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Posted on: 11 September 2017

Maisy selected for English Youth Ballet's "Coppelia"

Year 8 student, Maisy Wright, attended a highly competitive audition in June for the English Youth Ballet’s production of “Coppelia” and was selected from a large and talented group of hopefuls.

English Youth Ballet (EYB) is one of the UK’s largest ballet companies and it brings together the finest professional principal dancers from London and around the world with 100 ballet students from Southsea and the surrounded area - selected for their talent and potential.

12 year-old Maisy has been dancing for 8 years and attends the Southsea School of Dance where she studies Ballet, Modern and Tap.  She said, “I was so pleased to be chosen and I am very excited about performing at the Kings Theatre!  I want to make Dance my career in the future, and so this is going to be great experience for me.”

“Coppelia” runs at the Kings Theatre Southsea from Friday 20 October to Saturday 21 October at 7.30pm with a Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm.