Barton Peveril Dance Company Presents The Nutcracker

Over 40 dancers from the Barton Peveril Dance Company graced the stage with their captivating rendition of the classical ballet, The Nutcracker. The performances, held on Tuesday 30th April, and Wednesday 1st May, showcased the dancers’ talent in two evenings of graceful ballet.

Laura Agnew, Dance Subject Leader, expressed her pride in the students’ spectacular performance, stating,

I am blown away by our students’ spectacular performance of the classical ballet, The Nutcracker. Our dance company worked incredibly hard, showing commitment to every rehearsal and the final performances. They truly brought the Christmas story to life with their artistry and athleticism. The audience was captivated by the performance, and the dancers received a standing ovation at the end of the show. Barton Peveril Dance Company is proud to have presented such a beautiful and memorable performance and I am extremely proud of each and every one of them.”

Act 1 started with Christmas Eve followed by The Kingdom of Sweets for Act 2. The Barton Peveril Dance Company’s rendition of The Nutcracker was a testament to the talent and hard work of the dancers.

The Performing Arts Department hosts eagerly anticipated productions throughout the academic year, with recent highlights including the One Night Only Dance Shows, The Musical Theatre Showcase and Alice by Laura Wade. With each production, the Performing Arts Department aims to create immersive experiences, captivating audiences with a wide variety of talent. The next performance is the end-of-year production The Wedding Singer, which is scheduled to take place at The Rose Theatre from the 4th to the 6th of July 2024. Please find information as well as tickets through Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s official Ticketsource:

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