Alec Dahmer is making his debut with the Stratford Festival this season. He has been cast as Kurt von Trapp in the Festival’s production of “The Sound of Music”. Alec is an active member of our competitive team, and was also featured in Ballet Jorgen’s “The Nutcracker, A Canadian Tradition” as the Nutcracker Prince in both the Kitchener and travelling productions.
Congratulations to Shannon McCulloch who will be heading to Vancouver, BC for Goh Ballet Academy’s 5-week summer program. Shannon won a full-scholarship into the prestigious ballet program earlier this season.
Congratulations to Sami Tavares who was one of two young hip hop dancers featured in Hedley’s 2013 music video “Anything”. “Anything” won Video of the Year at the Much Music Video Awards in 2014.
During the month of December eight of our students performed in Ballet Jorgen’s “The Nutcracker, A Canadian Tradition”. Along with Alec Dahmer dancers participating in the show included Sydney Mitton, Robin Lee, Chloe Gaskell, Sami Tavares, Katie Drew, Mackenzie Wright and Shannon McCullouch. Our dancers were also seen in Drayton Entertainment’s productions “Footloose” and “The Little Mermaid”. Sarah Gomes and Amanda Nickless appeared in both productions and Kirsten Sindle, Melissa Sindle, and Sammy Dauphin were also part of the Little Mermaid cast. Senior dancer Jocelyn Bannon was also featured in KWMP’s production of “Bye Bye Birdie”. Congratulations Dancers!