Dancers host Mother’s Day show

NANAIMO - The Dancestreams Youth Dance Company performs at the Gabriola Community Centre Sunday (May 12).

The Dancestreams Youth Dance Company is shaking up the Gabriola Community Centre for Mother’s Day, Sunday (May 12) at 2 p.m.

The group is presenting an eclectic mix of choreography created by Hannah Stilwell, Maiko Miyauchi, Serge Bennathan and others.

Stilwell’s piece is called Con Swing Por Favor and is rooted in Afro-Cuban dance.

Miyauchi’s work Ka-Men was created during Dancestreams’ summer workshop and explores the use of the mask choreographed with movement. The dancers are sharing the stage with Afriola, Gabriola’s African Rhythm Ensemble.

Tickets are $12/$10 for youth and are available at Gabriola Artworks. Tickets are $15/$12 for youth at the door.  Tickets include a special $5 discount, $3 for youth, at Robert’s Place.

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