SIXTEEN dancers from the American Dance School in Wantage have qualified to be a part of Team England in the Dance World Cup, Portugal 2023.

The team, which include dancers aged from 10 to 18, the club are now getting ready to be compete.

Director Jillian Clipsham said: “We are honoured to be representing England in Portugal amongst 62 other qualifying countries.

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“The competition is the most prestigious dance competition in the world, therefore, to be successful in representing Team England is something a small dance school in Wantage would have never believed.

“Only the top four scoring routines per category per country are able to take part in the Dance World Cup, with a must have a score of 80 per cent or above.”


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

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