West End dazzled by Weston youngsters

PUBLISHED: 13:49 31 May 2011

The Dance Company enjoyed a successful West End debut at Her Majesty's Theatre.

The Dance Company enjoyed a successful West End debut at Her Majesty's Theatre.


FORTY young Weston dancers have earned rave reviews during their stage debut at London’s West End.

Weston-based The Dance Company – a troupe of young performers aged between five and 17 – impressed onlookers with their performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre.

The venue, the home of hit musical Phantom of the Opera, played host to Bobby Dazzlers, a Grande Productions event designed to give talented youngsters from around the UK to perform on a major capital stage.

School principals Marina Fairhead and Carla Dakin said they were thrilled to be one of only eight schools around the country invited to perform.

They said: “We are incredibly proud of the children and are delighted to have been chosen, it has been an amazing and unforgettable experience for everyone involved.”

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