Stars of the ballet

ndet 98272 Ripley Academy of Dance. Back L-R, Molly Walker, Kate Bonar, Emily Wilby. Front Alex Bonar (left) and Josh Tarry.
ndet 98272 Ripley Academy of Dance. Back L-R, Molly Walker, Kate Bonar, Emily Wilby. Front Alex Bonar (left) and Josh Tarry.

THESE talented ballet students have landed parts in the English Youth Ballet’s forthcoming production of Swan Lake.

Last week Ripley Academy of Dance and Drama pupils Alex and Kate Bonar, Joshua Tarry, Molly Walker and Emily Wilby fought of tough competition for the prestigious places. The young stars are to appear at Nottingham Theatre Royal in July.

Joshua, ten, of Mansfield, has been at the Beeches based academy since he was three and has also recently gained a place to study full time at London’s Arts Educational School. Principal of the Academy Felicity Cutting, said: “The Academy produces such expressive dancers and I cannot wait to see them in this production.”