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Category Archives: DANCE

Canadian Modern Dance Pioneer Anna Wyman, dies at age 92

MODERN DANCE POWERHOUSE DIES AT 92 For dancers who do not know of this marvel of dance – you should do yourself a favour and take the time to get ‘churched’ on her major contribution to the world of dance.     Excerpt from article : [Max Wyman | Publishing date:Jul 14, 2020 | Vancouver […]

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INFO: West Canada Festivals Cope With Loss Of Season

Globe and Mail reporter Michelle Allan takes a look at COVID-19 and the impact it has had on festivals and arts events throughout western Canada.  We thought it was both observant and relevant to the Surrey Festival of Dance which was cancelled for the first time in 54 years. READ ARTICLE HERE – Click on […]

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WORLD of DANCE Starts May 26th

The popular Dance TV-phenom is back starting May 26th, 2020 on NBC.  Let’s all hope that this year we have another brilliant Canadian entry (or two) like the Brotherhood!  And if that is not enough – AGT (Americas Got Talent) is also back on the same day for another season – let’s hope that this […]

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NO BORDERS THROWBACK: A Look Back To 2019

#THROWBACK to NO BORDERS GROUP DANCE CHALLENGE 2019…AND DREAMING ABOUT ITS 2021 RETURN! On Saturday, May 9th, 2020 dancers from across BC would be gathering at the Surrey Arts Centre to showcase their award-winning performances at the annual NO BORDERS GROUP DANCE CHALLENGE & HONOUR AWARDS.  Sadly, as we are all aware, this year’s challenge […]

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FUTURE ACHIEVEMENT 2020: Scholarship Programme Available

APPLY FOR YOUR SCHOLARSHIP TODAY! Future Achievement Scholarships are available for dancers between the ages of 15 and 21.   Deadline is June 15, 2020.   Please note all applications must be mailed to our office, no drop off or signature required will be accepted as the building is locked up for the unforeseeable future. FUTURE ACHIEVEMENT […]

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SFD20 PROGRAMME: Memorabilia, Historical Document available for $15 incl shipping

An Historical Document For The Festival That Never Was! Well, we never thought it would happen but for the first time in 54 years we have had to cancel the Surrey Festival of Dance 2020!  Before the decision to cancel the festival was made on March 31, 2020 we had hoped the festival would continue […]

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NUTCRACKER Nov 30th Surrey

Surrey City Orchestra presents THE NUTCRACKER November 30 | Chandos Patterson Auditorium | 7:30pm featuring The Central Dance Academy The Ammara Dance Company Kvitka Ukraniuan School of Dance TICKETS & INFO AT surreycityorchestra.org

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SURREY TREE LIGHTING Nov 23

Get your ‘tree’ on …at this fun filled event complete with live music to dance to and a whole lot more.  Check out the website here for all the details. Saturday, November 23, 2019 12 Noon – 8:00 PM / Tree Lighting 6:30 PM Surrey Civic Plaza | Free Admission

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DANCE INTO CHRISTMAS Dec 6

Dance into Christmas will be the 20th annual collaboration between the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra and the Richmond Academy of Dance to celebrate the festive season with a selection of songs, dances, music and even story-telling. Returning as your genial host will be Shakespearian actor Russell Roberts. Soprano Ingrid Mapson will be featured along with […]

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WORLD OF DANCE: Auditions DL Oct 18

DEADLINE TO AUDITION for World of Dance is October 18th, 2019 Make sure you get your video audition in in time as Vancouver has steps to show the world! FOLLOW THIS LINK for the process ….and good luck dancers !

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