CLASSICAL ballet student Imogen Mansfield, from Taunton, is heading to Belgium to perform in a major dance competition in front of Darcey Bussell.

Imogen studies classical ballet dance at Tring Park School in Hertfordshire but used to attend the Trull School of Dancing in Taunton.

After winning at the Royal Academy of Dance Genee Dance Challenge in Cardiff in April, Imogen is off to the finals in Antwerp in September, where she will perform for Darcey Bussell, president of the Royal Academy of Dance.