North Somerset Youngsters To Showcase Talents at Tina Counsell Junior Showtime

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By ThePlayhouse at 09:10 on 19/11/12

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Talented youngsters from Tina Counsell School of Dance present a seasonal show packed with colourful song and dance.

Junior Showtime return to the Playhouse Theatre for their annual offering and ask audiences to join them on their Countdown to Christmas as they start to look forward to the festive season with songs both old and new.

The talented cast of local children from North Somerset will also be remembering some of the highlights of 2012 including the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics.

This show is packed with exciting choreography and dazzling costumes and promises to have something for everyone and will be an evening you won't want to miss!

A donation from the show will be given to Weston Hospicecare, which offers help to terminally ill patients across the region.

Tina Counsell's Junior Showtime is based at the Weston Dance Centre in Weston-super-Mare and offers children's classes in dance, drama and singing.

The school's patron is Shane Richie, the popular TV and theatre star, best known for his role as Alfie Moon in EastEnders, having put his name to Tina Counsell's Junior Showtime back in 2008.

Showtime members are able to take part in exams, medal tests, theatre workshops and productions such as this and Pantomime at Weston's Playhouse Theatre.

The school takes girls and boys from three-years and also offers classes in classical ballet and cheerdance.

Many past pupils have gained places at some of the country's top theatre and ballet schools including North London Dance Studios, Laine Theatre Arts, Laban, CPA, Italia Conti, MADD, Hurst Lodge Ballet, Performer's College, The London Theatre School and Studio La Pointe.

The school was established in 1985 and is run by Tina Counsell who has been working in the performing arts industry for many years. Tina is a fully qualified teacher in all the theatre and ballroom branches, and is a fellow and examiner of the UKA.

Tina Counsell Junior Showtime will be at the Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare, on Saturday 24 November at 7pm. Tickets, priced at £11.50, children £9.50 are available on 01934 645 544 or online at

Date: Saturday, November 24, 2012

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