Photo courtesy City of Richmond
Richmond Cultural Centre’s premier dance company offers a weekend dance showcase, Friday through Sunday (March 2 to 4) at the centre and is open to the public. The $7 tickets to the showcase, called Choices, can be purchased by phoning 604-247-8300 or in person at the Cultural Centre.
According to the City of Richmond, each of the 25 dancers in the troupe, “Have faced in their own lives and the effects their choices have had on themselves and the world around them,” to create their individual dance numbers.
As well as introspection, the dance school provided, “additional instructors to learn an eclectic mix of dance styles with guest musicians providing live musical accompaniment for selected pieces and tap performer, Fernando Martin-Del-Campo, joining the company on stage.”
Performances will take place Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall.
“The Richmond Youth Dance Company is a signature program of the Richmond Arts Centre,” says the City of Richmond. “These dancers dedicate themselves to honing their skills demanding both mental and physical rigour with many of them having taken classes at the Richmond Arts Centre since they were small children. This production is an opportunity to witness these dancers’ remarkable progress over the years.”