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Announcing Character Seminar – 2018

The AICD will be holding a Teachers Character Seminar on the 28th of January 2018 at the Artz Collective, 1/37 Chambers Road, Altona North. Victoria.  It will be a great way to get started on your professional development for 2018.  Non Members are welcome.  For full details and to register click here 

 

 

Results of the NSW Classical Ballet Awards

The NSW Classical Ballet Awards were held on Sunday 15th Oct in Katoomba in the Blue Mountains.
There were 23 competitors in the 9 – 11 year age group.  1st Place went to Emma Gavan, 2nd Place went to Meri Tinkler-Smith and 3rd Place went to Isla Clark.

We had a further 30 competitors in 12 – 14 year group.  Amber Alston was in 1st Place, 2nd Place went to Jenna Daly and 3rd Place went to Amber Mitchell-Knight. 

We would like to express our thanks and appreciation to former Principal Artiste of the Australian Ballet, Vicki Attard, for being our adjudicator and guest teacher. You can find further details about both Vicki  and her pointe technique books and DVD’s on her website  .  We would also like to give a big thank you to our event sponsor: MDM Dance Shoes who provided gift vouchers for the awards.  . 

Close Date For International Awards Extended

The AICD International Ballet Awards for Students aged 15-21 years will be held at the Westminster School in Adelaide on the weekend of the 14th and 15th October 2017. The Premier Award will be $10,000 with Second and Third receiving awards of $3,000 and $2,000 respectively.  The Closure Date for Entries has been extended to the 5th September 2017.

The Entry form may be found here: 

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.