Posted in Dance by The Lodge School Of Dance on 02/06/2017 13:02:00
Next Summer 2022 here at The Lodge School of Theatre Dance, we are thrilled to announce that we will be once again running one of our highly-acclaimed Summer Intensive courses. Our summer dance school in Reading includes disciplines such as ballet, tap, contemporary and musical theatre; we will have something for everyone. Designed for students aged 8-16, our classes represent a great opportunity for dancers to try out a new style that they've perhaps always wanted to do. Even if you're well practised in your particular discipline the nature of these classes will help you to improve your skills and...
CONGRATULATIONS to Emile Gooding, who won the Finals of the Janet Cram Awards and was also awarded Best Dancer in the Heats.
The event took place on Sunday 7 June at Cecil Sharp House, Regents Park London. The awards are a highlight in the calendar and is a highly respected competition. Students from all over the country take part in Regional Heats and are selected by a panel of judges to perform in the finals in London.
Emile has also recently been performing in the West End show, Matlida, this has helped him greatly when performing.
Olivia reached the regional Semi-Finals of the All England Dance competition for her Classical Ballet and Modern Solos. Olivia performed her dances and received a Distinction with Commendation, for her Classical Ballet Solo.
"Dancing at Hurst was such a great experience; performing one of my favourite numbers that was featured in Dance Proms! It was an opportunity to perform somewhere other than a conventional stage, with an enthusiastic crowd who really enjoyed the show. It was a really fun day, doing what I love and I am grateful to have been part of it." Noella Doran - dance student
The Lodge recently performed at the Hurst Show, which is attended by the local community. The students performed two numbers a modern, Mr Pinstripe and a Street Jazz routine. It is a great experience for the students to perform in front of a great crowd of people.
"Performing the new Street Dance at the Hurst Show was a wonderful experience as there was a great atmosphere, with all our friends and family watching. It was exciting to perform a new style of choreography and a challenge to do a dance in a new environment. We are...
In March this year more than 1000 video auditions from dance schools worldwide, were sent to be considered by the panel of the 2014 Dance Proms, due to be staged at The Royal Albert Hall this November.
Amongst these was local dance school, The Lodge School of Theatre Dance (formerly Beryl Jarvis School of Theatre Dance), located in Earley, Reading, whose Principal, Sarah-Jane Bullock sent a video audition of her young dancers for the judges consideration.
To her delight a few weeks later, Miss Sarah received the wonderful news that her school had been one of only 24 dance schools to be chosen...