Belleville:  Event Information

The Empire Theatre; April 13 - 16, 2023



  • The Empire Theatre, 321 Front St, Belleville, ON K8N 2Z9
  • The building will open 1 hour prior to the first performance of the day


  • approximately 30’ deep x 30’ wide.

*Please make arrangements for props to be removed after your dances. There is no prop storage space available in the Theatre.


  • The dock loads directly onto the stage – so we ask all major props only be loaded right before a performance; and be removed right after.
  • The theatre loading dock is located at the back of the building and is accessible from both Front Street and Pinnacle Street. 
  • Please see diagram below:

Bird's eye view diagram depicting how to access the Empire Theatre's loading dock.


  • There is a free parking lot adjacent to the theatre – please see image above.


  • All dressing room space will be shared between studios as it's very limited.
  • We thank you in advance for your cooperation with regard to sharing this space.
  • To avoid congestion:
    • Have hair/make-up done.
    • please vacate when the room is not needed.
  • Parents -- please pack-up all belongings from change rooms if you are leaving after the awards to make room the incoming dancers.


  • Unfortunately, there is no rehearsal area available for this event.  Please plan accordingly.


  • Our Shine Shop will be in full operation to get your Shine Dance Merchandise.  Please note that we will be accepting only credit or debit cards -- we will not be accepting cash.


Hotel Name: Best Western Belleville

For Dates: April 13 – 16: The Empire Theatre, Belleville

Block Booking Under

Shine Dance Competitions Group #2795

For booking link please click here

Address (See map) 387 N Front St, Belleville, ON K8P 3C8
Phone (613) 969-1112
E-mail See website
Rate (taxes not included) $119
Parking Free
Group Booking Ends March 12th, 2023
Cancellation Policy 24 hours prior to arrival.
Check-In/Out Check-in: 3:00pm / Check-out: 11:00am
Website Click here
Breakfast Included? Yes
Pool? Yes
Driving Distance From Venue (approx.) 7 mins drive



  • Programs will be made available for download, free of charge, through our website approximately 2 weeks prior to the event. 
  • Programs will not be sold at the event.


  • Every dancer receives a custom Shine Awards Pin to display your ribbons on your Team Jacket! We’ve got one per dancer, so please make sure you pick it up at the Shine Shop.


  • This event will have a live stream available through our website
  • A code to watch will be provided soon


  • We are very excited to continue our annual Food Drive where all proceeds are donated to a local food bank.  To date, we have collectively raised 22,160 lbs of food!!
  • Please remind your dancers to bring at least 2 items of non-perishable food for our drive.


  • As a reminder, your entry fees now include all your Studio's photos and videos!
  • Media will be available approximately 1 week after the event


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