Latest News

SEPTEMBER 2018

Wishing all our wonderful dancers big and small the best of luck at their new schools!

WELCOME BACK TO FIREFLY!

 

JULY 2018

A little well done to Bo and Kitty Fuller who won the character duet cup at Canterbury Dance Festival!

 

JUNE 2018

We welcomed to our studio in June the one and only Mr Adam Garcia!  He took 3 wonderful master classes and we had an outstanding attendance to all our workshops! Thank you so much for coming!

 

MAY 2018

Well done to all our fantastic competition team who took part in Gravesham Dance Festival.  We did extremely well winning lots of medals and cups. As always so proud of you all!

 

APRIL 2018

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to Maisie Etherington who has won a place at Ballet Boost a prestigious ballet school held at Rambert.  I am so proud of you!  She will be joining Bo who has successfully moved up to Mids 2.  Well done girls!

Well done to Bo, Grace and Kitty for dancing beautifully at Sussex dance Festival winning their sections and to Bo who was asked by the adjudicator to dance again in a special scholarship class.

 

MARCH 2018

WOW! WHAT A SHOW! You did it Firefly! 4 fabulous shows at Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells and 4 sell out shows!  I have loved watching you dance over this weekend going from strength to strength.  Dance family at its best!

 

FEBRUARY 2018

What a lovely Tunbridge Wells festival we had!  All of you danced us proud at Firefly and we loved watching our fabulous adult team who danced their socks off and won!  Well done girlies and ladies!

 

DECEMBER 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to all our students performing in Wicked Productions “Aladdin” at the EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge.  You shone like stars!

 

OCTOBER 2017

Welcome to all our new Fireflies and their families!  We have been busy introducing new classes to our schedule as well as taking part at Beckenham Festival and Orpington Festival over the past month.

 

JULY 2017

What a summer so far!  Our dancers have danced their socks off at the final of All England Dance competition at Hackney Empire and they were AMAZING!

Results:

2nd: Junior National Trios

Bo Fuller, Cara Heaton & Grace Foden

3rd: Junior National Duet

Bo Fuller & Cara Heaton

3rd: Junior Song & Dance Duets

Mae Irwin & Emma Prentis

Special Commendation:

Grace Foden: Song & Dance

Bo Fuller: National

Bo Fuller & Grace Foden: Song & Dance Duets

Bo Fuller, Grace Foden, Mae Irwin, Olivia Blackwell: Song & Dance Quartet

Twits: 10 & Under Classical Groups

Gnomes: 10 & Under Classical Groups

 

MAY 2017

Congratulations to all our dancers who took part in East Grinstead Dance Festival.  A special well done to Emma who won the character cup and Mae who won the song and dance cup.

Our amazing competition also took part in Gravesham Festival and The All England Regional Finals where we qualified for the All England Finals held at Hackney Empire in July!  I AM SO PROUD I COULD BURST!

 

APRIL 2017

A BIG welcome to our new teacher.  We would like to welcome Miss Carly to our talented team.

Miss Carly is our new vocal coach and we will be holding 1-2-1 and 2-2-1 lessons in both vocal and piano lessons.  We are also opening up a new adult Glee Club which will start on Thursday’s.

 

FEBRUARY 2017

Congratulations to all of our competition dancers who participated in Royal Tunbridge Wells Dance Festival.  We had a stunning week gaining lots of medals and some trophies too!  Well done team!  Very proud of you all!

 

DECEMBER 2016

Wishing all our students who are dancing in Wicked Productions “Wizard of Oz’ at the EM Forester Theatre, Tonbridge, Kent all the luck for a very successful run and also to Miss Neisha who is performing as a professional dancer.  Miss Carla is always so proud of you all and loves working as the choreographer over the Christmas period!

Wishing our wonderful Firefly families a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!  Remember we start back on Saturday 7th January 2017!

 

OCTOBER 2016

CONGRATULATIONS to our wonderful Firefly Dance team for competing very successfully at Beckenham Dance Festival and Orpington Dance Festival.  We competed twice within this month and our results were incredible!

An array of medals from gold, silver and bronze were won with many trophies as well!  We are extremely proud of our all dancers!

SINGING Classes: Miss Lauren has a new singing lesson class up and running on Mondays.  She is also happy to offer 1-2-1’s throughout the week too.

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

AUDITION NEWS! Congratulations to all our students who auditioned for pantomime we are so pleased to announce that Kitty Fuller, Maisie Etherington, Gracie Hollander, Mia Buss, Maia Jeffery, Lily Msalmi, Grace Foden, Bo Fuller Lottie Refet, Cara Heaton, Olivia Blackwell, Louis Simmons, Lola Heaslewood, Harry Heaslewood, Chloe Exall, Bella Williams, Emma Prentis, Sophia Sinclair, Esme O’Neill, Rosie Dunmall, Livy Loonie and Sienna Ancutai will all be performing in “Wizard of Oz” at EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge, Kent with Miss Neisha as a professional dancer!  WELL DONE FIREFLIES!

 

JULY 2016

We welcomed to the studio for our end of term workshop Carl Tracey AKA Yellow Boy from Nick Jnrs Go Go Go!  He did 2 master workshops with our dancers finishing our summer term with a bang!

Bo Fuller also won highest aggregate dancer at Canterbury Dance Festival!

 

JUNE 2016

We held our 2nd Professional Ballet Master Classes this month with the rather fabulous Michael Raynaud.  He treated our  students to a beautiful afternoon of Sleeping Beauty.  Thank you Michael for inspiring our dancers.

 

MAY 2016

Well done to our amazing Firefly dancers, we competed at Gravesham Dance Festival.  Again I was blown away by your talent and we gained many medals and trophies throughout the week!

 

APRIL 2016

I am thrilled to announce we have opened up Studio 2 at Firefly Dance Studio!  A year after opening our Studio 1 I am delighted to have a second studio offering private lessons and 1-2-1’s coaching.

 

MARCH 2016

March saw us hold our first Show at Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells. A weekend full of dance delighting the our parents and families of our students showcasing their talent.  We were so proud to also be able to also support two Charities Little Hearts Matter and FD with the proceeds.

 

FEBRAURY 2016

HUGE HUGE congratulations to our girls who participated at Royal Tunbridge Wells Dance Festival.  Successful does not quite sum up how well our amazing girls did this past week.  We came away with huge amounts of medals, cups and trophies to boot. Proud is an understatement!  WELL DONE TEAM FIREFLY!

 

JANUARY 2016

Welcome back to Firefly after our Christmas break.  We are looking forward to a year full of Show fun, festivals, workshops and pantomimes!

*** SHOW NEWS ***

OUR NEXT SHOW WILL BE HELD 5TH-6TH MARCH 2016 AT TRINTY THEATRE, TUNBRIDGE WELLS!

DECEMBER 2015

Wishing our wonderful Firefly families a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!  Remember we start back on Monday 4th January 2016!

OCTOBER 2015

CONGRATULATIONS to our wonderful Firefly Dance team for competing very successfully at Orpington Dance Festival.  An array of medals from gold, silver and bronze were won with a handful of trophies to boot!  We are extremely proud of our dancers!

JUNE 2015

We held our 1st Professional Ballet Master Classes last weekend with the rather fabulous Michael Raynaud.  He treated our younger students to a little slice of the Nutcracker and with our older girlies a beautiful extract from Swan Lake.  Thank you Michael for inspiring our dancers.

MAY 2015

Well done to our amazing Firefly dancers, we competed in two competitions over the half term and the girls danced their socks off.  We are delighted to have won at Gravesham Dance Festival:

14 GOLD medals

8 SILVER medals

2 BRONZE medals

Plus 6 overall point winning cups!

At the All England Regional Finals our dancers blew us away and two of our dancers qualified for the national finals in July.  A big well done to India Kennedy and Bo Fuller and we wish them the try best of love and luck for the FINALS!

APRIL 2015

I am totally excited, proud, over the moon and delighted to finally announce the opening of FIREFLY DANCE STUDIO!

My wonderful dance studio is 100 sq ft with a brand new harlequin dance floor, mirrors and ballet barres.  The dance studio will be available to hire for fitness classes, private hire and parties.  For more information on prices and availability please contact Carla through the contact page.

MARCH 2015

Our 1st Firefly Dance School trip has been organised to see Charlie & the Chocolate factory at Drury Lane Theatre to support the fabulous Zach Loonie.  Zach is one of our very talented boys who has the very prestigious role of playing Charlie.  We cannot wait to see you Zach!

 

FEBRAURY 2015

HUGE HUGE congratulations to our girls who participated at Royal Tunbridge Wells Dance Festival.  Successful does not quite sum up how well our amazing girls did this past week.  We came away with huge amounts of medals, cups and trophies to boot. Proud is an understatement!  WELL DONE TEAM FIREFLY!

 

JANUARY 2015

Welcome back to Firefly after our Christmas break.  Congratulations to Bo Fuller, Daisy Outram, Lottie Refet, Mae Irwin, Olivia Blackwell, Harry Heaslewood, India Kennedy, Emma Prentis, Cara Heaton, Maisie Etherington, Grace Foden, Finlay Towers, Hamish Towers, Aoife Reilly and Maia Jeffery who danced and performed in Wicked Productions “Peter Pan” at The Royal Victoria Theatre, Southborough.