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Angelina Hayward-Simas Opens Dance School

Angelina Hayward-Simas Opens Dance School

They say dancing is like dreaming with your feet. And for those who would like to join in the dream but who either lack the training or feel their moves are rusty, the new Vision School of Dance will soon be offering lessons for everything from ballet to hip hop to jazz. Located on the upper floor of the TreeCon Building on Cemetery Road, the opening... Read more of this article

Dominique Willis Named Acting Artistic Director

Dominique Willis Named Acting Artistic Director

The Bermuda Civic Ballet Board of Trustees said they are pleased to introduce Dominique Willis as the new Acting Artistic Director for the Summer Intensive 2019 following the resignation of Coral Waddell after more than 40 years as Director. A spokesperson said, “The 2019 summer season welcomes an exciting change for the Bermuda Civic Ballet,... Read more of this article

Inside Edition Dubs Daniels ‘Father Of The Year’

Inside Edition Dubs Daniels ‘Father Of The Year’

Lawyer Marc Daniels has been featured on the Inside Edition television show after taking to the stage and dancing with his young daughters during a May 2018 rehearsal for an In Motion School of Dance performance. The CBS show featured the dancing dad in their year end video highlighting “Moving Stories That Touched Our Hearts in 2018″ saying... Read more of this article

Civic Ballet Prepares For Summer Selections

Civic Ballet Prepares For Summer Selections

Bermuda Civic Ballet will be presenting their Summer Selections at City Hall on Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28, with a host of guest performers and choreographers set to be featured. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Civic Ballet, now in its 47th year, is currently preparing for Summer Selections 2018 at City Hall on Friday, July 27 and Saturday,... Read more of this article

Shiona Turini Styles Dancer’s Shoot For ‘Elle’

Shiona Turini Styles Dancer’s Shoot For ‘Elle’

Bermuda’s Shiona Turini worked as a stylist for Elle magazine’s feature on American Ballet Theatre dancer Erica Lall, in which the dancer talked about what it’s “like to be black in the ballet world.”Ms Lall told Elle, “Growing up, there were few dancers of colors in the school and in the companies around me. Sometimes... Read more of this article

Video: Dancing Daniels On ‘Right This Minute’

Video: Dancing Daniels On ‘Right This Minute’

Lawyer Marc Daniels has been featured on the ‘Right This Minute’ viral video television show after taking to the stage and dancing with his young daughters during a rehearsal for the In Motion School of Dance performance. The story said, “Look, getting up on stage in front of an audience can be nerve-racking for anyone, especially... Read more of this article

‘Creating The Classical Ballet Dancer’ Event

‘Creating The Classical Ballet Dancer’ Event

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and the Friends of Nicolas Legat in Bermuda will present “Creating the Classical Ballet Dancer” with Madame Patricia Deane-Gray on Tuesday, October 24, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “Join us for an evening of history with Bermudian ballet legend, Madame Patricia Deane-Gray MBE,... Read more of this article

‘Chopiniana’ Leads Anniversary Performance

‘Chopiniana’ Leads Anniversary Performance

In 1972, Bermuda Civic Ballet arose from the successful staging of ‘Devil In The Village’, based on a fairy tale and involving a large cast of Bermudians and some visiting artists. That same year, workshops were held to bring in teachers from overseas to train Bermuda’s young dancers. This set the pattern for Civic, which is celebrating its... Read more of this article

DanceSations To Feature Over 300 Dancers

DanceSations To Feature Over 300 Dancers

DanceSations School of Dance is getting set to host their annual dance recital “Live from New York”, with over 300 dancers set to hit the stage. A spokesperson said, “We are excited to present this years annual Dance Recital “Live from New York” from May 18th – 20th at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. “We have... Read more of this article

DanceSations 2016 Summer Recital On Saturday

DanceSations 2016 Summer Recital On Saturday

DanceSations School of Dance is getting set to host their 2016 Summer Recital at The Earl Cameron Theatre on Saturday, August 27, including a matinee at 2.00pm and an evening show at 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are excited it’s that time of year again for our annual Summer Dance Recital. We have 120 dancers that have participated in our... Read more of this article

Bermudian Accepted Into Royal Ballet School

Bermudian Accepted Into Royal Ballet School

11-year-old Ravi Cannonier-Watson has been officially accepted into the prestigious Royal Ballet School in London, with the young Bermudian having been selected from over 2,000 applicants. The Royal Ballet School is one of the world’s greatest centres for classical ballet training. It is a boarding school and was first established in 1955 by Ninette... Read more of this article

Photos: Civic Ballet Holds ‘Summer Selections’

Photos: Civic Ballet Holds ‘Summer Selections’

The Bermuda Civic Ballet recently held its Summer Selections event, featuring music and dance from a variety of genres and styles. The evening started with an energetic and humorous hip-hop number by Angelina Hayward Simas, to “It’s a Hard Knock Life”, followed by the graceful “Chopin”, choreographed by Coral Waddell. Then came Alexis Richens’... Read more of this article

Photographer Puts ‘Dancing Shoes’ Back On

Photographer Puts ‘Dancing Shoes’ Back On

Ashley Lusher Tatem [pictured], better known as Ally, is well-known in Bermuda for her photographic work, especially the book “Generations Apart, NE Lusher Revisited”. She and her husband Mark run the Two+Quarter Studios, specializing in wedding and portrait photography. But this summer Ally has put on her dancing shoes and returned other... Read more of this article