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Maisie French, 11, from Barry joins Royal Ballet School

30 August 2014 Last updated at 09:25 BST

A schoolgirl from Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan is getting ready to start studying at the Royal Ballet School in London.

Maisie French, 11, has been spending the summer holidays preparing for what could be the start of a glittering career on the stage.

Claire Summers went to meet her.