Last night we held our tenth annual PE and dance awards evening, it was another wonderful evening celebrating the success of the senior students. We had 120 guests and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the event.
This term our Senior Recital showcased all our GCSE and A level students performing their coursework – solos and compositions – to an extremely high standard. It is always great at this stage to hearContinue reading
On the back of our Danceworks success, we have been invited to perform a pop-up performance at the Lowry Theatre on Friday 29th March! Our Year 12 dancers will be performing a dance, about identityContinue reading
The Dance Production took place on 31st January at the Garrick Theatre, Altrincham. There were over 200 students performing, from years 7 up to year 13. This year, all the dances were inspired by films.Continue reading
The animal Kingdom Dance production took place on Thursday 8th February, at the Garick theatre, Altrincham. Have a look at some of the fantastic photos from the show:
Thursday 8th February 2018 The Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, 7.30pm Tickets available from Reception Adults £8, Concessions £4
On Sunday 19th November Grace, Y8, competed in the TDCI English Junior Modern Championships and was awarded 1st Place out of 119 competitors becoming the English Junior Modern Champion 2017. The TDCI English Championships tookContinue reading
Year 10 dancers have just returned from a brilliant dance trip to the Conway Centre, Angelsey. The weekend, run by Homegrown Dance Theatre, included dance workshops on all aspects of GCSE Dance. Students from schoolsContinue reading
We have decided to name our dance performance groups to make us sound very professional when we are representing the school at external performances. As we wanted the name to link to our school name, AGGS, we have picked SilverContinue reading
Our first ever combined Arts Evening, involving over 100 girls, showcased a production of the ‘Wizard of Oz’ from our talented Y10 GCSE drama students, accompanied by our AS Y12 musicians as the Wizard band, whoContinue reading
On Thursday 5th May, our showcase of contemporary dance, Sprung, took place in the school hall. The evening mainly consisted of the Year 11 GCSE Dance practical examination work, and also featured performances from theContinue reading
Dance production day is here! Break a leg (not literally please!) To all the girls performing in ‘Around The World in 25 dances’. We will see you at The Garrick Theatre at 1pm.
Please note that additional rehearsals are taking place in preparation for the upcoming dance production. Please ensure you attend all the rehearsals for the clubs you are involved in. Rehearsals run from 3.45 – 5.00pmContinue reading
Please can all performers make sure they have collected a letter about the Dance Production from outside the PE office. All of the details about additional rehearsals and the performance day are on the letter.Continue reading
Merry Christmas dancers! We hope you have a wonderful Christmas break. We will see you again in two weeks, when it’s full steam ahead for the dance production in February!
If you would like to perform your own piece in February’s Dance Production don’t forget to sign up for an audition slot! The auditions will take place after school on Thursday 27th November in theContinue reading
Well done to our Junior Performance Group who worked incredibly hard on their French themed piece in tonight’s rehearsal. It’s coming together beautifully due to all of your hard work! Have a lovely half termContinue reading
A fabulous end to a fabulous weekend with some site specific choreography!
A much needed massage and relaxation class after a busy day dancing!
Our GCSE dancers have worked incredibly hard today in their four sessions. They have all learned the set dance Find It!, created some fabulous Swansong performance pieces and developed Rosas Danst Rosas motifs to createContinue reading
Some lovely work in the style of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker this morning!
A few pictures from tonight’s choreography session.
Year 10 GCSE dancers are ready for their first session!
Last Friday the GCSE dancers enjoyed a Swansong workshop with Rambert Dance Company. Everyone worked really hard and Mrs Anstey and Mrs Collinson are looking forward to developing the repertoire with the dancers.
Be sure to keep your eyes on our new dance blog to find out all the wonderful things happening in the department.