March 6, 2011
boss praises standard of entries at Highbridge festival
top theatrical director has praised the high standard of entries
at this year's Highbridge Festival Of The Arts.
Harris was in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (March 5th) to judge
the dance categories, which are taking place at The Princess Theatre.
who directs and writes productions for the Bristol Old Vic and
Bath's Theatre Royal, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm very
impressed with the quality of entries this year here in Burnham.
We've seen some exceptional dance entries with some superb character
work and the winners have been very deserving of their awards."
added: "I'm relieved to hear that the future of The Princess
has been secured - this festival needs this wonderful building."
of talented youngsters took part in the third day of competition
in The Princess Theatre, where 12 classes took place. The dance
classes included dozens of entries covering ballet, tap, modern,
contemporary, cabaret and Greek.
and Drama takes centre stage on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th March
when poetry, prose and choral speech will be performed on stage.
Singing and instrumental music will then take over for the final
part of the festival from 9th-11th March.
public are very welcome to attend the daily sessions, which start
at 9.30am and approximately 2pm.
director Chris Harris is pictured with several of the winning
dancers during Saturday's Highbridge Festival of the Arts