Young dancers ready to show as they head to European competition

Diss-tinction dance crew are members of LK's School of dance and will be competing at the European S

Diss-tinction dance crew are members of LK's School of dance and will be competing at the European Street Dance Championships. - Credit: Archant

Students from LK's School of Dance will be travelling to Germany next month to take on dancers at the European Street Dance Championships.

The dance school, which holds classes in Diss, Palgrave, Eye, Old Buckenham, Mulbarton and Thorpe St Andrew, has 19 members who have qualified for the competition.

All 12 members of Diss-tinction, who are aged 13 to 19, have qualified as a duo or single in addition to as a crew. And the seven members of Diss-ruption, aged seven to 11, have qualified for single and duo dances. They are waiting to find out if they have qualified as a group too.

The European competition will take place from May 13 to 15 and Lynne Bailey, who started the school nine years ago, said she is very proud of her dancers.

She said: 'The competition is massive. There are dancers from all over Europe. And it is brilliant we have qualified. I am ecstatic for them and immensely proud. It is just a fantastic experience for them.'


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With all the dancers qualified for the UDO World Street Dance Championships held in Glasgow in August, Ms Bailey said the focus is on training hard and pushing for Europe.

She said: 'I have pupils in my older team who have been with me since they were five or six years old. I am so proud of my dancers. Everyone puts 100pc in and they are training so hard.'

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The dance school is raising money to help cover the cost of their trip to Germany.

To sponsor them visit https://www.gofundme.com/dancers-germany

For more information about the dance school visit http://www.lksschoolofdance.co.uk/

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