Category Archive: Chelmsford Ballet Company Blog

May 08

Next Year’s Show Dates

We are pleased to be able to confirm next year’s dates as 21st – 24th March. This means that Get-in at the theatre will be on Sunday 18th March. The two Sundays prior to that (4th & 11th March) will be compulsory rehearsals. We will let you know as soon as the decision regarding the …

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May 08

The Local Plan for Chelmsford-Urgent Action required


The Local Plan for Chelmsford City is currently at Consultation stage. The deadline for comments is 11th May. The Company urges its supporters to comment by following one of the links below of the “Local Plan” for Chelmsford for the site users at Meteor Way. The map attached shows the possible site for 380 new …

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Apr 26

Pointe Workshop 2017

We’re pleased to publish more details about our “Pointe Workshop”,which is open to General and Senior dancing members only. The closing date is 25th June, giving those who are successful at audition on the 18th June the opportunity to take part. We hope that this will help, encourage and prepare our dancers to appreciate what …

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Mar 31

Alice’s Adventures………..are over for now

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What an exciting show that was! All new costumes and all new choreography with special effects and amazing staging and lighting. So many good reviews and positive comments from our audiences. Unfortunately there is still work to do for the committee and this Sunday all costumes will have to be stored away until next time! …

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Mar 07

Ballet Central Workshop – Members Only

Well, you know we said to save the date – 23rd April – we can now reveal what for. The ideal antidote to after show withdrawal symptoms. Two 2 hour workshops will take place on the 23rd April at CYGAMS for members only and will feature Ballet Central repertoire. They will be led by our …

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Feb 22

Jenny Swain

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We are very sad to hear of the death of Jenny Swain last week at the age of 57. Jenny was associated with the company for many years. She choreographed many pieces for The Company in the 80s and 90s, including 40 Years On, Web of Life, and Monochrome Moves . She moved to Brighton …

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Feb 13

Save the date – 23rd April 2017

So often we hear our dancers say that they feel sad when the show is over; the excitement has calmed down and things are back to normal. So this year the Company is planning something really special, a sort of “After Show Pick Me Up.” Planning is in it’s very early stages but the studio …

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Jan 17

White Rabbit……………

I know it isn’t the 1st of the month, but “White Rabbits” anyway. We are super excited to announce that Andrei Teodor Iliescu will be joining the Company again this year. He was a very popular choice as our Prince last year with both cast and audiences alike; we know that he will be an …

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Dec 19

Happy Christmas and a Healthy New Year


We wish all of our members, supporters and their families a wonderful Christmas time. We hope that you will all relax and enjoy the time spent with family and friends and come back in the New Year revitalised and raring to go.

Nov 05

Dancers’ Representative – Georgia Olley


Thank you Megan Roberts for your work as Dancers’ representative and hello to Georgia Olley. Georgia was elected at the pre-show meeting last weekend and will be your first port of call if you have anything that you want brought to the committee’s attention. Georgia says:- Hello, my name is Georgia Olley and I have …

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