Wisbech dancers take a musical medley to the stage at Thomas Clarkson Academy

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

A medley of music and dancing comes to Wisbech with a dance school that is showcasing its talent.

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Around 100 students from the age of three to adult have been busy rehearsing for the show at the Thomas Clarkson Academy.

Laura-Jayne Shippey, who runs LJ Dance School at the Academy, said: “Students have worked really hard for this.

“There are 21 different songs in there from ballet to street dance and musical theatre from Oliver.

“It’s our fifth dance show and rehearsals have been going on since before the summer.”

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant


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Laura-Jayne has been dancing and performing since the age of three. She decided to look at teaching as a career and trained at The College of West Anglia, gaining a triple distinction in dance and musical theatre.

She has performed in amateur and professional shows and musicals ranging from things like Carousel and Peter Pan to more modern shows like Boogie Nights, Spring Awakening and Our House.

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• LJ Dance school is held on Monday to Thursdays during term time at TCA. Visit her website for details.

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

LJ Dance Show in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

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