Dance academy

The Heinze Dance Academy Spring Concerts will take place June 4-5 at the Morrison Theater |

Heinze Dance Academy students will perform their 29th Annual Spring Dance Concert on Saturday, June 4 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 5 at 1 p.m. at the Quincy Junior High School Morrison Theater. Tickets are available at the door.

The concert will feature over 250 students ages 3 and up in ballet, pointe, lyrical, modern, jazz and tap styles.

The Heinze Dance Troupe will present 15 dances. The show’s finale will feature the entire 40-member cast performing “What’s My Name” which features a medley of songs.

Concert highlights include: Elders Ella Ehmen will perform a lyrical solo on “Isn’t She Lovely”; senior Courtney Johnson will perform a lyrical solo on “Come Dance With Me”; senior Emma Bainter will perform a lyrical solo on “I Could’ve Danced All Night” and seniors Kyrissa Funk and Morgan Widmer will perform jazz due to “One Bad Apple.” Beth Heinze, owner of the dance academy, will also perform.

The announcement of the most improved dancers will be announced before the final during the Sunday performance.

Beth Grunden Heinze, owner and operator of Heinze Dance Academy, graduated from Stephens College in 1991 with a BFA in Dance, an AA in Liberal Arts and an AA in Child Studies. Beth is also a teacher at Quincy University.