Sunday 21st January Elite Students took to the stage to compete against other local dancing schools at the Elton Dance Festival. Over the course of the day all of our students excelled themselves in both technique, performance and professionalism. With well deserved placings across the board for many students. The day also saw Chloe Poynton and Seren Williams take part in their first compeititon with dances by Miss Emma and Miss Laura. Teachers and parents were all thrilled with the days results.
Our students will return on Sunday 28th to Elton for the Lyrical, Acrobatic, more tap and modern and our Duets and Trios take to the stage for the first time. Students Amber Porter, Lillie Dodd and Isabella Roberts will also compete in the Cabaret Dance Challenges.
Senior Modern- 2ND Place: Isobel Taylor
10-11 Open Modern- 1ST Place: Olivia Hodgeson
Senior Tap- 3RD Place: Isobel Taylor
12-13 Ballet- 3RD Place: Lillie Dodd
10-11 Ballet- 2ND Place: Marissa Roberts
10-11 Ballet- 3RD Place: Olivia Hodgeson
12-13 Modern- 1ST Place: Lillie Dodd
2ND Place: Isabella Roberts
3RD Place: Amber Porter
6-7 Modern- 2ND Place: Seren Williams
10-11 Tap: 4TH Place: Lily Cook
Some moments from the day:
We know you have missed it so much during Emma's maternity leave, now its back every Monday night at 6:30pm!
Join Emma for a grapevining all boxsteppin' workout to get yourself ready for Christmas! More classes will be back in the January timetable launch!
See our current timetable here>>
Sunday 26th November saw Elite School of Dance take to the stage to compete in the regional heats for the UK's biggest group dance competition, That's Showbiz. This competition involved all four of our squads from our juniors right through to our Seniors and Elite Squad. Routines were choreographed by Miss Laura McCabe, Miss Emma and Oliver with rigorous rehearsals since the start of term in September ready for the heats and application for the 2018 Dance World Cup which we submitted at the start of November.
Elite were on fighting form and received excellent scores, placings and commendations from the Adjudicators:
Junior Competition Squad: Over the Rainbow - 4th
Tap Troupe: Friend Like Me - 2nd and Best Small Group Award
Inter Competition Squad: Little Party - 1st
Elite Squad: Piece by Piece - 1st
Elite will now be heading to the semi-finals to compete at the Blackpool Opera House in the new year. We would like to congratulate every student who performed at the heats and our amazing support of families and friends. We can't wait to see how they get on in the semi finals and, of course the other competitions and events we have lined up in 2018... Look out, here come team Elite!
It is a great pleasure to announce that our 2016 Showcase will be taking place at Theatr Clwyd in November. Its a wonderful opportunity for all of our students big and small to perform on a professional stage in the centre for culture in North Wales!
We will be announcing further details throughout the spring term in our parents emails and on our show page on our website, so please stay tuned for further information.