Weʼre raising £3,000 to Help fund my training at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
- Cambridge, UK
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I'm 12 years old, and discovered my love for ballet, nearly 4 years ago.
After a few private classes with Mr Mark Swann my ballet teacher, he suggested to my mum. that I should look at developing my ballet further. Before we knew I was auditioning for the Royal Ballet Ballet Associates programme.
A late starter to ballet and dance, I was unsure if I was ready for this next step. But thought, why not give it a try!
So glad I auditioned, as I gained a place RBS Associates. I have been training with them for the last 2 Years. This has been a fantastic experience.
I have decided a dance career is what I wanted to do. I have been working very hard over the last few years.
So this year after many auditions, I was very excited to receive an offer for a full time boarding place at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.
In addition I was lucky enough to be offered, a Music and Dance Award, which will go a long way to funding the majority of my Dance Course.
I'm so excited to be going to Tring Park School, as dance training and academics is excellent.
Our family and friends have been very supportive and have helped get me this far, but it would be great if you could help support my dreams, of being a professional dancer.
The funding I receive, will need to be topped up, to cover school fees. So ours funds are a bit tight and will not cover everything I need, before I start.
As I go through my year, I will need pointe shoes, additional uniform, music lessons etc. If you feel you could sponsor, whatever the amount I would be truly grateful.
I will keep you informed of my progress.
Photo Credits: Sarah Puzey and Ballerina Project UK
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Jacquie and Paul
Aug 19, 2018
Sure it will be lots of hard work. Good Luck x
Aug 16, 2018
Good luck, we can’t wait to see you follow your dreams and have the success you deserve. XxHelen, Becca & Tori xxx
Jul 28, 2018
Good luck Shakiera, I owe a debt of gratitude to your mum for helping me become who I now am many years ago. You thoroughly deserve all the support you can get. All my love, Dave.
Jul 27, 2018
Go Shakeira! If you can dream it you can do it! The Kaler family xx
Jul 27, 2018
Enjoy every minute of your amazing journey Shakira xx
Liz and Dabid
Jul 10, 2018
Enjoy this wonderful experience Shakeira -you’ll be great !! Lots of love Liz n David xxxx
Jul 6, 2018
Good luck, Shakiera and enjoy the experience. We hope you have the time of your life. Lots and lots of love, Frankie & Richard. xxxxx
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Shakiera Rose Ward
I'm 12 years old. Would love to be a professional dancer. Currently training Royal Ballet Mid Associate, Cambridge Ballet Academy and Generations Dance Academy. Distinction in Ballet Grade 4 and Modern Grade 5 Starting Tring Park School for the Performing Arts!