**Stop Press** Former Student lands lead role in UK Tour of Dirty Dancing
Former Ivybridge Community College student, Michael O’Reilly, has just landed the lead role of ‘Johnny’ in the UK Tour of Dirty Dancing.
When at the College Michael played Rugby, but also enjoyed Dance and Gymnastics too. In Year 12 he decided to take A Level Dance, achieving an ‘A’ Grade and also took up Gymnastics, before attending Dance School.
“I am unbelievably excited for this opportunity to keep learning and growing as a performer and a person. I am inspired by all of my family and friends....and also the mentors and teachers who have guided me...I am truly thankful that all the belief and hard work has paid off”, said Michael.