FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series
Thursday February 9, 2017 at 12 noon
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver
Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca
Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca
The February edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series features Grupo America in Las Americas, a Latin dance extravaganza! This exuberant explosion of energy and colour is a journey through the dances of South and Central America, which also travels up to the United States. Vibrant Latin dances such as salsa, tango, cha cha and samba will be performed in addition to captivating traditional folkloric routines that are steeped in culture and history, including Mexican Zapateado, Cumbia, Afro-Latin dances, and more.
Vancouver-based Grupo America has been dazzling International audiences with its spectacular Latin dance shows for 20 years. Grupo America pushes stylistic boundaries by presenting a variety of dances, both modern and traditional, from every corner of the Americas. The company won the 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013 Cuban Salsa World Championship in Miami, and has performed over 2000 international shows and appearances, gaining a reputation for determination, energy, talent and passion. www.worlddanceco.com/grupo-america
2016-2017 Discover Dance! season:
September 29 Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz
October 27 Kasandra Flamenco Ensemble
November 24 the response.
February 9 Grupo America
March 30 Aeriosa
April 27 Goh Ballet
The Dance Centre was established in 1986 as a resource centre for dance professionals and the public in British Columbia, and has evolved into a multifaceted organization offering a range of activities unparalleled in Canadian dance. Its goal is to support the development of dance and to develop an environment where it can thrive. The Dance Centre offer programs and resources supporting the professional development of artists, presents public performances and events, manages Scotiabank Dance Centre, Canada's flagship dance facility, and works to promote BC dance.
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Media contact: Heather Bray T: 604 606 6412 firstname.lastname@example.org
Discover Dance! Media sponsors: OMNI Diversity Television, City TV and the Vancouver Courier
Official hotel sponsor: Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown Hotel & Suites
The operations of The Dance Centre are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of British Columbia, the BC Arts Council, and the City of Vancouver through the Office of Cultural Affairs.
The Dance Centre
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Level 6, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver BC V6B 2G6 Tel 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca