January 2020

We've had a great start to 2020 at EPAD with some fantastic achievements from some of our students! 

  • Congratulations to Tiara Maqedonci for winning 3rd place and Ana Larsen and Alesia Olariu for winning 2nd place at Welwyn Dance festival. 

  • Congratulations to all students for passing their Royal Academy of Dance exams in the Winter term. 100% success, well done!

  • Congratulations to Botshelo Nkolobe for being offered a place on the BA Hons degree at London Studio Centre!










October 2019

  • Congratulations to Daniel Sinnarasa for being invited to dance with the Royal Academy of Dance on World Ballet Day Live. How exciting!

  • Congratulations to Alesia Olariu for winning 2nd place at Hounslow festival! Well done!

  • Congratulations to Tiara Maqedonci for winning

           3rd place performing her Ballet Solo at Hounslow

           Festival. We are very proud of you!


  • Zac Leigh has been awarded a further year at the Royal Ballet School's Mid Associates

  • Rachel Haberfeld has been awarded a 100% Scholarship to the Urdang Academy on their level 6 Diploma in Musical Theatre. She was also accepted into Performance Preparation Academy, Reproofs, Bodes, Read College, Emil Dale and Momentum Performing Arts Academy

  • Botshelo Nkolobe successfully auditioned for a short dance film inspired by Cinderella, dancing with cast members of English National Ballet

  • Natania Alcock has been accepted into Birds College to take a BA in Professional Dance & Musical Theatre where she starts in September. She was also offered Laban's Foundation Musical Theatre Course and a Musical Theatre BA at Wolverhampton University

  • Sasha Leigh has been accepted into Laban BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance as well as London Studio Centre BA (Hons) in Theatre Dance where she starts in September

  • Elizabeth Sinnarasa was accepted into Central School of Ballet Associates

  • Tiara Magedonci was invited to perform at the RAD King's Cross Pop-Up event 

  • Naya Bhatt has been accepted into London Senior Ballet and was awarded a place on the Royal Ballet School Intensive Course wait list 

  • Former student Olivia van Niekerk toured with Ballet Pecs in a varied repertoire including the Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet and Carmen to Budapest, Pecs Hungary, St. Petersburg, Ufa Russia and Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. She is also on of two dancers in an upcoming short BBC film

  • Botshelo Nkolobe was accepted into One Youth Dance

  • Former student Betsy Smith has been awarded a place on the ENB Summer School and the Royal Ballet Spring Intensive Course - she continues to study at full time vocational YDA

  • Nicole Chan-Fook was awarded the Musicality Prize at the Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day 

  • Charlene Tai was invited to perform in London Senior Ballet's Graduation Performance

  • Elizabeth Sinnarasa was accepted on the CAT scheme at The Place

  • VNAD/EPAD students have been invited to participate in classes for the Summer Teachers' Training Course 



Ruislip Medalists

  • Alesia Olariu - 1st in ballet 

  • Sienna Barret

Ealing Medalists 

  • Alesia Olariu - 1st in ballet & Junior Ballet Cup

  • Elizabeth Sinnarasa - ballet & character 

Slough Medalists  

  • Alessia Olariu 

Hounslow Medalists 

  • Kaylie Etwaroo

  • Elizabeth Sinnarasa 

  • Nicole Chan-Fook

  • Evelyn Chan-Fook

Welwyn Medalists 

  • Daniel Sinnarasa - Most Promising Boy - 2018 Cup

  • Tiara Maqedonci 2019 

Royal Tunbridge Wells Medalists 

  • Lakesha Parmathi

  • Elizabeth Sinnarasa 

Watford Festival Medalists

  • Lakesha Parmathi



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