A little tb to last years festival of our junior bursary winner.
We are currently updating the syllabus which will be sent out in August. The dates for this years festival are 10th 11th 17th 18th 24th and 25th March 2018. We hope to see many of you there. X
We are delighted that our adjudicator for the 2018 Tilehurst Eisteddfod will be Francena Reston.
Early training was received from Betty Hassel at the Hammond School Chester and Ballet Rambert, including taking regular class with Nureyev, at Drew’s Academy in London.
Professional performances include working with Ken Dodd, The Bluebell Girls, Cilla Black, The Beatles, Tommy Cooper, The Clark Brothers, The Black Abbots, Morecambe and Wise and Billie Pearce, Choreographic work includes West End production Annie, London City ballet’s Carmen, European cabaret venues and cruise ship work, plus many British professional pantomimes. Students have danced with ballet companies including Kirov ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Festival Ballet, National Ballet of China, Danish Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet and Festival Ballet with many others gaining television and radio contacts plus world-wide cabaret work.
Francena is a Dance Adjudicator for The British and International Federation of Festivals and All England Dance. BC,M,J,CO,T,S+D,MT,N,G,CD