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A Q&A with New Adventures Artist Reece Causton

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When New Adventures dancer Reece Causton came to work with the Moorland Ballet students. He kindly took the time to answer some questions from hard hitting journalist, year 7 student Emily Umpleby.

Why do you dance?

I love music and have always liked to dance too it. I enjoy exploring how your body can move and love the creativity of dance.

Where did you train?

I first trained at Footlights Performing Arts and started with drama. I would constantly be looking through the studio windows to watch the dancers. At the age of 16 I took my first dance classes and began my dance journey. I auditioned for the Central School of Ballet and started the associate programme before taking up a place full time.

When did you join New Adventures?

I joined New Adventures in 2013.

What was your favourite production to be part of with New Adventures?

My favourite production was Swan Lake. It was the first ballet I danced with New Adventures and was a huge inspiration for me.

What has been the highlight of your career?

Playing the role of Boris from The Red Shoes has been a real highlight. I took over from the esteemed Adam Cooper to complete the Red Shoes tour.

Do you have any pets?

No, I don’t have any pets, but I really want to get a cat!

What is your favourite meal?

As a teenager my favourite meal was spaghetti Bolognaise, but now it’s Fish & Chips!

We look forward to welcoming Reece back into Moorland School later in the year and will make sure Fish and chips are on the menu that day!

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After another productive term full of progress and success, we look forward to sharing the talented Moorland Ballet students work in assessments on Friday. We know they will as ever, make the most of the opportunity to shine and further develop in front of a supportive panel of industry experts.🍀🍀🍀
Wishing all the best to all students performing in the @balletgrandprix_scotland and Cecchetti International Classical Ballet Event @elmhurstballetschool today.🍀🍀🍀

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Students have had a lovely morning in class before we head to Castleford Nursing Home. We look forward to meeting the residents, sharing our passion for dance and performing there soon.😊

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📣Auditions will be held on Saturday 23rd March, for our enhancement programme. 

💻You can apply without charge at 

🩰The Enhancement Course provides non-syllabus masterclasses for talented boys and girls aged from 8-16 years.

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