#301 – 1551 Cedar Hill X Road Victoria, BC 250–384-3267
Stages Dance Company
STAGES Dance Company, founded in the fall of 1980 under the Artistic Direction of Kim Breiland, has grown to become one of Victoria’s largest and most active Youth Dance Companies in Victoria for children ranging in age from 9-18. STAGES has represented Victoria internationally as Ambassadors for Cultural Understanding and Peace having toured abroad to Cuba, The Former Soviet Union, China, New York, Two National Defense Tours, Japan, Israel and more.
Our Alumni include Tony Award Winning Broadway casting Director Duncan Stewart, major motion picture Director and Choreographer Paul Becker which saw members from SDC work on all three Disney features of the Descendants with world renowned choreographer Kenny Ortega; On the TV series Once Upon A Time, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, with Neil Patrick Harris, Wrecked Ralph 2, The Good Boys with Jason Tremblay and as BELLE on the Disney Cruise Lines. Graduate members have also been accepted to prestigious training programs at Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Ballet BC and the National Ballet and will be on contract with Ballet Victoria for this coming season.
STAGES was honoured to perform for her Royal Highness the Queen England on her official visit to Victoria as well as at the National Ballet de Cuba, Habana Compas, The Cultural Centre of Cuba and the Canadian Embassy. SDC were featured performers at The Harlem Globetrotters, back up dancers for The Mini Pops, Tour de Rock finale, Help Fill A Dream and Dancers 4 Kids fundraisers, The Galey Farm Halloween Festival, Downtown event Wicked Victoria, The Victoria Day Parade, The Santa Light Parade, Sidney Sparkles, The Union Club, The Empress Hotel and performances in Spirit Square.
STAGES DANCE COMPANY is celebrating 39 years of bringing dance to our community. We are so pleased and honoured to be a part of this year’s Peninsula Players production of ‘Tis the Season at the Mary Winspear, Dec. 7-9th. On behalf of STAGES we wish you all the best over this holiday season.
Peninsula singers - Mary winspear Centre December 7, 8 &9 , 2018
Silver Threads, December 5, 2018
Island Farms Santa's Light Parade Nov. 24, 2018
STAGES DANCE COMPANY AUDITIONS
Students are auditioned for placement each year in Stages Dance Company (typically ages 9 & up). Company members must be taking all of their dance classes at STAGES, have a strong ballet and jazz background and be able to commit themselves to weekly rehearsals, as well as numerous performances.
We have incorporated a class program in order to standardize fees for Company Members and in hopes of ensuring that the Members are taking those classes which will allow them to develop better technique and thereby improve their performance skills.
Additional classes to those included in the Company Packages may be taken, but will be charged out at the regular class fee rates. Company fees are $320/mo. which includes rehearsals and up to 7.5 hrs of classes.
Company Auditions for 2019 – 2020 date to be announced
Stages Dance Company
STAGES Dance Company enjoyed a very busy season in the 2017-2018 school year with numerous performances at local schools, KidsRun, Dancers For Kids, Pink in the Rink, Mini Pops, Help For A Dream, The Port Theatre in Nanaimo, The Union Club’s Annual Gala with a performance for the Lieutenant Governor of Canada, over 27 performances at the Galey Farm, downtown’s Wicked Victoria, and Opening the May Day Parade.
Stages Dance School Study in Cuba
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NORMAL OFFICE HOURS (through the school year)
- Monday 4:00-8:00
- Tuesday – Thursday 10:00-2:00
- Tuesday – Thursday 4:00-8:00
- Friday 4:00-8:00
- Saturday 10:00-2:00
- See Important Dates for summer hours
Email us: stagesdance @ shaw.ca remove the spaces
#301 – 1551 Cedar Hill X Road (Behind the Shelbourne MacDonald’s)
Victoria, BC V8P 2P3
Phone: (250) 384- 3267 Fax: (250) 384-6888