Steps Novice Festival 2019
Some of our very youngest students performed for the first time in a festival this week. They thoroughly enjoyed their first experience and can't wait to do it all over again.
They looked beautiful, tried their best and after all their hard work practising every child came home with a medal.
3 golds, 4 silver, 2 bronze.
Beauty and the Beast 2017
Congratulations to Bethan, Charlie, Connor, Fran, Maisy, Skye and Sophia D who have all been accepted into the Junior Chorus at South Hill Park, in their production of Beauty and the Beast.
The SHP production is always great for families and we look forward to supporting our students there.
BBO Scholars Scheme
We have had an extremely busy term and the successes keep streaming in.
Following a successful audition sveeral of our students have been accepted onto the BBO Scholars Scheme.
Congratulations to Duncan, Florence, Skye and Sophia H who have all been awarded places on the Junior course, while Zoe joins Bethan on the Senior Jazz course.
Look out for our students in Pantomime this year
Duncan will be performing the role of Michael in Imagine Theatre's production of Peter Pan at the Hexagon in Reading.
We are thrilled for Duncan to have his first taste of professional work.
We hope many of you will spot him as he flies across the stage.
All England Dance Regional Finals 2017 Successes
We have had a record number of dances performed at the Regional Finals this year.
Our dancers all performed so well and many were rewarded with medals. We won 22 gold, 9 silver and 15 bronze medals.
Our dancers qualified 11 solos, 2 duets, 1 quartet and 2 groups for All England National Finals in July.
Former student Emma in BBC Young Dancer 2017
Emma was one of 10 ballet students to reach the semi-final in the ballet section of the BBC Young Dancer Award this year.
Emma appears in the teaser trailer and also in the Ballet Final programme along with fellow students Uyu and Oscar also training at Ballet West in Scotland.
Photography by Johan Persson
Tilehurst Eisteddfod 2017
We are finishing the qualification season with Tilehurst festival where everyone danced beautifully.
We only had a few entries, but they have all achieved very highly indeed.
Wonderful news for Sophia who was chosen by the adjudicator to be one of only 6 students to compete in the Junior Bursary.
Students awarded further training at Royal Ballet School's White Lodge
Former students Max and Raffaello have been awarded a further years training at the prestigious Royal Ballet School. Each year the students are assessed and hold out their hopes that they will be offered another years training.
We look forward to seeing them both perform in the School's Performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in July.
Students perform in South Hill Park's Cinderella
Several of our students were chosen to perform in Cinderella this year. The pantomime had great reviews and broke box office records yet again.
Our students sang and danced their hearts out in the Junior Chorus with Connor being chosen as Dandini this year. Well done everyone.
Woodley Carnival 2016
Allied entered into the carnival spirit this year, with a stand where our dancers performed for passers by.
Our barn dancers in the walking procession danced the entire 3 hour route. Well done to them, it must have been exhausting.
And finally, we performed several of our show numbers in the arena to a huge crowd.
We can't wait to get involved again next year.