Thumbelina on now

Dance Celebration is presenting a dance interpretation of the old familiar story of Thumbelina. This is going to be at Parable Place, on Prairie College Campus, May 4 to 7. See the ad in this issue of The Capital. The performance features all the dancers from pre-school to advanced foundation and several stylings from ballet, highland, and lyrical to contemporary, to tell the beloved story. Director, Jennifer Yourk, says that, “It tells the story of living our joys and sorrows within comm

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The Brothers Grimm Spectaculation presented

Perhaps the best way to describe the Three Hills School Drama presentation of “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculation”, written by Don Zolidis, is to quote the program introduction.

“The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, lively ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories, ranging from classics like “Snow White”, Cinderella”, and “Hansel and Gretel” to more bizarre, obscure st

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TroVal Drama presents The Wizard of Oz

The 2017 presentation of The Wizard of Oz, by the Trochu Valley School, marks the 30th successive year that the School has been presenting their annual drama production.

This year, to celebrate this milestone, as well as to honour Canada’s 150 birthday Director Keitha Tetreault wanted to do something “special”. She thought doing “The Wizard of Oz” would be just that, but she also added a bonus, an abbreviated version of “Wicked”, a prequel to the Wizard

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Encore: The Arts at Prairie Christian Academy

On the evening of Friday, April 7th, students from Grade 4 through 12 from Prairie Christian Academy joined together to showcase and celebrate the school’s arts programs at its annual Fine Arts Gala. This year the event was titled “Encore.” Parents, teachers, community members and dignitaries gathered at Maxwell Centre to visit, eat, and enjoy performances ranging from an accordion ensemble to a scene from the school’s upcoming High School dramatic production.

Floyd Cott

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