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Hull dancers take to stage with Royal Ballet

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As Hull New Theatre prepares to reopen its doors, we take a look behind the scenes of one of Hull’s most famous dance schools.

As Hull New Theatre prepares to reopen its doors on Saturday with a prestigious performance from the Royal Ballet, we take a look behind the scenes of one of Hull’s most famous dance schools.

More than 30 ballerinas from The Skelton Hooper Dance School have gone on to dance with the Royal Ballet and now some of its young students have been invited to grace the stage alongside the famous national company.

And school principal Vanessa Hooper says she can’t wait to show the world what the next generation of talented Hull ballerinas can do.

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