MI Dance Academy wraps up another successful season with year-end recital entitled 5, 6, 7, 8

The MI Dance Academy at the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo is pleased to celebrate the end of another successful dance season with a year-end recital entitled 5, 6, 7, 8.

Highlights of the 2014/2015 dance season at MI Dance Academy included:

  • MI Dance Academy Festival Team attendance at four competitions with outstanding results for solos, duos, groups and choreography. In addition, the MI Dance Academy Festival Team performed in several community events including winterPLAY and IgNIGHT.


  • MI Dance Academy held its first Christmas production "Snow Queen" at the Nexen Field Energy House, with almost 1,000 community members in attendance and 200 dance students participating.


  • MI Dance Academy hosted the first School of Alberta Ballet (SAB) auditions in the region for their summer program. Six students from MI Dance Academy were selected to join the 2015 School of Alberta Ballet summer program. In addition, the School of Alberta Ballet and MI Dance Academy held its first Teacher Exchange and the School of Alberta Ballet delivered a Fort McMurray performance of their production Moments from Wonderland.


The MI Dance Academy year-end recital 5, 6, 7, 8 will include the participation of more than 450 students showcasing their talents through Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Modern, and Hip Hop dance at Keyano Main Theatre. Tickets for the recital can be purchased at Keyano Box Office or at keyano.ca. Show times are:

  • Friday, May 29, 6:00 pm
  • Saturday May 30, 1:00 pm and 6:00pm
  • Sunday, May 31, 1:00 pm 

Registration for MI Dance Academy summer programs will begin on June 1, with over 30 camps designed for different ages and levels being offered. . In June and August there will be two open auditions for dance students interested in joining the 2015/16 MI Dance Academy Festival Team.. Registration for the 2015/16 MI Dance Academy season will begin on June 19.

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