Dance to The Music
Two productions of the 42nd annual musical song and dance extravaganza by Alameda-based West Coast Dance (WCD) is set for this weekend, Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. Dance to the Music presents a cavalcade of fluorescent colors, pop tunes, and funky fancy footwork. The product of Artistic Director Marnell Xavier celebrates 42 years of West Coast dancers showcasing stars of tomorrow singing and dancing to favorite songs from past to present. The shows take place at Kofman Auditorium, 2200 Central Ave. in Alameda. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Available at the door.
The West Coast performers are based out of WCD's headquarters: 1701 Lincoln Ave. in Alameda. To find out more, call 523-2828 or westcoastdancealameda.com.
WCD is a non-profit performing group of teens and young adults that have volunteered and performed for our community, through out the United States, and all over the world. For the past several years they have traveled to Japan, Russia, Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, Italy, France, England, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Florida, New York, Utah, Las Vegas, and Hawaii, Disneyland, Disney World, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland. They will perform in Puerto Rico the summer of 2015.
Marnell Xavier has been performing for the good people of Alameda since she was four years old and has donated her talent and services to the many community events locally and all over the world. The West Coast Dance Theatre proudly received in 2001 the Alameda Chamber of Commerce Cultural Arts Award and Best of Alameda 2011.