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16 Jan Northern Ballet Theatre Workshop

In celebration for WTA Dance Academies 10 year anniversary we are holding a series of workshops and theatre trips throughout the academic year.  The first of these workshops will be held by Northern Ballet Theatre.  They are coming to teach 2 workshops on Sunday 11th...

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16 Jan What a great review!

As you enter the beautiful winter gardens in Ilkley, children are weaving excitably through the crowds dressed in 1940’s style dresses, with berets and cloth bags to match. The detail and attention gone into the costumes combined the wide smiles on these young dancers faces...

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13 Nov Build up to Narnia continues!

Extra rehearsals are now running as we get closer to the opening night for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe on Thursday 30th November. We've still got tickets available online for all four shows, but do book early if you want the best seats. Shows start...

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05 Nov The show opens end of November

There are just a few weeks to go now until The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe opens at the Kings Hall. We've got the scenery in production, costumes are on the way and of the course the choreography continues to be practiced! Did you see...

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11 Oct Show dates announced

Narnia comes to the Kings Hall, Ilkley November 30th 2017 marks the opening of a weekend of shows that celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our stage performances. It also sees the return of a family favourite, CS Lewis’s classic Narnia adventure The Lion, The Witch and...

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10 Aug 100% Exam Pass Rate!

Finally the long wait is over! The exam results have arrived for tap and modern. We are delighted to say that we have 100% pass rate with 42 distinctions and 45 merits. Such fantastic results, we are very pleased and immensely proud of all our wonderful...

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26 Jul Saying Goodbye!

It has come to that time again, when our senior students leave us to start their new paths.  We are so sad to say goodbye to Becca Hall, Tilly Woodward and Charlotte Armitage, who are leaving WTA as they prepare for University. Becca is wanting...

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