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Charitable Involvement

Graham School of Dance is delighted to support the local and wider community by performing at local Hertfordshire and Essex primary and secondary schools, supporting PTA events and also the Bishop’s Stortford carnival. Dance pupils perform at local school fetes and have danced in aid of the The Alzheimer's Society and the hospital work of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. charities.

Graham School of Dance at the Helen Rollason Charity Hair & Fashion Catwalk Event held at Leventhorpe School

THANK YOU and well done…. to all the Seniorse who performed at the 2017 Essex and Herts Air Ambulance May Ball .... the audience were stunned by the fantastic dancing!

We were also proud to be involved in the  Helen Rollason Charity Hair & Fashion Catwalk Event held at Leventhorpe School in 2016. Once again the two Street Crews stunned the audience as well as a number of pupils (and Miss Spendlove!) modelling some of the clothes.  The event raised over £3000.

Graham School of Dance has also supported a number of other charities in recent years....

..... Graham School of Dance dancers  performed at the Charity Ball  organised by The Laughter Specialists, who visit hospices, special needs centres, hospitals and other caring situations, bringing a world of colour, music, magic and laughter. Dancers also  performed group and solo pieces in support of this Charity at The Barn Theatre, Little Easton Manor. Money raised funded visits to Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Edith Borthwick School, Bocking, and other special needs groups in Saffron Walden;

Graham School of Dance & Theatre Arts Summer Show..... Graham School of Dance dancers performed specially choreographed routines as well as solos and duets at a Masquerade Ball in aid of The Alzheimer’s Society, held near Bishop's Stortford;

....... Graham School of Dance parents and friends also regulalry raise money through  'Good Luck' messages in the biannual Graham School of Dance Show programmes;  

..... At the African evening at Rhodes,  Graham School of Dance was delighted to support the Rhodes Arts Complex and Andy Graham’s The Longest Story in the World by performing at their fund raising Charity Gala Concert. Proceeds enabled teachers to be trained and creative projects to be set up in both Gambia and Rwanda.

Charitable events and shows from Graham School of Dance

Exciting news for Graham School of Dance and Dance Design!

We are delighted to announce that from September 2017, Dance Design and Graham School of Dance will join together. We feel this is a fantastic opportunity to combine the two schools’ talents and build on both their strengths, and we are very excited about the future! The new school will be "Graham School Of Dance & Theatre Arts" with Miss Graham as Principal, and we are thrilled that Jody Squirrell & her team will continue under the new school umbrella.

Exciting news for Graham School of Dance and Dance Design!
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Huge Congratulations to GSD's Cameron!

Well well done to Cameron, who has won a place with the National Youth Theatre – a HUGE achievement against thousands of applicants! He will start his NYT journey this summer!

Huge Congratulations to GSD's Cameron!
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Sylvia Young place for Louisa - congratulations!

Well well done to Louisa, who has won a full time place at Sylvia Young Theatre School! She successfully auditioned against stiff competition, having had to perform a Singing solo, Dance solo, and Shakespearean and Modern Drama monologues. Congratulations from all of us!

Sylvia Young place for Louisa - congratulations!
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Huge congratulations to ex GSD student Charlotte Perry!

Congratulations to GSD alumnus Charlotte Perry who has gained a contract in Tarzan the Musical, in Germany! Charlotte trained with Graham School of Dance before completing her training at Laine Theatre Arts on the Betty Laine Scholarship. We are so proud & excited for Charlotte for her next adventure! 🎉

Huge congratulations to ex GSD student Charlotte Perry!
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ISTD Modern Dance Janet Cram Awards 2017

Such a lovely day watching our gorgeous girls dance at the ISTD Janet Cram heats!! They all danced so beautifully... Hannah Ph, Isabelle McG in Juniors, Florrie, Leah & Ellie Ta in Seniors & Ellie Tr & Emily P in the Premier section. ✨✨ Congratulations to ✨✨ ✨Hannah Ph - for a Commendation in the Junior section!! ✨Florrie - through to Finals in the Senior section!! ✨Leah - through to Finals in the Senior section!! ✨Ellie Tr - for a Commendation in the Premier section!!

ISTD Modern Dance Janet Cram Awards 2017
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