Primary School children from across Lincolnshire took part in the first ever True Motion Primary Fringe dance competition on Sunday.
Groups of children from 11 Primary Schools performed in front of a full house at LPAC, Lincoln, after winning their places at the event following a round of semi-finals across the county. Pupils from William Alvey Church of England School, Sleaford won the competition for their energetic routine based on ‘The Emerald City’ from ‘The Wizard of Oz’. In second place were Stickney Primary School, Boston who impressed the judges with a super hero based routine and in third place were Frances Olive Anderson Primary School from Gainsborough whose dance was based around the theme of time travel. There was also a special performance at the event by Stage Coach in South Hykeham.
The event was organised by artsNK, to accompany True Motion the Lincolnshire stage of the annual Youth Dance England U. Dance competition for young dancers aged 11 – 18, which took place on Saturday 5th March.
Holly Arnold, Community Dance artist at artsNK who was responsible for co-ordinating the event said:
“ We are really happy with how the first ever True Motion Primary Fringe went. The standard of dancing from all the children who took part was amazing, and they should all be congratulated on the hard work and effort they put in. The Dancers from William Alvey School were well deserved winners for their routine which impressed the judges with its energy and originality.”
Schools looking to be part of next year’s event, or wanting to find out more about dance provision in their school should visit our Inspire Dance pages.