Amelia Ohl, 5, gets her make up done by mum Leanne.
Amelia Ohl, 5, gets her make up done by mum Leanne. Christopher Chan GLAWALK

Dancers make their pointe

BALLET slippers delicately tapped in anticipation backstage as dancers applied make-up for their big performance.

The atmosphere was electric as an enthusiastic crowd filed into Dance Studios' production of Jaywalking on Sunset Boulevard.

Dance Studios director and teacher Wendy Barker started out with just one student and now has about 250 students under her creative guidance.

"The school continues to grow, especially with new people moving into town," she said.

With two sold-out performances Ms Barker said it made the hard work worthwhile for her students.

"The costumes were fabulous, beautiful and professional and the crowd enthusiastic. After all the work it was worthwhile."

Ms Barker said the tiny-tots were a highlight and as always entertained the crowd.

"The children totally enjoyed themselves, over the years they make good friends and remain friends," she said.

"They learn more than just dancing."



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