ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET COMPANY Pupil Sophie Carter left our school (and home!) this term to begin her vocational training at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. She has been selected to play the role of Clara with the English National Ballet Company in The Nutcracker at the London Coliseum between 13th – 20th December. Congratulations Sophie – we are all extremely proud of you! CONTEMPORARY DANCE Did you know we have fabulous contemporary dance classes every Thursday? If you […](more...)
RAD BALLET EXAM RESULTS Huge congratulations to all 72 pupils who passed their RAD June ballet exams with wonderful results. We are extremely proud of our oldest ballet students who have achieved excellent marks for Grade 8 and the Vocational exams: Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Foundation. IDTA STREET AND TAP EXAM RESULTS We held 60 IDTA tap and street exams in June and had superb results with all participants passing – many congratulations everyone!(more...)
Contemporary Dance with Lucy Thynne
3 classes for children and adults on a Thursday in Ravensthorpe Village Hall, and moving to Pitsford School from September. Keep up to date with Northamptonshire School of Dance’s Contemporary class schedule here.
Sophie from Grade 6 Ballet has successfully auditioned for Tring Park School for The Performing Arts and begins her vocational dance training there in September.
Visions of Sugar Plum Fairies will be Dancing in Your Head Long After Christmas
2 January 2017 — The enchanted tale of The Nutcracker is being performed by East Haddon School of Dance at The Derngate Theatre in Northampton on Sunday, 14 January 2018, with a cast of 242 girls and boys aged 3-19. The Christmas themed two-act ballet has been skilfully adapted to also feature tap, contemporary, street dance and singing by school principal and former professional dancer Natalie Carter.
Sophie is enjoying her third year with the Royal Ballet School Junior Associates, with weekly Saturday classes at the Birmingham Hippodrome, home to the Birmingham Royal Ballet Company. Harriet dances with the Graham Fletcher Associates in monthly classes in a professional environment with excellent tuition. If you would like to know more about these specialist classes, please e-mail Natalie.(more...)
Many congratulations to all 39 pupils who passed their Royal Academy of Dance ballet exams!
Pupils were awarded:
- 10 gold medals (distinction)
- 19 silver medals (merit)
- 2 bronze medals (pass)
- 8 Pre-Primary Class Awards