CAPA College Twitter

Thank you! We were so proud of our students today, not only for their fantastic performance, but also the passion and eloquence of their answers. https://t.co/N3reY1Z7A6 https://t.co/UWDmnPrYvo4 hours ago 4
RT @C4Subject_Assoc: Fantastic emotionally powerful dance display about climate change from young people at @CAPACOLLEGE @britishcouncil6 hours ago 4
RT @EnglishAssoc: At the #GlobalCurriculumUK event we just watched a barnstorming, scary, inspirational, joyful performance from @CAPACOLLE6 hours ago 6
Popped to see the Queen before arriving @BritishCouncil to perform our water inspired piece 'Rise' exploring the effects of climate change. #GlobalLearningConference https://t.co/VgX4OVI0fY10 hours ago 5
It's been a fabulous Mock Audition week for our Year 2 students! Such superb progress, sophisticated choices, thorough preparation and sheer determination on display. Here they are ready for their last Commercial audition this morning. What a way to end the half term! https://t.co/NS1cNzUGeE1 day ago 10
So incredibly proud of and lovely to catch up with alumni Kennedy and Jess who were simply stunning in the @PhoenixLeeds performance this week! https://t.co/HlE5QZzc2I2 days ago 4
Dance and MT Pathway students study Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet, Commercial and Choreography. There are still places left for our Open Days - book now via our website https://t.co/mx5F1uG7Of #Dance #PerformingArts https://t.co/kc6OidTrIE3 days ago 9
RT @tomstannard: Steelworks going up at the new city centre ⁦@CAPACOLLEGE⁩ site opposite Westgate station this morning #localgov #regenerat4 days ago 7
Our Drama pathway students study Classical, Contemporary and Physical Theatre, Acting for Camera, skills in Devising, Directing and Singing and much much more! To find out more and see them in action, why not come along to our Open Days in Nov or Jan. https://t.co/mx5F1uG7Of https://t.co/zbZ15BBrpw4 days ago 8
Production and Media students have had an amazing time learning new lighting skills and helping to set up for @LightNightLeeds with our friends @NorthernBallet Thanks for having us! https://t.co/T62EDvDzbW1 week ago 4

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.