Vivie’s Dance Factory, a dance school that promotes the arts through education, performances and entertainment is organizing an event dubbed VDF Sparkle Day recital to showcase the theatre talents of the school.
The Sparkle Day recital which is an annual event offers an opportunity for students, parents and the public to come together to appreciate the contribution of the performing arts to the society.
Ms Vivian Boateng, Chief Executive Officer of Vivie’s Dance Factory, expressed believe that some social issues could be addressed through performances.
“We believe children in Ghana have great talents, unfortunately, there aren’t many creative arts hubs to help nurture these talents,” she said.
She said the school uses performing arts to teach the children value for self, discipline and focus.
Ms Boateng said the Sparkle Day recital event is used to boost the confidence of the students as they perform on one big platform in front of audience.
The event to be held on Saturday, 18th June, 2022 will have about 400 students perform and will involve performances by the VDF students and groups from other partner schools.
It will include performances in Acro Dance, Hip Hop, Contemporary dance, traditional African drumming and dance, ballet, musical theatre among others.
The theme for the event is: Get Back Up Again, Ms Boateng said: “our message is simple, we want people to keep hope alive despite the pandemic.