Iconic Dance Team, founded in 2020, is a competitive All Star Dance Team Program. Dancers compete in 1-2 routines in styles such as Pom, Jazz and Hip Hop. Dancers participate in performances and competitions as a team both regionally and nationally. Competitions focus on synchronization, precision, athleticism and skills. This program is Audition-Only. Our dancers are selected based on age (ages 6-18 years) and skill level. Our team trains two days during the week; 2 hours.
We not only pride ourselves on a program that offers proper technical training, but one that also teaches many life lessons that can only be learned through a truly positive team and training environment. Our teachers and coaches take the role in your child’s life seriously as we lead by example and practice what we preach. Integrity, Spirit, Teamwork, Sportsmanship are the main focus of our program. We want the very best for every dancer!
WHY CHOOSE ICONIC DANCE for your ALL STAR TEAM EXPERIENCE?
If we had to sum up the very foundation of our program into two words it would be INTEGRITY and SPORTSMANSHIP! We pride ourselves on running a program with principles that we live by. Our staff is comprised of like minded individuals who all have the same common values, morals and goals in our teaching practices and what we pass on to our students.
OTHER REASONS TO CHOOSE US INCLUDE:
– We have an amazing staff of Professional Coaches and studio training instructors!
-We use positive and motivational teaching methods that promote self esteem, confidence and integrity!
-We have a NEW beautiful DANCE STUDIO designed with a professional dance floor for safety and to avoid injury.
-We teach PROPER TECHNICAL TRAINING.
ICONIC DANCE TEAM
-All Star Dance Team ranging from intermediate to elite level
-Perform as a team (team size ranging of 6 or more dancers)
-Compete in various styles of dance : Pom/Jazz and Hip Hop
-Perform on various surfaces: marley, stage, gymnasium floor
-Compete through dance team circuits such as Universal Dance Association and Champion Spirit Group
-Compete for a Bid to Nationals and The Dance Team Summit
-Travel to Orlando, Florida (depending on team & accepted bid)
-8 month season (Sept-April)
-Practice 2 times a week for 2 hours
-Two uniform practice outfits, team backpack and warm-up jacket
-Learn team work and leadership skills
-Overall benefits of being a part of the Iconic Dance Family
MEET COACH MISTY
Program Director & Dance Team Coach
Coach Misty is known for her contagious energy and the love she has for her dance students. She is passionate about teaching dancers to discover their inner fire and to let their heart and soul pour out onto the dance floor.
Misty is a former University of Iowa Dance Team Member and Choreographer. In her 4 years at Iowa, her team placed in the Finals at UDA College Nationals in Orlando, Florida as well as placing 1st in the region. Misty was awarded the MVP Award and Choreography Award which is a huge honor as a Big Ten Collegiate Athlete. Upon graduation, she’s had the pleasure of judging and choreographing for both nationally and state ranked collegiate and high school dance teams.
For the past 20+ years, Coach Misty has been teaching at numerous dance studios in the Chicagoland area. She has trained intensely in all genres of dance including Classical Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Modern. Misty began her training at the age six with the Lisa Boehm School of Ballet where she performed as a featured dancer in the Nutcracker Suite Ballet. She continued her dance training with the University of Iowa Dance Department, The Edge Performing Arts & Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles, California as well as Lou Contes, Joel Hall and Tremaine in Chicago. In addition to teaching dance, she’s danced professionally for numerous choreographers. Misty was known for her fierce energy in both jazz and hip hop.
In addition to being Iconic’s All Star Dance Team Coach and Program Director, she is an Author and owner of Mistyrockslife LLC. You may know Misty as being a retired school teacher of 17 years in school district U-46. While at home, Misty is the CEO to her three awesome kiddos and wife to Todd. She loves fitness, meditating, vacations, iced tea and anything related to DANCE!