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Young Canberra ballet dancer Samuel Holmes leaping into success after months spent training in isolation – ABC News

Samuel Holmes trained for years to reach the highest echelons of dance, but COVID-19 threatened to derail everything. Thankfully, months of training in a tiny room…



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Samuel Holmes has been dancing since before he could walk.
“My daughter Talia was already dancing when Sam was born so I used to wheel him in in the pram,” his mother Jayne Holmes said.
“As soon as he could sit up, he would sit on the edge of the class and he’d sort of bop along with the music, so then as soon as he was able to stand up and walk, he was in there.”
The 13-year-old Canberra boy has had a whirlwind 2020.
He started his fourth year in a prestigious training program with the Australian…

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