Dancing stars

DX Dance School in Table View held its annual dance school examinations in September, and those who received an 85% average received their awards on Saturday. Dance student Meloney Branford, pictured with the school’s director, Michelle Wright, is seen here with various dance awards, including the Dance Teachers Association (DTA) Examiners Cup for ballet, contemporary dance and modern dance; the DTA’s most talented senior award for 2023; the DX Dance all styles award, and the best dance costume award.
Ms Wright is seen here with, back, from left, Chelsea Bergstedt, who won a dance dtar award; Zariah Coenraad, who won the ballet award; and Naledi Madihlaba and Mila Wilkins, who both won the progress award. Front: Johannes Maritz and Cullen Davids won dance star awards.
Larah van Tonder received the DTA Examiners Cup for tap dance and the DX Dance Star Cup, and a best costume award.
Tumisho Galane received the Crystal Award for dance excellence and a progress award.
From left, Payton Human received the Dance Star Cup for the hip-hop category, and Aria van Haght, and Gabriella Diergaardt, both won the Dance Star Cup.
Ms Wright with, from left, Muizat Memela, who received a DTA Examiners Cup for acrobatics; Calleigh Laranja, Erin Mclaughlin and Zanru Venter, who received a DX Dance Star Cup; and Ashley Smith, who received a DTA most talented junior award. In front, Kaedy Frey received the DX Dance Extreme Cup and Alyson Stanley received a DTA most talented pre-school award.