She keeps herself in great shape.
The oldest ballet dancer in the UK Barbara Peters impressed the audience and judges in a new dance talent show “The Greatest Dancer” from BBC One. She has received more than 75% of the votes of the audience and were able to pass to the next round.
American singer and dancer Matthew Morrison, one of the members of the jury, invited a dancer to waltz on the stage.
Barbara Peters is considered the oldest of the British ballerina. Last week she celebrated her 81st birthday. This amazing woman started dancing at the age of two, and nine have passed the first professional examination.
Its own ballet school Peters found when she was 24, and at 25 became the youngest examiner in the history of the Royal Academy of dance. Danced all her three children (two boys and one girl) and eight grandchildren. And Barbara without any discounts for age passed the examination for another ballet step – the same day that her 11-year-old granddaughter MIA.
I CAN STILL DO ALL THE BASIC DANCE MOVEMENTS, JUMPS AND PIROUETTES, BUT I CAN’T DO THEM AS 18-YEAR-OLD,” SAYS MRS. PETERS.
Under the terms of the show, which was attended by 81-year-old ballerina, a dance performance happening in the dance Studio in front of a mirror. On the other side of it watching them the audience. If 75% of the audience vote for the contestants, the mirror opens, the party will move to the next stages and get a mentor one of the judges.
“The Greatest Dancer” is aired on BBC One since the beginning of January 2019.
We offer you to watch a fragment of a show with the 81-year-old ballerina.
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