Testimonials

THE WITCHES OF OZ – SCHOOL PRODUCTION – July 2019

  • West End show level! Everyone was fantastic! Smashing show! Fantastic choreography! Well done everyone! Thank you Nicky and all teachers! Huge thank you to backstage ladies who were looking after our kids! Well done kids too you were amazing! – Julia Vatkovsky
  • Fantastic show, always so impressed with how all of the hard work comes together. Watching Emma’s first pointe dance with her friends was something we’ve waited 12 years for & didn’t disappoint. Also so sad to say goodbye to so many girls they’ve grown up with!! Good lluck to all of the Seniors, you will be missed. – Lousie Ash
  • Amazing show ladies, gets better every time . The music / costume , just everything complimented some amazing dancing and beautiful singing. – Joanne Thompson
  • Amazing show a big thank you to everyone for making it such a fantastic experience. It was our first show and Evie absolutely loved it. So much help an organization behind it thank you so much to all the teachers and the great ladies behind the stage. Can not wait till next year!! – Jenny Belloy
  • Well done Alexander’s! Another magnificent show! Everyone was brilliant, however Glinda’s singing and acting is so professional and Dorothy is so talented. Cyclone dance stood out but all dances were superb! Costumes and stage props amazing! Isabelle very sad that this is her last show but looking forward to watching the next production! Xx – Beverley Tillman
  • Loved this show – although i was sad for Allegro dancing their last show together it was just as amazing as always – how you gonna top that one Nicky???? Roll on 2021 xx – Nikki King
  • So many tears last night too (continuing today) … best thing I have ever spent money on my whole life it has truly shaped our girls and made them the beautiful people they are today. Can’t thank you enough Nicky and All Alexander’s teachers (and obvs our lovely Cathy )!! You definitely haven’t seen the last of us !!! Xxx – Lisa O’Sullivan
  • Absolutely fantastic show ladies well done. On behalf of Ruby and myself we cannot thank you enough. – Donna Grafton
  • Amazing show. We were blown away by it. Thanks to everyone for making it so special x – Sophie Culley
  • The shows just get better and better . So much talent and so much love x – Sarah Duke
  • Absolutely amazing show. Everyone was fantastic. Loved watching. Loved helping. Well done to everyone that was involved. – Denise Walker
  • Amazing show so proud to be part of it Kristy and Ella had such a great time loved every part of it xx – Sarah Bearman
  • What an incredible show! Thank you Nicky and to everyone that made it so wonderful. Fabulous costumes along with amazing talent. xxx – Jane Dowsett
  • Such an amazing show and what an experience for all those taking part…. loved the whole thing and especially proud of my acro monkey – Rachel Jowitt
  • Thank you Nicky and all the teachers for such a wonderful show. And all your hard work. Really enjoyed every minute of especially Rosie first pointe dance. So sad to see the seniors leaving x – Emma Matthews
  • Loved it all ! The children, young and old are such a joy to watch. What a great bunch x thank you – Mandy Anthony
  • Excellent show, loved the cyclone and boq losing his heart. The pointe ballet is amazing! – Melanie Stevens
  • Fabulous show. Enjoyed watching even though my daughters not in it anymore. Cyclone was amazing. Well done everyone xx – Sue King
  •  It was amazing and to such a high standard! Dorothy dancing, Glinda and Elphaba singing- outstanding!! All the numbers were choreographed so beautifully and thought all the girls did so well. Great to see Oz and Wicked blended!! Feel very lucky that our little girl has had such an amazing experience at such a young age! Sophie stayed for the second half and already wants to know when you get the tip toe ballet shoes! Was also lots of fun backstage and lovely to get to know the Families we pass so quickly on a weekend! X – Lynn Watkinson
  •  Hamish loved his first show and we loved watching him rocking a green top hat and tails. Thank you so much! Glinda’s singing and the cyclone were amazing….. impossible to choose really! – Caroline Palmer Baumber
  • Well done to all the amazing students and teachers. An absolute testament to all their hard work. A big well done to the back stage crew as well who I know worked tirelessly to keep things on cue!!! Sophie’s words were “I don’t want to do 4 shows………..I want to do a thousand!!”. That highlights how much she enjoyed it. Amazing effort by all. – Justin Wiseman
  • It was incredible! Abigail was so excited seeing her friends up on stage and can’t wait to be part of the next one. I was astounded by the whole production and the talent on that stage! Huge well done, it was spectacular! Xxx – Jennifer Brown
  • What a great show was very proud of my little princess being part of it. She loves every minute. Well done to you all. – Karen Bagnall
  • It was an amazing show, Ruby loves being part of the Alexander’s family! So hard to pick a favourite bit, loved the pointe poppies dance, haunted forest, heartbeat dance, crows ohh so many! Main characters were incredible! Thank you Nicky, Cathy & all the teachers & backstage crew. – Emma Trencher
  • An amazing experience! I loved every part of it but my favourite was Cyclone! And then obviously watching my girls. Thank you for letting us being part of it! Have an amazing summer!! X x x – Aldi Kmiec-Doherty
  • Amazing show – the set, stage design, choreography, main characters singing all brilliant. Loved the poppies costumes – little ones so colourful – sparkly and pretty and the big ones skirts so effective. Loved the upbeat music numbers; the ballet numbers, defying gravity. Could watch Holly tap dance all day! Narrators were great -while performance Very impressive . Thank you Nicky and team for all the work xx it’ll be our girls last show next time xx – Chris Ford
  • Another amazing show Alexander’s! Loved it all! Massive thank you to Nicky and her team who work tirelessly to make this all happen. Last show for my daughter. Testament to Nicky that the girls are still enjoying dancing with her at 18!! So many memories and great friends made along the way. We will miss you Alexander’s xx – Carrie Reed
  • What a fantastic show! Can’t thank Nicky enough for showing the girls what talent lies within when she has confidence in them! Cannot believe it’s Em’s last show. She has absolutely loved being part of Alexander’s and will really miss it. Thank you Nicky and the team so much. Loved Boc’s transformation, and of course Dorothy! Very proud of all the talented students at Alexander’s x – Tracy Bayman
  • Fantastic show !! We were blown away . Emmie and Sadie Loved it !!! – Kellie Lole
  • It was amazing ! My fav part was watching the second half with Rose she was so excited to see the older students and can’t wait to be a big girl and do “stand up ballet” xx – Holly Clark
  • Absolutely amazing!! Loved every second. Thank you Alexander’s!  – Laura Barlow
  •  It was absolutely brilliant so well done everyone including all the behind the scenes people who make this show so great. Xx – Yvonne Slaughter
  • Absolutely amazing, breathtaking, thank you to everyone involved, so talented. – Emma Wise
  • Amazing show absolutely loved it and the staging is so good. – Emma Pipe
  • Was absolutely amazing!!! Thank you to teachers/organisers, support and all performers and everyone else involved, every aspect was incredible. – Jackie Smith
  • You are such a talented bunch of teachers. It was so incredible. I loved it all from the back stage madness, to see them coming on stage and being so proud to watching our tiny dancers in awe of their bigger hero’s and inspiration. How lucky we are for this experience. Thank you xx – Stacey Souza
  • It was brilliant! Both watching and helping! So much work from everyone and so much fun. Thanks! – Jenny Norford
  • Yet again ladies you have created a wonderful show xx me and the girls loved every minute x thank you!!!! – Cassie Holland
  • Such a fantastic show. Both Hannah and I (helping backstage) had an amazing first experience. And what a fantastic example. Thank you to all the teachers who have worked tirelessly to put it together. See you in September.xx – Katie Sullivan
  • Such an amazing show; thank you so much for all you do for our girls. It was fantastic! Love Alexander’s xxxx – Michelle Ives
  • An incredible show
    Everyone was brilliant, some amazing talent x – Kelly Elsdon
  • Amazing show, best one ever! Talent was through the roof, thank you for the memories – the girls are devastated it is all over. – Emma Donovan
  • Amazing show well done!! Pippa and Dorothy loved it!! Xx – Charley Magee
  • An amazing first show! Nancy was over the moon to be a part of it! Thank u so much to everyone who made it happen! The girls were all totally outstanding! – Liana Leborgne

THE SHOW OF ALL SHOWS – SCHOOL PRODUCTION – July 2017

  • “Last night I was privileged to watch the most amazing professional amateur production at the Towngate Theatre. The Alexanders School of Dance and Theatre presented the ‘The Show of All Shows. The cast, including my Granddaughter Ruby Trencher were magnificent, the planning, choreography, costumes and organisation must have been immense, but for 3 hours I thought I was in the West End. When Ruby skated around the stage in their adaptation of Starlight Express, my heart was in my mouth, but she smiled at the audience and didn’t put a ‘skate’ wrong. Well done to all involved. X”
  • “Amazing show – thank you so much Alexander’s – Freya absolutely loved being part of it all, thank you! All sad in this house that it’s now all over. xx” – Michelle Ives
  • “Blown away by how amazing the show was! We have loved every minute of it! Favourite bit was Lion King really emotional! Loved the tap in 42nd street & the colours of Aladdin! But my absolute highlight was seeing my girl beaming on her roller skates” – Emma Trencher
  • ” Absolutely fantastic show! You have made so many girls and their family’s proud. We loved every minute. So so sad it’s over. Thank you to Nicky and all of the lovely teachers that helped Bluebelle have such a wonderful time. Enjoy a well deserved rest and we look forward to seeing you all in September. xxxx” – Laura Barlow
  • “Lauren’s favorite was 42nd street, mine was Lion king, Ellis was We will Rock you, My friend Dawn was Lion king, Lewis was Matilda ….. so many to chose from….. loved every minute of it. Every one of your girls were polite, kind and a credit to all of you xxxx” – Audrey Walker
  • “Stunning performances by everyone. Loved it all but Lion King was off the scale! Thank you to everyone that helped Louisa & Grace have the best experience. Sad it’s all over here’s to the next show #2K19 xxx” – Louise Allen
  • “What a week Amazing show both Kristy and Ella loved it sad its over now thank you to all the teachers at Alexanders. Loved it all, but did really love the leaning on a lamp post the little ones were so cute xx” – Sarah Bearman
  • “Such an amazing show. Well done to the girls & boys, you were all brilliant! A special thank you to Nicky, Cathy and all the team for all their hard work in putting it together. The costumes were also wonderful. So hard to pick a favourite but I did love The Lion King! Xx” – Carrie Reed
  • “The boys had a really brilliant time, thankyou so much for making it work so well with them. And Charlotte, after 8 years of waiting to be in a show rather than on holiday, predictably loved it. Big thank you to all the teachers and hope you all enjoy happy holidays. X” – Rachel Rebel
  • “I had heard nothing but brilliant reports about the Alexander’s shows ….. but honestly, I was blown away by the amazing, talented, creative show….simply breath taking. Well done to each end every one of you” – Kerrie Hipgrave
  • “Great show, lion king was my favourite!” – Catherine Bouchez Hooton
  • “Fantastic show. Xx” – Denise Walker
  • “Sensational. Thank you so much to the teachers and students for all your hard work. We loved EVERY MINUTE of EVERY 4 shows !!! Now for a well deserved break. We all have different favourites: Pauls – Les Mis, Emmie`s – Matilda and mine Billy Elliot ! Emmie is feeling very sad that it`s all over ! Roll on 2019 ” – Mandy Anthony
  • ” Fantastic show. Loved it all. Thank you to Nicky and all the wonderful dance teachers and helpers xxx” – Amber Tait
  • “Such a great show and thank you to all the helpers, chaperones and all the Alexanders staff. You did good” – Clare Whitehill
  • “Just amazing I loved every minute of all of it and can’t wait for the next one x” – Kim Johnson
  • “Show was amazing but Lion King was mine and my family’s fav. x” – Kerry Smith
  • “Excellent show all very proud of the work you and everyone put in. Favourites were lion king and billy elliot” – Phil Chambers
  • “Loved the show….. it was amazing but the Lion king was superb and so was Billy Elliot x” – Liz Caplan
  • “Amazing!!!!! All of it!!! But lion king was brilliant x” – Tracy Watling

 

SADLERS WELLS – May 2016

  • “Was awesome, well done to all the girls and teachers.” – Louise Allen
  • “What an amazing night! Alexanders you made us so proud!! We were cheering for you all.” – Jane Dowsett
  • “Amazing! Well done girls and teachers – was soooooo proud of you all!” – Emma Donovan
  • “With clapping hands and tears in eyes… Alexanders continues to make us mums proud. Thank you xx” – Joanne Thompson
  • “Well done everyone brilliant dancing wowzza” – Joanne Bedford
  • “Brilliant, well done!!!” – Kathryn Mayhew
  • “Absolutely brilliant.” – Sarah Duke
  • “WOW!” – Judith Sibthorpe
  • “Fantastic as always.” – Penny Marshall
  • “Brilliant!!” – Joanne Renwick

DANCE BIRTHDAY PARTIES:

  • ‘I just wanted to thank you so much for letting Bluebelle have her party at your studios. I can not begin to tell you how much she enjoyed it. In fact we all did. Everyone was saying it was the best party that they had been to. Both Natalie and Sophia were absolutely fantastic, you should be so proud of them both. I can honestly say that Bluebelle is her happiest when she is dancing and your girls truly made her day (and mine, you know I’m loving every minute!). Thank you so much once again.’ – Laura (December 2015)
  • ‘Izzy had such a good time. Thank you again to Natalie and Charlotte for a lovely party and taking time out of their weekend to run it. We really do appreciate it.’ – Emily (January 2016)

DISNEYLAND PARIS – July 2012:

  • “I had an amazing time and the experience will stay in my heart forever.” From Anna xox
  • “LIFE CHANGING I WILL NEVER FORGET IT !!!!!!!!!!” Amiee
  • “Proud to belong to Alexanders and dancing with them was the best experience ever.” Love Pippa x
  • “Fab holiday! Loved it! Wish I could do it again!” Jess
  • “It was fantastic! And that thank you is for all the organisation and time you put into it.” Emily
  • “An amazing experience, loved every minute of it and want to do it again!” Grace
  • “Fantastic experience , I loved it!!!!” Abby Rooke
  • “The only Dance School all Summer that performed not only a themed showcase but one so in keeping with the setting”
  • “A wonderful tribute to such a young cast age 7-13yrs performing with 3 of their teachers.”
  • “Proud to belong to Alexanders and dancing with them was the best experience ever”. – Pippa Ritchie

SADLERS’ WELLS – April 2012:

  • “Sadlers’ Well’s was the best ever.”
  • “The Can Can was absolutely amazing.”
  • “Music, to be so different to the other schools.”
  • “Alexander’s was the best school there.”
  • “Where does she get her ideas from? Bohemian Rhapsody was very emotional. ”

WONDROUS WORLD OF SWEETS – School Production – July 2011 :

  • “Wow, bright vibrant costumes, absolutely stunning Tutus!!!”
  • “Most beautiful Ballet, fluorescent green tutus, amazing”
  • “Really worried my daughter would not go on stage, but she loved it and is so excited for the next show”
  • “All the performers looked so happy and you could see they were having so much fun”
  • “Loved the characters”
  • “Working backstage to see the camaraderie, was priceless I am definitely helping again”
  • “I am going to take the week off work so I can be involved next time”
  • “You could turn this into a West End Musical!”
  • “The lighting was phenomenal”
  • “How will she ever beat this show!!!”

THE TALES OF THE STREETS – School Production – May 2009 :

  • “Better than the West End”
  • “So professional for a local school”
  • “The standard of dance throughout so high”
  • “They all look as though they are enjoying themselves”
  • “How does she get that many children on the stage”
  • “Even the little ones dance!!”
  • “The singing was unbelievable”
  • “The choreography, amazing”
  • “The time just went”
  • “As soon as one group leave another one is on, where do they all come from?”
  • “The costumes so professional… Scenery too”
  • “So proud my children are part of this”
  • “My children have gained so much from the whole experience”
  • “You forget how young they are, its so professional”