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The group during a performance in Poland 

About the Group

The Arizona Pride is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the state of Arizona for the purpose of promoting and continuing the art and rich heritage of American Clog Dance. Founded in 1980, the group has a grand history as one of the most established performing clog dance groups in the Western United States. The group is consists of 90 plus members from ages 5 to 60 and are divided in to six specific performance groups. The group practices and conducts lessons at the Pride Warehouse of Dance & Fitness in Phoenix, Arizona.  The performance groups are as follows:

Pride Performance Groups

Performances are available in any duration. Sound and set up is self-contained for recorded music. Upon request, the group can perform with live accompaniment. All costuming is professionally designed and tailored. The Arizona Pride offers performances in all styles of clogging; traditional Southern Appalachian clog dance, modern clog dance, traditional buck dance, jazz, and step dance.

Book the Pride 

Have the Ultimate Entertainment Experience at your next event!


The Arizona Pride is available for booking. Email today to receive more information on how to add the power and excitement of championship clogging to your agenda. Shows of all duration available to fit your programming needs.

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Great for Any Occasion:
Festivals, Craft Shows, Corporate Meetings, Chili Cook-offs, Grand Openings, Music Festivals, Special Events, Company Picnics, Cultural Events, Block Parties, Special Entertainment, Promotions, Parades, Educational Programs and much more!

Sound and PA system available upon request.  Throw in an audience participation to really get your function rocking!

 

The Ultimate Entertainment Experience

Special Appearances:
Rhythm Dance at Silver Dollar City
Japan CIOFF Dance Festivals
Poland CIOFF Dance Festivals
Vienna, Austria
Kuala Lumper, Malaysia
G8 World Economic Summit
Olympic "Bid City"
Super Bowl Players Party
Phoenix Japan/America Festival
Silver Dollar City
TNN Television Appearance
CNN Television Appearance
Phoenix Channel 3 Morning Show
Feather Awards
Beverly Hills Hilton
Phoenix Harvest Festival
San Diego Harvest Festival
Pomona Harvest Festival
Tucson Harvest Festival
Del Mar Harvest Festival
Fiesta Bowl Parade
Red River Music Hall
The Orpheum Theater
CLOG National Conventions

Rawhide

Honors
Three NCHC National Champions
Three Time Western Champions
Three Time Pacific Coast Champions
Three Time Knott’s Berry Champions
Two Time Americas Heartland Champs
Two Time Desert Rose Champions
America West Champions
NCHC Western Division Champions
Opryland USA Champions
Western Mountain Champions
Fiesta Bowl Parade Best Specialty Group
NCHC Overall Director 
Best of Arizona


Book the Arizona Pride:
Up to 90 Minute
Donation Basis
Call 623-879-7421
Email azpride2@hotmail.com

 

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Matt and Colleen Pearson head up the Pride Family with over 35 years combined experience in the art of American Clog Dance. Both are nationally recognized Certified Clogging Instructors, NCHC Certified Judges and promoters of clogging events.


Colleen Pearson is a faculty member at Paradise Valley Community College
and owner of the Pride Warehouse of Dance & Fitness. Colleen has an extensive background in both traditional and modern clogging and was a member of the Arizona Dust Devil Cloggers and the McDonald’s (restaurant) Cloggers. She has incorporated jazz, cheer and hip-hop in to her clogging choreography to produce a truly unique style. She also works with area high school cheer and pom squads. Colleen has spent the past year as the clogging choreographer for the clog/Irish step dance production for Silver Dollar City Entertainment in Branson, Missouri.


Matt Pearson has been a study of America Clog Dance for the past 23 years. Originally from Missouri, he developed his skills at an early age in traditional mountain dance and Appalachian style choreography. His choreography has been recognized with numerous awards and titles throughout the years. Matt has a Masters degree in Business Administration and has been heavily involved in clogging event promotion and organization.
As a team, Matt & Colleen provide a complete package. Both are available for workshops from introductory to super advanced.

 Sound and PA system available upon request.  Throw in an audience participation to really get your function rocking!