Dancing explodes onto the stage at the Sid

Dancing explodes onto the stage at the Sid

The stage at the Sid Williams Theatre will be exploding with dance on the evenings of Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1 as the Laurie Tinkler School of Dance presents their 35th annual recital – Dance Explosion 2018.

This year’s show is a landmark production for one of the most established studios in the Comox Valley,

While the Laurie Tinkler School of Dance is well known for excellence in Highland dancing, the spectrum of dance instruction offered at the school is much broader.

Students also receive training in jazz, ballet, Irish, tap, lyrical, contemporary, and hip-hop with students ranging from age three through adult. This year’s show has been choreographed primarily by the senior instructors: Laurie Tinkler and Natasha Kozak. Creative assistance has also been extended by other members of the performance faculty: Meghan Hunt and Kayla Champis.

The costumes for Dance Explosion are – as always – fantastic! Many of these costumes are created locally to accompany the creative choreography of the faculty. The mood of the dances presents great variety! During the evening sample coffee in a cardboard cup and, experience the Mexican Hat Dance. From romantic to reflective, futuristic and purely energetic, there are sure to be a number of dances that appeal to your taste.

The Comox Valley is full of alumni from the 35 years of the Laurie Tinkler School of Dance! A particularly warm welcome is extended to all alumni for this 35th Dance Explosion show!

Dance Explosion 2018 is approximately three hours in length including intermission. The show begins at 7 p.m. both nights. Tickets for this annual recital are now on sale at the Sid Williams box office at the cost for adults is $21; students $18 and children $12.

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