Tag Archives: Great Britons

Isabella McGuire Mayes continues to make history

June 30, 2010


Bob Martin with his pointe shoe last

I first introduced you to the lovely, talented dancer Isabella McGuire Mayes in July 2009, when she had been short-listed in the Great Britons competition run by British Airways. As you probably kow by now, it was thanks to your generosity in voting that Izzy won the competition. After her win, I asked Izzy if she would keep […]

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Ballet NEWS | Rachel Ware – update

August 11, 2009


Following my post yesterday about Rachel’s entry into the Great Britons competition run by British Airways, I am delighted to be able to let you know that I will be following Rachel throughout her training at Boston Ballet’s School. The Company have a great website & will have a new home from September 2009. The […]

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Ballet NEWS | Rachel Ware – Great Britons

August 10, 2009


Hello everyone, I need your help again. Rachel Ware, a student from The Royal Ballet School, is off to Boston Ballet in September. Rachel has entered this competition to help with the cost of flights to Boston. Rachel’s appliction is at an earlier stage than Izzy’s was when we started to follow her story – […]

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Ballet NEWS | Isabella McGuire Mayes has won the Great Britons competition

July 27, 2009


Izzy has won the BA Great Britons competition. I would like to say thank you to everyone who voted because Izzy’s ranking shot up over the weekend and that must have been in no small part due to all of you. Why Izzy was chosen: At just 16, Isabella showed enormous courage in taking herself […]

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July 24, 2009


Hello Everyone, On Monday we will know whether or not Isabella has won the Great Britons competition. One of the very first Great Britons winners was Daniel Dolan, who is about to take up his place at the Bolshoi Ballet. Daniel will be flying off to Moscow, courtesy of British Airways, in August. As the […]

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