Cumbrian students perform ballet at professional theatre

Queen Elizabeth School students have performed their contemporary ballet at a professional theatre in Lancaster.

Two years ago the school became the first state school to perform a contemporary ballet professionally after forming their own dance company.

Dance Teacher, Jasper Marriott, discovered that theatres wouldn't hire their performance unless they were a professional company, so that's what he did.

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Pirouetting to success

Pupils at Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale have devised a contemporary ballet that's so good it's being performed in a professional theatre.