Contemporary Collective performs 'Ringmaster' in the Jazz 12 and under category on Wednesday.

B.C. Annual Dance Competition marches on

Tickets still available for Saturday night dance gala at Lester Centre, Cook's Jewellers

The B.C. Annual Dance Competition is in full swing this week, with group performances delighting audiences in the evening and solo showcases taking the stage in the mornings and afternoons.

Taking place at the Lester Centre of the Arts, dance enthusiasts can pick up morning, afternoon and evening passes each day this Monday to Saturday and tickets for the culminating gala, featuring the best that the dance studios have to offer, can be purchased at the Lester Centre or Cook’s Jewellers for $25 each.

Thursday morning features jazz solos, novelty solos, modern solos and lyrical solos, while Thursday afternoon features musical theatre solos at 3:20 p.m., classical ballet solos immediately after, and the colourful song and dance groups at 7 p.m, plus much more.

Friday’s highlights include lyrical solos at 11:05 a.m. and jazz groups 13 and up at 8 p.m.

Saturday’s week-ending gala starts at 7 p.m.

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