Diaga Irish School (Irish Dance)
Established in 2010 by Riverdance – The Show cast member Zeph Caissie, Diaga Irish Dance has blossomed into a thriving community of dancers and their families. Diaga is home to the Nova Scotia Irish Dancers, a provincially selected dance troupe who have performed at the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo and Hamburg Polizeishow.
Queensland Dancers (Scottish Highland Dance)
Queensland dancers are a highland dance troupe based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The group gets their name from Queensland Beach in Nova Scotia, where the troupe was born. The dancers in the group have combined dance experience of over 80 years and many are certified highland dance teachers. Some of Queensland Dancers’ notable performances include dancing for Prince Charles and Camilla during their visit to Halifax and being part of a documentary entitled “Being Canadian”.
Twitter & Instagram: @QueenslandHD
For the Love of Flamenco (Performance Group)
Stomping feet, coiling wrists, passionate dancing, intricate guitar and soulful singing are the trademarks of flamenco dance. For the Love of Flamenco is a performance group of dedicated dancers from Flamenco Dance School Maria Osende based in Halifax. Featuring anywhere between 2 and 14 dancers, their performances offer a varied and colorful selection of Spanish flamenco dance and music styles.
La Azulita (Flamenco Dance)
Professional flamenco dancer and choreographer, “La Azulita” has been described on-stage as “stunning”. She performs both locally and nationally as an independent artist, as well as with her own company, Compañia Azul, including in collaborations with the Victoria Symphony, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and up-coming with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Megan teaches in both Halifax and Cow Bay with students ranging from age 4 to 100 years young!