Coral Fitzsimmons of Spectrum City Dance (Sumbitted Photo)

Rupert dancers shine at the B.C Annual Dance Competition

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert and Spectrum City dancers take top spots

Rupert dancers are cleaning up after only three days of competition at the annual B.C Dance Competition currently underway at the Lester Centre of the Arts where over 300 dancers are competing for $60,000 in prize money and scholarships.

The event will run throughout the week with a gala event on Saturday evening, May 11.

READ MORE: B.C Dance Competition kicks-off at the Lester Centre of the Arts

READ MORE: 30 years for the B.C Annual Dance Competition in Prince Rupert

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert dancers:

– Taylor Jackson placed first in the jazz and lyrical solo categories.

– Sienna Lomba placed first in jazz solo.

– Bailey Rae placed second in jazz solo and demi en pointe solo categories.

– Fiona Riesen and Gracie Long placed second in the jazz duo

Classical Chickens placed first in the group placements.

Spectrum City Dancers:

– Nolan Robinson and Cruz Rochon placed first in the duet 12 and under category.

– Nathania Cam placed first in the contemporary solo 14 category.

– Evangeline Apollo’s placed first in the Briker Hip hop solo 10.

– Nolan Robinson placed second in the jazz solo 11 and 12.

– Coral Fitzsimmons placed first in the Musical theatre solo 12 and under.

– Jillian Mastroianni placed second in the Musical theatre solo 12 and under.

– Gillian Jardim placed first in the jazz solo 13-18 and the demi-character solo 13-18 categories.

– Nolan Robinson placed second in the ballet solo 10-12.

– Coral Fitzsimmons placed second in the variety solo 12 and under.

– Zosia Stevenson placed second in the modern solo 15.

READ MORE: Prince Rupert welcomes biggest B.C. Dance Competition

Wednesday, May 8, morning programming features duets, variety solos, hip hop solos, variety solos, student choreography and acrobatics solos.

There won’t be any performances on Wednesday evening – the dancers will be taking part of celebrations at the Highliner Hotel to celebrate 30 years of B.C dance.

Thursday, May 9, modern solos, contemporary solos, jazz, acrobatic solos, duets, hip-hop solos and musical theatre solos take stage.

Afternoon line-ups feature demi-character, lyrical solos, contemporary solos and the evening audiences will be entertained by small groups, tap groups, demi-character, song and dance group.



gareth.millroy@thenorthernview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

 

Bailey Rae placed and Taylor Jackson of the Dance Academy of Prince Rupert (DAPR Facebook Image)

Sienna Lomba of the Dance Academy of Prince Rupert (DAPR Facebook Image)

Just Posted

Break-in at Prince Rupert Post Office causes service delay

Office closed most of July 8 morning after overnight forced entry

U.S. tug firm to be sentenced for 2016 spill in B.C. First Nation’s territory

The Nathan E. Stewart spilled 110,000 litres of diesel and heavy oils in October 2016

Provincial stage for Prince Rupert athletes

Northwest girls softball team will look to be a mainstay at tournament after long awaited return

VIDEO: Prince Rupert’s female runners shed their shirts for Global Sports Bra Squad Day

The event encourages athletes to run in whatever makes them comfortable regardless of shape or size

VIDEO: Prince Rupert’s female runners shed their shirts for Global Sports Bra Squad Day

The event encourages athletes to run in whatever makes them comfortable regardless of shape or size

B.C. adding fast-charge stations for electric highway trips

Okanagan, Vancouver Island, Kootenay stations ready for use

Worried about bats? Here’s what to do if you come across one in B.C.

Bat expert with the BC Community Bat Program urges caution around the small creatures

B.C. on right road with tougher ride-hailing driver rules, says expert

The provincial government is holding firm that ride-hailing drivers have a Class 4 licence

RCMP investigating alleged ‘sexual misconduct’ by cyclist on BCIT campus

BCIT said they were reviewing video evidence of the incident

New home cost dips in B.C.’s large urban centres

Victoria, Kelowna, Vancouver prices decline from last year

Graphic suicide scene edited out of ‘13 Reasons Why’ finale

Suicide prevention groups support the decision

Nine kittens and cats rescued after being locked in bins in northern B.C.: SPCA

SPCA says cats were starving, and matted with feces and urine

High-speed rail link would run from Vancouver to Seattle in under 1 hour: study

Annual ridership is projected to exceed three million

Most Read