Linden Ellicott School of Dancing - Thatcham

OUR LATEST NEWS - 2013                                                                                          

last update 25/08/13

july - exam success

Well done to all our entrants, maintaining our 100% pass rate once again and some really good marks - lots of Merits and Distinctions. 

school trip to see  ballet central in rehearsal

We were very lucky, having the chance to watch the Ballet Central rehearsing at Corn Exchange Newbury. Many of our students taking up the opportunity to watch company dancer practice.

live on line performance with 'nocturn dance'

Some of our students worked with professional company 'Nocturn Dance' to produce a live streamed online 24 hour dance initiative. They gave a brilliant performance, well done

bbc performance - on 'the one show'

Several of our tappers spent a day at the  London TV Centre, before it closed, dancing with Arlene Phillips and Matt Baker to produce a recreation of Roy Castles 'Record Breakers' tap dance.  It was lovely to see them all dancing on the television! And a really memorable experience for the students.

10th - 12th april - bbo residential ballet , elmhurst school for dance

We had a great time at Elmhurst (Birmingham) with 5 of our students. 3 days staying and studying at a 'real' vocational ballet school. Parents enjoyed a performance of work on the last day in their theatre.


Exams march 2013 - CONGRATULATIONS - brilliant results

These went really well - a lovely examiner.  Once again a  100% pass rate for Graded Exams  - well done everyone.


trip to covent garden and move it - olympia

A lovely day out with our excited Grade 5 ballet students to buy first pointe shoes, then on to Olympia for a great afternoon of dance


Well done to Emma and Sophie (Grade 7 class), who have won places in this professional children's summer production in Oxford - go to for more details.

congratulations - 3 bbo national SENIOR scholarship winners

Fantastic news that 3 senior students have won scholarships for the new year. Freya and Emma (both Intermediate Ballet class) have won Senior Ballet Scholarships, whilst Sophie (Grade 7 class) has gained a Senior Jazz Scholarship. Very proud of you girls! These are ongoing until the girls reach 18.

congratulations - corn exchange panto

Well done to Corrin (Grade 3) for her performances in the panto run in Newbury this season.

facebook group

The Linden Ellicott School of Dancing has it's own facebook group - now called 'Linden Ellicott School of Dancing (new group)' due to facebook archiving.  It is a closed group only visible to members. If you are a member of the dance school why not ask to join the facebook group and be the first to hear of news, auditions and information.  Updated much more regularly than the website . . Also try 'Linden Ellicott School of Dancing -2nd hand dancewear sales' group