dance students celebrate award win at Axbridge Carnival
from a Highbridge dance school are celebrating this weekend after
scooping a top award at yesterday's Axbridge Carnival.
musicals was the theme of Saturday's Axbridge Carnival and students
from Highbridge's Curtain Call wowed the judges with their entry
'Oz-tastic' and were awarded first prize in the walking entries
category for a second year running.
Patricia Ham, the Principal of Curtain Call, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We are very proud to have won the 'best open walking entry'
carnival's theme this year was 'the musicals' which is something
Curtain Call is passionate about, so we decided to perform a medley
of three Oz-based musicals, the classic 'Wizard of Oz', The West
End smash hit 'Wicked' and the disco version 'The Wiz'."
students danced, sang and acted their hearts out to a substantial
audience that had lined the route for the event."
MP Tessa Munt was one of the judges and said she thought the munchkins
carnival processed through the square at Axbridge and then made
a pit stop at Axbridge Court Nursing Home where all the dance
school's budding ballerinas showed off their pointed toes, twirls
and curtseys to the enthralled residents!
students were aged from four years upwards and were from both
the Axbridge branch and Highbridge studio.
is a wonderful opportunity for our students to dress up and show
off their talents and we are thrilled to have another trophy to
polish!" added Patricia.
certainly didn't expect to win again, although we pulled out all
the stops for a fabulous display. It's thanks to the support of
parents and dedication of staff and students who rose to the occasion!"
are now rehearsing for and very much looking forward to the Christmas
period, which is always a busy time for Curtain Call as we are
constantly in demand for festive concerts and performances."
students love to entertain, so if there are any perspective children
who would like to be involved with these activities, don't hesitate
to get in touch," she added.