Footnotes are the Main Event for a few minutes as they are inducted into the Performing Arts Centre Hall of Fame.

News 100 redBy Pepper Parr

May 29th, 2019

BURLINGTON, ON

 

At the 2019/2020 Season Launch Tuesday evening the Burlington Performing Arts Centre inducted the Burlington Footnotes Senior Performing Troupe into the Hall of Fame.

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Footnotes on stage

Since its inception in 1995, the organization has grown from six to more than 100 members. These swingin’ seasoned adults prove that it’s great to have life experience as they celebrate the art of staying young. They have danced their way into the hearts of countless audiences.

Their annual show, Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance, is performed three times over two days each June, and always sells out becoming a fast-favourite with BPAC audiences and local tour operators who bring bus loads of visitors to Burlington annually.

In addition to being audience favorites. The Burlington Footnotes Senior Performing Troupe Inc have been recognized and endorsed by many of Burlington’s elected officials over the years.

fOOTNOTES LOGOEstablished in 2013, the Hall of Fame recognizes people or organizations that have made significant contributions to the performing arts in Burlington. This year, BPAC is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of the Burlington Footnotes Senior Performing Troupe.

The Footnotes is an enthusiastic troupe of senior dance performers who demonstrate various dance styles: tap, jazz, ballet, clogging, hip-hop, and musical theatre. Their group also includes musicians and singers. They represented Burlington twice as the City’s Golden Age Ambassadors, performing in our twin city of Itabashi, Japan.

 

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