July 5, 2014: SCDS Scholarship Auditions

The Sunshine Coast Dance Society will be holding auditions and hosting a Master Class for the 2014 Dance Scholarships Awards.

2pm – 4pm on Saturday July 5, 2014

Venue: Coast Academy of Dance studios, Sechelt

A “free” 45-minute Master Class will be facilitated by Alison Denham.
The auditions will immediately follow the master class and applicants must attend both.

This year, the SC Dance Society is pleased to advise that two awards will be available including:

  1. The Lois Smith Dance Scholarship for Excellence in Ballet ~ $1000
  2. Sunshine Coast Dance Society Award of Dance Excellence ~ $500 (any genre)

To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an advanced dancer 13 years of age or older.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years dance training or experience.

Participants are required to:

  • Fill out the attached application.
  • Provide a letter of intent or video describing how funds will be used to further their dance training.
  • Attend the “free” Master Class class held at 2pm on July 5. Auditions will be adjudicated following the Master Class from 3-4pm.
  • Be prepared to perform a dance solo (3 min max) that best exhibits your movement qualities (no exam pieces please).
  • Mail or email the completed application form and letter of intent to Maggie Guzzi BY JUNE 30, 2014.

The successful applicants will be informed of the results July 7, 2014.

Email your application to Maggie at: maguzzi@dccnet.com
Phone: 604-885-5880
Mail: 4586 Sunshine Coast Highway, Sechelt B.C. V0N 3A2

May 3: The Source Dance Company Performs in Sechelt

The Source Dance Company performs Stories from the West Side in Sechelt, May 3, 2014The Source Dance Company presents
Stories from the West Side!

Highly acclaimed Vancouver dance company, The SOURCE, return to Sechelt with excerpts from their new show inspired by “West Side Story”.

Stories from the West Side portrays an updated version of Jerome Robbins’ Broadway musical hit, with all new music and choreography.  Come out and watch some of Canada’s up-and-coming professional dancers from BC, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, plus special guests.

Dates and Times: Saturday May 3, 2014, 2 pm and 7:30 pm

Location: Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt

2:00 pm Matinee Show: Adult $15, Student:  $10
7:30 pm Evening Show: Adult $20, Student $15

Tickets available at:

Peggy Sue’s (Gibsons Landing)
Sechelt Visitor Information Centre (Sechelt)
Pretty Natty Duds (Sechelt)

You can buy tickets online at EventBrite!