A GROUP of dancers from J G Dance have won places in the semi-finals of the
A GROUP of dancers from J G Dance have won places in the semi-finals of the British Arts National Dance Competition.
The girls, aged five to 17, are hoping to gain top marks within their group and chosen style of dance to reach the final at the Shaw Theatre in London.
The styles include ballet, modern jazz, national, tap, singing and drama. To succeed they will need to rank within the top four dancers from across the country in their category. Principal Ann Morelle who hold classes at Gillotts School in Henley, said: “If enthusiasm and hard work are anything to go by then they certainly deserve to win. We have had more than 170 semi-finalists this year and I am very proud of their wonderful achievement.” The pupils are, top to bottom, left to right, Jessica Dippenaar, Kala Green, Rosie Toolin, Poppie McDonnell, Rebecca Granger Georgia Newton, Isabelle Allnutt, Kitty Pilgrim-Morris, Stefania Bersella, Bethan Toward, Charlotte Stacey, Millie McDonnell, Octavia Elliott, Hope Hawkins, Freya Kriefman, Hannah Rainsborough and Suzanne Clarke.