Category Archive: Chelmsford Ballet Company Blog

Nov 15

Lucy Abbott – Dancers’ Representative

Thank you to Georgia Olley for her work as Dancers’ Representative. Her stint finished on the 29th October when Lucy Abbott was elected. Here is a message from Lucy. My name is Lucy and I am the Chelmsford Ballet Company dancers’ representative. I have been a member of The Chelmsford Company for the past 2 …

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Nov 07

Patron Christopher Marney to take classes 12th November

We are all very excited that our patron chris Marney has found time in his busy schedule to take classes this coming Sunday. As Artistic Director of Ballet Central his time is very precious whilst preparing for their upcoming tour. Ballet Central will be showcasing their dazzling 45-minute version of the time-honoured The Nutcracker, introducing …

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Oct 22

Essex Lottery launches next month – check out our page.

The Essex Lottery will be officially launching next month. The Essex Lottery has been set up by Essex County Council to support community projects up and down the county, based on the principle of raising money within the community for the community. 60p from every £1 ticket sale will go directly to good causes within …

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Oct 13

Congratulations to Jasmine Wallis

Congratulations to dancing member Jasmine Wallis who is dancing with the Vienna Festival Ballet. She is a graduate of the Central School of Ballet in London and last danced with The Chelmsford Ballet Company in 2015, taking the lead female role in patron Christopher Marney’s piece “Carnival of the Animals.” (see the video clip on …

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Oct 10

New Company year off to a flying start

The new committee has been elected after a very upbeat AGM held on the 1st October. The Company is enjoying the fruits of it endeavours so it was somewhat surprising that we had relatively few dancing members audition for “Snow Queen”. But it’s not about quantity, but quality and the auditions were very encouraging. Dancers …

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Jul 17

Dance Avenue – New Corporate Sponsor Member

We welcome another Corporate Sponsor Member to the Company. Dance Avenue students have succesfully auditioned for The Company with the encouragement of Principal Tara Cook AISTD. Tara is a former dancing member, performed with us from 1993 to 1995, and enjoyed every minute. She furthered her training at Performers College and the prestigious London Studio …

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Jul 06

“Dance Avenue” joins as a Corporate Sponsor School Member.

We are pleased to welcome Dance Avenue to The Chelmsford Ballet Company fold. Principal Tara Cook AISTD, trained at Performers College and the London Studio Centre. She began her teaching career 19 years ago and founded “Dance Avenue” 10 years ago, setting up branches in Boreham, Hullbridge and Mayland. She is a former dancing member …

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Jun 26

Welcome Aboard – Start with Company Classes

Andrei Teodor Iliescu

We welcome our new members and congratulate both them and the general members who were upgraded to senior status. The dancers are all to be congratulated on staying cool and performing in such hot conditions on the 18th June. I hope that whatever level of involvement they choose, they will enjoy the benefits of sharing …

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Jun 14

Flaming June

If you want to book a holiday and be sure of good weather, then check out our audition date. Every year it seems that our audition days are scorchers and it looks like this year will be no exception. Candidates are reminded to make sure that they bring water with them (although we do have …

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May 26

Audition news

The closing date for auditions is 4th June. This date is also the closing date for the provisional date in September. Once we have received all of the applications, the Membership Secretary will be able to determine the groupings of dancers and work out a schedule in consultation with the Artistic Director. We are unable …

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