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Oct 18

New Corporate Sponsor School Member – Mala Dance

We are very pleased to welcome another Corporate Member into The Chelmsford Ballet Company fold.

Mala Dance

Mala Dance has been established since 2001 but can trace its history back over 50 years offering high quality tuition in Dance and Performing Arts. Based in Canvey Island and Benfleet, Mala offer classes in Ballet, Modern and Tap, Street Dance and also Musical Theatre for children of all ages.

Miss Clare Beesley AISTD, SNATD(Dist) , Gold Medallist LAMDA, Principal

Clare began dancing at age two under Margaret Upton at the original Mala School of Dancing.

At sixteen Clare was awarded a place at the world renowned Laine Theatre Arts and won scholarships from both Laine’s itself and Essex County Council. Clare’s professional training included all forms of dance, musical theatre and vocal coaching; she also studied anatomy and physiology as well as teacher training.

After graduating Clare taught as Ballet Principal of two large local dance schools gaining valuable experience before taking over as the Principal of Mala in the year 2000. Under her direction the school has grown from 30 students to almost 200 today.