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AICD – South Australian Dance Awards 2017

The South Australian Junior Awards will be held on the 4th of June 2017 at the Richard Flynn Theatre, St Ignatius College in Athelstone, South Australia.

For full details of this event, please see the Scholarships and Events page: 

Bookings for the event may be made at trybooking.com.

AICD – New Zealand Scholarship Award 2017

The Victorian Committee of the AICD in conjunction with the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and the New Zealand School of Dance will be holding the New Zealand Scholarship Award at the Victorian College of the Arts on the 23rd of July 2017.

For full details of this event, please see the Scholarships and Events page:   

For further details please contact the Victorian Committee: 

AICD – Victorian Classical Ballet Awards 2017

The Victorian Committee of the AICD will be holding the Victorian Classical Ballet Awards for 13 & 14 year olds at the Victorian College of the Arts on the 23rd of July 2017.

For full details of this event, please see the Scholarships and Events page:   

For further details please contact the Victorian Committee: 

AICD Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship 2017

The AICD Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship 2017 was held on the 18th of April at the Hurstville Entertainment Centre. The winner of the event was Pearl Arrowsmith from Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy.  Full details of the event are to be found on the Events Page.  

AICD NSW Junior Ballet Awards 2017

The AICD NSW Junior Ballet Awards 2017 was held at the Hurstville Entertainment Centre on the 18th of April 2017.  The winner of the Junior Award for this year was Mia Christine Zanardo from Alegria.  Full details of the event are to be found on the Events Page. 

Open Classes with The Australian Ballet School

The Australian Institute of Classical Dance is pleased to be able to offer its members and friends a discount to Open Masterclasses at The Australian Ballet School.  Using the discount code AICD will deliver a 10% saving to our students.  Click here for further details 

NSW Junior Awards 2017

 

The 2017 NSW Junior Awards will be held on the 18th of April 2017 at the Marana Hall, Hurstville Entertainment Center MacMahon St in Hurstville, NSW.   This year the Junior Awards will be held in conjunction with the Houston Academy Scholarship.  The entry form may be downloaded here.

 

 

Gabriel Jahnke – Houston Scholarship Winner 2016 Report

Gabriel Jahnke has provided us with a report on his last 12 months in Houston where he completed the Summer Intensive Program and was given a further Scholarship.  If you are planning to attend the Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship which is being held in April, his experience will inspire you.  The full story can be found here.  

Borovansky Syllabus Teachers Seminar 2017

On Sunday, February 5, the AICD Victorian Committee held a Borovansky teacher Seminar, focusing on Grades 5 & 6. It was opened by the AICD’s Artistic Director; Marilyn Jones OBE and the facilitator for the day was AICD Borovansky Syllabus Examiner; Lynette Mirams. The Seminar attracted teachers from the Melbourne area and regional Victoria, as well as NSW and Queensland, and included some new teachers to the syllabus.
The photo shows L-R Standing – Craig Maguire, Shaleen Gardener, Marilyn Jones OBE, Ziggy Clements, Joanne Adderley, Kathleen Hamilton, Kim Francis, Karyn Maguire, Lynette Mirams, Lyndelle Steer, Anna Stokes, Rowena Gardener and Gwenda Rose-Cron. L-R Kneeling – Jasmina Stefkovski, Cam Newell, Sarah Brown, Manisha Roberts, Ruby Robertson and Alison McIntosh-Deszcz. Centre front – our youngest student participant; Peyton Rose Thun.

The Victorian Committee would also like to thank Jak Callick, Yvette Synot and Garth Welch for their help on the day.

New AICD Store

Well the wait is finally over, the new AICD Store is available with Paypal as the underlying payment engine.  In order to use Paypal, you do not need to be a member, you just need your credit card.

All our products are currently available for purchase for the new year.  To access the store, select AICD Store from the Menu or follow this link.

New Videos On the AICDBallet – YouTube Channel

AICD International Awards Promo 2017

For some time, the AICD has had a video channel on YouTube.  Historically that has been seldom used, however, that is about to change.  Recently we have added two new videos to our video channel  – AICDBallet. To get to our channel, follow the following link. 

The two new videos are:

  • The Promotional Video for the International Awards 2017. 
  • The Dance Train Magazine video of the Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship 2016 with perspectives on dance provided by Shelly Power. 

Merry Christmas from the AICD

9 DECEMBER 2005:  The Christmas Ballet  performed by the Smuin Ballet at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, CA. Photo by Tom Hauck.

Photo by Tom Hauck.

On behalf of the National Committee, we would like to wish a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all our State supporters and the membership of the AICD.  We thank you for your continued support for the institute and and its altruistic goals over 2016.  We hope that you have had an enjoyable and prosperous 2016 and that 2017 brings forth new and invigorating opportunities for all our teachers and students. See you in the New Year…

Paul Hamilton & Marilyn Jones