Category Archives: Dance

Dancing Together

Life has been pretty busy the past few weeks, it’s been non-stop going from one thing to another! My weekends have been taken up for the past month with extra dance classes. I found a local adult ballet class in January which I had been attending once a week and around Easter time my teacher …

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Meeting Darcey Bussell

I have had a fantastic weekend, not only does it feel like summer has finally arrived and Andy Murray won Wimbledon hurray! but also I went to see someone who was my first ever idol – Darcey Bussell, the famous ballerina. She was giving a talk at the Ways With Words Festival in Dartington, Sarah …

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2012 – What a Year!

I wanted my last post for this year to sum up 2012 as a whole, and I think this image does it. This is a photo I took of the sun setting over Eden one evening just as I was finishing work. Seeing it on my screen doesn’t do it justice, the second I saw …

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BTEC Dance Show: The Show Must Go On

I had the best time I’ve had in a long time last Friday, because I went to see my friends perform in a dance show at KEVICC in Totnes – called “The Show Must Go On”. It was a performance put on by everyone who is on the BTEC dance course at Totnes School of …

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English Youth Ballet: Giselle, The Performance

I almost didn’t want to write about the performance of Giselle, because it means my time with the English Youth Ballet is now over. It’s such a sad feeling, to think there will be no more rehearsals, no more giggles, no more dancing. . .  It was such an intense few weeks with a major …

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English Youth Ballet: The Experience So Far

First of all I’d like to say a big thank you to my fellow bloggers who wished me luck for my English Youth Ballet experience. Your words of encouragement really mean a lot to me, thanks again to all of you! I haven’t had a chance to write at all since starting rehearsals – trying …

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English Youth Ballet

In February I had an audition with the English Youth Ballet, to try and get a place to perform in their production of Giselle. Unfortunately I didn’t get chosen there and then, which was a shame but as it was the first audition I had ever done I hadn’t been expecting to get a place. …

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