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Opportunities

 

 Afternoon of Dance

An annual showcase event that takes place in a theatre environment .A chance for parents and friends to see the development of dance through the school. All pupils take part in the event; senior girls also contribute to the running of the day which adds to their experience. This is an all day event held at the end of the school year.

Choreographic Competition

Annual event where the pupils are encouraged to arrange their own dances, alone or with others. Own choice of music and costumes gives the pupils an opportunity to gain confidence in their own ability. The event is held at Elgiva Theatre ,Chesham. Senior girls are encouraged to arrange for younger pupils and children as young as 3 are often seen on stage.

 

Chesham Arts Festival

The local Arts festival takes place each year at the Elgiva Theatre in Chesham. Pupils who are on student fees are given the opportunity to take part in the troupes that are entered into the competition. Solos and duets are also entered.

Each year the school is successful in groups, duets and solos. The School held the junior ballet group for 11 consecutive years and the senior for 6 years. In 2012 the pupils were also successful in duets, quartets and solo dances.

Chesham Carnival

In association with the annual pantomime at the local Theatre, pupils are given a chance to parade with the cast.

School Fete Displays, Workshops, ...

School Fete Displays, Workshops, and Open classes with invited teachers from dance collages and companies are all part of the opportunities in the school. Also work experience for older girls is available.

 


 

Ex Pupils

Tim Blowfield - Professional Dancer - now teaching at Arts Educational School

Deborah Clarke – Professional Singer

Katy Brand - Professional Comedian

Samantha Vale - Professional dancer. Teacher for the school.

Verity Anderson – Professional Dancer

Verity Holloway - Professional Dancer

Rosie Honour – Professional Dancer

Amy Honour – Professional Dancer

Ex Pupils - now in full time dance training

Emily Honour – 1st year, Masters College of Performing Arts

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