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Dance Festival for a Cause January 27-28, 2024

Verona HS Theater

234 Wildcat Way

Verona, WI 53593

Performance, Community, Character

No Cost for Audience 

9 am-12 pm Master Classes

12 pm Networking Booths open

1 pm Performances Start

The purpose of the Festival is to give local dance students a special performing, learning, and networking experience while also raising funds to support children in our community who do not have access to dance opportunities. The broader goal is to bring people of different backgrounds together to grow our local community.

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Adjudicators and Master Class Teachers 

Sam Picart

  • Showstoppers Host and Judge

  • Ellen Degeneres Show' Dance Off Champion

  • Teaches, choreographs, and performs internationally 

  • Adjunct faculty at Cornish College of the Arts

Jared Baker 

  • Founder and Artistic Director Nova Linea Contemporary Dance 

  • Danced professionally in Dallas, NYC, and Chicago


Ximena Linares-Rodriguez 

  • Graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 2020 with a BA in Dance

  • Former Co-Director/ Choreographer for KLJ Movement 


Molly Gerhmann 

  • Dancer, educator, and choreographer based in New York City

  • Broadway Dance Center Professional Training 

  • Graduated from Loyola University Chicago BA in Dance and a minor in Musical Theater

We hope you can join us for this community-building festival! 


Please contact Artistic Director Sara Rohs

Performing Groups and Master Classes 

Performance groups choose competition on the registration page

Registration is open until by Dec 15, 2023

Check out the bios of our fantastic teachers!

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