250 dancers in birthday show

A DANCE group based in Hanham celebrated its 18th birthday in style, with a show featuring more than 250 performers.

3D Dance was founded in 2006 and holds weekly training sessions and classes at Hanham Community Centre as well as in Emersons Green Village Hall.

With a huge cast of dancers to accommodate on stage and a sold-out audience of 800 family members and supporters, the show was held at a bigger venue, Trinity Academy in Lockleaze.

Pupils as young as four took part in the event, showing off routines they had been practising at weekly classes for months.

Dance teacher Louise Hopton said: “All of our pupils and staff worked so hard to put together a fun show, to entertain our audience and celebrate our 18th birthday in style.

“It was a showcase of routines from all classes.

“We are a Street Dance School but we also included our theatre classes in our show this year.”

The dance school also runs adult dance classes and exercise sessions for older people.

The 18th birthday show came only one year after the dance school staged a 15th anniversary show, which had been delayed by two years because of the pandemic.

For more information about the dance school, call Louise on 0775 403 9059 or visit the 3D Dance Bristol Facebook page.