Student news

Talluah Brown attended her final associate class at Arts Educational School, London at the beginning of July & was awarded The Outstanding Achievement Award in Acting. What a wonderful achievement!

Congratulations to Carrie Patrick who has been offered a place at National Youth Ballet & will be performing at Sadlers Wells, London in September 2017!

Well done to Amelie Meaden who has been offered a place at London Senior Ballet starting associate classes on Sundays from September 2017.

Many congratulations to Natalia Hoesli who has been offered a place at Wilkes Academy of Performing Arts on their 3 year Musical Theatre course from September 2017. Natalia has been awarded a partial scholarship towards her training. What a great achievement!

Well done to all our dancers who were involved in the RAD Awards Day final on Sunday 7th May. Congratulations to Emmeline Bywater who came 3rd in her class!

Congratulations to Ella Frost who has been offered a place at London Studio Centre on their BA (Hons) Theatre Dance Programme.

Some of our students have had a particularly successful time this term!

Congratulations to Martha Higgins who has successfully auditioned for a place with Tap Attack on their Junior Associate programme for 2017-2018. What a lovely start to the Easter holidays! Well done Martha!

Theo Greenfield has been offered a place in Year 9 at Elmhurst Ballet School to commence full time vocational training in September 2017 and has also been offered a place as a Mid Associate of The Royal Ballet School, London on their associate Saturday programme! What an incredible achievement for Theo who only begun his dance training a couple of years ago with us!

Congratulations to Carrie Patrick who has been offered another year of associate classes at London Senior Ballet, Ethan Barrett who has been offered another year as a Senior Associate at The Royal Ballet School, London & Emmeline Bywater who will also continue as a Mid Associate at The Royal Ballet School, London.

Huge congratulations to Tallulah Brown who has auditioned at Arts Educational School, London for their Sixth Form and has been offered a place from September 2017!

Many congratulations to Ella Frost who has been offered a place at Millennium Performing Arts on their BA (Hons) Musical Theatre course & who has also been placed on the reserve list for Bird College for a place in September 2017.

Congratulations to Sophie Harlow who has been offered a place at Ballet West and was has also recently auditioned at Central School of Ballet and has been recalled to the final audition for their full time course to start in September 2017.

Congratulations to all our dancers who took part in the Wiltshire Dance Festival in Swindon during half term. This was our second competition, and the overall standard was exceptionally high.

We were thrilled to come away with a total of 10 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze Medals for a selection of solos, duets, trios and group numbers.

Additionally Sophie Harlow was invited by the adjudicator to take part in The Performance Award on the final day and both Ethan Barrett and Emmeline Bywater successfully made it through to the Ballet Championships. During the award ceremony at the end of the week Ethan Barrett received the trophy for The Most Outstanding Boy and Emmeline Bywater was awarded The Most Promising Classical Dancer.

RAD Awards Day January 2017

Congratulations to all our students who took part in the Royal Academy of Dance South East regional heats in Hungerford on Sunday 15th January.

The dancers participated in one out of four levels in a class taken by senior RAD teacher Darren Parish and were dancing for the opportunity to be selected to proceed to the final in May where finalists from seven counties will compete at RAD headquarters in Battersea to find the best young ballerinas in the South East of England.

We were thrilled that the following students were all selected to take part in the final later in the year.

Grace Algar - Grade 1
Darcy Jones - Grade 3
Rosie Burkey - Grade 5
Alice Wilson - Grade 5
Emmeline Bywater - Grade 6
Carrie Patrick - Grade 6
Eva Isherwood-Halliwell - Grade 7

Congratulations to Sophie Harlow who has successfully auditioned for Laine Theatre Arts. Sophie has been offered a place to commence full time training in September 2017 and is currently being considered for scholarship funding. Congratulations to Ella Frost who has successfully made it through to the recall auditions at London Studio Centre later this year. Further congratulations to Ellie Harlow has also successfully auditioned for Millennium Performing Arts for their BA (Hons) Musical Theatre course & who has also been placed on the reserve list for Bird College for a place in September 2017. Competition at these vocational schools is incredibly fierce and we are very proud of you all, such great achievements.

Congratulations also to Sophie Crow who will be performing in the London Children's Ballet tour of 'The Little Lord Fauntleroy' in February 2017.

Congratulations to Tallulah Brown who has successfully auditioned for one of 15 places on offer to perform in a new play by Tim Etchells. Rehearsals have begun and the play will be performed at The Soho Theatre London in March 2017.

Congratulations to Flossie Amesbury, Ella Frost, Abby Showan, Amelie Meaden, Carrie Patrick & Ella Pemberton who all successfully auditioned for English Youth Ballet's production of Sleeping Beauty at The Oxford New Theatre in October 2016. Particular congratulations go to Carrie & Ella who both made it through to the scholarship audition and narrowly missed out on funding.

Congratulations to Millie Jackson who has been offered a place at London Studio Centre on their BA Hons Theatre Dance programme!

Many congratulations to Sophie Harlow who has been accepted for another year at Central School of Ballet on their Saturday associate programme and will commence on the Pre Senior course from September 2016.

Congratulations to Ethan Barrett who has secured his place for another year to commence in September 2016 as at Senior Associate at The Royal Ballet School in London.

Congratulations to Tallulah Brown who has been chosen to join the Arts Educational Youth Theatre, London, a new company starting in September 2016. A great achievement, well done!

Many congratulations to Emmeline Bywater who has secured her place for another year as an MA on The Royal Ballet Associates programme in London.

Congratulations to Millie Jackson who has been offered places at Performers College on their Professional Diploma in Dance & Musical Theatre, Bird College on their Pre-Professional Foundation Year & Millennium Performing Arts college on their Professional Diploma in Dance or Musical Theatre course!

Many congratulations to Louisa Anderson who has been offered places at Laine Theatre Arts on thier 3 year Diploma Professional Dance or Musical Theatre course, The Urdang Academy on their BA Hons in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre course, Bird College on their BA Hons in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre course & London Studio Centre on their BA Hons Theatre Dance programme!

Huge congratulations to Natalia Hoesli who has successfully auditioned for a place in ZooNation's Youth Company, which is part of ZooNation's Hip Hop Dance Company. Natalia will start training with the Youth Company from February 2016 on Saturday mornings and will continue with her academy classes in the afternoons.

Congratulations to Louisa Anderson who attended the Bird College Musical Theatre Summer School in August 2015 and was awarded a scholarship to go back next year!

Ethan Barrett will be performing with Australia's Queensland Ballet company at the London Coliseum from the 4th-8th August. What a wonderful opportunity and we wish him lots of luck.

Huge congratulations to Ellis Linford-Pill who has just been offered his first professional contract working for Mirage Company on Fred Olsen's Balmoral cruise ship. Ellis will graduate from Laine Theatre Arts in June and begins rehearsals for his contract immediately. We wish him all the best!

Congratulations to Sophie Harlow who has been offered a place at Central School of Ballet on their Saturday Associate Programme to start in September 2015 and at London Senior Ballet and begins Sunday classes from after May half term.

Many congratulations to Imogen Holthouse & Caroline O'Brien who have both been offered places at London Studio Centre on their 3 year dance degree programme from September 2015.

Congratulations to Carrie Patrick who has successfully auditioned for London Junior Ballet and starts Sunday classes there in September to enhance her training with us.

Well done to all students who took part in the RAD Finals Awards Day on Sunday 10th May at headquarters. We were very proud of you all. Huge congratulations to Abigail Showan & Sophie Harlow who were both awarded runner up in their groups!

Congratulations to Sophie Harlow who has been offered a place at London Studio Centre on their Saturday Associate Programme, starting in September 2015.

Many congratulations to Emmeline Bywater who has been accepted for a second year with the Royal Ballet School Associate Programme & will become a Mid-Associate from September 2015. Congratulations also goes to Ethan Barrett who has been accepted for another year as a Mid-Associate. Well done to you both.

Well done to all our students who took part in the RAD Awards Day on Sunday 1st February. Many congratulations to Ethan Barrett, Emmeline Bywater, Roderick Bywater, Sophie Harlow, Amelie Meaden, Abigail Showan, Jessica Showan & Alice Wilson who have all made it through to the final on Sunday 10th May at the RAD Headquarters in Battersea. To have so many students get through to the final is amazing and a great acheievment for the school.

Congratulations to Ella Frost who has successfully auditioned and been offered a place with Tap Attack. Ella will be joining the Senior Associate group in Birmingham.

Many congratulations to Imogen Holthouse who been offered a place at Laine Theatre Arts on a 3 year Dance & Musical Theatre course to start in September 2015. A great achievement, well done!

Congratulations to Imogen Holthouse who has been offered a scholarship to study Musical Theatre at the New York Film Academy! The course begins in September 2015.

Well done to Isobel Morris who has been offered the opportunity to perform with London Childrens Ballet touring company next year. Places are limited so this is a great achievement.

Many congratulations to Isobel Hyland who has successfully auditioned for a place at the New York Film Academy on their BFA 3 year acting programme. Isobel has been awarded a scholarship and the course commences in September 2015.

Congratulations to Louisa Anderson who has been accepted onto the Saturday Associate Programme at London Studio Centre where she will study Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz and Voice Technique/Singing.

Many congratulations to Emmeline Bywater and Carrie Patrick who have both successfully auditioned for the Royal Ballet School Associate Programme and have been accepted as Junior Associates in London from September 2014. A fantastic achievement indeed! Congratulations also goes to Ethan Barrett and Sophie Harlow who have both been accepted for another year of Mid-Associates at The Royal Ballet School.

Congratulations to Olivia Holt who has successfully auditioned and been offered a Midland Associate place with 'Tap Attack' and will attend monthly classes with them. Olivia was one of 600 dancers auditioning for 80 places over their entire associate programme which provides regular training sessions and opportunities to perform throughout the year.

Many congratulations to all our pupils who recently auditioned for London Children's Ballet. Sophie Harlow & Amelie Meaden successfully auditioned for their production of 'Nanny McPhee' which will be performed at The Peacock Theatre, London on 24th - 27th April 2014. Kylen Harrison & Carrie Patrick have all been offered places on the LCB tour which takes place throughout 2014. Places are extremely limited so we are thrilled that so many of our pupils will be involved.

Many congratulations to Ellie Harlow, Sophie Harlow, Kylen Harrison, Natalia Hoesli, Imogen Holthouse, Isobel Hyland, Niamh Mapp, and Amelie Meaden who all successfully auditioned for the English Youth Ballet's production of Swan Lake to be performed at The Oxford New Theatre on the 20th & 21st September 2013. Particular congratulations go to Imogen Holthouse who was awarded one of the scholarships available.

Many congratulations to Ellie Harlow who has successfully auditioned for 'Surrey Ballet Masters' and will now attend a monthly non-syllabus class to enhance her training.

Congratulations to all students who took part in the South East England RAD Regional Award Day Heats held at Abingdon on Sunday 17th February. Particular congratulations go to the following dancers who were all selected from exceptionally large classes to go through to the finals on Sunday 19th May at the RAD headquarters in London. Amelie Meaden & Ella Pemberton (Grade 1-3), Ethan Barrett & Abigail Showan (Grade 4-5) Ellie Harlow & Imogen Holthouse (Grade 6-8).

Many congratulations to Sophie Harlow who has successfully auditioned for the London Children's Ballet production of 'The Secret Garden' to be performed in April 2013.

Ethan Barrett who has been chosen to perform in Swan Lake at the Royal Opera House, London in the autumn 2012. Ethan has previously performed with the company in Sleeping Beauty where he played the role of the Kings Page & in The Prince of Pagodas as a baboon!

Many congratulations to Sophie Harlow who begins classes as a Mid-Associate of The Royal Ballet School & Ethan Barrett who continues his Junior Associate classes at The Royal Ballet School on Saturdays.