Royal Ballet School honour for Clitheroe girl

Gabrielle Slinger
Gabrielle Slinger

Talented ballerina Gabrielle Slinger has been accepted by The Royal Ballet School to be a junior associate.

Gabrielle (8), a pupil at The Angela Westwell School of Dance, on Moor Lane, Clitheroe, where she currently attends lessons five days per week, auditioned in Manchester and was accepted on the Royal Ballet’s course.

She will continue her lessons in Clitheroe and attend an extra 28 classes a year, in Manchester. Gabrielle, a pupil at Brookside Primary School, represents The Angela Westwell School of Dance at festivals all over the region, winning many medals and trophies along the way. She will soon be dancing at the St Mary’s Centre, Clitheroe, in the latest show, “Dancing for Decades” starting on Friday , July 3rd.