Be a part of Calgary’s newest holiday tradition and brighten up your holiday season with The SHOW and special guest artist, Lexi Strate. The SHOW will be singing and dancing to classic Christmas songs and new favorites while journeying around Canada. This high-energy, family friendly show will be a pleasure to the eyes and ears. See what everyone has been talking about! Don’t miss out on seeing The SHOW in their fullest glory at their annual Christmas show, Let It SHOW!
Lexi Strate is a Canadian indie electro-pop artist. When not on the road, she resides in Cochrane Alberta. The first single Diamond Eyes from her debut EP, Waves is approaching 1,000,000 plays on combined streaming platforms worldwide. Waves was named by Canadian Music Blog as EP Of The Year, and also earned Lexi a 2016 Western Canadian Music Award for Pop Artist of the Year. To learn more, visit Lexi’s website.
The DJD Dance Centre has a parkade for ticket holders. You will receive a code for the parkade one week prior to the event. You can access the parkade off of Centre Street at the back of the Kahanoff Centre). If the lot is full, street parking is free all day on Sundays.
Sunday, December 17
1:00 PM Matinee or 7:00 PM Evening Show
(Be sure to select the correct performance time).
The SHOW always has something in the works, with a season of entertainment ranging from fanciful to funk. Scroll down to access our event listings – you don’t want to find yourself last in line.
LET IT SHOW
We are thrilled to welcome Canadian indo electro-pop artist Lexi Slate as a guest headliner at our 2017 holiday performance. Lexi’s debut EP Waves earned her a 2016 Western Canadian Music Award for Pop Artist of the Year.
KIDS CANCER CARE FOUNDATION
The SHOW’s Headliner Company was proud to support the Kids Cancer Care Foundation by performing the opening number at their Belle of the Ball | Daddy Daughter gala fundraiser.
VOCAL & DANCE INTENSIVE
This interactive, master-style workshop offered tips on how to make performances pop. The Voice’s Tamara Beatty reviewed voice-optimizing strategies, while The SHOW’s own Brandon Wood taught dance technique.
EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
SHOW Company members Akesh, Brynn, Ashley and Sophie hit the stage to sing ‘O Canada’ at the Ernst and Young LLP Gala celebrating the Entrepreneur Of The Year award. Special guests included Mayor Nenshi and Arlene Dickinson.
The SHOW is hard and challenging and very fun. It’s inspiring when I see the seniors do it. They inspire me and I want to be able to do what they do.BROCK
2016 | 2017 Season Highlights
Thanks to all our company members for displaying the commitment, dedication and drive that made our inaugural year such a success. This was the first SHOW Company to exist and we made history together.
We honoured our fine country and paid homage to some of Canada’s most influential artists by proudly presenting MAPLE BEATS – A History of Canadian Soul and Hip-Hop. Happy 150th, eh!
MAYOR’S LUNCH FOR THE ARTS
The SHOW actively supports Calgary’s artistic community and was proud to take part in the Mayor’s Lunch for the Arts in spring 2017.
The SHOW was thrilled to welcome the inspiring, talented and very accomplished Michelle Dawley as workshop leader. Michelle has danced in shows around the world, most notably with Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, and Janelle Monae.
Our holiday performance of Let It SHOW was also our very first full company showcase. This energy-filled, family friendly event was so popular that we’ll be bringing it back.
If you just can’t wait for the next SHOW event, here’s the fix. Our Music Video series has met with rave reviews, with over 10,000 views on every video we release.
We created our first-ever video with the help of a few talented friends. Listen to what happens when talent meets technique, in The SHOW’s cover mash-up CRY ME A DIGGITY.
AT THE SHOW COMPANY, LEARNING NEVER ENDS.
Check out our Junior, Senior and Headliner companies! It's all part of our mission to train, empower and showcase exceptional young singers and dancers as members of The SHOW's performing arts company in Calgary, Alberta.