Selsey student selected by Moscow City Ballet

Sophie with other young performers chosen in a stringent audition process
Sophie with other young performers chosen in a stringent audition process

A SELSEY student has taken the next step in what could be an exceptional career in dance by performing with the Moscow City Ballet.

Sophie Reid, who attends The Academy in Selsey, performed in The Nutcracker at The Kings Theatre in Portsmouth, having passed a stringent audition process.

Sophie attends The Academy in Selsey and the school is supporting her passion for dance

Sophie attends The Academy in Selsey and the school is supporting her passion for dance

Sophie said it had been hard work and she thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

“The opportunity to work with professional dancers and see them up close was amazing.”

Tom Garfield, head of school, said: “As a school community, we are extremely proud of Sophie’s achievement and look forward to being able to celebrate her future successes.

“We are fully aware of the commitment it takes to perform at this level and will continue to support Sophie as she balances her studies with her passion for dance.”

Sophie Reid performing in The Nutcracker with the Moscow City Ballet

Sophie Reid performing in The Nutcracker with the Moscow City Ballet

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