Wonderful news for Mina! She’s been accepted onto the Royal Ballet advanced associate programme and will start in September. The classes are held at the senior school in Covent Garden, London every other Saturday.
We are now offering Contemporary classes at the Palace Theatre Arena. Our teacher for these is Cara Young, an ex pupil of Torbay School of Dance. It’s always lovely to welcome a former student back as a teacher. Read about her in the Teachers section.
Harriet, Izzy and Emma have been performing in Paignton Pantomime’s production of Sleeping Beauty. Harriet played the leading lady, Izzy danced in the junior team and Emma was part of the chorus.
Current and past students have been performing in Cats at the Princess Theatre in Torquay. The TOPS production choreographed by our own Tracey Loveridge received excellent reviews.
Mina, Sam and Kayla took vocational ballet exams in the summer. Mina was awarded distinction for Advanced 1, Sam distinction for Intermediate and Kayla merit for Intermediate.
Sam and Izzy successfully auditioned for Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake Dreams and will be dancing in the ballet next March.
Izzy has been accepted for training on the Royal Ballet Junior Associate programme.