Bronze Jazz – Distinction!
Dec18

Bronze Jazz – Distinction!

It’s been a couple of months since my daughter did her Bronze Jazz exam and we’ve been patiently waiting for the results. To be honest, we’d almost forgotten about it because our lives have moved into panto mode and everything else gets put on hold or forgotten for the best part of two months. I was pretty sure my daughter would get distinction in her exam. She really is a beautiful dancer. She has it all –...

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Silent Sunday 15.5.16
May15

Silent Sunday 15.5.16

 

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The distinction that wasn’t good enough. And then it was
Apr25

The distinction that wasn’t good enough. And then it was

It’s taken nearly two months, but finally my daughter’s Grade 2 ballet result is in. I’m pleased to say she got a distinction. Of course she did. I wouldn’t expect anything less of my super-talented dancer. But, when I looked at the percentage, I must admit my heart sank a little bit. Because it was ‘only’ 77%. I didn’t say anything, but I knew my daughter had clocked it. It wasn’t good...

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The Modern exam: Distinction!
Dec16

The Modern exam: Distinction!

When my daughter started practising for her Grade 2 Modern exam way back in the summer (yes, she really is that dedicated), I thought she was good. Very good. Now I don’t know much about modern. In fact, I know so little I didn’t even realise she DID modern, but I think I’m pretty good at recognising beautiful dancing. And that was beautiful dancing. She practised all through the summer and into the autumn (apart...

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