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Soul Funktion seeks dancers for upcoming show

Local studio to present new original production in June



Soul Funktion dance studio is holding an open casting call next weekend for dancers for an upcoming show titled The Sun Thief and Cloud Queen .

A new original production written by Whistler resident Linda McGaw, Sun Thief is described as "a moving tale of loss, danger and love." The show will be produced, performed, costumed and built by local talents and will run twice, June 16 and 17 at MY Millennium Place.

The bulk of the cast will consist of 200 studio dancers, however, Soul Funktion owner and show producer Codi Dalen is auditioning for six lead roles, requiring a variety of performance and dance skills including creative movement, jazz, ballet, tap, hip-hop and acting/theatre experience. One of the six roles – The Prince of the Underworld – requires a male dancer with acting and theatre experience with martial arts experience "a plus." Other principal roles include The Cloud Queen Companions, The Leaders of the Underworld, The Moon, The Fire Witch and The Love Spirit.

Auditions for The Sun Thief and Cloud Queen take place at the Soul Funktion studio in Function Junction Sunday, April 10 beginning with the Cloud Queen Companions at noon. Interested participants must book an audition time through the studio by calling 604-966-0644 or e-mailing Dalen at codilynne@yahoo.ca.