Banbury dance academy hopes to break Guinness World Record for most viewed online dance class while raising money for NHS

Students from a Banbury area dance academy will be attempting to break a Guinness World Record next week for the most viewed online dance class.

Students with the dance academy from the Danielle Buick Academy of Theatre Arts
Students with the dance academy from the Danielle Buick Academy of Theatre Arts

The dance academy from Danielle Buick Academy of Theatre Arts in Middleton Cheney was asked to participate in the event by a company called “Done for you Dance” run by Hayley Byrd from Bicester.

On May 6th (National Nurses Day) the dance schools will be attempt to break the record for 'The most viewed online dance class in 24 hours.' Profits from the attempt will go directly to the NHS COVID-19 fund.

To break the record they must get a minimum of 2,000 views and must raise in excess of £6,000.

Students from the dance academy from Danielle Buick Academy of Theatre Arts

Principal Danielle Buick, 27, from Banbury, said: “I feel very lucky that the academy has been asked to participate in this event. I am extremely proud of all my pupils, especially in this difficult time during isolation. It’s something for us all to look forward to, and to be proud of for the rest of our lives.”

Sisters Katie and Chloe Tilcock, aged 9 and 7 from Middleton Cheney, said: “We love dancing, and Miss Danielle inspires us to keep trying our hardest until we can do it. She is the best teacher. We are very excited about hopefully breaking a Guinness World Record.”

As well as completing the record break the dance students hope to raise £10,000 in aid of NHS.

Anyone who would like to contribute to the dance fundraising campaign can use the following Just Giving page web link: Haskett, 26, from Banbury, who attends adult classes at the Danielle Buick Academy of Theatre Arts, said: “We are very excited for our dance school to be able to take part in a Guinness World Record attempt. I think it’s fantastic that all ages can take part, meaning our whole dance family can join in.”

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