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Budding Billy Elliots can now get a ballet degree in Hinckley

A ballet school based in Hinckley is now offering students the chance to study for a degree in ballet performance. From September, The School of Ballet Theatre UK, based in The Borough, will be offering a BA (Hons) in Ballet Performance


Birmingham Royal Ballet Presents Free Ballet Introduction at Parson Street Primary School

On Tuesday 27 June, Birmingham Royal Ballet present Ballet? What's That? at Parson Street Primary School. This special lecture-demonstration is a fun and friendly way to find out what ballet is all about.


£250,000 on offer to talented Telford youngsters after Councillors' allowances cut

Talented and gifted young people can apply for a new bursary – started after a cut in councillors allowance saved almost £250,000. Telford & Wrekin Council has launched the Leader and Cabinet Members’ Young Person Bursary, which it hopes will


Sporting plan to boost boys in ballet

Moves from Angry Birds and Minecraft as well as footballers' goal celebrations are being used to encourage more boys to take up ballet. Just 1.8% of ballet exam candidates are boys, says the Royal Academy of Dance. Now the RAD has enlisted help from


Birmingham Royal Ballet principal dancer brings live dance to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A dynamic new pop-up dance company led by Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer Iain Mackay, will deliver three performances for the staff and patients of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham this June.


£2.3m to expand dance-based health initiative

The rollout of a dance-based falls prevention programme by arts and health charity Aesop will see 1,000 older people benefit from a new £2.3m investment.


Stagecoach franchise welcomes 10 new franchisees one already has students performing in the West End

Stagecoach celebrate as 10 new franchisees launch their performing arts schools and one teacher-come-business owner is already sending students to perform in the West End!


Ballet classes for pensioners launch in Hertfordshire

Ballet classes for pensioners are proving "on pointe", with new sessions launched across Mercury land. Carrie Johnson launched Silver Years Ballet for the older generation this year and has just added a host of new classes to the ever-growing list.


Sanquhar teenager named street dance world champion

A Sanquhar teenager has been crowned the under-16 street dance world champion. Robert McColl scooped the title at the 10th UDO World Street Dance Championships held at Glasgow’s SECC.


Youngsters raise the ballet barre

Dancers from across the region celebrated a 100 per cent pass rate in their ballet exams with the Associated Board Of Dance.