2017 News

11.7.17...........and even more panto people; SCARLETT McGREGOR, RACHEL MITCHISON, SARAH RENSHAW, LEAH RIDLEY and EVE ROBINSON will be dancing in ALADDIN at the PEOPLE'S THEATRE, HEATON in December. Congratulations also to ANNA EVANS and AMY FORSTER who have successfully auditioned for the NORTH EAST SATELLITE TRAINING PROGRAMME of PHOENIX DANCE COMPANY.

3.7.17 More panto people! HANNAH CRANSTON, ERIN CLOUGH and AMY FORSTER will be dancing in SNOW WHITE at WHITLEY BAY PLAYHOUSE in January. Congratulations to all three girls.

16.6.17 SOFIA FORSTER and MILLY GYLE have been accepted as ELMHURST BALLET SCHOOL ASSOCIATES - making four girls from one class who have been offered Scholarships in the last seven days! We are so proud of all of you in this class - AND, TO COMPLETE A SPECIAL WEEK FOR OUR SCHOOL, SOPHIE WARD HAS BEEN ACCEPTED ON TO THE ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL ADVANCED ASSOCIATE COURSE!

9.6.17 EVA-ROSE BELL and LYDIA CUBLEY have been accepted as Junior Associates of the ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL. Love and congratulations to you both.

19.5.17 Congratulations to CHARLOTTE PARBERY who has been accepted for the ROYAL BALLET and YORKSHIRE BALLET SUMMER SCHOOLS and to EMILY CLEMENTS, LOLA POLLICINO and JESSICA WALDRON who will be dancing in the SNOW WHITE Panto. at the Tyne Theatre in December.


KIRSTY SPREADBURY, ELLEN ERSKINE and also ELEANOR TURNER will be dancing in CINDERELLA starring RAY QUINN at WHITLEY BAY PLAYHOUSE. Love and thanks to NICOLA GAULD for her beautiful classes.

Our first panto. girl this year is ISABELLA MEYER who will be in SLEEPING BEAUTY at the exciting new venue for Newcastle Panto Company, GATESHEAD STADIUM.

Congratulations to former pupil, JENNY BEATTIE, now at ELMHURST BALLET JUNIOR SCHOOL, who has been offered a place on their prestigious SENIOR STUDENT course and to CHARLOTTE KEENAN, now at HAMMOND who is moving on to LAINE THEATRE ARTS where JESSICA CARRICK is also a student.

EUAN RENNIE has been offered a place on the Royal Ballet MID ASSOCIATE Scheme. Well done Euan.

CHARLOTTE PARBERY was awarded the Junior Scholarship from 113 junior children at the ENGLISH YOUTH BALLET SWAN LAKE audition at SUNDERLAND EMPIRE on March 29th.
The performances will take place at SUNDERLAND EMPIRE in June. EVA ROSE BELL, LYDIA CUBLEY, EUAN RENNIE and SARAH RENSHAW were also accepted as Juniors and successful Seniors were EMILY CLEMENTS, ANNA EVANS, AMY FORSTER, LOLA POLLICINO AND KIRSTEN SPENCER. Well done to all and especially to LOLA who was one of five chosen for the Senior Scholarship audition.

Thank you to all teachers, very much loved pupils, chaperones and everyone backstage and who helped in any way with JUST DANCE at the Tyne Theatre on March 25th. Making special memories!

Congratulations to our pupils who will be in 'ANNIE' at the Tyne Theatre in June - NAOMI JOHNSON will be 'Rising Star', HOLLY SPREADBURY will be 'Duffy' and ELIZA BETH BAKER, EVA-ROSE BELL, ERIN CLOUGH, EMILY CRANSTON, ELLEN ERSKINE, MILLY GYLE, LEAH RIDLEY and EVE ROBINSON will be orphans too.

A lovely start to the new year with Dick Whittington for Woodlands Theatrical Society tor ten of our junior pupils - a very busy, very happy week. There was a particularly hectic Saturday for LYDIA CUBLEY who had a matinee and evening performance as well as an audition for Newcastle Musical Theatre Society in the morning! We look forward to seeing her in the Wizard of Oz at the Theatre Royal in July. Our last panto of the season is Jack and the Beanstalk at Whitley Bay Playhouse. Good Luck to MARTHA BONE, ERIN CLOUGH, HANNAH CRANSTON and HOLLY SPREADBURY.