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April 2016

Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship – 2016


2016 Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship

2016 Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship

The 2016 Scholarship was held at the Hurstville Entertainment Center in Sydney.  This year we had 40 students participating in the event and it was a very close competition, with Gabriel Jahnke from Suzanne Way’s Professional Coaching Academy, the ultimate winner. More…

New Zealand Scholarship 2015

The AICD New Zealand Ballet School Scholarship was held in late 2015.  The winner of this event was Isabelle Greenwood who has recently returned from New Zealand where she took classes at the New Zealand Ballet School.  More…

Paulina Quinteros

Paulina photoPaulina Quinteros was a finalist in the Dance Creation 2014 Choreographic Competition.  In her letter to the AICD she describes her experience choreographing for Li Cunxin and The Queensland Ballet…

“as an independent choreographer, with so few opportunities to create and engage in a professional environment, this was a dream come true.” More…

Daniel Jabber

daniel-jaber-balletDaniel Jaber, one of the Finalists from the Dance Creation 2014 Choreographic competition is recently back from his secondment with Houston Ballet II.

“Thanks to the Australian Institute of Classical Dance and with further support from the Australia Council for the Arts, I was able to undergo a two-week choreographic secondment placement with Houston Ballet 2, in Texas, USA.” More…

Teachers Scholarship 2015

The Teachers Scholarship for 2015 was awarded to Jodie Stotter.

The Teachers Scholarship is awarded to up and coming teachers of the Borovansky Syllabus.  The awardee is given the professional development opportunity, to attend the Australian Ballet School to observe classes for the period of a week all expenses paid.

Our thanks goes to Ms Lisa Pavane, Principle of the Australian Ballet School for the ongoing support of this programme.

 

Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship 2015

The Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship was held at the Hurstville Entertainment Center in Sydney in April 2015.  The event was heavily supported by the dance community around Australia with students from across the country attending.  More…

Victorian Teachers Seminar 2015

Sunday 18th January 2015 saw the first teachers seminar for Victoria and provided teachers with a syllabus refresh before the term officially commenced.

Thank you to examiner Lynette Mirims for taking teachers, many of whom are new to the Borovansky Syllabus, through their paces. Thank you also to Marilyn Jones OBE for her guidance and for answering questions from our teachers.

Jesse Martin

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Jesse Martin’s Dance Creation 2014 work

Jesse Martin – Dance Creation 2014 Finalist tells of his experience as a choreographer working with the Australian Ballet School in Melbourne.

“It was a pleasure to work with their students and staff at the Australian Ballet School who are some of the nicest people I have ever worked with. ” More…

 

Rochelle Carmichael

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Rochelle Carmichael’s Dance Creation works

Rochelle Carmichael was one of the finalists at Dance Creation 2014. Read about her secondment experience at Expressions Dance Company in Brisbane.

“Firstly I would like to thank the AICD Dance Creation team (especially Marilyn Jones &amp and Yvettte Synot) for all of their amazing work to bring opportunities to independent choreographers such as myself.” More…

Isaac Campbell

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Isaac Campbell’s Dance Creation 2014 works

Isaac Campbell was a Finalist in the 2014 Dance Creation Choreographic Competition.  Below he provides some feedback on his participation with the Australian Ballet Company.

“When I first heard I was going to visit the Australian Ballet I jumped around the theatre at the Western Australian Academy for Performing Arts in the middle of a lighting plot for the closing season, nearly tripping down the stairs.” More…