The students of the Kootenay Dance Academy are excited to showcase  their season’s work at their year-end showcase this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Key City Theatre.

The students of the Kootenay Dance Academy are excited to showcase their season’s work at their year-end showcase this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Key City Theatre.

Another successful season for Kootenay Dance Academy

Year-end showcase this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Key City Theatre

For the Bulletin

The Kootenay Dance Academy has been very busy the past few months competing both locally and provincially. Their newly formed competitive team (CDT) in particular was extremely successful. Students hard work and dedication was evident in their recent acknowledgments and successes. After four very successful weekends of Competition the dancers brought home with them a total of 69 medals:

Medal Standings:

• 5-High Gold (marks between 91-100)

• 42- Gold (marks between 85-90)

• 15- Silver (marks between 80-84)

• 7- bronze (marks between 75-79)

The following routines & Dancers were also recognized for their efforts:

Overall awards:

Shine -Vernon:

• Outstanding solo award-Maggie Gilbert-MT Solo

• Outstanding solo Award –Sydney Bevilacqua- Tap solo

• Top Production Award-Spamalot

Danceworks-Kimberley:

C Jr high score solo- Emma Toth

C Jr high score small group- Trickle Trickle

C Jr high score large group- Pink Panther

C Int high score small group- Come Fly with me

C Int high score large group- Chaplin

C High score production- Spamalot

C Int recognition Award- Phoenix Cockell

Shy-Ann-Banff:

• Overall High score-Duo- Shaelyn Mattix & Maggie Gilbert-Tap Duo

• Overall High score-MT Group-HandJive

• Overall High score-Spamalot-Production