Mika George Evans
Mika Evans is a shining example of a student who joined us aged 15. She has been accepted on to a degree course in ballet at the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Scotland aged just 16.
The teenager will study in Glasgow for a BA in Modern Ballet at the world-famous institution and take a step closer to fulfilling her ambition of becoming a professional ballet dancer.
Mika has studied at Northern Ballet’s Centre for Advanced Training in Leeds where she trained intensively for four years and, for the last year, she combined this with studying for a Level 2 Performing Arts Diploma at Bradford College, as well as GCSEs in Maths and English.
Mika believes the Bradford College course helped her ahead of her auditions this year for some of the world’s leading dance schools.
“The Performing Arts course has been really good for confidence building.”
“Before I came to Bradford College I was so shy that I hardly talked to anybody. At college I really started to open up. I feel I have grown in confidence and matured a lot. I got to study not just dance but acting and singing and learn more about other kinds of performing arts."
“It was a great decision coming to college, I have really enjoyed it and benefited from it.”
Photo taken by photography student Dominique Stephenson