Drury Lane mark­ing 50 years of dance recitals

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The Drury Lane dance stu­dio in­ter­me­di­ate per­for­mance group en­ter­tained res­i­dents at Beattie Home res­i­den­tial care fa­cil­ity in O¯ toro­hanga on a re­cent Sun­day morn­ing.

The mem­bers of the group are aged be­tween 14 and 17 and they per­form for free in the com­mu­nity. They learn hip hop, jazz, con­tem­po­rary, tap, bal­let, mu­si­cal the­atre and many other styles of dance, in­clud­ing In­dian bhangra danc­ing.

The Drury Lane dance stu­dio in Hamil­ton will this year cel­e­brate 50 years of an­nual recitals which show­case the work of the stu­dents.

There are plans to raise the cur­tain in Novem­ber once again on the lat­est troupe of as­pir­ing young dancers, as well as in­clud­ing past stu­dents and teach­ers in the event.

Drury Lane is invit­ing all past stu­dents and teach­ers to join them in ei­ther the au­di­ence or by tak­ing a dance class and be­ing part of the daz­zling end-of-year show.

■ The 50th show will be on the Novem­ber 10 and 11 at Clarence St The­atre in Hamil­ton. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Kerry Davis on 027-4852488 or Aileen Downey on 021-0321945.

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The Bol­ly­wood Bhangra dancers are, front (from left) So­phie White, Lau­ren Poole; mid­dle Yu­lia Kor­duke, Ella Travaglia; back Ruby Ham­mond, Ruby Smit.

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Per­form­ing their Latin dance are: front (from left) An­nie Keane, So­phie White, Lau­ren Poole. Back, Ruby Smith and Sarah Booth.

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