Chaminade College Preparatory’s Dance Company presents Cirque du Saint Vitus, at their annual dance concert. This beautiful theatrical production is a story of temptation and grace as we follow sweet Mercy into a dark and twisted circus created all within the mind of a powerful young girl. Cirque du Saint Vitus features the continued brilliant choreography from the Chaminade Dance Company’s lead choreographers Atlanta Patterson, Lindsay Hammerle, Christine Gotthardt, Amanda Williams and Gillian Ozawa.
The show will be held at the Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts beginning Friday, May 5, 2017. Performance dates and times are:
- Friday, May 5, 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, May 6, 8:00 p.m.
- Sunday, May 7, 2:00 p.m.
- Friday, May 12, 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, May 13, 8:00 p.m.
Tickets are $23 per adult, $16 per student, and $12 per child, and may be purchased online.
Join the Chaminade Players on September 15, 16, or 17 for a Drama Under the Stars production of the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. As a true outdoor Shakespeare experience, the performances will take place on the lawn of the Tutor Center (West Hills).
Each performance takes place at 7:30 p.m., and the Saturday production includes a Fine Arts Festival at 6:00 p.m., featuring choir, jazz, dance, an art exhibition, representation from film, and more.
Please purchase tickets online.
By Jennifer Bader P ’18
On Friday, February 13 the Chaminade middle school and high school fine arts departments joined together to showcase their talented students at the first ever Fine Arts Family Spirit Night.
More than 100 students from drama, band, choir, dance, and aerial performed before a sold out crowd at the Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts. Audience members were also treated to screenings of student films and displays of art work. Alex Mansour ’15 and Hiba Alnajjar ’19 served as emcees for the evening.
Chaminade Fine Arts has much to celebrate in the coming weeks. The annual Film Festival will be held Saturday, February 21. In March, the Eagle Regiment Band will be traveling to Spain to perform in an international music festival, and the middle school C-Notes will be travelling to New York City for the third time to perform at Carnegie Hall as the featured choir. The Chaminade Players will also be presenting Disney’s Beauty and the Beast March 13 through 15 and March 20 through 22.
Visit Chaminade’s Facebook page to view more photos.
Chaminade Dance in concert presents Fathoms, a Cirque du Soleil-style production of a story through dance. Childhood is full of many dreams and emotions, but what happens when life gets in the way? Follow the journey as the true gift of love is discovered in the most amazing places.
Shows are on the following dates:
- Friday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m.
- Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 p.m.
- Friday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday, May 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $11 for students and $7 for children, and are available online through Vendini.
Last summer, Paige Borowski ’14 spent three weeks of her summer experiencing the Juilliard dream. Accepted to the school’s Summer Dance Intensive, she traveled to New York City to study classical ballet and modern dance. Today she received the phone call of a lifetime and was told that she has been accepted to The Juilliard School in New York, New York. Borowski is one of 12 girls to be accepted, among thousands of applicants around the world.