Studio 2 Stage will close their season of dance with three recitals on Saturday May 11th; the first at 11:30AM, the second at 2 PM and the third at 7 PM. These recitals will consist of both recreational dancers and Studio 2 Stage's competitive troupe dancers. Dance styles will include Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, and Modern across a diverse range of ages.
Paper Playground is a stimulating experience set on a large paper carpet, created especially for children five and under that is full of dancing, drawing, live music and projections. Fully immersive, Paper Playground welcomes children as true creative collaborators. Exploring the theme of water with boats, fishes, crabs and sharks, performers use sensory devices and invitations to roll, fall, draw, breathe – to intrigue children into moving with the performers.
Dancing the Parenting is a workshop which welcomes families who want to experience relationship-based dancing with their children. The Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education inspired a creative process that introduces playful and creative exploration of developmental movement by patterning and engaging parents into their own dancing just as much as the children.
This workshop is for educators, parents or artists of various disciplines working with the very young to explore benefits and strategies for more dance in their curriculum. We will explore strategies for relationship-based dance exercises that respond to children’s attachment needs and respects the physical developmental stages of children in the early years.
The Peace River Zone Theatre Festival returns to the stage welcoming theatre companies from around the Peace River Region the opportunity to compete and receive instruction in their craft from a professional in the industry. This year's adjudicator is Sarah Rogers.
Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find "Truly Scrumptious."
Alchemy Dance Collective, Fort St. John's newest dance studio will hold their annual year end recital on Sunday, June 2nd and competitive showcase on Monday, June 3rd. This performance will showcase all of their talented dancers with a mix of tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary styles.
Don't miss the Watt School of Irish Dance's year end recital, A Touch of Irish. Come out and see the intricate costumes and listen to both traditional Irish music, reels, jigs, hornpipes, and current music with an Irish twist. Whether floating across the stage in their soft shoes or creating their own percussion in hard shoes, they are sure to please.