English Youth Ballet Vacani Participants

Huge congratulation to Jamie Dunbar, Kirsty Campbell, Gabriella Davis for being awarded places in this years production of EYB’s Nutcracker.

This year’s production of Nutcracker was wonderful.  We were also so pleased to hear that so many Vacani pupils attended the performances in support of their friends.

Ben Garner the Company […] Continue Reading…

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The Cecchetti Mabel Ryan Awards

This year the prestigious Cecchetti Classical Ballet and Mabel Ryan Awards took place at the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadlers Wells on the 24th and 25th November.  Only children who received 70 % and above in their Grade Examinations (not Standard examinations) were eligible to participate.

The standard of dancing was […] Continue Reading…

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London Children’s Ballet (LCB) – Nanny McPhee

Congratulations to Vacani pupil, Jamie Dunbar for being accepted in London Children’s Ballet’s (LCB) production of Nanny McPhee.  Jamie has been offered the role of Eric which is a main part.  Each year hundreds of children audition for a place to perform with the LCB Ballet Company.  Their productions […] Continue Reading…

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Cecchetti Children’s Choreographic Competition – Sunday 9th March 2014 – Cecil Sharp House NW1

The Cecchetti Children’s Choreographic Competition is a very popular, long established event for young dancers (from 7 years of age) studying the Cecchetti method to present their skills in the world of choreography. Adjudicators include dance artists or respected members of the teaching profession who bring their own choreographic […] Continue Reading…

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CANADA WATER STUDIOS COMING SOON

Miss Angelina started her teaching career 17 years ago in Canada Water.  Miss Angelina is delighted to announce that after all these years she will is returning to launch her very own dance studios, CANADA WATER STUDIOS.  Miss Angelina and her husband, Julian are in the final stages of […] Continue Reading…

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Ballet Summer School written by Sara Turtelboom (Vacani pupil)

On the 21st of June I went to America to attend Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s 5-week Summer Program. It was intensive as I had to attend 3 ballet classes a day and there was an optional fourth, evening class.  Each class lasted for 90 minutes. The third class of […] Continue Reading…

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CONGRATULATIONS – Vacani Royal Ballet International Summer School Candidate

Miss Angelina would like to congratulate Kirsty Campbell for gaining a place at the Royal Ballet International Summer School which was held at White Lodge, Richmond Park in July.  Miss Angelina thoroughly enjoyed spending a morning watching classes at White Lodge and felt extremely proud of Kirsty’s achievements.

 

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CONGRATULATIONS – Successful Vacani Cecchetti Scholarship Candidate

We would like to congratulate Graciela Mariqueo Smith for gaining a place as a Cecchetti Scholar.   The Scholarship Scheme which is based in London offers a thirty-week training programme for talented young dancers.   At the end of the year students have the opportunity to perform at a prestigious venue.   […] Continue Reading…

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CONGRATULATIONS – Successful Vacani English Youth Ballet Participants

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following pupils for being selected to participate in the English Youth Ballet production of Nutcracker:

Jamie Dunbar                         Kirsty Campbell                                         Gabriella Davis

Hundreds of children applied; this is a marvelous achievement.

The Nutcracker will be performed at the Wimbledon […] Continue Reading…

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Private Teaching

We are delighted that many Vacani pupils have chosen to study dance at a more competitive level.  Miss Angelina is very keen to help those pupils who wish to take their ballet more seriously.  Miss Angelina works closely with two highly qualified private teachers.  Both teachers are highly sought […] Continue Reading…

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