 2011 Plaudit Award for contribution to the dance field. In 2013, she became a ballet expert for Nike’s (link hidden) and filmed the how-to video series “Dance & Conditioning.” Lindsey also co-choreographed and danced in the Willow Tree promotional video for Susan Lordi’s sculpture “Around You” with Hanan Misko. She has been teaching since 2008, and currently teaches as Adjunct Faculty at Johnson County Community College.
Additional Booking Notes
Technical requirements include a sound system and an open space large enough in which to perform. We can work with hardwood or other flat, level surface (ideally) or carpet.
Upcoming Booked Events
|September 14, 2018 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
Past Booked Events
|July 29, 2017 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Engagement|
|July 21, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Todd Bolender Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, MO|
|April 23, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Grand Center, St. Louis, MO|
We are able to tailor our performances to your needs and event. Some of our pieces include:
-"Beginning Again" (lyrical group piece about starting over)
-"If" (lyrical duet about love and relationships)
-"Fairy Dust" (classical ballet group piece about fairies)
-"What's Mine Is" (jazz duet about sister relationships)
-"The Court(ing) Jester" (ballet/juggling trio about being yourself)
-"Finding Home" (modern solo about returning home)
-"Gloria" (classical ballet piece for two couples)
-"The Old-Fashioned Way" (swing/jitterbug/social dance trio)
-"For the Love of Christine" (classical ballet group piece)
-"With a Smile" (tap solo)
-"What's the Pointe?" (funny group piece about rehearsal mishaps)
Influences & Inspiration
Classical ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and ballroom dance
Large, flat, open space
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