83 dancers from Castlegar, Trail, Rossland and Nakusp ranging in age from 4 to 16 years old attended the Turning Pointe Dance Camp August 12 to 16.
The dancers took specialized training in various dance styles with visiting dance teachers.
Hip hop, ballet, acro, jazz, and musical theatre were all taught during the high paced and fun week.
Artistic director Julie Teindl brought instructors from Vancouver, Calgary as well as Castlegar and Rossland to teach the dancers new moves and to challenge them.
Charlene Hart, who was a top ten finalist in “So You Think You Can Dance Canada” season 3 taught the dancers Jazz and lyrical.
Renee Salsiccioli from Rossland’s Kootenay Dance Works taught ballet.
Leanne Mclim from Calgary taught musical theatre and Jessika Dobie from Castlegar taught acro and hop hop.