18 Dec 2015

Le Grand Continental® dancers shake their thing

From Nine To Noon, 9:44 am on 18 December 2015
Le Grand Continental® dancers Alice Markwell and Tony Clarke

Back in October we brought you the story of the masses of Wellingtonians of all ages, shapes and sizes queuing up at auditions to take part in Le Grand Continental® – the huge public spectacle that is kicking off the New Zealand Festival next year.

Le Grand Continental® is a 30-minute show to be performed in Wellington's Civic Square on 26 February.

Kathryn Ryan catches up with two of the lucky ones who made it through – and have been practising furiously ever since. Alice Markwell, who's 12, is one of the youngest dancers taking part, and Tony Clarke is on the other side of the spectrum.

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