Younger dancers take flight | Canberra CityNews

QL2 dancers in motion. Photograph: Lorna Sim.

HELEN MUSA takes a have a look at what’s developing over the vacation interval on this week’s “Artsday” column.

NEWS is in from QL2 Dance that seven of its present younger artists – Penny Amoore, Mia Canton, Natalie Hardy, Magnus Meagher, Cassidy Thompson, Danny Riley and Emily Smith – have been chosen into tertiary coaching, principally on the Victorian School of the Arts.

SHAKE & stir theatre’s tackle Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” might be at Canberra Theatre from December 20-24. Appropriate for all ages.

TEMPO Theatre’s eighth annual Christmas radio play, “An Irish Kinda Christmas” will now be broadcast on Christmas Day at 7pm on radio 1RPH, and within the new 12 months at

I Progetti Chamber Choir is presenting a program of English and European Renaissance sacred and secular music, folks songs, an Icelandic hymn, and a brand new composition by Mark Chapman. St John’s Anglican Church, Reid, 7.30pm, Wednesday, December 21. Entry by donation, proceeds will help the St John’s Care Christmas hampers.

CANBERRA Symphony Orchestra hosts the Kingsland Fellowship for specialised skilled growth for superior musicians on the tertiary and postgraduate degree. It provides coaching tailor-made to every fellow, a $1200 stipend, workshops, masterclasses {and professional} growth alternatives, recitals, a CSO 2023 season cross and backstage rehearsal entry. Purposes to shut January 31. Auditions in early February.