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Going Pro Expo - Chicago

Going Pro Entertainment, LLC

Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CDT)

Going Pro Expo - Chicago

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
All Day Dance Ticket   more info Ended $78.00 $0.00
Individual - General Entry Only   more info Ended $25.00 $0.00
Group - General Entry Only   more info Ended $20.00 $0.00
WALK IN All Day Dance   more info Ended $85.00 $0.00
WALK IN General Entry   more info Ended $35.00 $0.00

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Going Pro Chicago 2013

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  • Chicago Going Pro Expo
  • Sunday, June 30, 2013
  • 9:00am-5:30pm - Attend single sessions or all day
  • General Entry tickets are required for all attendees 
  • Early Bird registration rates available through June 20
  • Standard registration rates available June 21-June 29
  • Walk ins welcome while space is available June 30
  • HiFi Fitness, 820 North Orleans, Suite 100, Chicago IL 60610

HiFi Fitness

Featuring pro dance choreographers of the ...

  • NBA & NFL and other sports leagues
  • Vendors for shopping and networking
  • Presentations in areas of pageantry, fitness/nutrition, hair/makeup and directors/leadership

Costs .... 

  • General Entry Tickets 
    Early Bird Rate: $15.00 per person through June 20
    Standard Rate: $25.00 per person June 21-29
    Walk In Rate: $30.00 per person June 30, limited space 
  • Includes:
    Dance Technique Class 
    Add Choreography sessions at $15.00 per class (4 classes available. If you would like to attend all dance masters classes please select the All Day Dance Ticket)
  • Group discounts available for 5 or more attendees. If you need assistance with your group registration, please contact info@goingproentertainment.com. 
  • All Day Dance Ticket 
    Early Bird Rate: $70.00 per person through June 20
    Standard Rate: $78.00 per person June 21-29 
    Walk In Rate: $85.00 per person if space is still available in masters classes
  • Includes general entry, dance technique and all FOUR masters dance classes
  • $5.00 Pro discount for current and alumni NFL and NBA peformers. Please contact Going Pro with your name, team and years cheering for the discount code.
  • Refund Policy: In the event you are no longer able to attend, tickets may be refunded through June 20 at midnight. 







Please click on the choreographer's name for photo and background. Each choreography session requires a general entry fee plus $15.00 per class. Each choreography session is 90 minutes in length. Routines are 45-60 seconds in length, pro dance style with complimentary music files and routine videos after the event. Some routines may have groups and formations. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your class. Each class will begin with a short warm up and stretch. Attire should be comfortable dance/fitness wear.  

Chicago Instructors

Please click on the Choreographer to see photo and bio

All general entry tickets include access to the presentation and vendor area as well as the dance technique class. Browse vendors, get special offers and attend any of several featured presentations by the industry's best! Come and go as you please. Remember if you would like to attend NBA and NFL dance masters classes there is an additional per-class fee. Attire should be suited to your activity. You are here to network so dress to impress!

Please click on the Presenter to see photo and bio



Pam MarshPam Marsh - Current NBA Luvabull, Alumni St Louis Rams Cheerleader. Pam has nearly a decade of professional dance and cheer experience. After college, Pam joined her hometown NFL team as a St. Louis Rams Cheerleader where she was a proud member for three years until she relocated to Chicago. There, she joined the only professional dance team in Chicago, the Chicago Bulls Cheerleaders known as "Luvabulls." She is now in her sixth season representing the Luvabulls. With experience in both NBA and NFL cheerleading, Pam has performed at hundreds of games, in front of thousands of audiences nationally and internationally, and knows what it takes to uphold expectations of distinguished entertainment teams while participating in media events, public appearances, and community promotions.

Tessa CaccavalloTessa Caccavallo - NFL Cheerleader Alumna - Indianapolis Colts, NBA Alumna - Indiana Pacemates. Tessa graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in Public Relations in 2006. Tessa danced, choreographed and coached for an arena football team and a minor league baseball team in college. Tessa danced for the Pacers for three seasons before becoming an Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader. She had the honor of dancing on the sidelines at Superbowl XLIV and performing with Gretchen Wilson and Cheap Trick her rookie season. Tessa served as a squad captain her second year and was chosen to represent the Colts and promote NFL Mexico in Mexico City. She also participated in an Armed Forces Entertainment tour to Okinawa, Japan. That same year she was voted Pro Bowl Cheerleader by her teammates and represented the Colts Cheerleaders in Hawaii. Tessa has been featured in Maxim, SI.com, NFL.com and many other online and print publications. She has choreographed numerous routines for the Colts Cheerleaders and helped develop the first ever Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders Training Program, which provides coaching and mentoring for aspiring Colts Cheerleaders. 

Gloria EspositoGloria Esposito - Director of the AFL Chicago Adrenaline Rush, 2012 AFL Dream Team Choreographer, Former NBA Dancer of the Chicago Bulls. Gloria was a 4-year NBA dancer and captain for the Luvabulls. As a member of the Chicago Rush Dance Team, she was selected to the AFL All Star Dance Team and now enters her 4th year as the team's director. In 2012, she was selected to choreograph for the Arena Football Dream Team dancers in New Orleans at the All Star game. She continues to perform in the Chicagoland as a member of the Brooze Brothers and contributes as a staff member of Wynning Teams.

Shanon LerschShanon Lersch - Miss Illinois USA 2008, Former NBA Chicago Luvabull, Director of DePaul Spirit Programs. Shanon is a Chicago native and postgraduate student who attended DePaul University with a dual Masters in Sociology & Communications. She was Miss Illinois USA 2008 and has had the opportunity to travel to Japan, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Hong Kong, China, France, Italy, the Netherlands, and all of Southeast Asia as a Professional Model, NBA Dancer, and Spokesperson. She has been featured in national magazines and advertising campaigns including a feature article in the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. For six seasons, Shanon was an NBA dancer and captain with the Chicago Bulls. She is currently the Head Coach and Director of the Spirit Programs for DePaul University. Shanon has served as the Talent Manager for NBA China and recently completed season three of China's NBA Competition / Reality Dance Show “Dance Passion” where she was a Host, Choreographer, Dance Coach, and Celebrity Judge. The SUNTIMES has labeled Shanon as the next Paula Abdul of China. She also enjoys serving as the on-air host for NOW TV Sports, covering professional rugby, soccer and basketball for Hong Kong’s largest cable operator. She is also the current in-arena emcee for DePaul Basketball and the AFL's Chicago Rush. 

Wynne LaceyWynne Lacey - Director of the NHL Chicago Blackhawks Ice Crew, Former NBA Dancer of the Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks. In her 10th year as the Ice Crew director, Wynne consults teams across the country as they launch ice girls and promo / performance teams. Wynne has also directed the IFL Chicago Slaughter and the AFL Chicago Adrenaline Rush dance teams. She founded Wynning Teams and continues to work with women as a life coach. 

ChrissyChrissy McClaughry, Hair Stylist. Chrissy is a hair stylist and makeup artist at Alberto Daniel Salon. As a former Adrenaline Rush and Chicago Slaughter dancer, she knows how to get hair photo shoot and performance ready.

Pierce HutchingsPierce Hutchings, Personal Trainer, Owner of Body Fit Lab, Consultant to the Miss United States Pageant. Pierce holds a master's degree in physiology and exercise science. For over 13 years, Pierce has worked as a private fitness trainer for professional athletes, teams, celebrities and models specializing in athletic performance, weight loss, body sculpting and intense core training. As a former triathlete and Division I dual sport athlete, Pierce offers his clients a functional, creative and intense cross-training style of workouts to educate and empower his clients to not only get quick results but learn a skill for life. 

Kate AndersonKate Anderson Hooper, NFL Cheerleader St Louis. Kate cheered three seasons with the St. Louis Rams Cheerleaders and now resides in Chicago. Originally from Oregon, Kate attended Millsaps College, where she choreographed and led the dance team. Kate became one of the most recognized NFL Cheerleaders during her time on the field, appearing on the cover of two swimsuit calendars, ESPN, Fox Sports, Maxim.com, Football Action and Lindy’s Magazine. Kate represented the NFL while visiting military bases in Seoul Korea, Afghanistan/Qatar, Mexico and several U.S. bases. She enjoys traveling, music, yoga and fashion. 

YaninaYanina Beccaria, Winner of NBC’s Love in the Wild, Season II; Alumni Blackhawks Ice Girl. Going Pro Chicago welcomes reality television star Yanina Beccaria, winner of the 2012 reality television show hosted by Jenny McCarthy aired on NBC television. As the grand prize winner, after months on the set, Yanina received a first class trip around the world. She planned her dream vacation and spent over a month visiting French Polynesia, Japan, Indonesia, Bhutan, India, and Kenya. Yanina is no stranger to performing in the spotlight, with experience on the original 2003 Chicago Blackhawks Ice Crew where she performed for seven years. She was also a member of the 2009 Chicago Bliss Lingerie Football League. Yanina was born in Argentina, moved to Chicago when she was 17 years old, and graduated from the Chicago Institute of Art. She enjoys snowboarding, gardening, and playing hockey. Currently, Yanina is the Major Account Manager at the Chicago Tribune. She manages the Hispanic publication, Hoy, where she oversees a staff of 30 people and annual sales over $5 million. Yanina will share her story while offering tips behind the scenes of reality television auditions. 

DonnetteDonnette Kuba Cannonie, Co-Producer Carnival-Choreographer's Ball Chicago. Donnette Cannonie is a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher from Chicago, IL. She is a co-producer of Carnival-Choreographer's Ball Chicago, a part of the World Famous Carnival Choreographers Ball started in LA. She is also the co-founder and director of theConvention. Trained in multiple styles, Donnette has worked as a versatile dancer nationally and internationally with many companies and artists. Working in both the concert and commercial world of dance, highlights include performing for the Oprah/Black Eyed Peas Flash Mob performance, Vanity Fair, Marshall Field’s, Taylor Dane, Kellogg’s, the DIFFA event at the Field Museum, Toby Keith and in the film Roll Bounce. She spent seven seasons dancing and traveling with The Dance COLEctive and 5 seasons as their Executive Director. She was also a company member with Corpo Dance Co. and has performed as a guest artist with various companies across the country. In addition to other choreographic projects, Donnette works with recording artists on music videos and live stage shows. Her choreography has been presented by the Alabama Dance Summit, Ballet Tennessee, The Dance COLEctive, the IPOP! Conventions in LA and Las Vegas, several dance programs and competitive dance teams and she recently worked as one of the choreographers for Scotland’s National Dance Team. Donnette has taught master classes and workshops across the country and abroad for dance programs including Ballet Tennessee, the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Columbia College summer program, and has spent the past six summers teaching at the Alabama Ballet, originally under the direction of Wes Chapman, current ABT II Artistic Director. Donnette has been a guest judge for ScotCheer/ScotDance, WCA Dance Nationals, the Miss Chicago Pageant for the Miss America Organization, as well as local and state dance competitions across the United States. She holds a B.A. in dance and performance from Columbia College Chicago. Donnette will teach the afternoon Dance Technique class.





Go Wild! WearGo Wild! Wear by Angela King Designs is your premier source for today's hottest styles in professional cheerleading and dance. Whether you are looking for audition outfits, rehearsal wear, a performance costume, or accessories, AKD's Go Wild! collection includes the most sought after designs in the industry. Select from a wide range of fabrics including solids, sparkle and sequins, and embellish with rhinestones, logowork, embroidery and more. Their unique designs and 20 year history in the pro-cheerleading industry includes major brands in the NFL, NBA, NHL, UFL, and beyond. Service is top notch, with alumni pro cheerleaders representing multiple major markets in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and other international territories. Don't wait! Now's the time to experience perfection. Visit www.gowildwear.com.


It WorksTIGHTEN, TONE, AND FIRM wherever You Choose in 45 Minutes! It Works! offers the world's first naturally based body contouring line that delivers maximum results in minimal time. You simply won't find anything like it in the world today. Reduces the Appearance of Cellulite & Skin Slackening! Detoxifies, Tightens, Tones, and Firms Where Applied to the Skin Immediate, Lasting Results in 45 Minutes and Progressive Results with Continued Use. Meet distributor Deana Pirollo Asbury in Chicago to learn more and get wrapped and visit ddp.myitworks.com


MotivesMotives® by Loren Ridinger, through revolutionary, cutting-edge technology, is a world leader in the customized cosmetics industry. Motives is worn by some of today’s hottest celebrities and is a favorite of makeup artists, models and photographers.Motives for La La is part of the award-winning Motives® by Loren Ridinger line and emphasizes colors and products for African-American and Latina women, due to the lack of prominence many beauty lines place on ethnic markets. Motives® by Loren Ridinger is used by some of the biggest celebrities today, such as Gloria Estefan, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, La La Anthony, the Kardashians, Larsa Pippen, Miranda Lambert, Paulina Rubio, Jaime Pressly, Alicia Keys, and the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful. Raine magazine said, "MOTIVES is exceptional makeup that doesn't sacrifice quality for price..." With better-than-Chanel quality for less than MAC prices, you can be sure to find phenomenal product that won't break the bank, and will keep you looking perfect all day and night!

Daisy Fitness
Daisy Fitness Wear's mission is to help you find fitness wear that really expresses your personality so that you'll feel energized, motivated and inspired to workout. Visit www.daisyfitnesswear.com or www.facebook.com/daisyfitnesswear.

Factor 7575% of your fitness results come from what your eat. Factor 75 prepares and delivers meals designed to provide a perfect balance of nutrition and taste to enhance mind and body performance. We are not a diet in the traditional sense, we believe food should be enjoyed and improve quality of life. Let Factor 75 plan, prepare and deliver so you can enjoy life. Starting performing today: www.factor75.com

Nerium ResultsDawn Sims is a licensed Esthetician representing Nerium International, a one of a kind age-defying product with an average 30% increase in change. She is a company representative and customer seeing incredible results to stretch marks on her stomach. Meet Dawn at the expo, learn more at www.ichoose.nerium.com


Science CheerleaderDarlene Cavalier is a Philadelphia NBA alumni dancer who founded the Science Cheerleader to unite the citizen’s desire to be heard and valued, the scientist’s growing interest in the public’s involvement, and government’s need to garner public support. The Science Cheerleader features cheerleaders and dancers who work in or study science, math, engineering, health and other related fields. Launched in 2010, the Science Cheerleaders performance team has rocked the industry with live performances, ground breaking online videos and even shattered a world record! The Science Cheerleaders have performed in the Philadelphia, New York City, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Dallas, Washington, DC and other cities across the United States. Submit your application to join the performance team by visiting www.sciencecheerleader.com.



Going Pro EntertainmentGoing Pro Entertainment is the premier resource for professional cheerleading and dance services. Developed by former pro dancers from all United States sports leagues, GPE provides exclusive services in audition coaching, team consulting and choreography, and alumni talent management. GPE events feature choreography and mentorship by Pro Cheer All Stars in multiple cities, including Phoenix, Los Angeles, Reno, Denver, Kansas City, Chicago, St Louis, Omaha, Oklahoma City, Houston, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Minneapolis/St Paul, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Virginia Beach, Charlotte (NC), Miami, and Orlando. Visit www.goingproentertainment.com orwww.procheerallstars.eventbrite.com.


Are you interested in reaching women over the age of 18 who are in the industries of fitness, dance, pageants, modeling and entertainment? Showcase your business at the Going Pro Expo for $100.00. Space is limited! Contact Kate at kate@goingproentertainment.com.


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When & Where

HiFi Fitness
820 North Orleans
Suite 100
Chicago, 60610

Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CDT)

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Going Pro Entertainment, LLC

Going Pro Entertainment is the premier resource for professional cheerleading and dance services. Developed by elite pro dancers from United States sports leagues, Going Pro provides services in audition coaching, choreography, team training, industry consulting, program management and alumni networking. Representatives are located across the United States and in Canada. 



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