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THE BIG DANCE COMPANY SCOOP THREE HIGHEST AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE IN LOS ANGELES

The Big Dance Company have just returned from a trip of a lifetime from the prestigious Dance Excellence Festival held in the Hilton Hotel Anaheim Los Angeles.

This is the 9th year that the Big Dance Company has taken dancers to experience this life changing event that exposes them to choreographers and dancers at the top of their field in the Industry. They take 21 hours of challenging and exciting dance classes, have mentorship from LA’s greatest industry professionals, perform at Disneyland California on the main stage and get to share a week with dancers from all over the world.

At the end of the week each country representing presents a piece of work and it is judged by top industry professionals with 4 grade levels and again this year the group were awarded the highest award of Excellence for each of their entries Jazz, Contemporary and Variety.

Artistic Director Fiona Richardson was awarded A global Arts award and praises the students that they took this year for being humble, honourable, passionate and amazing role models for Cornwall. “They really flew the Flag for Cornwall , I am so proud. Fiona adds “This trip is so important not just to our students but to our teachers to have those International connections and up to date training to make sure our studio is current, fresh and exciting. This year we are travelling to LA, Philippines, Kuching and India giving our students amazing life experiences that they will treasure for the rest of their lives. We would like to congratulate the following students for their huge achievements and to ER Jenkins and son for their sponsorship for the young people ” Cattran Dugdale, Megan Barkham, Sophie Jenkin, Abi Hillman, Maizie Jenkin, Jess Davy, Lotte Davy, Jess Godden, Rosie Laskey, Victoria Philipps and Alice Stansbie.

The big Dance Company new term starts back April 16th for those who would like to join. All ages and abilities welcome. www,bdc.me.uk for timetable.