Entries by Annette Bakala


SWAN LAKE Audition Poster_FINAL Open auditions for MDC’s upcoming production of Swan Lake are happening on Saturday March 14th! All ages and levels are welcome! Contact us now to register.

The Nutcracker Tour

Artistic Director, Tanya Vadurova, is pleased to announce: Mission Dance Company will be bringing their annual enchanting and beautiful performance of “The Nutcracker” on tour this year. This we will be Mission Dance Company’s first official production tour! “The Nutcracker” gifts our Holiday Season with memorable transformations believing in the magic of a dream! The larger than life, […]


NIGHT AT THE CIVIC AWARDS Congratulations to Annette Bakala who has received the Teen Honour in the Arts Award at the 44th Annual Kelowna Civic and Community Awards. This is awarded to a youth who has made an outstanding contribution in Kelowna through cultural and/or artistic efforts. The annual award ceremony recognizes volunteers, artists, athletes and […]

Sending our Dancer’s to Toronto

We sent our dancers to Toronto for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take master classes with some of the best teachers in Canada! Here’s a little sneak-peak into what our students and parent volunteers got to experience in Toronto. DAY ONE: After a plane ride from Kelowna to Toronto the girls settled into their hotel rooms shortly […]

Yoga for Ballet Dancers

As a ballet dancer, you work very hard in the studio training certain muscles to do specific movements. This means that the targeted muscles will get sore and possibly affect your training. But now there’s a new class at MDC made for relaxing and training correct muscles! It’s for Jr. and Sr. Company dancers (typically […]