Forty years of dance

Parksville Ballet School is celebrating 40 years since its first recital,

The Parksville Ballet School is celebrating it’s 40th year and a recital takes place June 16. Current students pose for picture here.

Parksville Ballet School is celebrating 40 years since its first recital, and a Dance Spectacular at the Port Theatre will take place this Sunday, June 16.

The first recital was held June 25, 1974 at Qualicum Beach Elementary School.

This year the event will take place at the Port Theatre with two very different and entertaining shows. The first takes place at 2 p.m. with the youngest dance members, plus ballet, modern and contemporary dance groups aged three to adult.

At 7 p.m. the show will feature tap, jazz, musical theatre and hip hop with dancers aged six to adult.

 

All tickets for the show are $18. Buy tickets online at www.porttheatre.com or by calling 250-754-4555.