By R. Whitehouse
The West Briton
May 13, 2015
[Cornwall, England] – A young ballet dancer from St Agnes has been selected for a place at a prestigious dance school. Morgan Wright, 10, has been given a place at the Elmhurst Dance School which is a centre for professional ballet and an associate school of Birmingham Royal Ballet.
The youngster said he was looking forward to taking up his place at Elmhurst and taking the next step towards becoming a professional performer.
Morgan has been training and performing since the age of five with Jason Thomas Performing Arts based in Truro, and has been developing his dance skills a across a number of disciplines such as contempary, classical ballet, street dance and musical theatre.
He has already performed at local venues such as the Hall for Cornwall through to Sadlers Wells London and competed in regional and national competitions.
It was two years ago with Jason’s guidance that Morgan discovered and auditioned for the Elmhurst Associate Programme in Plymouth and has been attending lessons every Sunday being taught by Miss Lyndsay.
In addition Morgan got the chance to complete several intensive weekends at Elmhurst the purpose built ballet school where he made the decision that it was his desire to further his skills and experience.
He will spend three years starting from September honing his craft with some of the best teachers in the business, the classes are led by professional practitioners and they focus on developing performance skills, teamwork, confidence and self-esteem to take that next step in performing.
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