A DUO from Huddersfield have waltzed their way to the Dance Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.

Sixteen-year-old Courtney George and 18-year-old Connor McLeod were selected from hundreds of dance acts to perform with 24 others at the famous London venue.

Their routine, which involved complex lifts, was called Just The Way You Are and was inspired by chart-topper Bruno Mars.

The pair submitted their choreographed video online. They were judged by a panel of art directors and senior examiners and shortlisted with 24 other acts.

Christopher Nourse, Dance Proms Project manager, said: “We have a fantastic line-up of acts from all over the UK for Dance Proms and with a diverse range of genres from tap and ballet to ballroom and south Asian dance. There will be something for everyone to enjoy on November 13.”

The pair, who attend Georgie School of Theatre Arts in Shelley, will be able to collaborate with fellow performers online.

BBC presenter and Dance Proms patron Chris Hollins said:

“I know how exhilarating, rewarding and exciting a performance can be. Throw in the Royal Albert Hall and you really do have a once in a lifetime opportunity.”