The Smoky River Dance Society’s (SRDS) performed its fifth annual Dance Recital at G.P. Vanier gym on Sunday May 6.
Along with being the closing performance of the season, the annual dance recital is also the SRDS’s only fundraiser of the year.
The recital also provides club members an opportunity to demonstrate their talents and increasing prowess as dancers while giving the local community a chance to see first class performances in each genre and age levels.
The May 6 recital marked a milestone as it had performances by the club’s first graduating dancers.
The event wrapped up another remarkably successful season with SRDS dancers distinguishing themselves at events in northern Alberta, including Peace River and more recently at the Westlock Dance Festival April 7-8, 2018, and the Zirka Dance Challenge in Grande Prairie April 25-29.
Currently the SRDC has approximately 60 members who go through painstaking training throughout the season in wide range of disciplines: jazz, ballet, creative movement, hip-hop, and lyrical.
At the fifth Annual Recital event, which featured a fifty-fifty draw also have flowers for sale and an extensive variety of items donated by local individuals were available through silent auction.
Considering the success the club enjoys, Smoky River Dance Society expressed its gratitude to instructor Brogan Severson for her talents and her commitment to SRDS members for which she received from dancers, parents and all audience member, an enthusiastic and much-deserved applause.