Dance company performs in Nanaimo at Malaspina Theatre

NANAIMO - Eclat Youth Dance Company dance during Grand Divertissement in Nanaimo with guest choreographers.

Eclat Dance Youth Company members are performing during Grand Divertissement at Malaspina Theatre in Nanaimo Saturday (May 21) at 7 p.m.

Eclat Dance Youth Company members are performing during Grand Divertissement at Malaspina Theatre in Nanaimo Saturday (May 21) at 7 p.m.

Éclat Dance Youth Company is showcasing the talents of young dancers in its troupe during its show Grand Divertissement at the Malaspina Theatre.

The show, being held Saturday (May 21) at 7 p.m., will showcase new work by guest choreographers Courtney Hunchuk and Josh Haban.

It’s the second annual performance the company has held at Malaspina Theatre, located at 900 Fifth St., having previously presented Motus.

The show features special guests Ilha Ballet Academy, from Courtenay; Maple Leaf School of Ballet, from Victoria and Qualicum Beach School of Dance, Qualicum Beach.

The dance company focuses on classical ballet and contemporary dance. The company is under the artistic direction of Vlademir and Jessa Pereira.

Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and students or $11.50 for children under seven years old and are available in advance at www.granddivertissement.bpt.me or at the door. For more information, please go to www.eclatdance.com.

We are experiencing technical difficulties with our commenting platform and hope to be up and running again soon. In the meantime, you can still send us your thoughts on Facebook or Twitter, or submit a letter to the editor.