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by woody
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Not sure exams are legitimate?
Replies: 46
Views: 41124

Re: Not sure exams are legitimate?

Cut your losses and run for the hills!
by woody
Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Moving on to pointe
Replies: 7
Views: 6012

Re: Moving on to pointe

Flosmom, you've not mentioned your dd's age? Generally speaking it is fairly unusual in the UK for girls to start on pointe before the age of 12 or 13. By that age they would probably need to be doing several ballet classes a week, and to start with they might only spend 5 minutes or so at the end o...
by woody
Sat Mar 01, 2014 7:15 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Not sure exams are legitimate?
Replies: 46
Views: 41124

Re: Not sure exams are legitimate?

Flosmum, perhaps start a new thread about pointe?
by woody
Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Not sure exams are legitimate?
Replies: 46
Views: 41124

Re: Not sure exams are legitimate?

I agree with what the other poster said about the atmosphere at the school, after all, you are the paying customer, and at the moment you aren't happy :( There is a forum dedicated to ballet called balletcoforum.com (sorry, don't know how to do a link) and you might be able to find out some more on ...
by woody
Fri May 17, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Dance East CAT
Replies: 7
Views: 6258

Re: Dance East CAT

Riverdancefan, she has decided to stay where she is, as it is really ballet she wants to do.
by woody
Fri May 17, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Three Counties Youth Ballet auditions
Replies: 2
Views: 3701

Re: Three Counties Youth Ballet auditions

Best thing is to ring them and have a chat - sorry, I missed your post till today!
by woody
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Three Counties Youth Ballet auditions
Replies: 2
Views: 3701

Three Counties Youth Ballet auditions

Auditions for dancers aged 7 to 17 are on Sunday 21st April at the theatre in Hertford, and also on Sunday 5th May at the Arts Centre, Great Dunmow. Details about the company, and application forms are on their website: www.threecountiesyouthballet.org My dd has performed with them twice before, and...
by woody
Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Dance East CAT
Replies: 7
Views: 6258

Re: Dance East CAT

Hi, she's 14 and ballet is her main thing, I think. Maybe we will go to the open day and get a feel of the place.

Are the groups split on age or contemporary standard then? She does do contemporary, but I wouldn't say it was her favourite, she is really hoping to go down the classical route.
by woody
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Dance section
Topic: Dance East CAT
Replies: 7
Views: 6258

Dance East CAT

Hi there, is there anyone who can give me information about the level of the ballet classes on the Dance East CAT programme? I spoke to a helpful lady on the phone, but she wasn't really able to tell me anything other than there are 5 groups, set by ballet/contemporary standard, but couldn't really ...