The Chicago Honey Bear Dancers have been entertaining audiences on the 2019 Missouri State Honest since Thursday, and can proceed to take action by means of the tip of the Honest on Sunday, Aug. 18.
We caught up with the 4 members of the energetic dance troupe on Friday on the Child’s Stage, and requested them a couple of questions, beginning with line captain Lisa Michelle.
Lisa, the chief of the quartet, would not disclose her age, however stated she has been doing this job for over 20 years.
The Chicago Honey Bears Dancers, primarily based out of (the place else?) Chicago, is a spread track and dance present. “We originated from the Chicago Bears soccer workforce. And means again in 1985, our producer, Greg Schwartz, he used to work with the Bears. And after they removed the cheerleaders, he purchased the rights to the identify, trademarked it, and turned it right into a touring track and dance present,” Lisa defined.
“We carry out everywhere in the world, at over 180 US army bases, a whole lot of county gala’s and festivals, over 20 state gala’s, resorts, company occasions, we work with over 70 of the Fortune 500 firms, and simply numerous particular occasions,” Lisa stated of the dance firm, whose guardian firm, Dance Spectacular Productions, relies out of Carol Stream, Illinois.
The dwell present incorporates all types of dance, with lots viewers participation. The present on the Mo State Honest takes place at 12:30 and 4, adopted by a youngsters dance workshop at 6 p.m. The workshop has a socially vital message of being a buddy, not a bully. “With bullying being such an enormous factor at the moment in our world, we like to provide the youngsters some instruments to have the ability to know find out how to deal with that state of affairs in the event that they’re ever being bullied. So we make it enjoyable, although, in order that they get to bop and have enjoyable, and discover ways to be a buddy, not a bully.” Lisa stated.