Following the Government’s recommendations on social distancing we have made the sad decision to close GAPA at this time until the restrictions are lifted. We all wish everyone a safe time during this lockdown and hope that in your houses and gardens you can “keep dancing”.
We’re so proud of our GAPA pupils (Alice, Beatrice, Beatrice, Ella, Eliza, Isabella Alice, Isabella, Emily and Maddie) who represented the school so well by dancing beautifully at the ISTD Senior Ballet Awards at the Hawth this weekend. Huge congratulations to Isabella Alice Evans for getting through to the finals of Grade 5 and to Beatrice Jenkins for coming 3rd place AND getting the musicality cup for Grade 4.
Well done to our GAPA pupils (Iona, Billy, Etienne, Ella and Beatrice) who performed in the Sussex Youth Ballet’s 2019 season of performances of The Enchanted Mirror at Roedean Theatre this week. A special congratulations to Beatrice Jenkins and Ella Richardson who each performed the lead role (different casts).
Congratulations to our cast of pupils who were selected to perform in the Vienna Festival Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker at the Clair Hall last week. A total of 6 GAPA girls and 2 GAPA boys were cast as the children in the prologue and 6 little GAPA girls performed as Mice in the Nutcracker soldier and Rat battle in Act 1.
GAPA had a fabulous time seeing John Partridge starring as the Emcee in Cabaret at the Hawth this week. Photographed with John are Mrs G, Miss Laura, Head Girl Maddie, Head Prefect Eve and Saffron from Republica.
Congratulations to GAPA pupil Ella Burns who was selected for the National Youth Ballet 2019 to dance in their production of Summer 2019 production of Wonderlands. Rehearsals were at Elmhurst and performances were at teh Crescent Theatre Birmingham and Sadlers Wells, London.