Young performers amaze the audience with dance show

Helenswood Dance Show
Helenswood Dance Show

Students from Helenswoood Academy amazed parents and the community at their annual dance performance.

Some of the audience were moved to tears after the poignant interpretation and expression of some of the works, while others remarked at the incredible originality of the A-level and GCSE coursework.

Helenswood was joined by dancers from primary schools Ark Little Ridge, Ark Blacklands and Guestling Bradshaw, who performed pieces based on subjects they had studied in school, including the Wild West, Egypt and the Amazon Rainforest.

Helenswood recently teamed up with the Hofesh Schechter Company to perform adapted versions of the internationally acclaimed dance company’s repertoire.

Elaine Vanner, Helenswood Academy’s head of dance, said: “It was fantastic to see all of the students’ reaching such a professional standard – not just from Helenswood, but also from the local primaries. The parents said they were truly amazed by the talent and that it was a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining evening. Well done to all those who took part.”