Provincial Reps

2023 North Island Festival of Performing Arts Dance

All Reps will have their Registration Fee to PABC paid as their award.

Provincial Reps

Ballet (Level 1) RepOwen Whitehead#025 Moonlight
Ballet (Level 2) RepLilika Kovacs#263 Sleeping Beauty Aurora Act 3
Ballet (Level 3) RepElla Gregory#289 Concerto Classique
Modern (Level 1) RepYoanna Georgieva#165 Dangerous
Modern (Level 2) RepBrynn Binder#235 Smile
Modern (Level 3) RepAleria Campagnoo-Kasteel#221 Twine
Stage (Level 1) RepYoanna Georgieva#482 Maluk
Stage (Level 2) RepHarmony Nalunga#435 The Library
Stage (Level 3) RepAvari Dodd#351 Hit ‘Em Up Style
* These students participate at the Provincial Festival; which can only be done by qualifying through a local festival like NIFPA.

Alternates/ Dance MPs**

Alternate #1 Ballet (Level 1)Madeline Gulliver
Alternate #2 Ballet (Level 1)Finley Kovacs
Alternate #1 Ballet (Level 2)Brynn Binder
Alternate #2 Ballet (Level 2)Eden Knezevich
Alternate Modern (Level 1)Isla Melanson
Alternate Modern (Level 2)Maria Pettigrew
Alternate Modern (Level 3)Shea Bridgen
Alternate Stage (Level 3)Elizabeth Bibby
**These students are invited to attend all “daily dance performances” at no additional fee, although they do not take an active part in these events. Participants may also attend any Music/Vocal/Speech Arts classes, workshops and adjudications at no additional fee. They will also be expected to perform one selection in a Concert and a couple of workshops.

Merited Participants***

Merited ParticipantsName
Stage (Level 1)Isla Melanson
Stage (Level 2)Linden Dumouchelle
Stage (Level 3)Sophie Martin
*** Students recommended to attend Provincials in a different role. They may serve as an alternate to the rep but only when recommended by the adjudicator. This is a good opportunity for participants to attend without the pressure of competition.
Provincial Eligibility Information

Eligibility Recap

We have compiled this recap to help manage the overwhelming information given out.
However, if any questions remain or are not covered

General Eligibility Rules that apply to all disciplines:

The Boundaries for the North Island Festival of Performing Arts are:

S.D. 69 Qualicum-Parksville                          S.D. 70 Alberni

S.D. 71 Comox Valley                                      S.D. 72 Campbell River

S.D. 84 Vancouver Island West                     S.D. 85 Vancouver Island North

S.D.  47 Powell River                                        S.D. 68 Nanaimo/Ladysmith

To be eligible for Provincial Recommendations participants must study and be entered by a studio within NIFPA boundaries.


To be eligible for Provincial recommendation, a dancer must have participated with 2 or more solo classes in the dance discipline for which they are being recommended (i.e. Ballet, Stage or Modern) and study within our boundaries and achieve a minimum of 85% or better for each solo (see Rules and Guidelines).  Dancers must also attend the Adjudicator’s Workshop for their discipline.

Two contrasting selections within the recommended Discipline must be performed – the first to be performed must be the qualifying solo from the NIFPA Festival. The second solo is chosen at the discretion of the participant but must fall within the definitions of the provincial syllabus and does not need to have been performed previously.

Dance Age Categories (3-minute time limit for all solos):

Ballet Level I – 10 to 12 years; Ballet Level II – 15 years and under; Ballet Level III – 18 years and under

Stage Level I – 10 to 12 years; Stage Level II – 15 years and under; Stage Level III – 18 years and under

Modern Level I – 10 to 12 years; Modern Level II – 15 years and under; Modern Level III – 18 years and under

Provincial Level Recognized Dance Disciplines

Ballet:  Demi-Pointe Classical, Pointe Classical, Demi-Character, Character and Interpretive.

Stage:  Tap, Jazz or Lyrical Jazz (cannot take 2 jazz #’s to provincials), Variety (our Modern Stage), Song and Dance (solos 4 minutes max.), Street (can only be 2nd solo, not qualifying), and Acrobatic dance.

Modern:  Modern and Contemporary.

Competitors only have to be present for the entire performance of the level and discipline in which they are involved.

PABC Definitions of Disciplines may be different than our festival. Please read their definitions before you attend Provincials!