Peoria is famous for fantastic performances of all kinds! Two performance stages will be showcasing talent during IGNITE Peoria. Our IGNITE Performance Stages will be filled with music, dance, and drama.
IGNITE Peoria Main Stage: Located just inside of the Exhibit Hall, the Main Stage will showcase 15 different groups ranging from theatrical performances, to dance groups!
Plays In Peoria Stage: Located right outside the Exhibit Hall in the Triangle Lobby, this stage is all about local bands with a singer/songwriter feel.
2019 Performance Schedule
9:00am - 9:30am
These professional belly dancers perform Middle Eastern, Gypsy, and Indian-fusion dances!
9:30am - 10:00am
Peoria Chinese Association
One of the most beautiful and colorful cultural performances around!
10:30am - 11:00am
They’re not just ballet! See these talented dancers perform jazz and tap as well!
11:00am - 11:45am
Nitsch Theatre Arts
Performing “Mash-Up Madness,” Broadway favorites, pop hits, and dance music through the decades will have your toes tapping.
12:00pm - 12:30pm
The Penguin Project
The Penguin Project puts on plays with children with special disabilities, come see what these talented kids can do!
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Peoria Players Theatre
Recently concluding their 100th season, come see these amazing performers!
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Get a taste of Filipino culture through dance and a fashion show!
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Illinois Ballet
Selections from the Cinderella Ballet highlighting both the professional company and students from Cornerstone Academy of Performing Arts.
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Peoria Magicians Assembly
Now you see it, now you don’t! Don’t miss these amazing magicians!