Pizza Party!

It has come to that time again when our senior students leave us to start their new paths.  We are so sad this year to say goodbye to our wonderful Sophie who is leaving WTA as she prepares for her next step in education at Sheffield University. To say goodbye we had a leavers pizza party, with the fabulous pizza oven my wonderful husband built!  The sun was shining and the girls had a lovely…

A fond farewell!

We are starting this term by saying goodbye to our wonderful Sophie.  She has been dancing with WTA since its beginnings in 2007, performing as Michael in our first production of Peter Pan, and finally as the Wicked Witch of the West in our most recent production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ .  Sophie is such a valued member of the WTA family, she is an absolute joy to teach, so committed, with a brain…

THE WIZARD OF OZ SET TO DELIGHT ILKLEY AUDIENCES

THIS year is the 80th anniversary of the release of the cinema classic, The Wizard of Oz. The heart-warming tale of Dorothy and her quest to get home to Kansas is as charming, funny and uplifting as it ever was. Ilkley audiences can delight in the story once more when the Wright Theatre Arts Dance Academy (WTA) bring their production to the King’s Hall at the end of March. It’s an ambitious production, of impressive…

The Wizard of Oz is coming to Ilkley

THROUGH this wet and windy March there is a rainbow beaming out. You won’t find it if you look up into the sky but it can be found in the King’s Hall at the end of March, when Wright Theatre Arts Dance Academy (WTA) bring The Wizard of Oz to the stage. The strength of this magical tale, told through dance, will delight audiences of all ages, even those unfamiliar with the world of dance….