Ignite lights the fire of performing arts

Triple Heat Academy of the Performing Arts finishes an award winning season with double header performances at the Sid Williams Theatre, May 25 to May 27.

‘Ignite’ showcases Triple Heat students from modern and ballet to tap and hip hop and everything in between, including the musical theatre and stage division.

“This has been an amazing year for our studio,” says Michelle Henly, artistic director of the ballet program at the academy that she owns with partners Tamara Ryan-Telford and Livea Gill-Harding.

“Our dancers have outdone themselves in all disciplines and we have eight students attending Provincials this year.

“In addition to a strong showing at the provincial level our student’s performances at NIFPA and the Synergy and Core Dance competitions were recognized with some very distinguished awards. This is a testament to their hard work over this dance season.”

The showcases will include performances by Provincial soloists, award winning groups, and the ever growing non-competitive program.

Triple Heat is featuring three separate showcases this year:

Showcase 1, Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 27 at 1:00 p.m.

Showcase 2, Friday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for these two showcases are now on sale at the Sid Williams Theatre.

You can buy three tickets for one showcase and receive one free ticket to the other showcase.

Solo Showcase, Sunday, May 28 at 1:00 p.m. Admission, for this special show, is by donation towards the “Just Gotta Dance Fund” that goes directly towards student scholarships who otherwise would not be able to afford to dance.

This solo showcase is festival style seating so be sure to arrive early.

For more information, contact Triple Heat Dance Academy 250.338.1313 or tripleheatdance.com.

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