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Red Deer loves to dance and Dance Magic Studio School of Music and Dance is the place where thousands of local dancers take to the stage each year. The studio’s annual recital runs May 2 – 9 for a dance extravaganza, featuring dancers of all ages in all styles, including ballet, hip hop, jazz, tap, musical theatre, and contemporary work with original choreography. [See rehearsal + production info here.]

All performances will take place at the Memorial Centre. Evening performances will take place on May 2, 3, 6, 7, 8 and 9 at 6:00 p.m. A matinee performance will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 12:00 p.m. and there will also be a matinee performance on Sunday, May 4 at 1:00 p.m.

“The recitals are the biggest celebration in our year and a time to showcase the talent and hard work of our dancers,” says Christine Slaymaker, owner of Dance Magic Studio and one of the studio’s 23 dance instructors. “It’s also a great time for parents and kids who are interested in taking a class to connect with our instructors and students and to see what our Dance Magic community is all about.”

The studio is preparing for a busy spring and summer with a host of programs, classes, and camp opportunities for dancers and musicians of all ages. “We truly have something for everyone and encourage members of the community to explore new ways of enjoying life through fitness, music and dance,” says Slaymaker.

Dance Magic runs a 6-week “Spring into Summer” from May 21 – June 2. Featured programs are Musical Magic classes for children aged 5 months – 4 yrs, a Mom & Me Dance class for parents and toddlers and a combo dance classes for kids ages 3 – 6 yrs.

Starting in July, Dance Magic is offering an 8-week combo session for kids who are interested in trying out different dance disciplines. The class will meet once per week for 30-45 minutes and offers lessons in tap, jazz and hip hop. Adults interested in dance and fitness can sign up or drop in for a 45 minute Zumba class that combines Latin dancing and cardio.

Throughout the summer Dance Magic also offers a number of camps for dancers and musicians. This year’s camps include Disney and Princess themes, Musical Theatre and a camp called Little Rock Stars. In August, Dance Magic will run a week-long dance adventure camp in Nordegg that offers classes in various disciplines, followed by outdoor yoga, climbing, swimming, canoeing and hiking.

For more information about Dance Magic’s Spring and Summer programs and adult fitness classes visit here. Tickets for the year-end recital are available online at or by calling 1.800.661.8793

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About Dance Magic: For 26 years, Dance Magic Studio School of Music and Dance has shared a love of dance and music with the community while encouraging positive growth an development in every aspect of our students’ lives. With two beautiful locations for dancers and musicians to learn – The Collicutt Centre in southeast Red Deer and Heritage Plaza in northwest Red Deer – we offer five different studio rooms to accommodate over 1300 dance and music students. From jazz to ballet, voice to piano, Zumba and exercise classes, Dance Magic teaches students from 5 months old to 50 years and beyond in a non-competitive atmosphere that aims to nurture self-confidence, personal friendships and lasting, lifetime memories. Supported by teachers with a passion for learning and the Arts, Dance Magic Studio is committed to providing lessons in a fun, upbeat and positive atmosphere.

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For more info, please contact: Christine Slaymaker 403.309.7319