For many participating performers and audience members, the Powell River Festival of Performing Arts has become one of the brightest calendar days of the entire year.
No matter what kind of performing arts discipline, young and young at heart CAN participate in the Festival and make a unique impact in this performance art cultured community.
The Festival of Performing Arts has grown from its early years in Powell River. The Festival provides opportunities for musicians, speakers, and dancers to perform for appreciative audiences and receive expert adjudication.
Rotary and The Festival of Performing Arts continues to foster a supportive environment for bright eyed amateurs and eternal students in the performing arts, to improve skills and receive constructive evaluation from professional adjudicators.
Professional adjudicators review performances ranging from solos to 45-member musical ensembles from community groups and local schools.
The adjudicated performances are in the following disciplines:
Strings, Classical Guitar, Speech Arts, Fiddle, Piano, Vocal, Musical Theatre, and Dance - Ballet & Modern, Stage & Street.
The Festival of Performing Arts continues to advance, promote & develop an annual spirit of community performance and reward for excellence.
The generous support of community donors makes it possible for the Festival of Performing Arts to provide awards to outstanding individuals and groups, encouraging their ongoing development as performers.
Each year exceptional performers are selected to gain additional experience. The Festival provides the opportunity for award-winning performers to participate in provincial and national festivals.
This family-friendly event is a must go see. Fun, musical, and often times hilarious performances prove a winning combination.