April 20, 2012
Former West Norfolk dancer Tyler Carey it hitting the high spots on the London stage this week.
For the 13-year-old is performing with The London Children’s Ballet at the Peacock Theatre in the West End, shows due to have started yesterday (Thursday, April 19) and due to end on Sunday (April 22).
Over 1,200 children auditioned for 45 places although Tyler was lucky enough to be spotted whist training with the Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden and asked to audition.
The ballet is of The Little Princess and, set in Victorian London, follows the life of an orphaned girl. Tyler has two solo parts, playing an Indian servant in one act and a pick pocket in another.
Tyler and his twin brother, Finn, originally from West Winch, both auditioned for full-time performing arts schools in 2010.
Tyler, who has also performed at the opera house and The Bloomsbury Theatre, won a place at The Young Dancers Academy and Finn at The Sylvia Young Theatre School.
Tyler’s friends and family are travelling down to see him perform tomorrow (Saturday, April 21).
He has also recently heard he has won a scholarship to train in Havana, Cuba, the home of some of the best male ballet dancers in the world. He is off in July for four weeks.
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