Are you a former highland dancer? Dust off your memories in this fun and energetic group class to help get you back in the fling of things.
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Kelly MacArthur is a champion dancer from Cape Breton, who has competed and performed all over the world and taught Highland and Cape Breton Step Dance for the past 25 years, including 15 years at her own Dance Studio in Sydney, the MacArthur School of Dance. The school has a performance troupe called the CapeLand Dancers which consists of top level dancers from all over Cape Breton. Performing highland and step dance along with Kelly this year at Dancing Up a Suête, are both junior and senior members of the Company, all of whom are seasoned performers and top-notch dancers.
Nic Gareiss is a dancer who always leaves audiences thrilled. Born in Michigan, he draws from many percussive dance traditions to create a dance technique that expresses his love of improvisation, traditional footwork, and collaboration. Holding degrees in anthropology and music from Central Michigan University and an MA in ethnochoreology from the University of Limerick, he has performed with the best in traditional music and dance including The Chieftains, Solas, Darol Anger, Liz Carroll, Bruce Molsky, and Alasdair Fraser. At Celtic Colours he will perform with harpist Maeve Gilchrest, Kimberley Fraser and his fellow Artist in Residence, Mac Morin.
Sabra is a champion highland dancer, a stellar step dancer and a musician who has performed and taught across Canada, the United States, Australia, Scotland, and Ireland. The 5-time provincial champion highland dancer, 10-time representative for Nova Scotia at the Canadian Highland Dancing Championships, and 8th overall in the World Highland Dancing Championships in Scotland, is founder, director and choreographer of the Celtic Touch Dancers, a lively group of award-winning highland and step dancers. Sabra’s choreographies have garnered them top placings at the provincial and national level.