Tuesday, 18th September 2018
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Waterford Ballet Academy students had great fun dancing two performances of Lia Fail, The Stone of Destiny at the Theatre Royal recently.

The dancers also performed pieces of classical ballet repertoire and a new contemporary work, all created and choreographed by the Academy's principal, Margaret Hunter.

Congratulations to everyone who contributed to making the show such a success.

Now entering its 27th year, Waterford Ballet Academy is run by principal, Margaret Hunter, Dip. LCDD (London College of Dance & Drama), full member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, International Dance Teachers'Association and the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science.

Waterford Ballet Academy offers professional dance training in Waterford City and Tramore and is now welcoming current and new students for another exciting year.

Both senior and junior students have appeared on RTE in recent years and some of the younger dancers are still appearing on RTE Jr. These videos and more can be seen on Waterford Ballet Academy's Facebook page.

Classes are held in Waterford Ballet Academy's conveniently located beautiful spacious studio in St. Benildus Parish Centre, Newtown.

The studio is fitted with ballet barres, full length mirrors and is filled with natural daylight. It is adjacent to a large free car park.

The Tramore classes are held in Cairndubh Community Centre. There are a few places available for the forthcoming term.

For further information, please email Margaret Hunter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 'phone 051 380884 Read more about the Academy and view more photos at http://www.waterfordballetacademy.com


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