KSTD, with over 200 pupils, has been based at the Webster Hall, Nottingham Road, Keyworth for 43 years and is one of the longest running dance schools in the Nottinghamshire area. Our next Charity Show ‘Timeless’ will be held at Loughborough Town Hall on 14th & 15th March,2020 with only a few seats remaining.(Tickets www.loughboroughtownhall.co.uk). Our nominated Charity is Macmillan Cancer Support.
KSTD has had many successes since our last show ‘ Once Upon a Dream’ in March,2018. We have held 9 IDTA examination sessions with a 100% pass rate with many students obtaining the highest award band of distinction.
Feargus the Musical
Some of our dancers have performed twice in a locally written and produced original musical which was staged in Keyworth in November, 2018 and then in Nottingham in November, 2019. We are very proud of the commitment and talent that the KSTD performers brought to ‘Feargus the Musical’ and wish to congratulate them, writer Brian Lund and the production team for the time everyone gave to this community project.
Lucas Ward left KSTD at age of 16 to go to Emile Dale in Hitchin to do a BTEC in Musical Theatre. He has recently successfully auditioned for Laine Theatre Arts and will join their Musical Theatre Degree Course in September, 2020. His determination was evident as a young boy at KSTD. It is a prestigious Dance and Drama College and we are very proud of his achievement.
Heidi Marlow obtained 90 marks distinction for 2 recent IDTA examinations and for the Grade 5 Theatre Craft examination she was nominated by the examiner to attend the prestigious IDTA Theatre Dance Awards in Manchester where nominees compete for scholarships for their dance education. She has also danced in the Boogie Nights production in Leicester with a local theatre group and is also to perform in’ Bring it On’
Mica Davies has taken 2 teacher’s examinations since the last show and is working on the next. She obtained 93% for Pre – Associate Part 1 and 2 Ballet and 90% for the Anatomy Diploma.
Abigail Dring successfully auditioned and appeared on the CBBC show ‘Got what it takes’ in January. Abigail has a strong passion for acting, singing and dance and hopes to have a career in this industry. Abigail plays the part of the Inventor in our forthcoming ‘Timeless’ production.
Francesca Mc Enery successfully auditioned for ‘Hairspray’ at Loughborough Town Hall performing in February.
Pantomine 2018 at Loughborough Town Hall
Heidi Marlow, Francesca Mc Enery and Liliana Reader all successfully auditioned for the 2018 Panto’ Beauty and the Beast ‘at Loughborough Town Hall. They were all fantastic.
We wish all our pupils and parents a Happy New Year.
“ All you require is the love of dance and the desire to learn – our team of experienced teachers will do the rest “.
Ann & Kirsty