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RT @LaurenJStocker: I can’t put into words how excited I am to say I’ve been awarded funding to attend @LaineTheatreArt in September!! Than…3 days ago 3
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Stunning performance! Huge well done to the amazing cast inc the lovely CAPA College boys Seb, Josh & Kieron. Enjoy the rest of the tour! https://t.co/QXrymLb3Ml1 week ago 3
RT @maisiegreerx: Honestly couldn’t be more happy to be starting this new chapter of my life in September☺️☺️☺️ https://t.co/gwxSlTzXvl1 week ago 1
Congratulations to CAPACollege alumnus @jakebradstewart cast in his first West End role! Amazing news! https://t.co/S6LZmjpdB41 week ago 1
Wow, this is wonderful! We know that CAPA College student Alice Schofield is incredible but to read it from an independent reviewer is just amazing “an absolute triumph” “a bright new talent is discovered” “blown away” An amazing review & so well deserved #proud https://t.co/QvfslscDwp1 week ago 2
RT @NationalTheatre: Congratulations to 17-year-old Alice Schofield from CAPA College in Wakefield, winner of this year's #NTNewViews. Her…1 week ago 13
AMAZING!! So proud of Alice - an incredible achievement. https://t.co/6JVlf1jskZ1 week ago 3
RT @FayeMilly4: Can’t wait to start in September!!!💖 https://t.co/nHb6YcRkAf1 week ago 1

John William Watson - BBC Young Dancer 2017 Finalist

Two CAPA College students have achieved national success in prestigious major national dance events this week. John-William Watson gained a place in the Grand Final of BBC Young Dancer which was shown live on BBC2 on Saturday 22nd April. Viewers of the competition saw John-William performing in the Contemporary Dance category heat of the BBC television programme successfully gaining a wild card place in the Grand Final where he competed against 4 other young dancers.  John-William received high acclaim for both his exceptional dancing and exquisite choreography from the panel of top dance industry experts including renowned choreographers Jasmin Vardimon, Katie Prince, Kenneth Tharp, Matthew Bourne and Darcey Bussell. John-William studied Dance and Performing Arts full time at CAPA College graduating this Summer with 4 A* grades in his Alevels as well as successfully gaining a place at the internationally renowned Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, Belgium where he is now living and studying.

"We are incredibly proud of CAPA College students John-William and Beth who are achieving such amazing success at the very highest level in Dance. Both are wonderful, creative, intelligent, skilful and hardworking students who really make the most of their full time specialist Arts training and education at CAPA College."

NYDC "Tarantiseismic" by Damien Jalet

CAPA College student Beth Emmerson performed with John-William in the duet round of the BBC Young Dancer competition on Saturday again achieving exceptional praise for the standard of both performance and choreography. Earlier in the week Beth performed in the national premiere of Tarantiseismic as a member of the National Youth Dance Company at Sadlers Wells Theatre in London. Following a succession of CAPA College students, Beth successfully gained a coveted place in the National Youth Dance Company last Summer and has  spent every college holiday working alongside renowned choreographer Damien Jalet to create Tarantiseismic. The National Youth Dance Company features top young dancers the from across England who have to undertake a rigorous audition process to secure one of the highly sought after places in the company.