Who Are We?
Celebrating 29 Years of Business.
Honey Bear Dancers" is a Production Entertainment Company that performs
worldwide & has been in existence since 1985, achieving incredible
commercial success under the direction of Producer Greg Schwartz. "Even
as young as 5 years old, Greg always loved music. As a little kid he
loved playing records, dancing around and singing
into a play microphone and he always took his music with him
everywhere. If we went to a restaurant, he'd find a jukebox in no time." says Greg's Mother, Joan Schwartz.
Schwartz grew up in Hoffman Estates and attended Conant High School. He
started Conant's first dance troupe and was the only male member of
the club. He choreographed and coordinated all the school's dance shows
at the time. At 17, he began teaching disco lessons at the Arlington Park Hilton Disco even while he attended Loyola. For eight years he
entertainment director at the original Faces on Rush Street. Greg has forged quite a
career by intertwining his two closest childhood companions, dance and
Schwartz created the group in 1985 when the Chicago Bears disbanded its Cheerleading squad, the Honey Bears. Having produced, directed and choreographed a song-and-dance variety show that featured the cheerleaders for three years at Faces, then a downtown Chicago nightclub, he understood their tremendous entertainment potential. He started with eight cheerleaders, trademarked the name and set out on a voyage that has emerged still 29 years later as a highly successful enterprise, producing almost 100 shows a year.
The "Chicago Honey Bear Dancers" are focused on delivering top-notch quality entertainment with the highest levels of client satisfaction. Entertainment is often the heart and soul of an event. All of our performances exemplify the WOW Factor and will leave your guests talking about your event well after it's over. Whether you have a State Fair, Casino, Military Base, Air Show, Corporate Event, Trade Show, Meeting, Resort, Themepark, Waterpark, or Special Event, we can customize the perfect entertainment package just for you based on your specific budget & targeted audience. (Option to book production show with Live Orchestra or Track Music)
The CHBD's take pride in providing an elite team of hand selected professionals consisting of technically trained dancers, singers & models. Our talent goes through an intense audition/interview process and then months of training, perfecting their craft, and learning our production show numbers. End result equals a high-energy, family-oriented, variety song and dance show for all ages consisting of many dance styles including Broadway, Tap, Jazz, 50's thru Current Hits, Country, Disco, Motown, Patriotic Military Tribute, Jackson 5, Swing, Contemporary & crowd interaction tailored just for you.
We realize just how important your special event is and we will ensure success with the WOW Factor!