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Starlight Academy"Where every child gets the chance to shine"STARLIGHT prides itself on developing each child as an individual, building performance skills, creativity and confidence as well as preparing for show work, auditions and ISTD government recognised exams.

Starlight Academy celebrated its 2 year birthday with the opening of a 3rd studio.


Submitted on: November 28, 2010 12:08:59 PM EST
Comments:What a brilliant show. Costumes were great.Dances fantastic. Everybody loved it. K
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Submitted on: August 11, 2010 5:35:36 AM EST
Name:Holly P
Comments:Can't wait for next show, really got off to an exelent start, lots of students, amazing teachers, and plenty of great dancers too xxx
How did you hear about this site?I go there
Submitted on: May 31, 2010 10:21:17 AM EST
Name:Ellie m
Comments:starlight rocks its the best dance class in the world and to top it of there are the best dance teachers too!!!!! XXXX
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Submitted on: May 30, 2010 9:23:54 AM EST
Name:Jessica waugh
Comments:i go to starlight and it id GREAT!!! ur the best miss Mel and miss Christine and you are great dancers!!!
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Submitted on: May 29, 2010 4:41:34 AM EST
Name:Dianne Green
Comments:HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY!!! Hope you have many more successful years at the mill. Dianne
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Submitted on: May 17, 2010 5:17:45 AM EST
Name:starlight girl
Comments:It's amazinggg :) lovely people, great classes, fantastic atmosphere!
How did you hear about this site?I found it myself :)
Submitted on: May 14, 2010 9:04:32 AM EST
Name:Jess W
Comments:Starlight academy rules it is the best dance place vever! i will never leave until i have to!! Mis Christine nad Miss Mel you are great teachers
How did you hear about this site?Jenny Whitehead
Submitted on: May 13, 2010 9:00:56 AM EST
Name:Jess w
Comments:This dance academy ROCKS!!! thank you miss Christine and Miss Mel you are great dance teachers!!!
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Submitted on: May 5, 2010 11:32:17 AM EST
Name:Nicole Kelly
Comments:Thank you or being the best dance teachers ever! I love coming to Starlight!!
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Submitted on: March 6, 2010 8:05:15 AM EST
Name:Little jeni
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Submitted on: February 17, 2010 1:15:42 PM EST
Name:Rebecca S
Comments:i go to Starlight Academy and it ROCKS!! miss mel and miss cristine ur the best xx
How did you hear about this site?a leaflet at Starlight
Submitted on: December 30, 2009 1:39:46 AM EST
Name:Holly P
Comments:Tought the show wnt great, well done everyone with quick changes, i know how you feel! can't wait to fnd oiut wat we're doing next year. it just gets better ad better!! xx
How did you hear about this site?i go to th dance school
Submitted on: October 12, 2009 9:09:51 AM EST
Comments:lonodon was wicked but the downside was goin to school the next day

 Name ; Little JennyComments ; I love Starlight it’s the best dance school eva.  I really enjoy goin thank u Miss Mel, Miss Christine and Miss Sandie U rule xx 


 Name           Joshua Clarke
Comments    I went to break dancing a few months ago and loved it. I really like watching my sis (jessica Clarke) in all the shows. The best one so far was Peter Pan. Keep up the good work.! Cant wait for the next show xxxxx 

Name           Lauren
Comments    Never quitting until i must!!!!!

 Name                  Beth
Comments         Starlight Rocks!!  so glad I moved

 Name                  Adam
Comments          This dance school ROCKS!! I love it!

Name                  Kath
Comments           I watched the dancing display at Horsforth Hall Park Gala this weekend. I was impressed with  the routines the troupe performed.

 Name                      Jessica Clarke
Comments               This Dance school is amazing.So glad i joined it.Love the shows!well don Mel and Cristine. xxx

 Name                      Hannah banana
Comments              Cool website!!

Name                      Karen
Comments              Love the dance classes, just what i've been looking for!

 Name                     Holly
Comments             Best dance school ever, i love it

Name               Melanie and Little Jenny
Comments       What an amazing year!........The West End and a truely amazing first show! Cant wait for 2009 xxx

 Name               Katherine and Charlotte Lowcock - 12th Dec 2008
Comments       Thank you to Miss Mel, Miss Christine and Miss Sandie for a fantastic show last week. It really was the best yet! Charlotte enjoyed herself so much and your support and dedication has been appreciated by so many.

Name               Heather Gray - 9th Dec 2008
Comments       THE CHUFFIN BESTEST DANCE SCHOOL EVER! And the best teachers ever. Whoopah!! First Starlight show was aaaamazing!! xx:)

 Name               CRAVENS - 8th Dec 2008
Comments       Came to see the show 5th/12, to see our nieces Imogen and Eavie Amos. Fantastic entertainment with some really good performances. Well done everyone. Looking forward to next years show already! (even our 12 year old son enjoyed it... but dont tell anyone!)

Name               Emma! - 4 Dec 2008
Comments       Thinks Grace sums it up!!

Name               Grace Malir - 29 Oct 2008
Comments       it rocks!!

Name               Splattie!!!  (Again) - 7 Oct 2008
Comments       Ha, keep looking at this site as im so proud of you BOTH! :) Cant believe it's going to be our last show in Dec, sad times! Erm...Love Starlight Academyyyyyy. Oh and junior and inters had better look after the place! That means no hanging on the pipes!!!!!!

 Name               Jade Chadders!!
Comments       I love this dance school so much! It was an effort to paint tho but was worth all the effort in the end! And now im the receptionist on a saturday morning so... no feet up on the chairs/desk, no taking chairs from reception and no kiddies climbing on my nice clean desk..oh and help yourself to tea and coffee!!

 Name               Emilyyyy
Comments       This dance school is truly amazing!!! so glad i followed!! LOVE IT!!! XX

Name               Sarah Platt
Comments      ahhhh i love the website! So proud to be head girl.:) Well Done Mel!!! xx

Name              Jeni Barker
Comments       This brings a tear to my eye it really does!. You cant understand the brilliance of this dance school and the teachers until you actually experience it. I have learnt so much through this school i really have. Thank you Sooo Sooo much!

Name               Heather Gray
Comments       Best dance school in the world!!! (y)

 Name               Sara Newson-Smith
Comments       Fabulous school run by fabulous talented ladies.! Love watching my daughters shine! From a very grateful mum. lol sara x ps - sorry i wasnt at salsa my car is in intensive care!. See you next Thursxx

Name               Imogen Amos
Comments       I love this - its really cool!

Name              Rheanna
Comments      I love this site..Its like the best!! ROCK ON STARLIGHT ACADEMY!!

Name               Emma
Comments       WOW!! Well impressed! Where do your talents stop!

 Name               Zoe
Comments        Love it!!!! Well Done xx

 Starlight Academy opened in June 2008 and is the result of 2 dancers dreams' that came true. The premises, in an old woollen mill have been designed and renovated with attention to the smallest of details.Most classes are taught by the principal Miss Mel or vice principal Miss Christine and every child is known by name and given the individual attention required to reach his or her potential. From the once a week, just for fun dancer to the budding professional there is a class to suit.Starlight also has contacts in the local community to inform its members of forth coming auditions. 


Miss Christine and Miss Mel at the grand opening
1st June 2008

For more information or to arrange your free trial please contact Miss Mel on:

 07973 845208.


"Where every child gets the chance to shine"