THE POWER OF DANCE

Opportunities for children and youth to experience dance.

The Dance Centre’s Power of Dance program features workshops for elementary and high school students and for immigrant and refugee youth, and opportunities to see performances.

IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE YOUTH PROGRAM

An opportunity for youth who are new to Canada to work with artists from diverse backgrounds. The program develops a sense of belonging and understanding of Canadian culture, and provides a safe space for youth to explore their personal experiences.
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DISCOVER DANCE! FOR SCHOOLS

Our Discover Dance! series offers students of all ages a great opportunity to learn about BC’s artistic and cultural heritage, with performances that are informative, inspiring and fun.
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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAM

Free workshops introduce students in kindergarten to Grade 7 to dance, sparking their creativity, increasing their physical activity, and supporting their mental and emotional wellness.

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HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM

Helping educators meet the current curriculum objectives: students in Grades 8-12 can experience the diversity of dance through workshops in styles including hip hop, bhangra, street dance, and lots more!
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