Young dancers for England

Rhythm Junkies at Phoenix Starr Academy of Dance
Rhythm Junkies at Phoenix Starr Academy of Dance

Three youngsters from Luton Phoenix Starr Academy of Dance will represent England at the European and World Street Dance championships in September.

Amarise Cole, 10, and Alicia Glasford, 10, will be competing in the under 12 category for duet street dancing and Aaron Drummond, 15, will be in the under 16 category for electric boogaloo, they finished in the top five and will be representing England, they are all part of Rhythm Junkeys, a dance company crew.

Jazmine-Jade Buckley, of Wigmore, is the owner of the dance school based at ActAround, Bute street, she opened the school earlier this year.

The 23-year-old said: “It is going really well and I am really proud of all my dancers, three of them are going on to represent England at the nationals, it is pleasing to see how well they are all doing.

“These children will be representing Luton, as well as England, the town should be very proud.

“They fly to Germany at the end of September and we are trying to get everyone involved with raising money for them to go, they deserve it, they have worked so hard.”

The school is open to all ages and is open Wednesdays 6.30pm till 9.30pm and Fridays 4.30pm till 8.30pm.

Classes are £5 per lesson and specialise in street dance, tap, jazz and break dance.

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