She went there expecting to experience a "bit of drama," but it wasn't until the show was almost over that the theatrics took centre stage.
Burnaby dancer Joanna Hsieh is on stage this month with the Coastal City Ballet, in a newly commissioned premiere of A Midsummer Night's Dream, choreographed by Irene Schneider, who is the former artistic director of Germany's Magdeburg Ballet.
All roads now lead to Toronto in May for Richmond's Miss Universe Canada hopeful Kamilah Sturton.
Following successful auditions, nearly a dozen Fraser Valley Academy of Dance students have been accepted into professional divisions, spring seminars and summer ballet intensive programs around North America.
Thirty-two years and growing: Langley Garden Club is gearing up for its annual spring show and sale this month, and president Pam Erikson expects it will be bigger and better than ever.
Its story reads like a tragic tale, but there may yet be a happy ending. But for now dance lovers, despite rumours of its demise, the Kelowna Ballet will present Passages at Mission's Clarke Foundation Theatre on April 16 for what may be a final performance.
- Billy Elliot the Musical, April 2-7, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver. Tickets start at $35 at ticketmaster.ca.
Richmond's Miss Universe Canada hope is hosting a fundraising evening to celebrate some of B.C.'s finest artists.
The Secret Garden springs to life as Ballet Victoria brings the family classic to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 30 in a production that will enrich the senses and warm the heart, the perfect show for the Easter holiday.
EACH year on her birthday, Jan. 15, Mari Mordell performs the sun salutation.
It's time to rock and roll. Local musician Paul Leahy will be performing live with his band Polly at The Columbia Theatre this Friday, Feb.
On Friday evening my wife and I attended Chilliwack Cultural Centre for the performance by Ballet Jorgen of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.
I had some very deep thoughts about the meaning of art and culture. Don't worry, I am not going to bore you with those thoughts by putting them on paper. Besides, you already have your own ideas on that subject - good for you. I just like the way a cultural arts performance, like ballet for instance, can become a unique combination of all the meanings of arts and or culture that you can imagine. Here is your example for the week.
Emma Earle is looking forward to the end of the school year, not to get out of studying, but to study full-time.
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is putting a decidedly Canadian twist on the classic Russian ballet, The Nutcracker, presented by Ballet BC at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, with local dancers on stage in various roles.
Some things never get tired. Count The Nutcracker among them.
Every year about his time the dancers of the Royal City Youth Ballet descend upon Maple Ridge to perform everybody's favourite Christmas classic The Nutcracker.
allet Kelowna brings its signature repertoire and talented dancers to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 24. Under the artistic direction of David LaHay, Ballet Kelowna performs a dynamic new performance, Double Variations. Celebrating its 10th anniversary
For parents of little girls, there's cute, then there's sweet and finally there's oh-my-God-that's-so-adorable.