Feature Events

Shining Stars at OCCTAC

JazzXchange is starting 2017 off with the Shining Stars dance classes at OCCTAC in Santa Ana. The intro to Hip Hop and Jazz classes begun January 16th. We’re excited to see the program grow through a partnership with the non-profit OCCTAC.

Hubbard Collective Performs at HH11 Festival

Shining Stars co-founder Irishia Hubbard is showcasing two pieces of her choreography on February 19th at the HH11 Dance Festival in Santa Barbara.

The Hubbard Collective, directed by Irishia Hubbard will be performing Driven by the Base and Sacred Matters on Sunday at 2pm. Get your tickets here!

April Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is a music festival held every April in the United States in honor of jazz as an early American art form. It was created to be an annual event that would pay tribute to jazz as both a living and as a historic music.

The Transformations Suite

In honor of JAM one of JazzXchange’s very own, Julianna Cressman, has brought in professional jazz musicians from New York to perform The Transformations Suite at UC Irvine.

Friday April 21st


Winifred Smith Hall

UC Irvine

Contact: jrlupton@uci.edu