Celtic Rhythms and Summit score big with seasonal dance show

Celtic Rhythm dancers perform’ Somewhere in My Memory’. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Numbers like ‘Little Snowflakes’ always draw huge applause from the supportive audience. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Everyone is ready to help ensure that the show goes on. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
The Elf Ballet is the first Summit Dance number of the night. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
’What Christmas Means to Me’ is one of the colourful numbers of the first half of the Celtic Rhythms show. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
’Jingle Bell Rock’ is a perennial favourite with both dancers and the crowd. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
In’ Linus and Lucy’s Christmas’, there’s fun for all. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
’Frosty the Snowman’ gives these young dancers a great chance to shine. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Even little dancers can perform with grace and style, like these two in ‘Frosty’.
The tale of Snoopy and the Red Baron gives these brightly costumed dancers lots of scope. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Everyone in this version of ‘I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas’ seems to be looking around for a lost friend. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
These little dancers take the stage to the strains of ‘I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas’, (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
This is part of the talented group who danced to ‘Santa Tell Me’. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
’Christmas is Going to the Dogs’ is the fun theme of this dance. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
’I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day’ is just one of the traditional carols
Two dancers perform to ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing’. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
’Run, Run Rudolph’ is an upbeat selection for this t-shirted group of dancers. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Three young dancers perform to ‘When Christmas Comes to Town.” (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Summit hip hop dancers hold an elf party.
These dancers are performing to the otherworldly sound of ‘Men of Snow’. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
It’s a ‘Christmas of Love’ in this selection in the second half of the evening. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
Peyton and Kennedy Wipplinger dance a traditional ‘Jingle Bell Fling’. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
These experienced dancers get to have lots of fun the sophisticated selection, ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’.
These experienced dancers get to have lots of fun the sophisticated selection, ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
’Do they know it’s Christmas?’ is a big question that this dance tries to answer.
These elves are from Christmastown.
’O Come All Ye Faithful’ is another of the traditional carols given a Celtic Rhythms touch. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
The folks of Whoville are in a mood for Christmas shopping. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)

Do you need a little Christmas?

A full house at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre obviously felt it did and performers from Celtic Rhythm Dancers and Summit Dance delivered Saturday night, Dec. 2.

Their event, entitled Christmas and the Holiday Season was filled with seasonal music and lots of charm.

From the innocence of dancers making their first appearances on stage in such numbers as Little Snowflakes and I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas to the sly, come hither allure of the senior students in Baby, It’s Cold Outside and the spirituality of Believe, there was a lot to enjoy in a special evening out.

Just Posted

Board declines to see new information in controversial Cowichan Bay rezoning

CVRD board now prepared for consideration of third reading and adoption

3 Cowichan salmon projects get $7,400 grants

The funds came from the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s Community Salmon Program

Crasa explodes to help Caps take three points

Cowichan falls in shootout at home, beats Kings in Powell River

Brothers in Cowichan Valley win big in lottery for 2nd time

Playimng same numbers net big wins over a three year period

Two Cowichan Tribes families devastated by duplex fire

Carla Sylvester sat in her vehicle, on Tuesday morning, with tears in… Continue reading

VIDEO: #MeToo leader launches new hashtag to mobilize U.S. voters

Tarana Burke hopes to prompt moderators to ask about sexual violence at next debate

UPDATE: British couple vacationing in Vancouver detained in U.S. after crossing border

CBP claims individuals were denied travel authorization, crossing was deliberate

After losing two baby boys, B.C. parents hope to cut through the taboo of infant death

Oct. 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day in B.C.

Cheating husband sues mistress for gifted ring after wife learns about affair

The husband gave his mistress $1,000 to buy herself a ring in December 2017

B.C. massage therapist reprimanded, fined for exposing patients’ breasts

Registered massage therapist admits professional misconduct

B.C. boosts legal aid funding in new payment contract

‘Duty counsel’ service restored in some communities, David Eby says

Rugby Canada helps recovery efforts in Japan after typhoon cancels final match

Canadian players wanted to “give back in whatever small way they could”

VIDEO: Bear spies on cyclists riding by on Campbell River street

Riders seem unaware the bruin is mere feet away on the side of the road

Alberta to join B.C.’s class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors

B.C. government claims opioids were falsely marketed as less addictive than other pain meds

Most Read