In August of 2018 Ellie Mc Vann travelled to Paris to audition for Cinderella at Disneyland Paris and with lots of cases in tow she embarked on a special journey. Who would have thought from stepping into her first ballet shoes at age three at the Mavis Berry and Helen Allen School that this would [...]
Day one started with all our little ones from Intro to ballet to Primary ballet, day two from Grade One to Four and day Three from Grade Five to Grade Seven. All beautifully turned out due to all our parents with not a hair out of place! Well done everyone!
Today the modern students, both Inter and Senior, had a great opportunity to have a class with Miss Larissa King before she started her new contract on the Cunard Queen Elizabeth. They had a great time learning a Lion King Routine which she had performed on her last cruise ship, The Marella Explorer. It was [...]
July was a month filled with goodbyes and we had an Open Day to showcase Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre from the last three months by various Grades. It was an opportunity for the juniors and seniors to perform a ballet group and also for the two students Meg and Lydia who were leaving to [...]
Leyland Festival was unfortunately a very rainy day! However, it did not stop 40 of our Mamma Mia girls from dancing their hearts out through Leyland. They all kept their smiles going until the bitter end and through the muddy puddles! They made us all extremely proud.
BBO Dance Days 2019 was a great success, two pupils of ours Tamsin and Millie enjoyed themselves and they had some wonderful teachers coaching them in Ballet and Musical Theatre. BBO Dance Days are held every year at Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham. As BBO teachers we attend every year for courses and in 2020 [...]
We decided to enter The Leyland Festival quite last minute! It was a glorious day of sunshine in June, the senior girls danced their way through Leyland to Copa Cabana and the juniors danced to Hairspray. We won first prize for the Best Walking Float category and the teachers were delighted! It was such a [...]
A hundred of our pupils took part in the Magic of Dance, our dance school show held at The Charter Theatre in Preston on the 12th and 13th May 2017. The performances ranged from the classical tale of Cinderella to the magical musical, Matilda. Everyone had a wonderful time and it was great to see [...]
Rebecca Chester successfully auditioned for a scholarship with the British Ballet Organization on the 26th June 2016 and will now take part in the 2016/2017 Scholars Scheme. Rebecca was also asked if she would like to model the new uniform for the BBO and over the summer Rebecca travelled to Roch Valley to have her [...]
Larissa King, a former student of ours, has been offered a contract to dance on the Costa Serena Cruise Ship in Shanghai. After completing her training for three years at the Northern Ballet School Manchester, Larissa is delighted that she will have the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to places she never dreamt of [...]