Starlight News and Events...
DISTURBED TICKETS - 17/06/2013
Want to see a dance show with a difference?! Our multi-award winning Senior & Principal Dancers proudly present a dance experiment exploring phobias! Our 12th Production show 'DISTURBED' will be performed at the Lighthouse Theatre on Saturday 27th July 2013 at 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets are £10 (£8 Concessions) this amazing show is something special and we can't wait to share it with you all! BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 Grab your tickets now!!
AMAZING NEWS!!!!!!! - 12/06/2013
AMAZING NEWS! Starlight Dance has been shortlisted for 'IDS Dance School of the Year' for 2013 what an incredible achievement as the likes of English National Ballet & LIPA have also been shortlisted!!! WOW WOW! We are so proud of all our staff and students for working so hard!!! Congratulations everyone!!! We are thrilled to be shortlisted, that alone is such an honor!
BUSY TUESDAY AND AGENCY NEWS! - 11/06/2013
Wow what a busy Tuesday! Another big welcome to all the new faces!!! Hope you enjoyed your classes. Also more agency news!!! Our client Archie has been selected to audition for the lead role in a short film this Saturday! So exciting!!! Now all systems go go go for DISTURBED!!!! Grab your tickets quick!
LOVELY DAY! - 08/06/2013
We had a great day at the British Dance Arts Federation's Conference in Huntingdon we learnt lots, made new friends and worked with our school Patron Ryan Jenkins Thank you to everyone at the Bdaf Dancing-Association for a lovely day!!!
ROAD TRIP! - 07/06/2013
Some of our dancers are off to a dance conference day in Huntingdon with our Principal! The students will take part in workshops lead by industry professionals through the British Dance Arts Federation. Have a great day guys!!!
MORE AGENCY AUDITIONS! - 05/06/2013
EXCITING NEWS!!! Two of our agency clients Amelia Buckby and Rhiannon Millman have been selected to audition tomorrow in Birmingham for the new Harvester Restaurant television advert!!! GOOD LUCK girls!!!We are so excited for them!!!
FANTASTIC EXAM RESULTS! - 05/06/2013
HUGE congratulations to our Tap & Modern Theatre Dance students on an outstanding set of exam results!!! 100% Merit & Distinction! Well done everybody what a brilliant result!
CHARITY AMOUNT RAISED! - 04/06/2013
Woah! Still all buzzing from our incredible dancers production of CIRCUS!!!!! We are thrilled to announce that the production raised £2078 for our chosen charity which is Niamhs Next Step Onwards and upwards as we have lots of exciting things happening at Starlight Dance over the summer including our Senior & Principal Dancer's production 'DISTURBED' at the Lighthouse Theatre, a Fashion Show, summer performances, our Summer Academy, studio renovations and of course Starlight is off to DISNEYLAND PARIS!!!!!!! Enrolling now for all classes!
AMAZING CIRCUS!!! - 02/06/2013
What can we say?! We are so proud of all our dancers that made CIRCUS our best production show to date! 2 Sell out Shows, 250+ Dancers, 4 Ponies, A message from girlband B*Witched and lots and lots....and lots of costumes!!!! we are all BUZZING what an amazing few days!! Thank you to all the staff at the Lighthouse Theatre for being such fantastic hosts. Thank you to all who helped backstage and made Circus possible. We are thrilled with the incredible feedback we have received. Munchkins, StarlightKIDS and Junior Dancers were all professional, fantastic and blew us all away! Thank you.
SHOW DAY SHOW DAY!!!!!!!!!!! - 01/06/2013
SHOW DAY SHOW DAY SHOW DAY!!!! GOOD LUCK to all our incredible dancers performing today in CIRCUS!! We have loved putting this production together and can't wait to perform two sell out shows! We are so proud of you all and thank you for working so hard and being so professional!!! Enjoy your CIRCUS!!!!!! We are so excited!!!!
IT'S A SELL OUT!!!!!! - 29/05/2013
We are thrilled to say both our productions of CIRCUS this Saturday are SOLD OUT!!!!!!!! Thank you to all who bought tickets! We are so excited to show you our CIRCUS!!
ALMOST A SELL OUT!! - 29/05/2013
Just 2 tickets left for our Infant & Junior production show 'CIRCUS'!!!! 2 days to go!!
CONGRATULATIONS MAISIE!!!!!!!!!!!!1 - 27/05/2013
Well as if SHOW WEEK wasn't exciting enough!!! Our agency client Maisie got offered the job she auditioned for!!! Our little star will be on a new channel 4 film and will be filming next week!!!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS MAISIE!!!!!
GOOD LUCK MAISIE!!! - 22/05/2013
Never a dull moment at Starlight Dance GOOD LUCK to our Agency Client Maisie Abraham!! Maisie has been selected to audition for a new channel 4 film tomorrow in London!!!! Fingers crossed how exciting!!!!!!!
DANCE MUSIC VIDEO LAUNCH!! - 19/05/2013
WOW WOW WOW We LOVE the finished product!! We are so proud of our Junior Dancers!!! Massive thank you for the team at TimeCode for helping us produce such an amazing video!! http://youtu.be/aqFlqeQV9t4
MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE - 18/05/2013
Our Juniors music dance video 'Jess's Party' is all finished and looking AMAZING!!! We can't wait, tomorrow morning our dancers and their families are seeing it for the first time at the Odeon Cinema!!!! Massive thank you to Kettering Odeon for letting us hold our premiere there!! So exciting!
WELL DONE COREIGH! - 18/05/2013
WELL DONE to our talented little Coreigh!! Out of hundreds of boys he is down to the final 6 for the part of Billy Elliott! Fingers crossed he gets a final call back!!!! We are all very proud of him for getting this far, what a result!!!
GOOD LUCK COREIGH!! - 17/05/2013
GOOD LUCK to our agency client Coreigh Brassington tomorrow as he heads up to Manchester where he was invited to audition for Billy Elliott! Good Luck, we are all very proud of you!
NEW YOUTH CHOIR!!!! - 10/05/2013
NEW CLASS NEW CLASS!! This Monday welcomes our brand new class! Our XPRESSION YOUTH CHOIR. Our popular Xpression Infant & Senior choirs have grown and developed and we now have a need for a choir focusing on singers aged 12 - 15years. MONDAY 18:00 - 19:00 Come along and try!! The first session is completely free!!! Our choirs are run by our Head of Music Vicki Becks. Starlight Dance
DISTURBED TICKETS - 06/05/2013
Our National & International Award Winning Senior & Principal Dancers proudly present 'DISTURBED' this phenomenal dance show explores phobias and presents them on stage! Tickets on sale now 01536 414141 at the Lighthouse Theatre Saturday 27th July 2013 14:30 & 19:30 Book now! Our Dancers present some of our best loved pieces such as 'Teeth' 'Lucifer' and of course 'Disturbia' and a whole range of new exciting pieces!!! Definitely not to be missed!
WELL DONE DRAMA TEAM!!!!!!! - 05/05/2013
HUGE well done to our super talented Drama students today in their production of 'A Date with Dahl' What a fantastic day!!! Thank you to all who helped make today possible and a big thank you to our Head of Drama & Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine BA(Hons) for putting together two brilliant plays and a few extra bits thrown in!!!! We are so proud of all the team today!!!
SHOW TIME! - 04/05/2013
Tomorrow is SHOW TIME here at Starlight Dance Our Drama & Theatre Skills Department under the direction of Gemma Gascoine BA(Hons) proudly present their production of 'A DATE WITH DAHL' Two classic stories in one production!! Still time to grab some last minute tickets!!!! Box Office 01536 737 737 We are all very excited!!!!!
WELCOME MISS VANESSA - 03/05/2013
Tonight our first set of Ballet students take their first class from our new RAD syllabus. We are excited to officially welcome our brand new teacher Miss Vanessa to our Starlight family! Starlight Dance Anyone wishing to start training in Ballet, now is a perfect opportunity and we are enrolling now for all classes! www.starlightdance.net
A DATE WITH DAHL! - 29/04/2013
Our Drama & Theatre Skills Department are busy busy as it's SHOW WEEK! Our production of 'A DATE WITH DAHL' will be performed at the The Masque Theatre this SUNDAY 5th MAY 2013 at 14:00 & 18:00 Tickets are £5 (£4 Concessions) Grab your last minute tickets! Don't miss out! Two fantastic short plays in one evening! Directed by Head of Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine BA(Hons) Starlight Dance BOX OFFICE 01536 737 737
DISTURBED TICKETS! - 29/04/2013
Something incredible is about to be born at Starlight Dance....our Senior & Principal Dancer's production 'DISTURBED' are you brave enough? Exploring phobias and pushing our dancers to produce the best show Kettering has seen! We are excited to confirm that our Patron, celebrity dancer Ryan Jenkins will be attending! Tickets are on sale now at the Lighthouse Theatre 'DISTURBED' SATURDAY 27th JULY 2013 14:30 & 19:30 Audience beware you're in for a scare! Box Office 01536 414141
EXAM TIME!!! - 27/04/2013
GOOD LUCK to all our candidates taking their ISTD Tap exam tomorrow!!! A BIG thank you to Miss Claire for all her hard work!! We ♥ exam days at Starlight Dance We can't wait!!!!!!
WELL DONE BOYS! - 25/04/2013
Well our agency clients had a fantastic day in London at the audition for Matilda! It wasn't their time unfortunately but we are grateful for the opportunity and that's what it's all about!! Very very proud of all 3 boys! However.........our Coreigh was scouted and invited to audition for Billy Elliot in May!!! Well done Coreigh!!!
GOOD LUCK BOYS! - 25/04/2013
GOOD LUCK to our agency clients Cameron, Coreigh & Charlie today as they head down to London for their auditions for 'Matilda' in London's West End!! Enjoy the experience boys and have a fantastic day!!! Fingers crossed for all 3 super talented boys!
WOW!!! BUSY MONDAY - 22/04/2013
Well in the 4 years we have been open.....today was the busiest on Starlight record!!! Over 200 students came through our doors tonight training in Drama, Dance, Musical Theatre and Piano lessons!!! WOAH!!! Thank you and welcome to all the new members to our ever-growing Starlight family! Hope you're all enjoying your new classes!!
DATE WITH DAHL! - 18/04/2013
Something magical is happening with Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School’s Theatre Skills Department! Two Stories. Two Acts! Our Drama students proudly present two Whizzpopping classics ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ and ‘The Witches’ Don’t gobblefunk around and book your tickets quick! You would be a ‘Twit’ to miss out on this fantastic celebration of the best-selling children’s author Roald Dahl Directed by our Head of Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine BA(Hons) SUNDAY 5th MAY 2013 at the MASQUE THEATRE Tickets £5 (£4 Concessions) BOX OFFICE 01536 737737 Tickets are selling fast!!! SHOW TIMES 14:00 & 18:00
NEW CLASS LAUNCH TOMORROW! - 12/04/2013
Tomorrow is an exciting day at Starlight Dance ...it's the launch of our brand new class!!! The newest installment from our popular DISCOGEMS class! Our new EMERALD GROUP is for ages 4 - 6yrs 10:00 - 11:00 just £3.00 for the class. Disco, Freestyle & Jazz inspired class, loads of fun! Come along tomorrow and join the fun with Miss Emily!!
GOOD LUCK GIRLS! - 11/04/2013
More exciting agency news! 3 of our clients have been selected to audition for a professional music video down in London this evening! Very exciting!!!! GOOD LUCK to Rebecca, Keira & Heidi!
WELCOME ROB & MISS VANESSA - 10/04/2013
Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School would like to welcome our two new members of staff to our faculty! Firstly Miss Vanessa who will be taking our new RAD Ballet classes from May! Secondly, our new Velocity Hip Hop & Street Dance Teacher Rob! Both have fantastic ideas and are both highly trained and have worked within the industry for many years. We welcome them both to our Starlight family and are very excited about the opportunities and standard of training they will bring to our school!
MORE AGENCY NEWS! - 09/04/2013
More exciting agency news! Our client Taylor-May Coles has been selected to audition for a new Birdseye television advert in London tomorrow! Good Luck Taylor-May!!!!!!!
AGENCY NEWS! - 08/04/2013
Classes were fantastic tonight! Dance show teams all working hard for 'CIRCUS' and 'DISTURBED' and our Drama & Theatre Skills Dept. working towards 'A DATE WITH DAHL' it's all going on! Agency news!! WELL DONE to clients Charlie Hammond, Coreigh Brassington & Cameron Pickering, all three have been selected to audition for the West End production of 'Matilda' !!! Exciting!!!
ARCHIE'S ADVERT! - 08/04/2013
Quick! Put on CITV as our Agency Client Archie Durrant's Mini Max adverts have started running today! We have seen ''Music'' so far! P.E & Math to come...we are so proud of him! Well done Archie, great job!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!! - 07/04/2013
WOW WOW WOW! What an amazing incredible experience! Our fantastic dancers rocked the Royal Albert Hall! We are so proud of them all, the performance was electric! We received so many lovely comments from the organisers, other schools and choreographers! We feel blessed to have performed in such a venue!!! A Massive thank you all the team at Mardi Gras who were brilliant! Such a well organised and friendly team who made the whole experience one of the best we have ever had! Thank you to our team of chaperones (We never want to see another hair grip again!!) who helped organise and look after 109 dancers for 18 hours!!! Thank you to all who came to support us and made the atmosphere in the arena incredible! Lastly and most importantly...thank you and congratulations to our dancers! You made us all so very proud and blew everyone away with your professionalism and perfect performance!!!!!!!!!!! A perfect, amazing day! Starlight Dance
GOOD LUCK STARLIGHT!!!!!!!! - 05/04/2013
The time is finally here! 109 of our dancers perform tomorrow at the Royal Albert Hall and we cannot wait! GOOD LUCK to all our fantastic dancers performing you have all worked long and hard for tomorrow! Enjoy the experience and show them how we do it Starlight style!!
TOMORROW!!! - 05/04/2013
TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!! We can't wait! 109 dancers and an audience of 6000! Starlight Dance at the Royal Albert Hall! Final rehearsals tonight, thank you to our friends at the Lighthouse Theatre and then that's it! We are buzzing! Energy may lack slightly for our 05:30 rehearsal tomorrow morning but we can't wait! What an amazing day ahead!
GOOD LUCK ARCHIE! - 02/04/2013
Agency client Archie is off to London today after being selected for an audition to advertise the new Windows Phone! GOOD LUCK Archie!!!!
HAPPY EASTER - 31/03/2013
HAPPY EASTER to all our Starlight Family & Friends. We hope you have a lovely day and eat lots and lots of chocolate!!!!
BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO! - 30/03/2013
Check out behind the scenes of our latest dance-music video 'THE PARTY'.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwZdzFdUf4s&list=UUbyW_QliZ8xQdDbilXuG_VQ&index=1
BRILLIANT DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 29/03/2013
Wow!! What a fantastic day at Starlight Dance!!! The dance music video shoot was amazing!! So proud of our Junior & Senior Dancers that worked on the shoot today! So professional and looked amazing! HUGE thank you to NBs Nightclub in Northampton for letting us take over their club and the super friendly staff! A HUGE thank you to Dean and the fantastic team at Timecode Pro we loved working with you today and can't wait to see the end product! HUGE thank you to Tania at Bellezza for making our Juniors look fab and our Seniors look Geeky!!! So pleased we got the chance to give our dancers the opportunity of working on a professional shoot and seeing putting their training into practice! We <3 our jobs!!!
ARCHIE AUDITION! - 28/03/2013
Exciting news!!! Our agency client Archie Durrant has been selected for yet another audition!!!! Archie will be going to London next week to audition for the new Windows Phone television advert! In other Archie news.....Kellogg's Mini Max advert airs on ITV and CITV in 2 weeks! GOOD LUCK Archie
MUSIC VIDEO SHOOT! - 28/03/2013
Tomorrow is the day!!!!! Our Juniors music video shoot day! Our Junior & Senior Dancers are off to Northampton to film our new dance music video!! We are so excited! Professional film crew, and makeup artist. Amazing venue and of course our multi-award winning dancers!! Long day ahead but the end result is going to be incredible!!!!! Looking forward to final rehearsals tonight!!
MORE EXAM SUCCESS!! - 26/03/2013
Congratulations to our LCM piano examination students! Results are in from the exam sessions last week.........100% Merit & Distinctions!!! Congratulations to their teacher Miss Florence, a fantastic result!!!!!! Nothing makes us happier at Starlight Dance than seeing our students rewarded for their hard work, dedication and commitment!
TWO MORE TO GO!!!! - 24/03/2013
Two more rehearsals to go!!! Royal Albert Hall here we come!!!! Great rehearsals today! Can't wait for next weeks!!! It looks amazing already
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEMMA!!! - 22/03/2013
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our wonderful Head of Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine! Almost 2 years of being a part of our Starlight Family and what a huge part you are! From all your colleagues and students we hope you have a fantastic day!
LCM EXAMINATIONS! - 18/03/2013
GOOD LUCK to our music students Sarah Moreland, Ruby Gardiner and Eve Winter taking their LCM Piano Examinations tomorrow!!! All 3 girls have been working really hard with Florence in their lessons!
STARLIGHT STUDENT OF THE MONTH FEB / MARCH - 18/03/2013
STARLIGHT STUDENT OF THE MONTH FEB / MARCH 2013! February: Senior Dancer: Meghan Hill. Junior Dancer: Summer Spittle. Infant Dancer: Ruby Gardiner. March: Senior Dancer: Beckie Currie. Junior Dancer: Olivia Walsh. Infant Dancer: Charlotte Smith CONGRATULATIONS!!
WHIZZ-KIDZ PERFORMANCE - 15/03/2013
We are excited about tomorrow night! Our Junior & Senior Dancers are guest performing at 'The Shiny Happy Ball' at the Eden Centre, Kettering! This night of entertainment is raising money for Whizz-Kidz children's charity and includes live entertainment, a hog roast, bar and a charity auction! Tickets available from 07766 317172 Starlight Dance are performing at 20:00 Tickets for this event are £15 but Starlight families get a 50% discount. We are looking forward to performing!!!!
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY - 10/03/2013
HAPPY MOTHERS day to all our Starlight parents and families! Without you, our super talented dancers, actors and musicians wouldn't be able to train here! From all of us here at Starlight Dance we hope that all of our Starlight family has a lovely day and remember to cherish those who are close to you and make sure they know you love them :)
FANTASTIC DAY!!! - 09/03/2013
HUGE WELL DONE to all our fantastic talented students!!! Today's review show 'Blockbusters' was brilliant! Well done to all our staff and performers for creating such a wonderful showcase! We are so proud of everyone! Thank you to all helped backstage and a big thank you to all who came to support us at Starlight Dance!!!! We are all buzzing from such a fab day! No rest for our super talented performers, rehearsals tomorrow for our showcase at the Royal Albert Hall!!! We <3 it!!!!! Well done everyone!
GOOD LUCK!!! - 08/03/2013
GOOD LUCK to all our fantastic students performing in BLOCKBUSTERS tomorrow!!! We can't wait!! Two sell out showcases, over 150 dancers performing pieces put together by all our professional choreographers and musical directors! We hope you enjoy!!
SHOW TIME! - 08/03/2013
SHOW TIME!!! Tomorrow is our 6th review showcase 'BLOCKBUSTERS' and we can't wait!! We have a huge selection of TV themes ready for both sell out shows! We <3 reviews, a perfect opportunity for our non show team classes to shine on stage!! It's going to be a fantastic showcase, see you all there!
SUMMER SCHOOL 2013 - 28/02/2013
We are so excited to announce details of our summer school 2013! 'STAR SCHOOL' will be our 3rd Summer School. This intensive week of training will include professional master classes in Commercial, Street, Hip Hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Vocal Training, Musical Theatre, Drama, Physical Theatre, Tap, Jazz, Disco and Freestyle! STAR SCHOOL runs from Monday 29th July - Friday 2nd August 2013 09:00 - 12:00 Daily. Ages 7 - 10 & 11 - 15yrs £50.00 for the week. LIMITED PLACES Book Now! 01536 601 545 our STAR SCHOOL is open to all!
6 WEEKS TO GO! - 24/02/2013
In 6 weeks 109 of our dancers will perform our BIGGEST piece of choreography ever at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London! We are so excited!!! It looked fantastic in rehearsals this afternoon, well done!!!
EDEN CENTRE LAUNCH! - 23/02/2013
Wooooo!!! WELL DONE to our Dancers & XPression Senior Choir today at the Grand Opening of Kettering's Eden Centre! What a fantastic afternoon, so proud of all the performers today. Outstanding feedback and amazing crowd! We all had a fantastic day!!!
WELL DONE SENIOR DANCERS!!!! - 23/02/2013
SO PROUD our Senior Dancers, they won 'BEST TEAM' at last nights 'Step Up' competition!! Now getting ready for this afternoon! Our dancers and singers are opening the Eden Centre in Kettering! It's all going on at Starlight Dance
BUSY! - 20/02/2013
More busy busy classes tonight! All working hard for 'BLOCKBUSTERS' our Spring Review Showcase Saturday 9th March! If that is too long to wait to see Northamptonshire's largest international winning dance school perform, we have lots of local performances coming up starting this weekend! Starlight Dance will be performing at the grand opening of Kettering's Eden Centre on Saturday!
GOOD LUCK CAMERON! - 19/02/2013
GOOD LUCK to our agency client Cameron Pickering tomorrow!!! Cameron is off to London after being invited for a B&Q television advert! How exciting!!
SHOW TIME! - 16/02/2013
It's SHOW TIME!!! Our Senior & Junior Dancers are guest performing in 'THE SENSATIONAL 80s' tonight at the Raven Hotel in Corby! GOOD LUCK team!!!!!!!!
WELL DONE AUDITIONEES! - 16/02/2013
WELL DONE to all our show team dancers who auditioned for a vocal solo in our production show 'CIRCUS' still a few more to see and then let's get this show on the road! Takes a lot to stand and sing in front of a panel but you all were fantastic!!!! Well done, even auditioning gives you more confidence and experience and that's what it's all about!
AUDITION DAY! - 14/02/2013
Tomorrow is officially AUDITION day at Starlight Dance! While our Agency Client Chloe goes to London for her CBBC audition, our Show Teams are auditioning for vocal solos for our production show 'CIRCUS' which will be held at the Lighthouse Theatre on 1st June 2013! Very excited for a long day of auditions, followed by classes! GOOD LUCK everyone! What an exciting and busy end to a busy exciting week at Dance HQ!
GOOD LUCK CHLOE! - 14/02/2013
GOOD LUCK to our Agency Client Chloe Saddington who has been selected for an audition tomorrow for a new CBBC series!! Exciting!
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!! - 14/02/2013
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY to all our Starlight Family! We are so lucky to see so many families and friends of our dancers showing such love, support and compassion. Whatever you are doing today, make sure you tell someone that you love them :)
WE ARE GOING BACK TO THE 80S! - 13/02/2013
Lots of exciting things happening at Starlight Dance at the moment! Our next performance is this Saturday! our Seniors & Junior Dancers are guest performing at the Raven Hotel in Corby at '80s NIGHT!' A few current hits and then back to the 80s classics! Flashdance, Fame Thriller and an 80s mashup! We can't wait!
CONGRATULATIONS ARCHIE!!!!!!!!!!!! - 12/02/2013
WOW!!! Our Agency Client Archie has only gone and done it!!! Little Archie will be the new face of Kelloggs Mini Max Cereal!!! The advert will be shown on CITV this summer so look out for him! We are very proud of Archie: Congratulations!!!!!
ROYAL ALBERT HALL TICKETS! - 11/02/2013
Starlight's BIG performance at the ROYAL ALBERT HALL is this April!! We are so excited, this will be our 2nd West End performance! Tickets went on sale today for 'STARS IN THE ROUND' visit www.royalalberthall.com to book your now!
FAB WORKSHOPS!! - 10/02/2013
Huge thank you to our Gymnastics coach Miss Lauren for 3 fantastic Rhythmic Gymnastic Workshops!! We have received lots of brilliant feedback. This class will be a permanent feature on our summer timetable! We would also like to welcome a new member to our Starlight faculty, Gina! Gina is our new Front of House team member and we are very excited to introduce her to you all! What a lovely Sunday at Dance HQ!
FREE GYMNASTICS WORKSHOPS! - 09/02/2013
Tomorrow we have FREE Rhythmic Gymnastics Workshops at Starlight Dance!!! Ages 3 - 6yrs 10:00 - 11:00 Ages 7 - 10 11:00 - 13:00 and Ages 11 - 15yrs 14:00 - 16:00 Come along and try our new class!! This will become a permanent spot on our timetable later this year. Our brand new Gymnastics Coach Miss Lauren will be teaching the workshops and we can't wait! All welcome! Hope to see you tomorrow!
LITTLE DARLINGS LAUNCH - 07/02/2013
Thank you to all who came to our first ever 'LITTLE DARLINGS' classes today! So much fun and we have had loads of fantastic feedback!!! See you all, and some new faces next week! Well done to Miss Emily for a wonderful class!
GREAT DAY! - 06/02/2013
What a lovely birthday we have had!!! Thank you to everyone for all the lovely emails, messages, gifts and cards!!!! Agency news: Our Archie reached the final two for London Zoo Advert and received some fantastic feedback but unfortunately this wasn't his time! Maybe Friday is? He has been invited to an audition for Kellogg's Mini Max Tv Advert!!! Good Luck Archie! Exciting day tomorrow the launch of our brand new class LITTLE DARLINGS! Can't wait
HAPPY BIRTHDAY STARLIGHT! - 06/02/2013
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! Wow what an amazing 4 years! To think this time 4 years ago 8 people came to an informal dance 'club' in a church hall......now we are one of the UKs largest independent Dance & Musical Theatre Schools with over 500 students training in a wide range of dance and theatre skills. We have had the most fantastic journey and our Starlight family has grown into something incredible! Looking back, our students have achieved so much! Thank you to everyone who is a part of our family and here's to the next wonderful, exciting and random 4 years!
BLOCKBUSTERS TICKETS ALMOST SOLD OUT! - 05/02/2013
Our Spring Review Showcase 'BLOCKBUSTERS' will be held at the Masque Theatre on Saturday 9th March 2013. Tickets are on sale now! Performances 13:30 (Tickets available) and 16:30 (SOLD OUT!) BOX OFFICE 01536 737737 This display of our classes explores TV themes!
GOOD LUCK ARCHIE! - 04/02/2013
GOOD LUCK to our Agency client Archie Durrant who has been selected to audition for a television advert for London Zoo's new Tiger Exhibit!! We wish him all the best! Fingers crossed!
EXCITING WEEK AHEAD! - 03/02/2013
Exciting week ahead at Starlight Dance with the launch of our brand new class for mums & tots! 'LITTLE DARLINGS' Starts this Thursday! We have our free Rhythmic Gymnastics Workshop on Sunday. On Wednesday.......IT'S OUR BIRTHDAY!!!!! Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School will be 4 years old!
TICKETS TICKETS TICKETS - 29/01/2013
Tickets Tickets Tickets! Tickets are on sale for our up & coming shows! 'BLOCKBUSTERS' review show 7th March 2013 13:30 / 16:30 01536 737737 Tickets £5(£4 Concessions) and our main Production shows 'CIRCUS' 1st June 2013 14:30 / 19;30 01356 414141 Tickets £10 (£8 Concessions) and 'DISTURBED' 27th July 2013 14:30 / 19:30 01356 414141 Tickets £10 (£8 Concessions) Info on these shows and all our up & coming events can be found on our website
SNOWMAN WINNERS! - 25/01/2013
The moment is here Snowman builders!!! We were SO impressed with the creativity of our students on their snow-day!!! We have awarded 1st, 2nd & 3rd Prize. A special award for creativity! 1st PRIZE goes to NATHAN & EMMA RAY. 2nd PRIZE goes to MIA & ELLIS WATTS. 3rd PRIZE goes to PARIS TAYLOR and the prize for CREATIVITY goes to CAMERON & KATIE PICKERING!!! There will be a special prize for our winners!! We were so very impressed with the effort that everyone went to that we will also be giving everybody that built a snowman a little something to reward their effort! These, along with the winner's prizes will be available to collect at reception from Monday. WELL DONE to our winners! :)
PERFORMANCES!!! - 24/01/2013
Our students love to work hard in rehearsals and then have the best time doing what they do best PERFORMING!! We have lots of exciting shows, showcases and events coming up including our review show 'Blockbusters', Theatre Skill's production 'Date With Dahl' our production shows 'Circus' & 'Disturbed' and we have performances at the Eden Centre's opening ceremony, 5 Mile Smile charity event, The Royal Albert Hall and Disneyland Paris. Well that's Spring sorted at Starlight Dance
NEW CLASS LAUNCH!!! - 23/01/2013
NEW CLASS NEW CLASS! Introducing our Mums & Tots Class: 'LITTLE DARLINGS' This exciting new class is finally here! This class specially designed for Mummy (and/or Daddy) & Baby! Thursdays 10:00 - 10:45 (6 - 18Mnths) 11:00 - 12:00 (18 - 36Mnths) The class is £3 per adult and £1 per baby! Class suitable for Mums, Dads, Aunties, Uncles, Babysitters, Carers, Nannies! STARTING THURSDAY 7th FEB 2013 For more information or to sign up call Starlight Dance on 01536 601 545
WHIZZPOPPER OF A SHOW! - 22/01/2013
''Don't Gobblefunk around with Words!!'' Our Theatre Skills Department are working on something extra special for their Spring performance! Drama Club & Acting Technique Class are coming together to create a magical performance...... all will be revealed soon. We will say this: You would be a 'Twit' to miss out, it's going to be a 'Whizzpopper!' .......
OPEN AS NORMAL - 21/01/2013
Starlighters! All classes at Starlight Dance will be running as normal this evening! If you live in an area badly effected then work on your snowman entry as judging tonight!!! Everyone else we look forward to seeing you later!
SNOW CLOSURE! - 18/01/2013
Following the snow today and the general difficulties faced for our students getting into town and to classes, we have made the decision to cancel ALL classes Saturday 19th January. We never like to cancel classes and this we did not take this decision lightly. We remained open Friday evening however classes were severely depleted in numbers. Classes will reopen as normal on Monday with Acting Technique, Munchkins, Starlight Kids and DANCERCISE. We do not want you to waste this day and therefore we request that you enjoy the snow and make a Starlight themed snowman. Post your photos to the Star LightKett Facebook page or the starlightdancek Twitter account and there will be a prize for our favourite!!!
PERFORMANCE AT EDEN CENTRE - 17/01/2013
Starlight Dance is very excited to have been asked to provide entertainment for the Eden Centre's launch party on Saturday 23rd Feb! This is one of many events coming up for us this Spring! Another fantastic event we are proud to be part of is 5 mile smile!! More info on both events coming soon
BLOCKBUSTERS REVIEW SHOW - 14/01/2013
Our 5th review showcase will be held at the Masque Theatre, Barton Seagrave on Saturday 7th March 2013! Performances at 13:30 & 16:30 Please check at reception to see which performance your child is starring in before booking tickets! BOX OFFICE 01536 737 737 Tickets £5 (Concessions £4) Join our students as they explore TV Themes from pas and present!!! Whats your favourite TV Theme?!
BADGES SERIES TWO! - 14/01/2013
Lots of our students (and parents!) collected Series One of our exclusive badges!! We are excited to release Series Two! The 15 brand new designs will be available through reception very soon!!!! Keep you eyes out Starlighters!
WHAT A WEEK! - 10/01/2013
Well what a FANTASTIC week back at Starlight Dance!!! Lots of new Starlighters to our ever-growing family! Well done everyone for a brilliant first week in our spring term! Tomorrow we have BOYS BALLET, FLEXERCISE LIMBERING, ADULT TAP, PRE-PRIMARY / PRIMARY BALLET & TAP and of course our SENIOR DANCERS (Auditions tomorrow for new Senior Dancers) and then our FAME: The Musical 2013 Aftershow party!!!
WE ARE OPEN! - 07/01/2013
Starlight re-opens tonight for our Spring season and we can't wait!!!
FAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 07/01/2013
Wow...wow WOW!!! Our Senior and Principal Dancers rocked that stage in FAME: The Musical 2013 We are so so proud of each of them! Thank you to all who came to support us. Thank you to the Lighthouse Theatre and thank you to all who helped make Fame such a success. We have had some phenomenal feedback!!!! This is what it is all about talented performers putting on professional standard shows and they worked so hard and the show was just sensational! CONGRATULATIONS to all involved!!!!!
WELL DONE FAME!!! - 05/01/2013
WOW!! Two fantastic opening shows!!!! We are so proud of our Senior and Principal Dancers, Fame was outstanding!! Such amazing feedback from the audience and the Kettering MP, we are buzzing!! The BEST part is we get to do it all again tomorrow!!!! WELL DONE to our talented team!!!
GOOD LUCK! - 05/01/2013
GOOD LUCK to all our Senior and Principal Dancers today in their first two shows of FAME: The Musical 2013! You have all worked so very hard and we are all so proud of you! Go and show the world how we do it Starlight Dance style!!!!
12 HOUR REHEARSAL!!! - 03/01/2013
Days like today are the whole reason we do what we do at Starlight Dance - Seeing our Principal & Senior Dancers pushing themselves to get results. Professional, talented, committed and fun! What a long but brilliant day at the Lighthouse Theatre WELL DONE team! Rehearsals are looking fantastic, we can't WAIT until show time! If you haven't already got your tickets book now on 01536 414141 Show times 14:30 & 19:30 this Saturday and Sunday!!!Don't miss this incredible show!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! - 01/01/2013
Happy New Year from all everyone at Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School. We hope 2013 is a fantastic year for everyone! We are so excited as we have loads of amazing things happening this year!!!
NEW YEARS RESOLUTION? - 29/12/2012
Just a few days to go until we say goodbye to 2012 and welcome 2013! Is your new years resolution to Learn a new Skill? Take up a new Hobby? Meet New Friends? Perform in Shows? Take an Examination? Join a Talent Agency? Perform in West End venues? Keep Fit? Get in Shape?! or simple to do something fun?! Here at Northamptonshire's largest International Award-Winning Dance & Musical Theatre School we have a large range of classes to suit all ages and abilities from Keep Fit Classes, Show Teams, Examination Classes though to classes to build technique and confidence. Jazz, Commercial, Ballet, Street, Hip Hop, Tap, Break, Lyrical, Modern, Disco, Freestyle, Mums & Tots Dance, Musical Theatre, Drama, Acting Technique, Vocal Training, Choirs, Piano Lessons and our brand new classes coming in 2013 Rhythmic Gymnastics and Contemporary Dance! For information on how to join our ever growing Starlight family visit www.starlightdance.net or call 01536 601 545 / 07765818189
ONE WEEK TO GO!!! - 28/12/2012
Just one week to go!!! Our Senior & Principal Dancers perform their first full length musical 'FAME: The Musical' we are so excited! BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th January 2013 at the Lighthouse Theatre Kettering! Tickets £12 (£10 Concessions) Come and see our international award winning dancers in this smash hit musical!!!
MERRY CHRISTMAS - 23/12/2012
Starlight Dance would like to wish everyone a MERRY CHRISTMAS & a HAPPY NEW YEAR! We had an incredible 2012 and are so excited for all the wonderful things planned for 2013! We hope Santa brings you all everything you wished for ♥
FAME! - 22/12/2012
Looking for that last minute Christmas present?! Looking for something exciting to start your new year?! Our Senior & Principal Dancers proudly present the smash-hit musical 'FAME: The Musical' at the Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 Show times Saturday 5th Jan / Sunday 6th Jan 2013 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets £12 (£10 Concessions) Don't miss what is sure to be an incredible show!
INCREDIBLE AWARDS NIGHT! - 17/12/2012
What an outstanding end to our year! Absolutely amazing awards night. Congratulations to all those who won awards and we only wish we could give an award to all, you are all superstars! We had a fantastic evening and a massive thank you to all for coming and to Craig Fellows for organising a wonderful night! Seeing so many of our Starlight family together tonight made us all so proud!!! A BIG Congratulations to Coreigh Brassington winner of our Hazel Clarke Scholarship and our Dancer of the Year award winners Luigina Colonna, Hamish Ross & Katie Harrison. Thank you to all for your on-going support and for making Starlight Dance so special!! HERE'S TO 2013!!!!!!!!!
AWARDS NIGHT 2012 - 16/12/2012
Still on such a high from our review show yesterday! Brilliant day! Now getting ready for our 2nd Annual Awards Night where we are not only awarding excellence and achievement but also celebrating our school and our ever-growing Starlight family!!! Get your glad rags on Starlighters for what is looking to be an extra special evening!
AMAZING DAY! - 16/12/2012
What an AMAZING review showcase!!! We really do have so many amazing talented young performers and feel so lucky to work with them! CONGRATULATIONS to all those who performed and a massive thank you to all who volunteered their time to make today such a success! We are all buzzing, what a fantastic day!!! Now last minute preperations underway for our 2nd Annual Awards Evening tomorrow night!!!!!!
REVIEW SHOW DAY! - 15/12/2012
It's officially REVIEW SHOW DAY!!! Nothing like a Starlight Christmas review showcase to get everyone in the festive mood! All our staff and students have been working very hard over the last few weeks to put 'SLEIGH RIDE' all together! GOOD LUCK to all the performers, we will see you at the Masque Theatre, our new home for our review showcases!!
ALMOST END OF TERM! - 14/12/2012
As the week comes to an end we look forward to closing for Christmas with a bang! First our Christmas Review Show 'SLEIGH RIDE' on Saturday and then our 2nd Annual Awards Evening on Sunday where we will be rewarding excellence within our school. We will be giving over 130 awards & certificates including the prestigious Dancer of the Year and our Hazel Clarke Scholarship!! Tickets on sale for the awards night through the Lighthouse Theatre Box Office 01536 414141 £5 each. We cannot wait to celebrate the hard work and achievements of our outstanding students through all departments and age groups!
PERFORMANCE AT MAYOR'S PARLOUR - 12/12/2012
Tonight is a special night for our Junior choir! They are off to perform at the Lady Mayor's Parlour: GOOD LUCK to all our talented singers!!!
RECORDING STUDIO DAY! - 08/12/2012
Another exciting day tomorrow..our XPression Junior & Senior choirs are off to a recording studio to record some festive tunes!!!! GOOD LUCK and have a fantastic day, we can't wait!!!!
GOOD LUCK IN NEVERLAND! - 08/12/2012
GOOD LUCK to all of our wonderful talented dancers performing in Lighthouse Theatre's PETER PAN with Darren Day!! The opening performances are today and lots and lots of Starlighters are performing throughout the shows, some have been cast in supporting roles such as Michael & Tiger Lily!!! We can't wait to see it guys! Show them how it's done Starlight style
2012....2013 - 06/12/2012
Well...still loads of fantastic things left in 2012 & we love every minute, not wishing the time away HOWEVER...2013 is looking to be the biggest & best Starlight Dance year! Lots of shows and performances, showcases, a music video or two, ISTD & BDAF exams oh and couple of showcases at..... Disneyland Paris and Royal Albert Hall!! Also a few secret projects in the pipeline :) :) We kick start our production shows with 'FAME' followed by 'CIRCUS' and then the ultimate in Starlight 'uniqueness'..'DISTURBED'!
FAME TICKETS ON SALE - 03/12/2012
Our International Award Winning Senior & Principal Dancers proudly present the smash-hit musical 'FAME: The Musical' Find out what it's like to attend the prestigious performing arts school PA in the 1980s! Tickets £12 (£8 Concessions) on sale now! Saturday January 5th 14:30 / 19:30 & Sunday January 6th 14:30 / 19:30 BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 ''Remember remember, remember my name!'
WELL DONE SCROOGE CAST!! - 01/12/2012
What a fantastic day! WELL DONE to our super talented students in our Theatre Skill's production of 'SCROOGE' Congratulations to head of department Gemma Gascoine for a brilliant production!!! The feedback has been superb and the show put us all in the Christmas mood!!! A big thank you to all who volunteered their time backstage & front of house to make the shows possible!! One last thing...''Has anyone seen that goose?!''
GOOD LUCK ACTORS!!! - 01/12/2012
The curtain is about to rise on our Theatre Skills production of 'SCROOGE' GOOD LUCK to all our talented students performing and good luck to Head of Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine! It's going to be fantastic!!!
GOOD LUCK SINGERS! - 30/11/2012
GOOD LUCK to our XPression Senior Choir performing at Desborough Gala & Christmas Light Switch-On tonight!!
GOOD LUCK DANCERS! - 29/11/2012
GOOD LUCK to all our dancers performing at Kettering's Christmas Light Switch-On tonight!!
CHRISTMAS TIME - 28/11/2012
We love Christmas time!! Tomorrow our Show Teams & Velocity Street / Hip Hop crews will be dancing at the Christmas Light Switch-On at Kettering Market! Next week, our Theatre Skills Department produly present their adaptation of 'SCROOGE' and the following week we have our Christmas Review showcase 'SLEIGH RIDE' and our 2nd Annual Awards Night where we will be awarding excellence! Who will be Dancer of the Year?!
BALLET RESULTS! - 27/11/2012
Our ISTD Ballet results from our examinations are here!!! We are keeping it a secret until all the candidates are informed so watch this space!!!! We can say that our dancers have once again exceeding expectations!
DISCOGEMS LAUNCH! - 23/11/2012
Exciting day tomorrow at Kettering's Dance HQ: Starlight Dance The launch of our new class DISCOGEMS! This fast paced, high energy class mixes Disco, Freestyle & Jazz together! Come along and try this exciting new class RUBIES (Ages 7 - 10yrs) 11:00 - 13:00 £5 & SAPPHIRES (Ages 11-15yrs) 14:00 - 16:00 £5 This is an open class open to all...come along and give it a go! Call 01536 601 545 or arrive ready to dance tomorrow!!!
BUSY BUSY WINTER!!! - 20/11/2012
We have lots of exciting performances happening this Christmas at Starlight Dance First up our Drama students proudly present a production of the classic 'SCROOGE' on Sat 1st December at the Masque Theatre! Box Office 01537 737 737 shows 16:30 (Tickets available) & 19:30 (Sold Out!) Then we have our annual Christmas Review showcase 'SLEIGH RIDE' in which all our classes perform festive favorites to end our year! Sat 15th December at the Masque Theatre Box Office 01536 737 737 Shows 13:00 (Tickets available) & 16:30 (Sold Out!) Our students will also be performing at Kettering's Christmas light Switch On, Kettering's Carol-Oke and at local care homes!!! We will close with a bang on Sun 16th December with our 2nd annual awards evening! Awarding excellence to our outstanding students including the prestigious Dancer of the Year & Hazel Clarke Scholarship! No rest for our Senior & Principal Dancers who will be working through the holidays ready for our production of the smash-hit musical FAME! in January!
SCROOGE TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE - 18/11/2012
Get into the festive spirit this December with our drama students! Our Theatre Skills Department proudly present the classic Christmas story 'SCROOGE' Saturday 1st December 2012 at the Masque Theatre. Box Office 01536 737 737 Tickets £5 (Concessions £4) Performances at 16:30 (Tickets Available) & 19:30 (Sold Out!)
PHOTOSHOOT - 17/11/2012
Lots of dancers were lucky and spent the day with our resident photographer in a professional shoot! The photos look amazing and we are still going!!! Our Ballet & Tap classes have worked hard all day preparing for SLEIGH RIDE our annual Christmas review showcase!
DANCER OF THE MONTH NOVEMBER 2012 - 16/11/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH NOVEMBER 2012! Senior Dancer: Rebecca Tipler. Junior Dancer: Heidi Jolley. Infant Dancer: Eliza Flint. Who will be DANCER OF THE YEAR?! Find out at our 2nd Annual Awards Night on Sunday 16th December 2012 Tickets £5 on sale now 01536 414141!
FAME tickets on sale! - 16/11/2012
'BY DOIN' HARD WORK! BY DOIN' HARD WORK'! Our Senior & Principal Dancers present FAME: The Musical!! Our international winning dance troupe will perform the smash hit musical on January 5th 2013 14:30 & 19:30 / Janurary 6th 2013 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets £12 (Concessions £10) Lighthouse Theatre Box Office 01536 414141 Don't miss out on this 80s classic live on stage!
AGENCY WEBSITE LAUNCH - 15/11/2012
We are now taking applications for representation for 2014! www.starlighttalent.net/
BALLET EXAMINATION DAY! - 11/11/2012
GOOD LUCK to all our ISTD examination candidates taking their Imperial Ballet Exams today!
AWARDS NIGHT 2012 - 08/11/2012
Tickets for our 2nd Annual Awards Night are now ON SALE! Last year was amazing and we cannot wait to reward the talent that we are so blessed to have in our Starlight family from Rising Star Awards to Class Awards, Performance Awards to Technique Awards through to the prestigious Dancer of the Year and our Hazel Clarke Scholarship! Sunday 16th December at the Fairisle Suit at the Lighthouse Theatre 01536 414141 Dress Code: Formal We hope to see all our Starlight family there to see out our winter season in style!
WE <3 WINTER SEASON! - 06/11/2012
We <3 the winter season at Starlight Dance lots of exciting things happening! Our ISTD Ballet examinations this Sunday! Theatre Skills Production of 'SCROOGE' on 1st December, our Christmas Review Show on 15th December and our 2nd annual awards night on 16th December: Who will be Dancer of the Year 2012?! Also have performances at Kettering's Christmas Light Switch-On, Local Care Homes & A Christmas Charity Fayre. Also have professional photo shoot & our new class DISCOGEMS launching in November! Phew! To join Kettering's largest international award winning dance school call us on 01536 601 545 Classes in most dance styles, music & drama for ages 2yrs to adult. Beginners through to Professional level, Examination through to Show Teams and Excercise / Fun through to Hardcore Workout & Limbering.
SCROOGE AND REVIEW EXTRA PERFORMANCES! - 04/11/2012
Our Drama & Theatre Skill's production of SCROOGE on December 1st and our Annual Christmas Review Showcase on 15th December have both SOLD OUT!!!! We will be adding an extra performance on the same dates for both as many people have missed out on tickets! More info coming soon! What an amazing result to sell out this early!!!! Thank you to all who have bought tickets so far!
WELL DONE DANCERS! - 04/11/2012
WELL DONE to all our dancers who performed yesterday at Wicksteed Parks bonfire night! You were all fantastic!!! Looking forward to tomorrow, all classes back to normal now with a few new classes being launched over the next few weeks including DISCOGEMS; Freestyle, Disco and Jazz class and our new ISTD BOYS BALLET!
BONFIRE NIGHT PERFORMANCES! - 02/11/2012
We never stop here at Starlight Dance rehearsals tonight for our production of FAME! and 8 of our super-talented Juniors have been invited to perform at Kettering Old Grammar School Foundation's Annual Ball tonight at Wicksteed Park. GOOD LUCK guys! They'll be performing 'One Step Closer' from our production of Revolution. Then our show teams will be back at Wicksteed Park tomorrow to perform as guest performers for the bonfire night extravaganza! StarlightKIDS performing 'BACK TO THE 80s', Beat Down Juniors are performing 'JACKSON 5 MEDLEY', 'HAIR' & 'TURN ME ON' and our Senior Dancers are performing a short extract from FAME! We can't wait!!!!
SPOOKY PARTY TIME! - 01/11/2012
Halloween may be over but something SPOOKY is happening at Starlight Dance tonight! Do you dare come along to our Drama & Theatre Skills SPOOKY PARTY?! 16:00 - 17:00 for ages 3 - 6yrs Spooky Games, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Goblins & Ghouls! This session is FREE trial session for our 'Building Blocks' Drama Class. Come along for a FRIGHTfully fun hour and see what drama is all about! Mortals beware as there will be many monsters, witches and scary beings making their way to the ghostly gathering tonight!
A 2nd EXAMINATION BOARD! - 01/11/2012
FANTASTIC NEWS! We are now associated with TWO examination boards! Our Ballet, Tap & Modern Theatre Dance classes are associated with the ISTD and we can now submit candidates for examination through the BDAF in Musical Theatre, Jazz & Contemporary Technique!!
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! - 31/10/2012
HAPPY HALLOWEEN to all our Starlight family & friends!! Have a FRIGHTfully spooky day! To all those dancers going 'trick or treating' be safe and have fun! Classes running as normal this evening.
AMAZING SHOW! - 28/10/2012
WOW what can we say?! REVOLUTION was outstanding and we are so proud of all our dancers! Standing ovations to 2 sell out shows! Such an amazing experience and journey for all involved. A BIG BIG thank you to everyone who helped behind the scenes to make Revolution so fantastic! We are blessed to have such an amazing Starlight family. We are so proud! Seeing our dancers performing with such professionalism and bringing the choreography to life in such a way makes the all the hard work well worth it
GOOD LUCK DANCERS!! - 26/10/2012
It is finally here! REVOLUTION! What an incredible journey for our infant & junior dancers! They have worked so hard and tomorrow they will smash it for their sell out show!!! We are all so proud of you all. GOOD LUCK dancers and enjoy your fantastic show! TEAM REVOLUTION
FEW TICKETS LEFT!!! - 24/10/2012
Well, after the evening showing of 'REVOLUTION' sold out, tickets have been selling fast for the matinee! Only a handful left now!! Don't miss out on seeing our multi-award winning infant & junior dancers!! Saturday 27th October (This Sat!!) at the Lighthouse Theatre Tickets £10 (£8 Concessions) BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 A poptastic journey through the eras!!! Starlight Dance
REVOLUTION EVENING SELL OUT! - 17/10/2012
We are thrilled to say that our evening performance of 'REVOLUTION' has SOLD OUT!!! There are tickets left for the matinee so book now before they sell out too! 'Revolution' will be performed by our award winning infant & junior show teams on Saturday 27th October 2012 at the Lighthouse Theatre. A poptastic journey through time starting with the 1940s through to 2010s!! Tickets are £10 (£8 Concessions) Matinee show 14:30 Raising money for KGH Little Extras Appeal BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 Thank you to everyone who has bought tickets so far! What a fantastic result!
TICKETS SELLING FAST! - 16/10/2012
Tickets for our production show 'REVOLUTION' are selling fast! Only a few tickets left for the evening show! Don't miss out, book now! Box Office 01536 414141 Our award winning infant & junior show teams take the audience through time from the 1940s to 2010s on a musical theatre & dance journey they won't forget! Raising money for KGH Little Extra's Appeal REVOLUTION Sat 27th OCTOBER 2012 Shows 14:30 & 19:30 Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOM! - 06/10/2012
Happy Birthday to our fantastic Street, HipHop & Break Dance Teacher Tom!! Have a great day lots of love all your Starlight family!
IT'S ALL GO GO GO! - 02/10/2012
It's all going on at Starlight Dance Our infant & junior show teams perform 'REVOLUTION' in 3 weeks! Then our talented dancers perform at the Bonfire Display at Wicksteed Park & Kettering's Christmas Light Switch-On! Then our Choirs perform at Kettering Carol Concert and a tour of Local Care Homes! Our first set of Ballet students will take their examinations in November and our Theatre Skills production of 'SCROOGE' will be performed in December and to finish off 2012 our annual Christmas Review and Awards Night! 2013 is shaping up to be fantastic starting with our Senior Dancers production of 'FAME' the Musical! and then performances at THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, DISNEYLAND PARIS and performing for a fantastic new charity 5 mile smile!!!! If all that wasn't enough?! Our new classes 'DISCOGEMS' Disco Freestyle & Jazz dance will start this November!! To enroll in Kettering's largest dance & musical theatre school call us on 01536 601 545
STUDENT IN COMMERCIAL! - 02/10/2012
A Starlighter does it again! Congratulations to our Principal & Senior Dancer Audrey Corben for getting professional work in a commercial and advertising for local business 'Doggies Day Out' We can't wait to see the finished product! Well done Audrey!
DANCER OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2012 - 02/10/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2012! Senior Dancer: Charlee Barron. Junior Dancer: Cameron Pickering. Infant Dancer: Archie Durrant. Only 2 more to go?!?! Well done October winners, extra special as SHOW MONTH!!! Revolution Saturday 27th October 2012!
DISCOGEMS WORKSHOP! - 29/09/2012
Wow! What a fantastic start to our already buzzing Saturday! Thank you to Miss Emily for 2 fantastic introduction workshops for her new class 'DISCOGEMS' which will start officially on our timetable on Saturday 24th November! Lots of great feedback and lots signed up for our brand new class! Places still available for DISCOGEMS Our 'Rubies' ages 7 - 10 will be Saturdays 11:00 - 13:00 and our 'Sapphires' ages 11 - 15 Saturdays 14:00 - 16:00 Class is £5 and a mix of Freestyle, Jazz & Disco Technique! www.starlightdance.net
AGENCY BOOKS CLOSED FOR 2013 - 28/09/2012
Today our Agency books close for 2013 representation. Thank you to everyone that applied and congratulations to the 45 talented young performers who were accepted. Let's start making stars!!!
RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS! - 26/09/2012
Our new teacher Miss Emily will be teaching a FREE Disco Freestyle / Jazz workshop this Saturday at the studios to kick start our new classes DISCOGEMS which will launch in November. We are also very excited to welcome our next new teacher Miss Lauren Melchor to our faculty! Miss Lauren will be teaching Rhythmic Gymnastics!! An introductory workshop for this will be held in December. More information on both Miss Lauren & Miss Emily's classes coming soon!!
DISNEYLAND 2013!!!!! - 25/09/2012
Once again our students make us all so proud! We received an email today from DISNEYLAND Paris after sending an audition show reel, it said they were so impressed with Starlight that they would like to invite them to perform there at the theatre in which the Lion King is performed in 2013!!! Our dancers have also been invited to take part in the Disney Parade! CONGRATULATIONS to our wonderful, talented dancers!!!! Watch out Mickey, Starlight are on their way!
FIVE WEEK COUNTDOWN! - 20/09/2012
FIVE WEEKS UNTIL SHOW TIME!!!! Our Infant & Junior Show Teams production show 'REVOLUTION' will be performed at the Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering on Saturday 27th October 2012! Tickets on sale now! Box Office 01536 414141 £10 (£8 Concessions) Join us in our poptastic journey through the decades!! Boyzone, Lady Gaga, Supremes, Queen, Jackson 5 and many many more!!!
OFF TO NEVERLAND! - 16/09/2012
CONGRATULATIONS to all our dancers who have been cast in the Lighthouse Theatre's panto PETER PAN this Christmas! We have received lots of messages from excited dancers after today's auditions! We are all so proud and look forward to seeing you all in Neverland! Nothing we love more than seeing our dancers putting all their training and skills into practice!
FREE DISCO FREESTYLE WORKSHOPS! - 14/09/2012
Love to dance? Why not try DISCO FREESTYLE!! A brand new class coming to Starlight Dance in November! To celebrate this new style of dance we are holding a FREE WORKSHOP! This workshop will be held by our newest member of teaching staff Miss Emily Darling and is open to anyone interested! Current Starlighters, gives an opportunity to try a brand new style and anyone thinking of joining our ever growing Starlight family, it is a perfect place to start! DISCO FREESTYLE will be held at our studios on SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 2012 Ages 7 - 10yrs 10:00 - 12:00 & ages 11 - 15yrs 12:00 - 14:00 This fantastic one off workshop is completely free!!! Sign up in reception or call us on 01536 601 545 to sign up!
NEW STAFF! - 13/09/2012
Starlight would like to welcome two new members of staff to our faculty. Danni Cooper will join our Front of House Team and Miss Emily Darling will be teaching our brand new classes: Disco Freestyle & Mums & Tots Dance! We are very excited to welcome new staff to our faculty creating a more diverse timetable and a bigger and better school. Exciting!
AUTUMN / WINTER SEASON! - 12/09/2012
So much more to look forward to this Autumn & Winter at Starlight: 'REVOLUTION' our Infant & Junior production show, Ballet Examinations, 'SCROOGE' our Theatre Skills Production, Kettering's Christmas Light Switch-On, Wicksteed Park Bonfire Celebrations, Choir Care Home Tour, 'SLEIGH RIDE' our Christmas Review Showcase and we finish off the year with our 2nd Annual Awards Night where we give various awards to our fantastic students including the prestigious Dancer of the Year and Hazel Clarke Scholarship...then onto 2013 which is already looking A-MAZING! First our Seniors kick off with the smash hit musical 'FAME' and then we have performances booked at the ROYAL ALBERT HALL and DISNEY LAND!!! It's a busy but amazing life at Starlight!
REVOLUTION SHOW! - 09/09/2012
Our Show Teams are working very hard in rehearsals for our next production show 'REVOLUTION' Tickets are on sale now at the Lighthouse Theatre Box Office: 01536 414141 £10 (£8 Concessions) Raising money for KGH Little Extra's Appeal REG 1052467. Let our Award Winning Infant & Junior Dancers take you on a journey through the decades! REVOLUTION Saturday 27th October 2012 14:30 & 19:30
DANCER OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2012 - 05/09/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2012! Senior Dancer: Corinne Marshall. Junior Dancer: Abbie Stearn. Infant Dancer: Ashleigh-Louise Martensz. Only 3 more Dancer of the Month's to go until we award the prestigous DANCER OF THE YEAR! Well done to our September winners!!
TALENT AGENCY APPLICANTS - 05/09/2012
We are now taking applications for our new Talent Agency. Successful applicants will be put onto our books and be represented by our Principal Jacc Batch. Clients will recieve: Professional West End Head Shots, Portfolio, performance CVs, Show Reel, Photo Shoots and be featured in the UKs most popular casting directory 'Spotlight'. Clients will be submitted for professional work whenever possible. For full information on fees and how to apply please contact our reception on 01536 601 545
BOOK YOUR TICKETS! - 05/09/2012
Our Infant & Junior Show Teams production show 'REVOLUTION' will be performed at the Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering on Saturday 27th October 2012! Tickets on sale now! Box Office 01536 414141 £10 (£8 Concessions) Join us in our poptastic journey through the decades!!
STARLIGHT AGENCY! - 02/09/2012
Exciting News! Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School have been approved as an entertainment agency and will be taking children & young performers on our books soon! Anyone represented by Starlight will be supplied with a Professional Por tfolio, Professional Headshots (Shoot in London), West End Workshops, a Professional Performers CV & be featured in the UK's number 1 Casting Directory 'SPOTLIGHT'. Performers represented by Starlight will also be prepared for & attend many auditions for professional work. Full information coming soon! Our agency is an additional service providing those on our books with more options & opportunities however we will continue to offer all our students many fantastic & exciting opportunities alongside their professional standard training.
SAY CHEESE STARLIGHT! - 01/09/2012
SAY CHEEEEESE! At Starlight Dance today: Studio B is transformed into a photo studio with our professional photographer taking portfolio shots of some of our lucky dancers! We had a shoot last year and it was fantastic! We can't wait to see the photos! Also, we have ISTD Ballet & Tap classes, private vocal & piano all day in Studio A & the Green Room :) We <3 Saturdays!
PARALYMPIC PERFORMANCE! - 29/08/2012
Make sure you all tune in this evening to watch the Paraympic Opening Ceremony, two of our dancers are performing tonight and flying the Starlight flag! Good Luck to Eloise Brandon-Baynes from StarlightKIDS and Natalie Castka, Senior Dancer. Well done ladies, what an exciting event for you both to perform in!
WICKSTEED'S GOT TALENT! - 27/08/2012
Our Senior Dancers performed as the guest act at Wicksteed's Got Talent and were fantastic, well done guys! They have been invited to perform at the fire work night showcase in November! Two of our students, Lewis & Coreigh competed in the finals and they were both brilliant we were all very proud of them both! Coreigh was awarded the Wicksteed Trust Fund Award! Well Done to all our performers today you all did Starlight proud!
WOW!! - 26/08/2012
Here at Starlight we love to give our super talented students a wide range of opportunities! Our students have performed in so many local events, community displays, regional, national and international competitions and have performed at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End!! We are so excited to announce that Starlight have been given the chance to perform at The Royal Albert Hall in London and Disney Land Paris!!!! Two AMAZING events to kick start our 2013 events calendar! We have lots more exciting events booked in for 2012 including the town's Christmas Light Switch On and Fireworks Displays! Full info on all events coming soon!
RE-OPEN! - 26/08/2012
We are now re-open and all classes are running as normal! Looking forward to having everyone back in our brand new studios!!!
MONDAY MONDAY! - 26/08/2012
looking forward to StarlightKIDS! Acting Technique, DANCERCISE & of course the Munchkins tomorrow at Starlight Dance first time these classes will run since our refurbishment! Our Senior Dancers are performing 'Lucifer' as a guest act at Wicksteed's Got Talent Finals tomorrow! Two of our Junior boys are also performing as finalists! GOOD LUCK to Coreigh & Lewis! Looking forward to a great Monday
AMAZING DAY! - 18/08/2012
Had an amazing day!! So proud of my team for being so professional and fantastic all day!! We won First place in our categories and then we won Best in Parade!! Buzzing! Now off to see my talented bunch perform in the traditional carnival ceremony! Amazing day! Thank you to all who helped and supported ;) x
KETTERING CARNIVAL! - 17/08/2012
Well our brand new sprung flooring is finished a whole week ahead of schedule! What better way to celebrate than a carnival!!! Come along and support our community in Kettering Carnival tomorrow!! Starlight Dance has two floats and we are all so excited! Hope to see everyone there!
STARLIGHT CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS! - 13/08/2012
We are so excited as the final stage of work begins today on our £50,000 studio renovation! Classes will resume as normal on SAT 25th August! The studios will look fantastic!! Kettering Carnival is on Saturday 18th August and we are looking forward to entering our two floats! See you there!
BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE!!! - 11/08/2012
MASSIVE CONGRATS to all our Summer Academy 2012 students on a fantastic week and an outstanding performance today! Each and every student has pushed themselves and explored lots of new types of dance and theatre skills and embraced each one! The end result was brilliant and we are all very proud! We are now closed for 2 weeks for our £50,000 studio renovations but what a perfect way to close! Next event...Kettering Carnival! We can't wait!!!!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2012 - 10/08/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2012! Senior Dancer: Justyna Bartosevic. Junior Dancer: Coreigh Brassington. Infant Dancer: Luigina Colonna. August has been a fantastic month with lots of exciting projects and changes! WELL DONE to these dancers for working so very hard!!
SUMMER ACADEMY PERFORMANCE! - 10/08/2012
Well our Academy students have worked so hard with our teachers to create a dance collaboration piece mixing their own choreography with that of our choreographers working on Modern, Hip Hop, Street, Ballet, Lyrical & Commercial Dance! The piece entitled 'I Wanna Dance!' will be performed at Kettering Market Place on Saturday 11th August 2012!! On top of putting this all together in just 5 days, the students also attended workshops in Musical Theatre, Break Dance, Tap and Vocal Training! What a busy and amazing week! Well done to everyone involved! We can't wait to perform it tomorrow!
SUMMER ACADEMY! - 05/08/2012
SUMMER ACADEMY 2012 starts tomorrow!!! Looking forward to a great morning of Musical Theatre & Commercial Hip Hop! This isollowed by evening classes as normal, it's our final Monday before studio refurbishments!!
SUMMER ACADEMY ON MONDAY! - 04/08/2012
This Monday is the start of our Dance Summer Academy 2012 and we can't wait! Our Summer Academy Students will have a fantastic week in which they'll do workshop style classes in Street, Commercial, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Theatre Skills, Physical Theatre, Modern Theatre Dance, Choreography Skills and much more! The busy week will end with a performance at Kettering Market Place! Normal classes will run as normal this week and then.....Monday 13th....it's finally here...OUR SPRUNG FLOORING!!!! Both studios will be transformed and since moving in almost 2 years ago our studios will have recieved a £50, 000 refurbishment and will match the professionalism and high standard of our faculty & students!
TICKETS ON SALE! - 01/08/2012
Tickets are on sale TODAY at 16:00 for our International Award winning show team's Production shows!! Infants & Juniors present 'REVOLUTION' A poptastic journey through the decades! Sat 27th October 2012 14:30 / 19:30 Tickets £10 (£8con) Raising money for KGH Little Extra's Appeal! Senior Dancers present the smash hit musical 'FAME' Sat 5th & Sun 6th January 2013 14:30 / 19:30! Tickets £12 (£10con)Tickets for both shows available through the Lighthouse Theatre box office on 01536 414141
BUSY SUMMER! - 01/08/2012
Our Summer Academy opens next week! We are so excited at the number of dancers coming! Tickets go on sale next week for our two show team production shows 'REVOLUTION' (Oct) and 'FAME' (Jan). Our Theatre Skills' Christmas production of 'SCROOGE' has been cast and we are preparing our floats for Kettering Carnival! On top of all that....11 days until our sprung floors are installed!!!!
DRAMA AUDITIONS! - 29/07/2012
Good luck to everyone auditioning for our theatre skills department's production of 'Scrooge' to be performed this Christmas time!! Who will be the Starlight Scrooge?!?!?!
WORLD PARADE SHOWCASE - 26/07/2012
GOOD LUCK to our dancers tomorrow performing at Kettering's Market Place in our 'WORLD PARADE SHOWCASE' An Olympic Showcase displaying routines from around the world which were featured in our production show 'World Parade' on the 5th of May 2012!
SCROOGE AUDITIONS!! - 25/07/2012
Our Theatre Skills Department will be running a production of the classic Christmas story SCROOGE this December at the Masque Theatre, Kettering! Love to act? Aged 7 - 15?? Come along to our open auditions this Sunday (29th) at Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School, Studio A 14:00 - 16:00 All auditionees to wear loose comfortable clothing. The auditions are open to our students from our Drama Club / Acting Tech classes and anyone thinking of joining our Starlight family and we look forward to casting this fantastic play! To sign up for the audition and for more information on our Theatre Skills Department or our production of Scrooge contact us on 01536 601 545
CELEBRITY PATRON! - 18/07/2012
EXCITING NEWS! We are thrilled to announce that celebrity dancer Ryan Jenkins (So You Think You Can Dance, Phantom of the Opera Film, West End 'Wicked' & 'Grease' & Matthew Bourne's 'Swan Lake') is officially our Patron! The association with Ryan has the potential to open many doors for our students as we continue to offer many fantastic opportunities. We welcome Ryan into our Starlight family and thank him for endorsing us, by becoming our patron he is showing trust and faith in Starlight as a dance scool and we look forward to a brilliant future together
MORE EXAMINATION SUCCESS! - 18/07/2012
In February this year we celebrated an outstanding result for our ISTD Tap & Modern examinations with 100% Merit & Distinction. Our celebrations continue this month with two of our students, Brhe Coupe & Shayna Tomes! Brhe passed her vocational intermediate ISTD Ballet exam and Shayna passed her Grade 1 LCM piano examination with a high merit! WELL DONE ladies! Thank you to their teachers Miss Claire and Florence Whalley!
STARLIGHT INTERNATIONAL WINNERS!!!!!!!! - 16/07/2012
WOW!! Starlight Dance Seniors won FIRST place at Dance Challenge Internationl Finals for the 2nd year running and our Juniors C's won THIRD!!! Words cannot describe how proud we are of our talented, professional and dedicated dancers! What an amazing result! StarlightKIDS were outstanding in their catagory and our Junior B's were brilliant as guest performers! A MASSIVE thank you to all our dancers, parents, chaperones and everyone who gives us so much support! Our Starlight family is such a special thing to be part of. WELL DONE everybody!!
GOOD LUCK STARLIGHT! - 14/07/2012
Tomorrow, 4 of our show teams will compete in the International Finals of Dance Challenge after a fantastic result in March! StarlightKIDS, Beat Down Junior C and 2 of our Senior groups will be competing and Beat Down Junior B are performing as Guest Performers!! We can't wait for a brilliant day and we are so proud of all our dancers and wish them all the very best of luck, they are all winners in our eyes! Enjoy your special day dancers, you have worked so hard!
NEW CLASS! NEW CLASS! NEW CLASS! - 13/07/2012
With our new sprung flooring, new music room, new lighting and complete refurbishment throughout both studios we thought it best to add a brand new class to our timetable!! CHEERLEADING is coming to Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School in September! A taster session will be running within our Summer Academy this August! Full details on the class and our newest Starlight teacher coming later in the year!
FANTASTIC SHOW & REHEARSAL SUNDAY! - 08/07/2012
Last night four of our super talented Principal Dancers, Paige Brooks, Katie Harrison, Simeon Walker & Paige Farquhar performed as professional dancers in GAMES TIME in Delapre Park, Northampton as part of the official olympic celebrations. The dance show was outstanding and we are very proud of our dancers! Today was spent at the studio with our dedicated dancers in for rehearsals ready for the INTERNATIONAL FINALS of DANCE CHALLENGE next Sunday (15th!)after an outstanding result in the regionals in March!
WHAT A SATURDAY! - 06/07/2012
Busy day at Starlight tomorrow! In Studio A we have our Ballet mock examinations with Head of Technique Miss Claire, successful candidates will be put through for examination later on in the year following our incredible 100% Merit / Distinction Modern & Tap results earlier in the year. In Studio B we have our infant & junior show team vocal auditions for our production show 'Revolution' in October! Also in our Green Room we have music lessons going on and if all that wasn't enough, 4 of our Senior Dancers are performing in their first professional show tomorrow evening, we'll be there cheering them on! Have a GREAT Saturday, we know we will!
DANCER OF THE MONTH JULY 2012 - 06/07/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH JULY 2012! Senior Dancer: Ivona Aridegbe. Junior Dancer: Ella Shepherd. Infant Dancer: Harley Becks. Well done dancers!!! Keep it up!
OLYMPIC CELEBRATION PERFORMANCE! - 03/07/2012
Four of our super talented senior dancers have been selected to dance in a 1.6 million pound official Olympic show on Saturday infront of 10,000 people working as professional dancers! We were selected to provide dancers for the event and we are so honoured and proud! Simeon Walker, Paige Brooks, Paige Farquhar and Katie Harrison will be representing Starlight, GOOD LUCK guys you really deserve this amazing opportunity!
MAGICAL REVIEW! WELL DONE! - 30/06/2012
WELL DONE to all our amazing students today in our review showcase 'Disney Magic' such outstanding talent and we are so proud of you all! A big thank you to everyone who came and supported and to all those who helped behind the scenes! Our Senior Drama class, Kingston Stage & Screen, performed a fantastic pantomime 'Happily Ever After' to our infants and juniors today between reviews and it was brilliant! Well done to Gemma and her talented bunch! What a fantastic magical Disney day!!!
DISNEY REVIEW TIME!!! - 29/06/2012
Good Luck to all our amazing students tomorrow performing in our 3rd Review Showcase 'Disney Magic' A chance for all our Technique, Music and Theatre Skills performers to shine!!! We can't wait for another fantastic day with lots of our Starlight family!!!
MISS CLAIRE THE JUDGE! - 25/06/2012
Our very own Head of Technique Miss Claire Jackson was on a panal of judges this evening at the Masque Theatre for a community dance competition! Claire's training, professional career & years of teaching makes her the perfect judge! Hope she doesn't turn into a Simon Cowell of the panal!?!
WELL DONE DANCERS! - 23/06/2012
WELL DONE to all our fantastic dancers today at Isham Dog Show! You were all so professional and all gave outstanding performances! Well done everyone another brilliant day!
WOOF WOOF! - 23/06/2012
Good Luck to StarlightKIDS, Beat Down Juniors & the Senior Dancers performing today at Isham Dog Show! You will all be fantastic! Come along & see our talented show teams in action, you would be barking mad not to! Manor Farm, Isham performances at 13:45 & 14:45
FAME CASTING - 19/06/2012
SENIOR DANCERS FAME CASTING! CARMEN DIAZ: Amelia Caffull / Georgie Crotty NICK PIAZZA: Zac Willis SERENA KATZ: Lauren Bennett / Paris Taylor TYRONE JACKSON: Joseph Ward SUPPORTING CHARACTERS MABEL WASHINGTON: Laura Harrison / Caroline Niven IRIS KELLY: Katie Harrison / Audrey Corben SCHLOMO METZENBAUM: Conor Clarke GRACE LAMB: Gemma Revell / Paige Brooks JOE VEGAS: Joshua Pickering GOODY KING: Courtney Hale / Holly Fraser MISS ESTHER SHERMAN: Corinne Marshall MISS GRETA BELL: Florence Whalley / Natalie Castka MR MYERS: Jeremy Claydon MR SHEINKOPF: Jerome Becks DANCE CAPTAINS Paige Farquhar / Leanne Payne PRINCIPAL DANCERS Katie Harrison Duran Althorpe Ruben Brown Danni Cooper Audrey Corben Justyna Bartosevic Paige Brooks Joshua Pickering Ruben Brown Florence Whalley Evie Hilton Sky Marpole
REVIEW IS A SELL OUT! - 18/06/2012
Our 4th Review Showcase 'Disney Magic' has now sold out for both showings! Thank you to everyone who has bought tickets, it's going to be fantastic!
DANCER OF THE MONTH JUNE 2012! - 17/06/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH JUNE 2012: Senior: Joseph Ward, Junior: Hamish Ross & Infant: Trinity Smith. WELL DONE JUNE WINNERS!! Half way through the year already?! Six more to go and then we will award the prestigious DANCER OF THE YEAR 2012!
FAME AUDITIONS! - 16/06/2012
GOOD LUCK to everyone auditioning for Principal / Supporting characters in FAME today! Already seen some outstanding talent and the standard is very high already!
AMAZING OPPORTUNITY! - 10/06/2012
Following the fame of our senior dancers in Asia, they have been invited to perform a Starlight tour in Korea in 2013 with the possibility of performing with international boyband SHINee! What an amazing opportunity for our dancers and we are very proud of them all!
WELL DONE PERFORMERS! - 09/06/2012
Well done to all our Starlighters who performed at Midsummer Market today! Some fantastic feedback! You were all fantastic and what a great way to start off our summer season!
MIDSUMMER MARKET PERFORMANCES! - 09/06/2012
Good Luck to all our Dancers & Singers performing today at Kettering's Midsummer Charity Market! Midsummer Market was our first ever public performance in 2009 so this is a very special event for Starlight and we can't wait! Performance times 11:00, 12:30 & 14:30 at Kettering Market Place!
STUDIO IMPROVEMENTS! - 06/06/2012
Studio improvements underway!! Our new music room 'The Green Room' has been plastered and is now in process of being painted! Sprung flooring is being installed in August and complete repaint of studios. New staff area is under going changes and to top it all off a new flat screen TV in reception which will display performances and news!!!!
SUMMER ACADEMY 2012! - 04/06/2012
Following the success of our Summer Academy 2011 we are excited to confirm our DANCE: SUMMER ACADEMY 2012! This fantastic & unique summer school runs from 6th - 11th AUG every morning 09:00 - 12:00! Students will take master classes in all types of dance & theatre skills with a range of our award winning choreographers. The Academy will result in an end performance at Kettering Market Place on Sat 11th. The Academy is a fantastic way for dancers to learn new skills & techniques, build confidence, learn essential tools for the industry & have fun! The Academy is £50 per dancer for the week. Limited places available so book ASAP to avoid disappointment! 01536 601 545 / 07765818189
CONGRATULATIONS! - 02/06/2012
Congratulations to our Senior Dancer Tara Lawrence who has been offered a place at Italia Conti Academy!! Tara is an original Starlighter training here since 2009 and we are all very proud of her!
FAME AUDITIONS! - 30/05/2012
The set for our production of FAME THE MUSICAL looks amazing!!! Auditions dates are as follows: Tuesday 5th June 20:00 - 21:00 Principal Dancers & Dance Team. Tuesday 12th June 20:00 - 21:00 Musical Theatre Chorus. Saturday 16th (All day appointment only) Principal Characters, Supporting Roles & Acting Parts. Anyone wanting more information on auditions and the production contact us through Facebook or our website: www.starlightdance.net FAME 2013
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY THEATRE SKILLS! - 29/05/2012
A year ago we welcomed our Head of Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine into our Starlight family! Our Theatre Skills department started with Drama Club and Kingston Stage & Screen and now has 4 successful classes having performed in 2 review shows and 2 theatre productions! Our Theatre Skills Department currently trains over 60 students and is going from strength to strength! If anyone is interested in Drama and Theatre Skills why not come and join our Theatre Skills department, classes for all ages and abilities!! A big thank you to Gemma for all her hard work and passionate approach to her classes and students! Here's to many more anniversaries!
FAME AUDITIONS! - 28/05/2012
Our multi-award winning Senior Dance & Musical Theatre troupe will be performing the smash hit musical 'FAME' on January 5th & 6th 2013!!! We will be auditioning for principal roles over the next few weeks and are welcoming anyone from outside our Starlight family to come along and join our team! For full information send us a message through our website or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMERTIME PERFORMANCES! - 28/05/2012
Summertime is here!!! Starlight kick of our summer performances with Kettering's Midsummer Market on Saturday 9th June with performances from our Velocity Hip Hop & Street Dancers, XPression Junior & Senior Choirs and our Beat Down Junior A & Senior Show Teams! Check out www.starlightdance.net for all Starlight news and events!
NATIONAL TAP DANCING DAY! - 25/05/2012
Tap Tap Tap! Today is national tap dancing day!!! Starlight has tap classes for all ages and abilities! We have tap classes for technique, examination and recreational!! We have tap classes for 3 year olds - 100year olds! We have giant tap classes, small tap classes and private tap classes! We have tap classes midweek and weekends! We have ladies who tap, gentlemen who tap, boys who tap and girls who tap! Why not come and give it a go?! Contact us on 01536 601 545 for more information on tap!
WORLD PARADE CHARITY AMOUNT! - 18/05/2012
Starlight Dance are very proud to annouce that the amount raised for our chosen charity from our production show 'World Parade' was £1896.00!! Our charity UP'S N DOWNS Reg: 1123563 are a fantastic organisation giving support to families and individuals affected by Down's Syndrome in the Northamptonshire area. We are so pleased to be able to help such a great charity. Thank you again to everyone involved in an amazing production!
PROMOTIONAL VIDEO - 17/05/2012
Check out our fantastic promotional video!! A big thank you and credit to James Greig http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgt8qFJ3k1o&feature=youtu.be
DANCER OF THE MONTH MAY 2012 - 16/05/2012
Each month we pick 3 dancers, one Senior, one Junior and one Infant and give them the title of 'Dancer of the Month' With over 400 students, this award is not an easy one to choose and the dancers awarded this title, like all our dancers, work very hard indeed! The dancers awarded this prestigious title may become Dancer of the Year 2012! DANCER OF THE MONTH MAY 2012! Senior Dancer: Leanne Payne. Junior Dancer: Shayna Tomes. Infant Dancer: Sofia Aaron. Well Done and keep up the great work ladies!!!
TALENTED AND GIFTED! - 14/05/2012
We are always so proud of all our students here at Starlight and in 'World Parade' our show team dancers blew us away with their talents but during the busy build up a few of our students have achieved some fantastic things! Our Musical Theatre Singing Stars Coreigh Brassington & Ellie Rowden both won first prize in talent competitions. Coreigh won Haven's Got Talent and Ellie came first place in the K-Factor. Two of our dancing stars also have great news! Taylor-May Coles and Charlie Hammond attended a workshop with Ballet Central and were picked from a large selection of dancers to attend their creative residency where they will perform with Ballet Central! Hard work, committment, dedication and talent! Something these 4 superstars all have!!! Well Done!
WORLD PARADE - 14/05/2012
Classes started again tonight after a well deserved week off! Our 8th production show'World Parade' was absolutely outstanding. We were blown away by how amazing and professional our show team dancers were! We have received wonderful feedback and are delighted with how the production went. A massive thank you to everyone who helped make 'World Parade' possible and of course a big congratulations to the cast, brilliant! The amount raised for our chosen charity 'Ups 'N Downs' is yet to be confirmed and we can't wait to find out the grand total!
TWO WEEKS UNTIL SHOW TIME!!! - 21/04/2012
Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School proudly present 'WORLD PARADE' Join our award winning show teams on an exciting journey around the world! From India to Africa, Scotland to Australia, France to China and many more exotic locations! Come aboard our Starlight flight and prepare for our biggest adventure yet!! Saturday 5th May 2012 at the Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering. Performances at 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets on sale now box office 01536 414141. Raising money for 'UPS & DOWNS' REG CHARITY: 1123563
STARLIGHT TO PERFORM AT SADLERS WELLS IN LONDON! - 17/04/2012
Starlight have been selected to perform at Sadlers Wells in 2013 as part of a special anniversary showcase for Bobby Dazzlers West End entertainment agency in which they choose a seclect few dance schools from previous showcases! Starlight performed at Her Majesty's Theatre in Feb 2012!! WELL DONE Starlighters
ALMOST SHOW TIME!! - 11/04/2012
Not long until SHOW TIME!!! Starlight Dance proudly present: 'WORLD PARADE' An exciting journey around the world with our award winning show teams! Saturday 5th May performances at 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets £10 (£8 Concessions) on sale now through the box office at the Lighthouse Theatre 01536 414141 Grab yours now before they sell out!!! www.starlightdance.net
HAPPY EASTER! - 08/04/2012
Happy Easter to all our Starlight family & friends!! Dancers have an excuse for eating lots of chocolate....we will dance it off again!!
KARAOKE NIGHT SUCCESS! - 08/04/2012
Last night our fundraising committee held a 'Karaoke Night' at the studio to raise money for future studio improvements! The evening was fantastic and we would like to thank all the Starlighters and their friends and families who came along supported our studio by singing their socks off!!! A big thank you to Craig, Vicki and Zoe for a wonderful evening!
DANCER OF THE MONTH APRIL 2012 - 03/04/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH APRIL 2012: Senior: Sky Marpole, Junior: Olivia Clarke & Infant: Onysha Knight. WELL DONE APRIL WINNERS!! Everyone is working so hard in all our classes! Keep up the fantastic work everyone!
APRIL FOOLS DAY! - 01/04/2012
Happy April Fools Day to our Starlight family!! Don't play too many tricks and don't fool yourselves into thinking you are anything less than amazing, inspiring and super super talented!!
FIVE WEEKS UNTIL SHOWTIME!!! - 28/03/2012
Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School proudly present 'WORLD PARADE' Join our award winning show teams on an exciting journey around the world! From India to Africa, Scotland to Australia, France to China and many more exotic locations! Come aboard our Starlight flight and prepare for our biggest adventure yet!! Saturday 5th May 2012 at the Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering. Performances at 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets on sale now box office 01536 414141. Raising money for 'UPS & DOWNS' REG CHARITY: 1123563
JUNIORS INVITED TO BE GUEST PERFORMERS! - 28/03/2012
After a fantastic result from Dance Challenge regional heats our Beat Down Junior Show Team have been invited to star as the guest dance act for the National Finals in July! What a brilliant merit! We are so proud!
AMAZING RESULTS!!! - 25/03/2012
Well what an outstanding result in the regional heat of Dance Challenge! Starlight entered six groups and 3 qualified for London and the other three received commendation awards!! We are so proud of you all!! Congratulations
DANCE CHALLENGE REGIONALS! - 24/03/2012
GOOD LUCK to all six of our groups competing this evening in the regional heats of Dance Challenge 2012! We are so proud of you all for how hard you have worked. The choreography looks fantastic, costumes ready and rehearsing over now all left to do is ENJOY the whole experience whatever the outcome! It's going to be an amazing night!! :)
SIX WEEKS UNTIL SHOW TIME!! - 21/03/2012
Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School proudly present 'WORLD PARADE' Join our award winning show teams on an exciting journey around the world! From India to Africa, Scotland to Australia, France to China and many more exotic locations! Come aboard our Starlight flight and prepare for our biggest adventure yet!! Saturday 5th May 2012 at the Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering. Performances at 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets on sale now box office 01536 414141. Raising money for 'UPS & DOWNS' REG CHARITY: 1123563
JAZZ WORKSHOPS BRILLIANT FEEDBACK!! - 18/03/2012
A big thank you to our visiting choreographer Katarzyna Worosz for teaching two fantastic jazz workshops today!! Both received brilliant feedback and we look forward to you teaching here again!!
JAZZ DANCE WORKSHOP - 13/03/2012
There are still spaces for our Jazz Workshop this Sunday! We have a visting choreographer / teacher - Miss Kat who will be running the workshop. Just £10 for the 2 hour intense Jazz class!! Book now! Juniors 10:30 - 12:30 Seniors 13:00 - 15:00 sunday 18th March at our studios! Don't miss out on this fab opportunity! To book contact reception on 01536 601 545
DRAMA CLUB WERE FANTASTIC!!! - 11/03/2012
Our Drama Club made their debut performances this evening in a fairytale play 'Beauty is a Beast' and they were fantastic!!! Congratulations to the very talented Drama Club and Head of Theatre Skills / Director Gemma Gascoine BA(Hons) Everyone worked very hard and the production was brilliant!
EXCITING NEWS!!! - 10/03/2012
EXCITING NEWS!!! Not only have Starlight been asked for organise, host and run Kettering's BIG DANCE EVENT 2012 but we have been given a £30,000 grant to install Active-Sprung flooring throughout both of our studios! This is a fantastic result and we can't wait! We have worked very hard to provide our students with the best facilities and this will be a huge step to making our studios as professional and polished as our students!!!
CONGRATULATIONS ON FANTASTIC PLAY! - 03/03/2012
HUGE congratulations to our Kingston Stage & Screen team tonight in their debut production of 'Ladybirds' it was fantastic! We look forward to seeing this, along with two productions from our Drama Club tomorrow! Well done to our Head of Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine for fantastic direction & choice of plays!
GOOD LUCK THEATRE SKILLS STUDENTS! - 03/03/2012
Tonight is the opening night of 'LADYBIRDS' a production from our adult acting group 'Kingston Stage & Screen'!! Good Luck to all performing! It's going be fantastic!
DRAMA PLAYS THIS WEEKEND! - 01/03/2012
Our Theatre Skills Department will be performing two fantastic plays this weekend! The first will be 'LADYBIRDS' performed by our Kingston Stage & Screen on Saturday 3rd March at 19:30 & Sunday 4th March at 18:30. This play inlcudes adult humour (Ages 14+) so if you want a giggle come along to see this hilarious play about an Am-Dram drama group who have lost all their men!! Our second production will 'BEAUTY IS A BEAST' performed by our Drama Club on Sunday 4th at 11:30 and 15:30. This light hearted story about inner beauty is a play for all the family! Tickets for both plays are £5 (£4 Concessions) and are available now through our reception 01536 601 545. Both productions will be held in our studio in a review style showcase.
DANCER OF THE MONTH MARCH 2012 - 29/02/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH MARCH 2012: Senior: Katie Harrison, Junior: Sophie Wrigley & Infant: Charlotte Cafferty. WELL DONE MARCH WINNERS!! Keep up the good work!!! Who will be Dancer of the Year 2012?!?!
NEW CLASSES NEW CLASSES! - 29/02/2012
EXCITING NEWS! NEW CLASSES FOR SUMMER 2012! We are very excited to introduce the following new classes to our timetable: Argetinian Tango, Rock N' Roll, ISTD Ballroom & ISTD Latin!! These classes will be open to adults & students aged 14+ and we look forward to starting these fantastic new classes in April with Rock & Roll! These new classes will be taught by our newest member of our teaching team Anthony! More info coming soon!
OUTSTANDING WEST END SHOW! - 27/02/2012
Yesterday 90+ of our dancers performed in their first West End show at Her Majesty's Theatre in London! What an amazing day! Our dancers were outstanding and we have had so much amazing feedback! WELL DONE to all our fantastic students and a massive thank you to the chaperones who did a brilliant job! We were overwhelmed by just how professional our dancers were from their rehearsals at 06:30 through to their incredible performances & finally getting home at 01:00!!
WEST END SHOWTIME!!! - 25/02/2012
GOOD LUCK to all our dancers performing tomorrow at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End!!! You always go above & beyond expectation and we are always blown away by how amazing our students are! We started 2012 with some fantastic performances, some OUTSTANDING exam results 100% Merit & Distinctions and now we are performing in a West End theatre - it's only February!? We thought 2011 was our year?!!?
THANK YOU RYAN! - 19/02/2012
A BIG thank you to Ryan Jenkins! Our dancers all loved their workshops and you were an inspiration to us all! We look forward to working with you again.
CELEBRITY WORKSHOP! - 19/02/2012
We are very excited to welcome star of 'So You Think You can Dance' Ryan Jenkins to our studios today! Ryan has worked on various West End shows, danced in numerous pop videos and was a dancer in the smash hit film 'Phantom of the Opera' Ryan will be teaching a masterclass style workshop to our infant, junior and senior dancers today!
EXAM RESULTS 2012 #1 - 18/02/2012
We held our first ever set of ISTD Modern & Tap exams on Sat 28th January and we are THRILLED with the results! We are so proud to announce that our students ALL passed with Merit or Distinctions!! What an amazing result. We are now waiting on the results from our second lot of candidates who took examinations on Sat 4th February! WELL DONE to all who got their results so far you have worked so hard! A big thank you & congratulations for Miss Claire for being a fantastic teacher!
KOREAN FAME?! - 18/02/2012
Wow! Choreography performed by our Senior Dancers has taken Asia by storm!!! Over 700,000 hits on our videos posted on KoreanCandy.com and over 500,00 emails, fan pictures and messages! This excited story was a main feature in tonight's Evening Telegraph check out our 'Press' section to see the full story!! We are so proud of our dancers!
CELEBRITY DANCER TEACHES WORKSHOP! - 12/02/2012
With a West End show coming up, what could make this month even more exciting? Maybe a celebrity dancer could come to our studio to teach an exclusive workshop?! Oh wait, we already have that planned!!!! Sunday 19th star of 'So You Think You Can Dance', Ryan Jenkins will be teaching an exclusive workshop to all of our students!!!
NEW CLASSES TEASER FOR 2012! - 09/02/2012
'Building Blocks' Drama was lots of fun! The children loved it! Another great new class added to our timetable! A few more classes & surprises coming to Starlight this year including a boys limbering class for upper body & arms and a popular request: Tango! Keep your eyes out for more info!
NEW CLASSES! NEW CLASSES! - 06/02/2012
3 years old & still growing! We are so excited that on our 3rd birthday week we are launching 2 new classes!!!! ADULT BEGINNERS TAP Wed 19:00 - 20:00 £3 and BUILDING BLOCKS DRAMA (Drama for ages 3 - 6yrs) Thurs 16:00 - 17:00 £3 Enrolling for both these & all our classes now! 01536 601 545 / 07765818189
REGIONAL PREMIERE & BOYS BALLET DAY IN LONDON!! - 04/02/2012
BUSY SUNDAY! Tomorrow some of our Senior Dancers will be performing at the regional premiere of 'The Muppets' at Kettering Odeon Cinema! Also, our ballet boys are off to London to take part in a boys ballet day at the ISTD!!! Other students are busy rehearsing for our WEST END performance & a production from our drama dept.....Gosh busy busy
JAZZ TECHNIQUE WORKSHOPS! - 04/02/2012
and all that JAZZ!!! We are very excited to be holding a JAZZ TECHNIQUE workshop on SUN 18th MARCH! Workshops open to ages 7 - Adult £10 for a two hour workshop exploring the style & technique behind this fast paced & exciting dance style! A NEW style with a NEW teacher and maybe you will find a NEW passion! Enrolling now limited places! Contact us for more information!
EXAM DAY 2!! - 04/02/2012
Second & final exam day today for our Tap & Modern candidates!!! Good Luck we are very proud of you all!
DRAMA DEPARTMENT PLAYS! - 02/02/2012
Our DRAMA students are hard at work preparing two performances under the direction of our Head of Theatre Skills Gemma Gascoine Drama Club present: 'BEAUTY IS A BEAST' ''A play about inner beauty'' Sunday 4th March 11:30 & 15:30 Tickets £5 (Concessions £4) Kingston Stage present: 'LADYBIRDS' ''A comic play about a Am-Dram community group in despair over a young directors controversial ideas!'' Saturday 3rd March 19:30 & Sunday 4th March 18:30 Tickets £5 (Concessions £4) Tickets for both our drama plays are on sale now through recpetion and ball performances will be held in a 'review show' style in studio A. Call into reception or call us on 01536 601 545
DANCER OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY 2012 - 31/01/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD! Everyone at Starlight has been working so hard since Christmas and we are so impressed with all the classes! Welcome our record number of over 160 new starters in just 4 weeks!!!! DANCER OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY 2012: Senior: Sharon Kawonga, Junior: Joshua Nagy & Infant: Charlie Cornwell. WELL DONE FEB WINNERS!!
TIME TO RELAX.......??? - 29/01/2012
It's Sunday..time to relax. Not at Starlight!!! Our dedicated students are in today rehearsing for drama plays, exam coaching sessions and a West End show! Busy busy! Our students all work so hard, that's why they are the best!
FIRST EXAMINATIONS! - 28/01/2012
Wow!! First exam day over!! Very proud of our talented students & Miss Claire! We now look forward to our next set of exams next Saturday! We were so pleased with the fantastic comments about our school from the examiner who said she was 'amazed' by Starlight and that we are one of the most successful dance schools in the country!!!!!!!! WELL DONE STARLIGHT!
GOOD LUCK TO CANDIDATES! - 27/01/2012
Good Luck to our first candidates taking ISTD Tap & Modern examinations tomorrow!! You will be fantastic and we are all very proud of you all.
8th PRODUCTION SHOW 'WORLD PARADE' - 27/01/2012
8TH PRODUCTION SHOW NEWS! 'WORLD PARADE' ''Join Kettering’s largest award winning dance school on an exciting journey around the world! From India to Africa, Scotland to Australia, France to China and many more exotic locations! Come aboard our Starlight flight and prepare for our biggest adventure yet!'' Saturday 5th May 14:30 & 19:30 Tickets are now on sale!!!! Box Office 01536 414141 Raising money for 'Ups & Downs' Down's Syndrome Care. Reg: 1123563
HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE! - 20/01/2012
In just 5 weeks 90 of our talented dancers will be performing at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End!
SENIOR DANCERS MEETING ANT & DEC! - 14/01/2012
Our Senior Dancers have been invited to take part in the Britains Got Talent Carnival in Blackpool on Wednesday and get to meet Ant & Dec! Exciting times!
OUR 8th PRODUCTION SHOW CONFIRMED - 12/01/2012
We are very pleased to annouce that our 8th production show 'WORLD PARADE' will be held at The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering on SATURDAY 5th MAY 2012 with matinee & evening performances. Our chosen charity for this production is 'UPS & DOWNS: Support for families effected by Down's Syndrome in Northamptonshire' REG CHARITY: 1123563
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD JANUARY 2012 - 09/01/2012
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD 2012! Wow how time flies when you're having fun! Congratulations to our January winners!DANCER OF THE MONTH JANUARY 2012: Senior: Joshua Pickering, Junior: Macy Boyle & Infant: Joshua Freeman
NEW CLASSES! NEW CLASSES! - 03/01/2012
We are very excited to announce the introduction of two brand new classes to our Theatre Skills Dept - 'BUILDING BLOCKS DRAMA' A Drama & Theatre Skills class for ages 3 - 6yrs Thursdays 16:00 - 17:00 £3 (Starts Feb 9th) 'ACTING TECHNIQUE' Drama & Theatre Skills classes for ages 11 - 15yrs Mondays 16:00 - 18:00 £5 (Starts Jan 16th) Also signing up now for January timetable for private Vocal & Piano Lessons! To enroll for any of our classes or private tuition contact us now on 01536 601545 / 07765818189 or through our website message option
EXCITING TIMES & CORBY SCHOOL! - 02/01/2012
Lots of exciting things happening at Starlight in 2012! Check back for lots of news over next few weeks including NEW CLASSES to our Kettering timetable! We are also very excited about our new school opening in Corby under the direction of Miss Emily-Sophia in February!! To enrol for Corby or Kettering, contact us through our current website
HAPPY NEW YEAR! - 01/01/2012
2012 is here! Have you thought of a New Years Resolution? Maybe it is to get into shape for spring time?! Why not come along & try one of our adult classes to get into shape, keep fit, meet new friends & have fun!? 'DANCERCISE' Adults Beginners Dance / Keep Fit Class Mondays 19:00 - 20:00 £3.00! 'FLEXERCISE' Limbering / Flexibility training for all ages & abilities Fridays 17:00 - 17:45 £1.50 'ADULT TAP' Keep fit whilst learning a new technique! Wednesdays 19:00 - 20:00 £3.00 (Starts FEB 8th) Sign up now for any of our classes.
MERRY CHRISTMAS - 20/12/2011
Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to Starlighters past, present and future!! We can't wait to see all our wonderful students and lots of new faces in 2012. We re-open on FRIDAY 6th JAN, please note: exam coaching sessions start from the 3rd Jan. We hope all your dreams come true this Christmas!
JUDAS MUSIC VIDEO - 20/12/2011
FINALLY it is here and we are so proud of our debut music video! ENJOY! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO55Wm6mw1Q&list=UUbyW_QliZ8xQdDbilXuG_VQ&index=1&feature=plcp
FIRST ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT - 19/12/2011
What an absolutely AMAZING evening. Congratulations to all those who won an award! Thank you to everyone who came along to our First Annual Awards Night it was a huge success & what an emotional & incredible evening. We ended 2011 with a bang! Thank you to all our hard working, inspirational & fantastic staff. A big thank you to Craig Fellows who organised & hosted the evening. Thank you to all th...e Starlight parents & families for your endless support and finally the biggest THANK YOU goes to our outstanding, talented, professional & wonderful students. The results of last night will be published in the new year. We wish all our Starlight family a very Merry Christmas & we hope all your dreams come true in 2012
AMAZING REVIEW SHOW! - 17/12/2011
A MASSIVE well done to all our amazing students who performed in 'Nativity' our 3rd Review Show today! All three reviews were absolutely fantastic! We were yet again blown away by how professional our students are! What a perfect way to end the term! Now for our First Annual Awards Night tomorrow evening!
REVIEW SHOW TIME! - 16/12/2011
All our classes are now finished for 2011! Good Luck to all our talented students performing in our 3rd Review Show 'Nativity' tomorrow! This will be followed by our First Annual Awards Night on Sunday! What an amazing weekend to end an fantastic winter term!
WELL DONE CHOIRS! - 15/12/2011
Well done to our Junior Choir in their final Christmas performance this evening! You all sounded beautiful! Our Choirs have performed at various events this winter including Kettering Market place and various residential homes. They had a fantastic reception from all the events and were made to feel very welcome. Spoiled with sweets!!!!
CHOIR PERFORMANCES - 14/12/2011
GOOD LUCK to our Xpression Choirs performing tonight at St Ann's and tomorrow at Thorndale! You all sounded fantastic in rehearsals!
NEW CLASS NEW CLASS!! - 13/12/2011
To kick start the new year we will be introducing a new class as part of our Theatre Skills Department 'ACTING TECHNIQUE' for ages 11 - 15 will start on Monday 16th January 16:00 - 18:00!! To enrol in this fantastic new class contact us now! Our Theatre Skills classes are very popular and we are very exicted about adding a new class to our busy timetable!
VISIT FROM A PANTO STAR! - 13/12/2011
Starlight Dance are very pleased to welcome the star of the Lighthouse Theatre's Cinderella Millie Binks to our studio on Thursday! Millie has kindly offered her time to come and give our Drama Club some hints & tips and tell them all about her audition process & rehearsals!
BGT AUDITION DAY! - 11/12/2011
WELL DONE to our dancers today at the BGT audition! What a fantastic audition! Fingers crossed and we will find out the result in Feb. We all had a fantastic day at the NEC in Birmingham and the film crew loved Starlight and did lots of filming of our dancers all day!
ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT - 09/12/2011
Starlight's First Annual Awards Night will be held at Kettering Conference Centre: Fairisle Suite on Sunday 18th December at 19:30 (Doors open at 18:00) This special evening will award some of our outstanding students on talent, commitment & various achievements. Lots of awards will be presented including Class Awards, Teacher Awards, Rising Star Awards, Dancer of the Year Award & a our Hazel Clarke Scholarship Award. Tickets are £5 and available now through the box office 01536 414141 Please note: Students will also need a ticket. The night is going to end our winter term with a bang! Dress Code: Smart Formal
BRITAINS GOT TALENT 2012 - 07/12/2011
Our Senior Dancers have made it through the first two rounds of auditions and have a final audition this Sunday! If successful will go through to the live TV rounds in 2012 with the celebrity judges! We are so proud of you all for coming this far!
FANTASTIC DAY! - 04/12/2011
FANTASTIC day in Starlight Land! First our Junior Dancers performed at the Regional Premiere of the new Alvin & The Chipmunks film and they were brilliant! Also today, our Junior Choir started their 'Residential Home Seasonal Tour' at The Old Victoria Residential Home in Weekley and performed to the residents who loved them! Such a warm welcome & the choir sounded beautiful! Well done everyone!
BUSY SUNDAY! - 03/12/2011
Looking forward to tomorrow! Our Beat Down Junior Groups & Velocity Juniors will be dancing at the Regional Premiere of 'Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked' at Kettering Odeon, 13:00! Then, in the afternoon our Junior Choir will be performing at The Old Vic Residential Home in Weekly! What a busy & fantastic winter this is shaping up to be!!!!
CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON! - 01/12/2011
Massive CONGRATULATIONS to all our show teams who performed this evening at the Christmas Light Switch-On in Kettering! You were all fantastic and the audience reaction was incredible! We are all so proud of you! Lot's more performances over the winter season inlcuding our Juniors performing at the Odeon cinema at the Regional Premiere of 'Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked' this Sunday!! WELL DONE STARLIGHT!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD DECEMBER 2011 - 30/11/2011
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD DECEMBER 2011 Senior Dancer: Paige Farquhar, Junior Dancer: Charlie Clarke, Infant Dancer: Charley Essam! Well Done Winter Winners!!! The last Dancer of the Month Awards this year! Who will be Dancer of the Year?! Starlight's First Annual Awards Night Sunday 18th December 2011 Lighthouse Theatre, Fairisle Suit! Tickets on sale now, £5 box office 01536 414141 Lots of awards to be given, sure to be a fantastic way to end the season!
DANCERS PERFORM AT REGIONAL PREMIERE - 28/11/2011
Our Beat Down Junior & Velocity Junior Dancers will be dancing at the Regional Premiere of 'Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked' on Sunday 4th December at Kettering's Odeon Cinema: 13:00! Tickets are available now through the Odeon Box Office 0871 22 44 007 or online at www.odeon.co.uk See this fantastic new film 12 days before the offical UK-wide release!! Film certificate U all proceeds go to the Variety Club charity! Support charity....see a brilliant film AND see Starlight perform!!! Gosh! Don't miss out
PERFORMING AT CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON! - 27/11/2011
Lot's going on at Starlight Dance this December! To kick off a fantastic Starlight Christmas our Senior Dancers, Beat Down Junior Dancers, StarlightKIDS & our Junior Velocity Crew will be performing at Kettering's Big Christmas Light Switch On on Thursday 1st December! 17:00 - 17:30 followed by more entertainment & of course the main switch on at 18:00 Come along & join in the festive celebrations at Kettering Market Place!
CELEBRITY DANCER HOLDING WORKSHOP! - 24/11/2011
Celebrity Dancer & Star of 'So You Think You Can Dance' Ryan Jenkins will be holding an exclusive workshop for our students in February 2012! More information on this fantastic opportunity in the new year!
WHAT'S IN THE BOX?! - 21/11/2011
'WHAT'S IN THE BOX?!' Finally the time is here! Tomorrow will be the start of our first dance installation piece - 'What's In The Box' at Kettering Market Place from 16:30 - 18:30 on Tues 22nd, Wed 23rd, Thurs 24th & Fri 25th November. Come along & see our fantastic dancers performing a unique and festive piece!
STARLIGHT DANCE CORBY! - 18/11/2011
2011 has been an amazing year so far & as we continue to grow, plans are in place to open three new schools in 2012. We are excited to announce that the first will open in CORBY in Jan/Feb 2012. Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School, Corby will be under the direction of our newest member of staff: Miss Emily-Sophia O'Keeffe for more information on which classes will be available please use the contact us form on the current website. A waiting list is available now.
COUNTY PREMIERE AT ODEON CINEMA! - 18/11/2011
Our Junior Dancers have been invited to dance at the County Premiere of 'Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked' on Sunday 4th December at Kettering's Odeon Cinema! Tickets are available for this special charity premiere at the Odeon!
STARLIGHT ON THE WESTEND! - 14/11/2011
BIG NEWS!! Starlight Dance will be performing on the WESTEND! Out of all the dance schools in the UK we are one a few chosen to perform our own slot in a variety show at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's Westend in Feb 2012. This is a dream come true for us and we are so proud and excited! What an amazing opportunity! ''Starlight Starlight!''
CHRISTMAS TIME EVENTS! - 13/11/2011
We are all very busy here preparing for our Christmas Review Show 'Nativity' Click 'Shows' on the main site for full info! Christmas is such a busy time and as well as 'Nativity' we have lots more going on! Here is a few dates for your diary! Tues 22nd - Fri 25th Nov 16:30 - 18:30 'WHAT'S IN THE BOX' Come down to Kettering Market Place and see Starlight's secret gift to the town!!! A GIANT Christmas gift will be at the Market...go and have a look what's inside!! Thurs 1st Dec 17:00 KETTERING'S BIG CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON Starlight Dance are performing a special Christmas Showcase!!! Sat 3rd & 10th Dec 13:00 CHRISTMAS CAROLS Our XPression Junior & Senior Choirs will be performing in Kettering High Street! Our choirs are also performing at various care homes in the town throughout the Christmas season. Lots to look forward to over the festive season!
FLASH MOB! - 11/11/2011
Well done to our Senior Dancers who performed a Flash-Mob last night at Northamptonshire's Sports Awards 2011. The unsuspecting audience loved it! Fantastic evening!
REVIEW SHOW TIME! 'NATIVITY' - 09/11/2011
It's that time of year again! Start wrapping up those Christmas gifts & get the chestnuts ready for roasting! Christmas is our favourite time of year here at Starlight & what better way to celebrate than with our Christmas Review Show! Our 3rd review show 'Nativity' will be held at our studio on Saturday 17th December 2011. Infants at 11:00 & 13:00 Juniors at 16:00 Tickets are £4 and on sale now through reception! This festive filled showcase will get everyone in the Christmas spirit with a special calender countdown of songs & dances performed by our fantastic students. We will also be telling the Christmas story & who knows, a special guest may pay us a visit...if he's not too busy of course (It is his busiest time of year!!)
EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT - 08/11/2011
EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: Starlight started in Feb 2009 with 8 dancers in a church hall taking one commercial dance class a week....it then started to grow with the introduction of StarlightKIDS & Dancercise. In 2010 we launched our first Junior class: Beat Down Junior with just 12 dancers and we continued to get bigger & better! We now have our own studios in Kettering & are the towns biggest & only full time Dance & Musical Theatre School with over 300 students taking classes in Street, Commercial, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Musical Theatre, Drama, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Flexercise, Dancercise, Vocal Training, Piano lessons and more! We now run over 25 classes a week! As we continue to grow & develop we have exciting news! In 2012 we will be opening 3 new schools in the county: Starlight Corby, Starlight Wellingborough & Starlight Rushden!! We are very excited & proud to be able to take this step & would like to thank everyone who supports us & of course of outstanding students!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD NOVEMBER 2011 - 07/11/2011
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD NOVEMBER 2011! Senior Dancer: Hannah Panther, Junior Dancer: Ellie Martin & StarlightKIDS!: Lois Read - Congratulations & keep up the hard work! Only one more Dancer of the Month to go in 2011! Who will be Dancer of the YEAR!? Find out at Awards Night 18th December! Tickets on sale from the The Lighthouse Theatre on Nov 14th: Box Office 01536 414141
WELCOME BACK! - 05/11/2011
We are all still buzzing from the amazing show & the photos look amazing! We cannot wait to see the DVD! What a fantastic show! We hope you all enjoyed your rest and can't wait to see you all again, starting with classes today and then our busy Senior Dancers are performing at Wicksteed Park, Kettering this evening at the firework night extravaganza!!! Come along & see them in action! LOTS of new exciting changes for the Autumn/Winter season at Starlight!!
STARLIGHT BREAK! - 25/10/2011
Well Done to our fantastic performers in our 7th Production Show 'POPCORN' as a result of the show and to have a well earned rest Starlight will be off for two weeks! The first classes back will resume as normal on Saturday the 5th November! We hope to see you all well rested and back raring to go!
WELL DONE TO OUR SHOW TEAMS! - 24/10/2011
A massive thank you to all our dancers for our 7th production show 'POPCORN' Our strongest & most professional show team ever! Thank you to everyone who came to support us & the backstage helpers! What an outstanding show! Can't wait to see the photos, DVD! We have received some amazing feedback! We look forward to announcing the amount raised for Alzheimer's & Dementia Care KGH Charity soon! Congratulations team STARLIGHT!
SHOW WEEK! - 15/10/2011
Wow! In just 7 days our amazing show teams will take to the stage once again in our second large production show of the year! 'POPCORN' will be our 7th production show and our biggest yet! Tickets are selling like hot cakes so grab your now! We are raising money for Alzheimer's & Dementia Care KGH Charity 1052467 For tickets contact the Lighthouse Theatre's Box Office on 01536 414141
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD OCTOBER 2011 - 29/09/2011
Senior Dancer: Audrey Corben, Junior Dancer: India Robinson & StarlightKIDS!: Rhianna Davies - Congratulations & keep up the hard work! Only two more Dancer of the Months to go in 2011! Who will be Dancer of the YEAR!? Find out at Awards Night 18th December!
VOCAL COACHING & PIANO LESSONS! - 28/09/2011
Starlight will now be offering private singing lessons and private beginners piano lessons! See the SIGN UP BOOK in reception or contact us online for more info and to book yours now! Limited places available!
COMMUNITY GROUP OF THE YEAR AWARD!! - 25/09/2011
Starlight won 'Community Group of the Year' at Kettering Council's Community Awards Night this evening!!!! We are so proud of our fantastic team! Thank you all for your hard work on stage, in classes and in the community!!! Go team Starlight!!
FOUR WEEKS UNTIL SHOW TIME!!! - 23/09/2011
Our 7th Production show 'POPCORN' will be held at the Lighthouse Theatre Kettering on Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd October 2011! We will be raising money for Alzheimer’ & Dementia Care, KGH Charity Trust: Reg 1052467 See 'Showtime' for full details! Get your tickets quick they are selling fast! BOX OFFICE 01536 414141
MUSIC VIDEO NEWS - 18/09/2011
Today was a long but wonderful day! It was spent at Boughton House with our Senior Dancers filming our debut Dance Music Video 'JUDAS'. It was a fantastic day and we cannot wait for the video to be released for you all to see! A massive thank you to all involved in making today run so smoothly! Special thank you to RAH Video Production, Bellezza Hair & Makeup, Charles Lister at Boughton House & of course all the dancers & extras! The video will be outstanding!
STARLIGHT STUDENTS OFFERED PLACES IN MAJOR THEATRE SCHOOLS - 09/09/2011
GOOD LUCK & best wishes to 2 of our very talented students Vicki Hull & Josh Pugh! Both off to London, Vicki to train at Millenium Dance & Josh to study Musical Theatre at the London College of Music. We are all so proud of you & wish you all the best for your futures. Starlight will miss you both x
NEW CLASS NEW CLASS NEW CLASS! - 05/09/2011
'BALLET POINTE CLASSES' Start tonight! Open to anyone 14yrs+ already taking Ballet Technique classes at Starlight. £1.50 17:00 - 17:45 STUDIO
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO MISS CLAIRE - 03/09/2011
It has been a year since our Head of Technique Miss Claire started teaching at Starlight & what an amazing year it has been with many wonderful memories! Miss Claire quickly became such an important part of our Starlight family & all her students idolise her. We look forward to many more years x
'POPCORN' Our 7th Production Show! - 02/09/2011
We are all so excited about our 7th Production show 'POPCORN' which will be held at the Lighthouse Theatre Kettering on Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd October 2011! We will be raising money for Alzheimer’ & Dementia Care, KGH Charity Trust: Reg 1052467 See 'Showtime' for full details! Get your tickets quick they are selling fast! BOX OFFICE 01536 414141
'WICKSTEED'S GOT TALENT' - 29/08/2011
WELL DONE to our Senior Dancers who competed today in the finals of 'Wicksteed's Got Talent' Won the special 'WICKSTEED TRUST AWARD' for most orginal and promising act!!! What a fantastic result!!
WHAT A WEEKEND!!! - 22/08/2011
On Saturday 20th August Starlight took part in Kettering Carnival for the first year and what a brilliant day! We not only won FIRST place in the 'Musical Theatre & Dance' Class but also won the biggest award 'BEST IN PARADE!' What a fantastic result! Our Senior & Junior Dancers then danced as guest performers at the Carnival Dance Party. But wait there's more.....On Sunday, our Senior Dancers got through to the finals of local talent show 'Wicksteeds Got Talent' WELL DONE .....what a great weekend! Now on to a busy week!!!!
WICKSTEED PARK SHOWCASES - 16/08/2011
WELL DONE to all our dancers who performed today as guest performers at Wicksteed Park. You were all fantastic and we received some outstanding feedback! See you all same time tomorrow!!!!
SUMMER ACADEMY 2011 - 13/08/2011
A MASSIVE thank you to everyone who taught workshops in our 2011 Summer Academy it was a HUGE success! Another big thank you to all the talentd & creative young performers who attended the academy over the 2 weeks....we now look forward to next years academy being even BIGGER and BETTER!
NEW CLASS NEW CLASS!!! - 13/08/2011
BALLET POINTE CLASSES! Ages 13+ Monday 17:00 - 17:45 £1.50 Studio B: STARTS MON 5th SEPTEMBER 2011!!!
SUMMER ACADEMY Musical Theatre Week - 07/08/2011
Last week was fantastic, a huge thank you to everyone who made Dance Week a success! We can't wait for MUSICAL THEATRE WEEK! Starting tomorrow (Aug 8th - Aug 2th) Learning songs & routines from various West End & Broadway Musicals and lots of fantastic workshops including Physical Theatre, World Theare, Vocal Training and many more!!
SUMMER ACADEMY Dance Week - 04/08/2011
Tomorrw, Friday 5th will be our last Summer Academy Dance Session. It has been a long & tiring but FANTASTIC week and the dancers have all loved it! Street, Jazz, HipHop, Commercial, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Musical Theatre, Limbering, Coreography Skills....what a week!! Lookin forward to MUSICAL THEATRE WEEK starting on Monday!!!!
SUMMER ACADEMY DAY 1: Dance Week - 31/07/2011
Tomorrow is the launch of Starlight Summer Academy 2011 Dance Week and we are very excited!!! Day 1 will include workshops in Street Jazz, Limbering & Choreography!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD AUGUST 2011 - 31/07/2011
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD AUGUST 2011! Senior Dancer: Evie Hilton, Junior Dancer: Rianna Jeffs & StarlightKIDS!: Isobel Faulkner Congratulations & keep up the hard work! Happy Dancing Everyone! December we will crown DANCER OF THE YEAR!!
Come and chat with Starlight!!! - 28/07/2011
http://bstarlightdancemusicaltheatreschool.runboard.com/ Check out our forum! Chat with other Starlighters about shows, up and coming events, costume help and buy & sell uniforms!!!
Blaze Dance Festival - 23/07/2011
Good Luck to all our dancers performing this afternoon in BLAZE DANCE FESTIVAL, Kettering! You will all be fantastic!!!
NATIONAL WINNERS!!!!!!!! - 18/07/2011
Words cannot describe the pride & love fo our outstanding dancers! Being awarded FIRST PLACE in the Dance Challenge National Finals! What an amazing night! Thank you to all the supporters, chaperones & of course the NATIONAL WINNERS!!!
DANCE CHALLENGE NATIONAL FINALS - 16/07/2011
Tomorrow our Senior Dancers & our Beat Down Junior Class will be competing in the National Final of Dance Challenge in London after coming FIRST & THIRD in the regional heats in March. We are all so proud of you all and wish you all the very best of luck!
'POPCORN' Our 7th PRODUCTION SHOW! - 11/07/2011
We are excited to announce our 7th Production show 'POPCORN' will be held at the Lighthouse Theatre Kettering on Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd October 2011! We will be raising money for Alzheimer’ & Dementia Care, KGH Charity Trust: Reg 1052467 See 'Showtime' for full details! Get your tickets early!!!
Fantastic Day! - 09/07/2011
A big WELL DONE! To all our dancers & singers who performed at Party in the Park today! You were all brilliant! Check out our youtube channel for videos!!
RUSHDEN PARTY IN THE PARK! - 08/07/2011
Starlight will be performing a main slot in Rushden's Party in the Park tomorrow (Sat 8th July at 13:45 come along & see our talented dancers & choirs performing to an estimated turn out of 3000 people! Our Senior Dancers, Junior Dancers, First Step Ballet, Turning Pointe Ballet, Teeny Tappers 7 both our Xpression Junior & Senior Choir will be performing!!!
Busy Busy Busy........ - 03/07/2011
We love to offer our dancers as many fantastic & exciting opportunities as possible. Summer is always a very busy time for Starlight here is a few dates for your diary! Rushden Party in the Park: SAT 9th JULY Dance Challenge National Finals: SUN 17th JULY Blaze Dance Festival: SAT 23rd JULY Lady GAGA Party: SAT 23rd JULY Summer Academy: 1st - 12th AUGUST
STARLIGHT SUMMER ACADEMY 2011! - 30/06/2011
Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School launches it's first Summer Academy! Summer holidays are great fun & a fantastic time to try lots of new & exciting things! Here at Starlight we will be running two weeks of summer schools which will include a whole range of workshops & classes! Our normal Starlight classes will run throughout the summer but our SUMMER ACADEMY will run in the mornings from Monday 1st - Fri 12th August! Ages 7 - 10 & 11 - 15 Sing, Dance, Act & have loads of fun, learning new skills & meeting new friends! SUMMER ACADEMY 2011: DANCE WEEK: Mon 1st - Fri 5th Aug 10:00 - 13:00 Every Day!£50 Develope skills in all different dance genres, whilst learning to choreograph your own routines to teach your friends! Street Dance, Hip Hop, Modern, Tap, Commercial, Jazz, Lyrical & Much more!!! MUSICAL THEATRE WEEK MUSICAL THEATRE WEEK: Mon 8th - Fri 12th Aug 19:00 - 12:00 Every Day!£50 Love Musicals?! The Musical Theatre week is for you! Learn songs & choreography from a whole range of musicals including Wicked, Fame, Hairpsray, Oliver!, Cats, Ghost & many more! The students will receive vocal training, take part in drama workshops & work on scenes from West End Shows!!! To enroll in our Summer Academy please contact us through the website or call us now on 07765818189 / 01536 601 545 LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD JULY 2011 - 27/06/2011
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD JULY 2011! Senior Dancer: Jess Kinchin, Junior Dancer: Erin Borbas & StarlightKIDS!: Izzie Simmons Congratulations & keep up the hard work! Happy Dancing Everyone!
IT'S REVIEW TIME!! - 24/06/2011
Good Luck to all our students performing in tomorrows Review Show 'Mixed Tape' Enjoy your journey back to the 1980s!!! Thank you to everyone who has bought tickets, enjoy the show!!
Race for Life 19th July 2011! - 19/06/2011
GOOD LUCK to Miss Claire, our Starlight Senior Girls & Starlight Mummys running the Race for Life later today!!! Good Luck ladies
REVIEW SHOW 'MIXED TAPE' - 15/06/2011
Almost time to rewind back to the 1980s with our infant & junior dancers in their 2nd Review show 'Mixed Tape' Saturday 25th July 2011 Due to demand we have added an additional showing of both performances: INFANTS 11:00 & 13:00 JUNIORS 16:00 & 18:00 Tickets £4 and box office will operate from our reception on Mondays & Tuesdays 16:00 - 21:00 Don't miss this showcase of our talented students! For more information check out 'Showtime' option on the site or call us on 01536 601 5454 / 07765818189 Hope to see you there!
Spot the Starlighters in ASDA, Kettering! - 04/06/2011
Starlight Dance have had our very own display board in ASDA, Kettering this week! Pop down and see if you can spot a Starlighter or two! The board will be up all this week until Monday 6th! A BIG thank you to ASDA for letting us display our photos & information!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD JUNE 2011 - 04/06/2011
Starlight Dance can proudly announce the DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD winners for JUNE 2011. Senior Dancer: Florence Whalley. Junior Dancer: Rebecca Donlevy and StarlightKIDS!: Tilly Patterson. Congratulations!!!!!! Happy Dancing!
Theatre Skills Classes! - 17/05/2011
NEW CLASS NEW CLASS NEW CLASS!!! The time has finally arrived to introduce our brand new 'Theatre Skills' classes run by our newest Starlight teacher Gemma. DRAMA CLUB: Ages 7 - 14yrs Thursdays 17:00 - 18:00 £3 ACTING TECHNIQUE: Ages 15+ Mondays 18:00 - 20:00 £5 Call, email or pop into reception to sign up!!! STARTS MONDAY 23rd & THURSDAY 26th!!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD MAY 2011 - 12/05/2011
Starlight Dance can proudly announce the DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD winners for MAY 2011. Senior Dancer: Caroline Niven. Junior Dancer: Liam Smith and StarlightKIDS!: Eve Winter. Congratulations!!!!!! Happy Dancing!
'Say Cheese' Charity! - 09/05/2011
Our 6th production show 'SAY CHEESE' raised £1384.00 for our Charity Cransley Hospice!!!!! WELL DONE STARLIGHT!!! What an amazing total from an outstanding show! Photos will be available on our website soon!
Exciting Times at Starlight Dance!!! - 30/04/2011
Lots of exciting news! Firstly our studio is looking very different! After our production show 'SAY CHEESE' work began on turning our studio into TWO studios!!! We now have two fantastic spaces so we can offer our wonderful students twice as many super opportunities! Graded ISTD MODERN classes start this week! More info to be added in our 'classes' section shortly!!! DRAMA & ACTING TECHNIQUE classes starting on the 24th MAY, info also to be added shortly! Our 2nd REVIEW show 'Mixed Tape' is confirmed for Saturday 25th June 2011: Check out 'Showtime' section for full details! Exciting times! Happy Dancing!!!!
'Say Cheese' was a HUGE success!!!! - 27/04/2011
WELL DONE to all our dancers in 'Say Cheese' it was outstanding & you are all so fantastic. Thank you to all who helped make the production such a success. What an honour to be awarded the Kettering Coat of Arms in a frame by the Lady Mayor on stage. Such a special & brilliant show. Thank you to all who made it possible. We have had such fantastic feedback & reviews!
SHOWTIME!!! - 17/04/2011
It is finally here! 'SAY CHEESE' our 6th Production show at the Lighthouse Theatre THIS Friday 7 Saturday evening! Get your last minute tickets quick!!!! Raising money for Cransley Hospice! BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 Good Luck Team!!!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD APRIL 2011 - 30/03/2011
Almost Show Month! Starlight Dance can proudly announce the DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD winners for APRIL 2011. Senior Dancer: Tara Lawrence. Junior Dancer: Georgia Waddell and StarlightKIDS!: Molly Small. Congratulations!!!!!! Keep up the great work dancers
Multi-Talented Students! - 29/03/2011
Our students are multi-talented! Firstly, our Charlie Hammond has been approached by modelling company in London & our Principal Dancer Lauren Bennett is down to final 20 in 'Northamptonshire's Next Top Model'! Starlighters follow this link & vote for Lauren (Photo 7) http://www.facebook.com/pages/Starlight-Dance/426030720161#!/album.php?aid=62263&id=123877984290361
SHOWTIME! - 24/03/2011
Only 4 weeks to go until our 6th Production Show 'Say Cheese'!!! Get your tickets quick! Friday 22nd April & Saturday 23rd April 19:30 Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Tickets £10 (£8 Concessions) BOX OFFICE 01536 414141 'This delicious serving of the finest cheese around includes a whole host of pop, party & soundtrack classics from ultimate 80s & 90s! Musicals to Movies! Disney to Divas! & a wedge of stinky chedder! 'Say Cheese' will leave you dancing in the isles & leave you with that summertime feeling: There ain't no party like a Starlight party!' Raising money for Cransley Hospice!
WELL DONE STARLIGHT DANCERS! - 19/03/2011
WE DID IT! SO SO SO PROUD of our Seniors & Juniors this evening in the National Competition! Our Seniors came FIRST & Our Beat Down Juniors came THIRD!!! Both are going to London in the Summer to compete in the televised final heat!!!!!!! WELL DONE to our super super talented dancers: LONDON HERE WE COME!
GOOD LUCK Starlighters! - 18/03/2011
GOOD LUCK to all our dancers competing in tonight's dance competition! You are all so talented, we are all so proud of you!
Starlight Stage Society! - 11/03/2011
Our new adults amateur theatrical society starts this Wednesday 16th 19:30 - 21:30 Only £3 a session! Come along & give it a go! Join our friendly & fun adults theatre group ''Where No-One Stars & Everyone Shines!'' 07765818189 for more details!
NEW CLASSES NEW CLASSES NEW CLASSES!!! - 07/03/2011
Exciting times at Starlight Dance as Sping/Summer 2011 will see the launch of 5 new classes!!!! FLEXERCISE: Limbering Class DANCERCISE: Another weekly Dancercise Class DRAMA: Acting Technique Classes ISTD MODERN: Graded Modern Class STARLIGHT STAGE SOCIETY: Adults Amateur Theatrical Society 16+ Detailed information coming soon!!!!!
Website Updates - 01/03/2011
The Starlight website is having a 'Spring Clean!' A few large updates this week may mean some class information is not available: We apologise for this. Should you have any questions about classes or Starlight events please email email@example.com or call us on 07765818189 Thank you!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD MARCH 2011 - 01/03/2011
March already?! How time flies when you are dancing.... Starlight Dance can proudly announce the DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD winners for MARCH 2011. Senior Dancer: Natasha Purbrick. Junior Dancer: Chloe Saddington and StarlightKIDS!: Lydia Borbas. Congratulations!!!!!! Keep up the great work dancers!
Starlight News! - 27/02/2011
Our fundraising committee raised £1,500 for our studio improvements! The photo shoot photos have arrived and our students look outstanding! Our Principal Jacc Batch has won a Local Oscar Award for choreography & our production show 'Leave That Wizard Alone'!!
COMPETITION TIME.... - 25/02/2011
Starlight Senior & Junior Dancers have been entered in a National dance competition on the 18th March! They will be up against dance groups all over Northamptonshire. The prize is a place in the National down in London! GOOD LUCK STARLIGHTERS!!!!!
Acting Workshop Feedback & Fundraising Event! - 23/02/2011
Fantastic feedback from our Acting workshop today!!! Starlight can confirm our new class will be a permanent acting class later this year! :) How exciting! LADIES NIGHT: Starlight's fundraising committee are holding a Ladies Night this Saturday to raise funds for studio improvements! Hope you all have your tickets, it's... going to be a great night: over 18s only, for more information 07766707347
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD FEBRUARY 2011 - 16/02/2011
Starlight Dance can proudly announce the DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD winners for February 2011. Senior Dancer: PAIGE BROOKS Junior Dancer: BAILEY SQUIRES and StarlightKIDS!: CAITLYNN DAVIES. Congratulations!!!!!!
Happy Birthday Starlight! - 06/02/2011
Starlight Dance is now officially 2 YEARS OLD!!!! A HUGE Thank you to everyone who has supported us throughout these last two years. We are so proud of all our students who are all so very talented! Thank you & here's to more opportunities & lots & lots of shows for our Starlight family!
Tickets on sale & Workshop coming soon! - 19/01/2011
TICKETS FOR SAY CHEESE NOW ON SALE!!!! 22nd & 23rd APRIL 2011 Get them early to avoid missing out on the most talented young performers BIGGEST & BEST show!!!! Box Office 01536 414141 Raising money for Cransley Hospice! £10 (£8 Concessions) Starlight Dance are also excited to announce our first workshop! 'ACTING SKILLS ...& TECHNIQUE' Wed...nesday 23rd Feb 2011: All ages welcome! More info coming soon
Say Cheese Rehearsals & Membership Cards! - 11/01/2011
Rehearsals for our 6th production show are well under way!!! Our unique membership card scheme will be launched soon, local businesses offering Starlight Dancers discount & special offers!!!
Happy New Year 2011 - 03/01/2011
Happy New Year Starlighters!! Classes as normal from next week, first class back being Senior Dancers on Friday 7th. Ballet & Tap back on 22nd January. 2010 was a fantastic year for Starlight Dance & here's to another great year!
Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!!! - 22/12/2010
Starlight Dance wishes everybody a Merry Christmas 2010 and we wish you all the best for 2011!!!! Lots of exciting things planned for the new year - watch this space!
DANCER OF THE MONTH AWARD JANUARY 2011 - 12/12/2010
We can proudly announce that our Dancer of the Month for our Senior, Junior & StarlightKIDS! age groups have been chosen for January 2011: Senior Dancer: SIMEON WALKER Junior Dancer: COURTNEY HALE StarlightKIDS!: CHARLIE HAMMOND
'Leave That Wizard Alone' Charity - 29/11/2010
Our 5th production show 'Leave That Wizard Alone' raised £1018 for Kettering Guide Dogs for the Blind!!!! A HUGE thank you to everyone involved in this fantastic evening. We are pleased to announce that our 6th production show 'SAY CHEESE' will run for two nights & we will be raising money for Cransley Hospice in Kettering
Christmas Time Showcase! - 14/11/2010
STARLIGHT DANCE proudly present our first 'REVIEW SHOWCASE' - 'A Very Starlight Christmas' on the 11th December 2010! See 'SHOWTIME' page for full information!!!
NEW CLASSES!!! - 02/11/2010
We are pleased to announce the new StarlightKIDS 'MODERN / COMMERCIAL' DANCE CLASS!!!! 7-10Yrs Mondays 18:00 - 19:00 Also the STARLIGHT JUNIOR & SENIOR CHOIR start on November 11th 2010!! Check class page for more details!!!
'Leave That Wizard Alone' - 29/10/2010
A HUGE Thank you to all involved with our production of 'Leave that Wizard Alone' It was a fantastic evening!! We are very proud of our talented, professional students!!!!
'LEAVE THAT WIZARD ALONE' Our 5th Production Show!!! - 10/10/2010
Wow!! Tickets selling like hot cakes! Make sure you get yours now!!! Still on sale with 2 weeks untuil the big day! Box office: 01536 414141 Come & support Starlight's chosen chairty 'Kettering & Corby Guide Dogs for the Blind Association'
Starlight Senior & Junior Choir Starting November 2010!!!! - 02/09/2010
We are very excited to welcome a new member to our Starlight teaching staff! Vicky will be teaching both the Senior & Junior choir! Junior Choir Ages 7 - 14 - Thursdays 18:00 - 19:00 Senior Choir Ages 15+ - Thursdays 19:00 - 20:00 Enrolling now! Contact us for more information!
Starlight Reviews!! - 25/07/2010
Starting in September......''STARLIGHT REVIEWS'' a performed presentation every couple of months showing dancers work to families & friends. Each review will be around an hour long. This will also be used as casting process for big production shows!!!!! First 'Starlight Review' will be December 2010!!!!!
NEW STARLIGHT CLASSES!!! - 07/07/2010
September 2010 brings exciting new classes! ISTD graded Ballet & Tap for all ages... Starlight Allstars a brand new class for 3 & 4 year olds! For more information visit our Dance Classes pages!!!!
Ballet & Tap - 17/06/2010
Enrolling now for Ballet & Tap graded classes starting in September! Anyone interested contact Starlight Dance on 07765818189. Classes are ages 4 - 6, 7 - 10, 11 - 15 & 16