Category: Dancing

  • Week Twenty: Performing Arts School

    Poppy spends a week of the holidays at performing arts school which finishes in a flash mob in Sydney Central Station. She reviews the app Hay Day and says goodbye to her visiting Grandparents from NZ.

  • Snow White the Pantomime

    Snow White the Pantomime

    Poppy’s first theatre performance at the Theatre Royal was a fabulous success with three sold out shows and three others almost full! Poppy loved every second of every rehearsal and totally blended in with the wonderful theatre people we met. I made several awesome new friends in the process too. A little note about the […]

  • vegas stageshow

    vegas stageshow

    Tim Beveridge & Rebecca Wright sang classic Vegas songs with the sensational Neophonic Orchestra and magical Diamond Showgirls. Poppy was enthralled by the costumes and will never forget the glamorous feathers and sequins. She grabbed a couple of stray feathers as they floated off the stage (we were in the front row) and has been […]

  • henley kindy fundraising show

    henley kindy fundraising show

    Poppy was offered the opportunity to perform as a representative of Glenna Armstrong’s School of Tap at the Henley Kindy’s fundraising Cultural Show.  She was very excited and had a lot of fun.  In this photo she is with her teacher, Sam waiting to go on.  The costume she is wearing was Sam’s when she […]

  • opening night

    opening night

    Poppy was so desperately waiting for the opening night of her dancing show with Peta Spooner’s Wakatu Dance Theatre. The rehearsal schedule has been heavy over the past three weeks with the last three nights being dress rehearsals in the theatre.  Poppy had a wonderful night and I took lots of photos of her backstage. […]

  • pinnochio


    The NZ Ballet Tutus on Tour came to Nelson again this year with their new production Pinnochio!  Poppy loved it – and we had fun with the other ballet kids who came along.