The Bronze Jazz exam
Oct26

The Bronze Jazz exam

As well as her three ballet classes a week, my daughter does another class at the same school. We call it ‘tap’, but really it’s tap and something else – modern or jazz. I’ve never really been sure whether it’s modern or jazz or if they’re the same thing and, if not, what the difference is. She’s done less exams with this class. She did her Grade 1 tap three years ago and her Grade 2...

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Loud ‘n’ Proud – Distinction!
Nov06

Loud ‘n’ Proud – Distinction!

This autumn has been all about the grade 1 dance exams for my daughter – first grade 1 tap and then grade 1 ballet, which is next week. It has meant a fair few extra lessons – so many in fact that she’s had to drop her contemporary classes for the term, something she’s NOT happy about. I know what a good dancer my daughter is and she’s also highly competitive, motivated and determined to do her best. So...

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