Dancer takes step in right direction
by Caroline Short for This is Dorset
DANCE star Sallie Lawless is set to shine on stage after winning a place at a London dance academy.
Sallie, 10, of Overcombe Drive, Weymouth, has been dancing since she was three years old and has appeared in the last four professional pantomimes at Weymouth Pavilion.
The St Andrew's Primary School pupil has been studying classical ballet, modern jazz, tap and theatre workshop at Dance Fusion in Queen Street, Weymouth, for a number of years and is the youngest member of the town's youth musical theatre group WOW.
Sallie said: "I was speechless when I opened the letter and found out I'd got a place. I'm really looking forward to it. My friends and parents are really excited for me too. click for more