dance teacherZada Cheeks, a native of Aurora, IL, began his dance training at the age of 10. He became a member of The Cartier Collective and Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s “BAM!” while graduating from West Aurora High School. Since then, Mr. Cheeks has also performed with dance companies such as: Chicago Dance Crash, Civic Ballet of Chicago, Corpo Dance company, Inaside Chicago Dance, Kanopy Dance Company, River North Chicago Dance Company, Winifred Haun and Company, and The Tapmen. He has toured nationally and internationally to China, Italy, Spain, and Venezuela. In addition, Zada also teaches at many dance studios around the Chicagoland area, as well as workshops and master classes helping students to express their feelings and creativity through dance.