STARK COUNTY PREMIERE OF ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL

New Direction Performing Arts Academy, in collaboration with Canton City Schools, will present the Stark County premiere of the Tony Award-winning production Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical July 12-14 at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall.  Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, it is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better […]

Canton Ballet dancer Tamaki Hoshi receives Joffrey Ballet scholarship

Nine Canton Ballet company members received scholarships at the Regional Dance America Northeast Festival held recently in Erie, Pa.  Tamaki Hoshi won a full year tuition scholarship with Joffrey Ballet of New York City valued at $20,900. Hoshi is a St. Thomas Aquinas High School and Canton Ballet 2019 graduate.  She studied with School of […]