Dance academy

Valencia Dance Academy in Spain selected for international awards

A dance academy in VALENCIA celebrated its second anniversary last week after being shortlisted for the prestigious Worldwide Dance School of the Year Awards.

Cameron Hall, owner of Baila with Cameron, is a professional dancer and choreographer from Skegness on the east coast of England, he moved to Valencia 2 years ago. He performed in musicals such as Chicago and Mamma Mia, as well as numerous pantomimes and on cruises.

In addition to dance classes, the academy also provides students with support, discipline, and team building skills.

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how important dance teachers are to their students, and as lessons moved everywhere online, teachers turned to technology to help support mental wellbeing. and physique of their students by offering not only line dancing lessons but also moral support while the world sat at home during lockdown.

The finalists for the award have just been announced and Baila con Cameron from Valencia is among the shortlisted schools.

PICTURED: Baila with Cameron

The Dance School of the Year Award was founded by Anne Walker MBE in 2013, to celebrate the achievements of dance schools and their dancers around the world.

This year, the awards saw the highest ever number of entries representing schools of all sizes, as well as genres as diverse as ballet, hip-hop, contemporary and ballroom.

Submissions for the awards come from around the world, from the UK and Europe to Canada, Ireland, USA, Bahrain, Malaysia, Finland, India and Australia.

The finalists for the award have just been announced and Baila con Cameron from Valencia is among the shortlisted schools.

In addition to crowning an overall winner, the show will also award bronze, silver, and gold winners in each respective category. Valencia’s Baila con Cameron won silver at these awards last year and will be hoping to win gold this year.

The black tie World Dance School of the Year Award ceremony will take place on Friday, October 29, at Sandy Park, Exeter, Devon.