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Spirit of Dance Day 2020

Our first Spirit of Dance Day took place in Burwash Village Hall on 1st March 2020 and what a great day we had!

A wonderful workshop to start the day with Burwash Musical Theatre to work on our performance and acting through dance skills, followed by lunch, a tap showcase by our fantastic tappers, IDTA exam medal presentation, Choreographic Cup and finally our awards given out for Spirit of Dance. A big thank you to all our lovely parents, grandparents and carers for all your help and support on the day and thanks also go to the judges of the Choreographic Cup for doing a wonderful job and supporting our dancers.

We loved seeing lots of the JCSD family together and hope to make it even bigger next year -

watch out for the date for your diaries!

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The Jane Coleman Ballet award -

Eve Still

Junior Performer award -

Naomi Macfarlane

Senior Performer award - Ellie Pascall

Junior Rising Star award - Olive Golding

Senior Rising Star award - Ella Dahlstedt

Most Improved Class - Burwash Grade Five Ballet -

Rose Macleay, Millie Dahlstedt, Ellie Pascall, Rachel Wilkinson, Ella Dahlstedt, Imogen Faulkner, Amelie Williams

JCSD Dancer of 2020 -

Darcy Penfold and Manasi Manjith

JCSD Dedication & Perseverance award- Maddy Webster, Grace Richards, Amelie Holton and Lily Watkins

Spirit of Dance award 2020 (voted by the dancers of the school) - 

Ella Dahlstedt

Choreographic Cup Winners 2020

Elsie Ball and Astrid Alexander

2nd place  - Imogen Faulkner,

Eloise Cope and Millie Dahlstedt

3rd place - Darcy Penfold and Ella Dahlstedt 

IDTA Grade Four ballet class
IDTA Examination day

Huge congratulations to all of you that entered your IDTA examinations in December. Every one of you passed with flying colours and we are so proud of the hard work and dedication shown by you all.

Our next provisional date for IDTA exams will be in January and we will confirm the date ASAP.

Strictly Dance Day

Thank you to all those that came along for our first Strictly Dance Day - we had a great day and were so pleased with what you managed to achieve. We covered dances including Waltz, Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Jive, Paso Doble and even a bit of Charleston!

We will definitely run another Ballroom and Latin American session, so let us know if you would be interested to join the fun next time :-)

Summer Dance Camp 2019
Summer Dance Camp- in Burwash village hall

What a fantastic time we had! 3 days of non stop beach party dancing fun :-)

Everyone worked so well together and really got stuck in with learning new styles of dance, we even tried some Acro! The support from the seniors for the juniors was wonderful to see and proved what a lovely dancing family we have.

Look out for details of our October 'Strictly' themed dance day!

Ballet show Etchingham
Jane Coleman Birthday Tribute Show

What a show and what a wonderful tribute to Miss Jane!!! Thank you to all that came and supported our amazing dancing family.  We are so proud of each and every one of them! Keep up the hard work :-)

Lily Watkins dancer
JIA Fundraiser

They did it! Lily Watkins and friends power walked, cycled or ran13 miles around Bewl Water to raise funds and awareness for JIA - Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. A huge amount raised by the generous support of the community and here is a jubilant Lily on the home straight :-)

Race for Life dancers
Race for Life - walk or run to raise funds for Cancer research 

Here are our lovely dancers and families raring to go for 'Race for Life' in Alexandra park Hastings. All to raise money for Cancer Research in memory of Miss Jane and yes, they did it pink tutus!! Well done to you all  x