Sota's Arts Development Award allowed her to pursue love of dance

Loveval Choo took up ballet at the age of six but was forced to stop after half a year because of financial difficulties. She received the Arts Development Award last year from The School of the Arts, which has allowed her to resume weekly ballet cla
Loveval Choo took up ballet at the age of six but was forced to stop after half a year because of financial difficulties. She received the Arts Development Award last year from The School of the Arts, which has allowed her to resume weekly ballet classes.ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI

Primary 5 pupil Loveval Choo fell in love with dancing when she was six - in front of a television watching Hi-5, a children's show filled with song and dance.

Her mother, Ms Maggie Ow, signed her up for ballet classes at The School of Dance, a centre near their home in Yishun.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 31, 2018, with the headline 'Rekindling her love for ballet four years later'. Print Edition | Subscribe