Pick of the flock for Swan Lake
TALENTED young ballerinas from Bucks are set to fulfil their dreams by dancing in a professional performance of Swan Lake.
Sophie Sanders, 11, of Beaconsfield High School, Flora Allum, 16 of Dr Challoners High School, Sophie Brogden, 10 of Maltman’s Green School in Gerrards Cross, Emily Cozens, 12, of Beaconsfield High School and Olivia Schurer, 14, of Chesham Grammar School are among those in preparation for a role in the English Youth Ballet’s performance of the Tchaikovsky ballet.
It will feature a host of international principal dancers who will be joined on stage by 105 of the finest young ballerinas, all aged between eight and 18 from Bucks and the surrounding areas.
Rehearsals are taking place ahead of the main performances at the Ayelsbury Waterside Theatre this weekend.
The girls were selected at
CHOSEN: Back line: Olivia Schurer, Lilly Westcott, Ella Westcott, Emily Cozens, Flora Allum. Front line: Elisha Togher and Sophie Brogden from Bucks are performing Swan Lake with the English Youth Ballet an audition held in November last year by the English Youth Ballet, which was attended by more than 200 young hopefuls.
Director and founder of the EYB Janet Lewis was on the look out for the very best talent to join the production, and the lucky dancers found out they had been accepted on the day.
To book tickets, go to www.atgtickets.com/ aylesbury or call the box office on 0844 871 760.