Before the Lord

Before the Lord


We've got a lot going on this May! Check out our drama performance, auction and Before the Lord's Spring Performance. Sign up for summer cheer or volleyball camp!
Miss Chessie (Francesca Lee Limbeck ) has loved dance for a long time!
News! Re-enrollment, Business/Marketing entrepreneurial project, Yearbook ads, and Before the Lord classes.
Very proud of our alumna and Before the Lord founder ! Grand Canyon University The Honors College at Grand Canyon University
Dancing together-apart with Zoom.
Tomorrow's school day includes an 8:30 am start for all grade levels, costume contest, and noon dismissal. Also take note of SouthGate Church Christmas services and this weekend's Before the Lord performance. Merry Christmas!
Did you know the school's new Bruce T. Halle Activity Center also houses a rehearsal space for Before the Lord? SouthGate Church looks great for The Spirit of Christmas - Fall 2019 Dance Recital!

Affordable dance classes training young dancers for Jesus!

Operating as usual


Introducing our Spring 2022 Production…

Through The Wardrobe

We are beyond excited for this Narnia inspired show! With dances inspired by all three Narnia movies, we are preparing an unforgettable story that you won’t want to miss!!

May 27th & 28th @6:30pm
Tickets on sale May 1st!

🎥 by the amazing Brandon Sosa

Photos from Before the Lord's post 12/12/2021

What a blast this week has been! We couldn’t be prouder of all the kids and their hard work. It’s safe to say A Nutcracker Christmas was a great success! Love our dance family 🤍

Thank you to all who came out to see us and support our program! If you were there, what was your favorite part? 🤩🎄🩰


12/10/2021 Before the Lord ----TEST

Just a TEST.

Photos from Before the Lord's post 12/06/2021

We had such a fun time doing a “sneak peek” in church this morning! These girls did such a wonderful job, and we can’t wait for our shows this weekend!

There are still a few tickets left, come out & enjoy the show!

Friday December 10th @6:30
Saturday December 11th @6:30


Officially one month away from
A Nutcracker Christmas!

Are you as excited as we are???

Tickets are nearly sold out for both nights! Don’t miss out!

Home | My Site 10/25/2021

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Hey friends!!

We are in the last week of our candle fundraiser! If you would like to support our program or a specific student of ours, we would love your help! This is also a great way to get some Christmas shopping done early 😉

To order, go to

If you are local, you can enter the shipping code DANCE to bypass the shipping. If you are out of state, you can still order and have them shipped to you.

If you are supporting a specific student of ours, make sure to enter their name in the “notes” section before you check out!

Our fundraiser ends 10/31, and all orders will be fulfilled by 11/12!

Let me know if you have any questions!



One more week until tickets go on sale for A Nutcracker Christmas!!!

December 10th & 11th @6:30pm
Tickets on sale November 1st @8:00am


Introducing our Fall 2021 Production : A Nutcracker Christmas

Enjoy a magical performance based on the classic Christmas Ballet, The Nutcracker.

December 10th & 11th @ 6:30
Tickets on sale November 1st!

I promise you won’t want to miss this one 🤩

Let us know how excited you are 👇🏼



If anyone has large cardboard boxes or new appliance boxes that we can take off of your hands between now and December please let us know! We need quite a few for our fall performance 😊


Last semester is going to be hard to beat….

We couldn’t be prouder of these kids and can’t wait to share our plans for the fall semester!


Any guesses on our Spring 2021 Production Theme?

See ya real soon 😉



Hi friends!

Our students are doing a candle fundraiser for the month of February!

A huge amount of the proceeds will be going right into our program and to the students directly, and we are so excited to be working with another small business, R&S Candle Co.!

You support us by ordering candles from

If you are local, use the promo code DANCE so that you are not charged for shipping. We will deliver them to you locally! The good news is, friends and family out of state can support as well by getting them shipped! If you would like to support a specific student of ours, please put their name in the notes section. If not, just put “supporting before the Lord” in the notes section so that Shannon knows the order is for us!

Thank you in advance for your support!



Registration for our Spring 2021 semester is now open! Our classes will begin this weekend, January 9th. Message us or email Chessie at [email protected] for more information. Ages 3+ and all skill levels are welcome!

12/12/2020 Before the Lord, A Jazzy Christmas Recital 12/09/2020

12/12/2020 Before the Lord, A Jazzy Christmas Recital

Here is the live stream link that you can use to view our recital this Saturday, December 12th @ 6:30pm MST.

Share with your friends and family who would like to watch from home!

12/12/2020 Before the Lord, A Jazzy Christmas Recital Watch the dancers of Before the Lord perform, "A Jazzy Christmas Recital" at SouthGate Church.


One more week!

We are so excited and can’t wait!

Photos from Before the Lord's post 10/08/2020

Most exciting day ever over here!

I have been dreaming and saving for 4 years for these mirrors, and today we had our first class with them! It is so exciting to see our program growing and how the Lord has blessed our vision!

Thank you Pastor Andrew and Southgate for your support and for helping us with this dream!

All of you that have supported us by buying tickets for our recitals and donating at them as well, this is what your donations have all been used for! Thank you!

Our dancers are going to benefit so much from these, I am so excited to see how quickly they improve! 


We are still accepting students for our Fall 2020 Semester!

We still have some availability in all our age groups (Ages 3+), so don't hesitate to reach out for more information!

All experience levels are welcome - we would love to dance with you!

Email Chessie - [email protected]

Photos from Before the Lord's post 08/25/2020

In The Light Photography did an amazing job (as always) capturing our recital “Mixed Emotions.”

Enjoy looking through these sweet pictures!

Parents - don’t forget you can order these (and more) of your kids on the website link that was sent to you! There are beautiful individual pictures of your kids, make sure to look through them!


SouthGate Church

Congratulations to Miss. Chessie, Emma, and the Before The Dancers their hard work and dedication shined brightly as they performed their Mixed Emotions dance recital. These amazing dancers spent months learning routines virtually which wasn't easy, they practiced and worked hard and gave beautiful performances. We are all so proud of them.



We had some last minute technical issues so we will be starting in just a few minutes! Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.



Here is the YouTube live steam link for our recital tonight.

It starts @6:30!
Hope to have lots of you joining in virtually! Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.


Miss Chessie & Miss Emma spent 7 1/2 hours painting these waves for our backdrop! We can’t wait to you all to see it this weekend! 03/26/2020

Dancing Alone Together In this unprecedented time of isolation, Dancing Alone Together aims to be a central resource for the digital dance world that is beginning to bloom. MOVE — Dance-Based Online ClassesCREATE — Dance-Making Prompts & CommunitiesWATCH — Streamed Dance Performances MOVE—AN AGGREGATION OF LIVE-....


We are LOVING our new wall decor!

Thank you for your help!

We are so proud of our students 🤍

Our logos are done by the amazing Olivia Mullin



our first virtual class today... these kids are troopers!

Praying this is all over soon, we miss these kids!!!



Hi everyone!

We plan on having our BTL Parents Night Out event at some point in the near future, but it is impossible for us to know when it will be safe.

Please keep a lookout for when we reschedule this -> we would love your support.

Praying with & for you,


Happy birthday to our amazing costume designer & creator Kathryn Berg Piechocki!

We are so very blessed to have you on our team!


It’s a Beautiful Saturday morning out at the Laveen Parade!


Some of our students and parents will be walking in the Laveen Parade Saturday, February 1st! Come out with your families for a fun morning & say hi!


Come & be a part of the exciting things we have planned this semester!

Registration closes February 8th.
Email Chessie Limbeck ([email protected]) for more information!

Video: Brandon Sosa & Francesca Lee Limbeck
Photos: In The Light Photography

SouthGate Church

The Spirit of Christmas - Fall 2019 01/13/2020

The Spirit of Christmas - Fall 2019

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Introducing our Spring 2022 Production…Through The Wardrobe We are beyond excited for this Narnia inspired show! With da...
12/10/2021 Before the Lord ----TEST
Officially one month away fromA Nutcracker Christmas!Are you as excited as we are???Tickets are nearly sold out for both...
Introducing our Fall 2021 Production : A Nutcracker ChristmasEnjoy a magical performance based on the classic Christmas ...
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