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Get into the holiday spirit with the Alberta Dance Theatre's (ADT) young dancers as they perform their holiday show, The Enchanted Toy Shop. The show will see ADT's company of dancers ages 7-17 take the stage as they explore the world of Mrs. Goody’s Enchanted Toy Shop, a magical store where toy soldiers, Slinkies and ballerina dolls spring to life at midnight. Stick around after the show on Friday evening for a silent auction fundraiser, an opportunity to meet the company…Find out more »
Experience an evening of exciting flamenco music and dance featuring renowned guitarist Nicolas Hernandez. The Toronto-based guitarist, who has earned acclaim over the course of his career for his ability to merge flamenco with various other world music styles, will share the stage with Salero Caló dancers Francesca Canalizo and Maria Regnier, as well as fellow guest artists Tosh Hayashi and Silvia Temis. The performance begins at 6:30 p.m., but be sure to come early as Junction will be serving…Find out more »
Take the pressure off of hosting a company Christmas party and come out to Winsport for an evening that includes a deluxe buffet dinner along with comedic mentalism from award-winning mentalist and mind-reader Mark Toland. Afterward, people can get groovy on the dance floor with a DJ-hosted dance. Tickets need to be pre-purchased and you can email email@example.com for more information. Illustration provided by The Next Level Entertainment Consulting Inc.Find out more »
42nd Street Productions presents this love letter to the musical theatre of Broadway. The Livin' in Swing Orchestra will provide a live soundtrack while local performers dance and sing their way through a huge setlist of favourites from shows like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Mamma Mia, Hairspray, West Side Story and many others. If you attend on Friday, December 6, be sure to check out a silent auction on the mezzanine level. Photograph courtesy of 42nd Street Productions.Find out more »
This annual presentation of The Nutcracker by Jeunesse Classique Ballet Society (JCBS) runs December 6 to 8 in the University Theatre at the University of Calgary. JCBS has been staging productions for more than 20 years with its elite young students and its Nutcracker is always a season highlight. This is your chance to see tomorrow's ballet luminaries today. Photograph courtesy of Jeunesse Classique Ballet Society.Find out more »
Alberta Ballet rings in the holiday season with its annual presentation of The Nutcracker. This Christmas classic is a mainstay at the ballet and promises beautiful costumes, original choreography performed by more than 120 dancers and a live orchestra. This tradition is perfect for making lifelong memories. Photograph by Paul McGrath.Find out more »
Ring in 2020 with the music of Johann Strauss and other esteemed composers. This afternoon concert at the Jack Singer will feature European singers, ballroom dancer and ballet dancers performing alongside the Strauss Symphony of Canada and Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. This touring show has been entertaining audiences for 25 years with new additions to the program each year. Photograph courtesy of Attila Glatz Concert Productions.Find out more »
Alberta Ballet will host four performances by Los Angeles-based dance company Diavolo in January. You may recognize Diavolo from their appearance America's Got Talent season 12 where they placed in the top 10 finalists. They will perform the pieces Trajectoire and Voyage that showcase their blend of dance, architecture and acrobatics. Photograph courtesy of Alberta Ballet.Find out more »
Decidedly Jazz Danceworks' (DJD) hit 2017 show returns after a nationwide tour for a week of shows in Calgary. The classic Shakespeare tale is brought to life by the company's sublime dancers and — as DJD is known for — a live score. Consider making a night of it by attending the opening night celebration which include both pre- and post-show receptions. Photograph courtesy of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks.Find out more »
Cirque Flip Fabrique brings its winter-themed show to the Jack Singer Concert Hall on January 21 as part of Arts Commons Presents. The Quebecois troupe will showcase its skills in acrobatics, juggling, aerial hoops, trampoline and original music during the family-friendly performance. If you saw Cirque Flip Fabrique's Catch Me at The Grand in 2015, you'll know this show will be a special one. Photograph courtesy of Arts Commons Presents.Find out more »
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