News and Achievements

Lauren Arnison Awarded a place in prestigious Bird College in London.

Lauren will be following in the footsteps of our very own West End professional Frances Dee. Frances was a pupil at WTS until the age of 17 when she went on to study a 3 year course at Bird College. She has since appeared in the West End in shows such as:

A Chorus Line

Matilda

Mama Mia Uk Tour

Fran is  currently in the UK tour of Chicago with John Partridge, Hayley Tamaddon & Sam Bailey.

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We wish Lauren lots of luck and success and hope she’ll have the same bright future and go on to amazing things, we’re sure she will!!


 

IDTA Theatre Awards Manchester

We would like to congratulate the following students first of all on their nominations for an IDTA Theatre Award in their exams in 2015.

Over 6000 students are eligible for nomination and only approximately 100 are chosen for each category each year.

Intermediate Theatre Craft

Charlotte Roberts – Lauren Arnison – Molly-Rose Bryson – Jessica Cooke

Intermediate Modern Jazz

Molly-Rose bryson – Isabel renton

Grade 4 Modern

Lucy Brookes – Angel Norman – Lauren Wood

Grade 4 Theatre Craft

Lucy brookes – Lauren Wood

Grade 5 Ballet

Lauren wood – Lucy Brookes

 

A second and even bigger congratulation to:

Lucy Brookes for reaching the Modern Jazz and Theatre Craft Finals.

Lauren Wood for reaching the final in all 3 of her classes Ballet, jazz and Theatre Craft. Lauren also gained a special commendation in both the Jazz and the Theatre Craft Final Awards.

 

This is a huge success for WTS and we are very proud of you all!!


Deva Stage Dance Festival

Another successful festival for our WTS competition students.

There was great success over the two weekends with a large number of medal winners. The trophy presentation saw lots of shiny silver wear!!

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Senior Cabaret Troupe Winner – WTS Senior Tap – Sing

Most Promising Junior Novice –  Sara Parry

Most Promising Senior Classical Dancer – Lucy Brookes

Most promising Senior Cabaret – Lauren Wood

Highest Points B Novice – Isla Laird

Highest points C Open – Charlotte Wood

Highest Mark Junior Tap – Aimee Abbott

Highest Mark Novice Song & Dance – Eryn Andrews

Highest Mark Open Song & Dance – Lauren Arnison

Highest Mark Senior Trio/Quartet – Molly Bryson, Isabel Renton & Lauren Arnison

Senior Cabaret Bursary – Lauren Wood

All Winners Song & Dance Champion – Lauren Arnison

Festival Champion 3rd Place – Lauren Wood

Festival Champion Winner – Lauren Arnison


Fund Raising Cabaret Evening a Great Success!!

Our competition students took part in a cabaret evening  raising funds for the

“Ness Village Hall Fund”.

This is to be used towards plans to improve and extend the facilities which will benefit our school greatly.

The night was a great success and the audience have given rave reviews about the standard of work being performed by our students.

Our competition groups are often used at events, so if your child is interested speak to a teacher!


Prize winning dancers chosen to perform For Wirral Mayor twice in one week!!

Our dancers were asked to make two separate appearances for the Wirral Mayor, firstly performing at his private cabaret charity dinner, and again at his charity showcase in the Gladstone Theatre Port Sunlight.

As always you were fantastic and did us all proud!

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Clwyd Festival October 2015

What an amazing festival you all had. So much improvement showing on stage.

You should all be very proud. We are!!!

 

Festival Success Clwyd Stage Dance Festival, October 2015

Just some of the success we had:

  • Highest Mark Junior Cabaret Duets Lottie Wood & Eryn Andrews
  • Highest Mark Junior Classical Duets Aimee & Mia Abbott
  • Highest Mark Junior Greek Lottie Wood
  • Highest Mark Junior Modern Lauren Wood
  • Highest Mark Senior Classical Trio Jess Cooke, Charlotte Roberts & Lauren Arnison
  • Most Outstanding Classical Performance Senior Trio Jess Cooke, Charlotte Roberts & Lauren Arnison
  • Highest Mark Senior Character Jess Cooke
  • D Aggregate Section Lauren Wood
  • Festival Champion Lauren Wood
  • Junior Ballet Champion Lauren Wood
  • Junior Modern Champion Lauren Wood
  • Highest Mark Senior Cabaret Duet Molly Bryson & Lauren Arnison

 

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Grant awarded to WTS Dance. Article shown in the Chester Chronicle

Click the link to see more….

http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/news/local-news/theatre-school-ness-gains-500-10354668

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Lucy with her prize winning Israeli National Dance

Lucy with her prize winning Israeli National Dance

If you are interested in competing in solos or troupes around the country then get in touch!!