Santa Clarita Ballet Company will debut its original production of Little Mermaid on Saturday, June 13 at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center during 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. showings.
This year, the senior cast of dancers is comprised of graduating ballerinas who exemplify extraordinary artistic beauty and academic accomplishment. The ability to balance a para-professional ballet career, requiring a minimum 12-hour per week practice schedule and rigorous academics is remarkable.
Hart High’s Alexandra Finley will dance the starring role of Sea Witch before leaving for University of California, Berkeley as a recipient of the prestigious Regent Scholar Merit Award. Regent Scholars represent the top 2 percent of incoming freshman and recognizes exceptional academic excellence. She rejected numerous prestigious admission offers, including full-ride scholarships to accept the Regent Scholar Merit Award.
West Ranch’s Celine Kiner will appear as the Young Maiden rivaling Little Mermaid for the Prince’s affection. She is exiting the Company to begin training at USC’s highly selective Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. The Kaufman School accepts 15-20 new students annually based on artistic and academic merit. This spring, Celine also competed in the prestigious Sola Seal Award competition, which is so selective only the top 2 percent of dancers worldwide are invited to compete.
Canyon High’s Emily Chapman will star in the role of Little Mermaid. After a childhood spent honing classical ballet skills, attending prestigious summer workshops and competing in the widely recognized Youth American Grand Prix, Emily has accepted a scholarship at University of Utah School of Dance.
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that links jobseekers and businesses to free workforce development services available through the County’s network of America’s Job Centers of California.
A majority of ballots counted as of Tuesday evening favored keeping the governor in office as county election officials across the state continued tallying ballots Tuesday night in the election to determine whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Reports of an aircraft crash landing at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic prompted a full response from law enforcement and first responders Tuesday, with initial reports indicating the plane’s occupants were not injured.
In an email sent to parents Tuesday morning, Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont called for an end to a destructive social media trend that involves students filming themselves “trashing” school bathrooms.
In partnership with the Community College Consortium for OER, College of the Canyons has received a second grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand and extend the Open for Anti-Racism program supporting faculty in California Community Colleges.