“A perfect family show – funny and heartfelt. ‘Christmas Stories’ offers something for everyone.”
Ring in the 2013 Holiday Season on December 20th and 21st as Dance Fusion NW (www.dancefusionnw.com) presents its fourth annual production of ‘Christmas Stories’!
An original tale of a young mother and her daughter celebrating Christmas Eve in the midst of financial struggles, the show features students and performers ranging in age from 4 to adult from the Vancouver, Portland, Ridgefield, and Battleground areas.
A theatrical dance performance told with humor and compassion, Christmas Stories combines classic Musical Theater-esque storytelling with a contemporary message of hope. Featuring a variety of dance styles (including Jazz, Tap, Lyrical & Hip Hop) along with live acting and vocal performances.
Full of holiday spirit with a touch of the unexpected thrown in, ’Christmas Stories’ is the perfect family event to celebrate the magic, joy and hope of the season.
Performances are December 20th @ 7:00pm and December 21st @ 2:00 & 7:00pm at Fort Vancouver High School, Vancouver. Adults $12.00, Students (under 18) $6.00, under 4 FREE. For more information call: 360-521-9973
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Dance Fusion NW Is…
A professional, positive, family oriented dance & performing arts education studio with a focus on the joy and passion of performance. Where style and technique blend with showmanship and a sense of humor!
Our mission is to INSPIRE each individual and instill an appreciation and love for the beautiful art of DANCE as well as the joy of PERFORMANCE. Fostering camaraderie and social skills alongside discipline,passion and self expression. From the recreational to the serious, ENCOURAGE each dancer exactly where they are and CELEBRATE their own personal achievements and innate gifts.
In addition to our annual original holiday production “Christmas Stories” and our Annual Spring Showcase, DFNW also participates in numerous community events. Local performances include: The Clark County Fair, The Sausage Fest, Pioneer Courthouse Square Atmospherics, The Oregon Zoo, The Festival of Trees, Discovery Walk, OSU’s Dance Against Hunger, the VA Hospital and many local schools and retirement facilities.
Dance Fusion also performs in Disneyland and travels to New York, Los Angeles and surrounding areas for advanced training including dance conventions and workshops.
DFNW nurtures a student philosophy of dancing for joy and sharing that whenever possible. In a foundation of respect & gratitude for each other as well as our neighbors and community, DFNW has donated time and/or funding to local organizations including:
The Dougy Center, The Challenge Games of Clark County, The American Cancer Society Pediatric Research, The Children’s Cancer Association, 65 Roses Cystic Fibrosis, OSU’s Dance Against Hunger, International Rett Syndrome Association and bi-annually donates to Share House a portion of the proceeds from their Holiday and Spring performances.
Dance Fusion NW is also excited to announce that we are now home to the new non-profit performance company and scholarship program “The Fuse Dance Force”. For more information and details, see the website at www.fusedanceforce.org