Monthly Archives: January 2016
Gloucester Festival 2020
Our soloists attended Gloucester Festival this year as due to Covid there were no groups, duets etc We had a brilliant 4 days of competition for the first time in our history of competing at Gloucester we bought home medals everyday!! …….and Maisie Riley was picked by the Adjudicator out of all the competitors at the festival for the The Joy of Dance Award.
Welshpool – Dance Creation Competition 2020
Our Junior and Inter Dancers travelled to Welshpool to take part in the Dance Creation Competition for the 2nd year – the festival was a lot bigger this year!
Our Dancers again did brilliantly coming away with many trophies for solos, duets, trios and quartets as well as highest scoring group.
Rosebead Festival and Gloucester Dance Festival 2019 – Our Best to Date !!
Our Competition Dancers did brilliantly at Rosebead Festival in Malvern, taking home 6 Group First Place trophies and many individual medals, including first places in all age categories for Tap. It was our new junior competition dancers first festival and their group Afro Circus came second to our other Junior group Greatest Show. Junior Modern soloists Olivia and Jasmine took first and second as well as second for their Duet. Senior dancers took first for their lyrical and ballet groups and the standout group was Tap comp who took first in a very large section of cabaret dances.
Gloucester Festival was our best since we started attending the competition, with 3 Novice campions crowned – Lauren (Inter), Xander (Junior) and Anna (Senior), placings for our senior ballet group with Castle and Junior Lyrical with Lost boy. There was also individual medals for Maisie R, Maisie Lou, Ellie P, Charlie P, Cerys, Anna and Meg, Polly and Alice, Daisy and Daniella.
Junior and Inter Dancers competed at Welshpool Dance Creation Competition and came away with 11 Trophies including highest score solo for Maisie Riley, a second place for the Inter Team and two First Places for the Junior Team.
Exciting Pupil Associate News for 2021
We have a number of pupils this year who have achieved associate places around the UK – associate programs are a brilliant way for our pupils to meet other talented students and develop their dance skills even further, as well as getting the opportunity to be taught by industry professionals
So congratualtions to ………
Lauren Parkinson – Tap Attack
Lillie Parkinson – Ballet Cymru
Jasmine Harter – Ballet Cymru
Ellie Ford – Morea Performing Arts
Maisie Riley – Morea Performing Arts
Sian Jones – The Jazz Associates
Maisie Lou Gore – Ballet Cymru
Ellie Davies – Deman Theatre Arts
Olivia Sheppard will attend the Dance World Cup in Portugal 2019
Olivia Sheppard has qualified her Contemporary solo to represent Team England in the Dance World Cup in Portugal in June – Massive Congratulations to Olivia what an exciting opportunity.
Gloucester Festival Results 2018
Even though we only took a small team mostly of junior dancers due to the schools half terms being different this year we still had one of our most successful competitions to date with:
4 x Golds
2 x Silvers
and 5 x 4th’s
Lottie Ford received the Junior Novice Cup for the most promising dancer, the Junior Street Team came 3rd and the Inter Street Team came 2nd.
TEAGAN MELVILLE and OLIVIA SHEPPARD – Qualify for Regional Heats of the All England Dance Competition, both senior competition dancers qualified at Worcester Dance Festival 2018.
Also very exciting news for Teagan is that she will be attending Laine Theatre Arts in Septemebr on a 100% Scholarship, and performing in London’s WestEnd as the young dancer is David Walliams Gangsta Granny after being invited to join the company after her brilliant performance at the Courtyard Theatre in Hereford when it toured the UK earlier this year. We are very proud of all Teagan’s achievements and her dedication to achieving her goal of going on to train in Performing Arts professionally and look forward to hearing all about her future successes.
Senior Dancers perform with Choral Diversity, a fabulous evening supporting
a very special lady.
Junior Competition Dancers take first place in Street Groups
at Gloucester Festival 2016, congratulations to Daisy, Maisie,
Lottie, Ellie, Emily and Maisie Lou and Olivia Sheppard for
helping to coach them.