Houston Ballet Scholarship 2016

2016 Houston Ballet Academy Scholarship

The 2016 Scholarship was held at the Hurstville Entertainment Center in Sydney.  We were privileged to have Shelly Power, the Director of the Houston Ballet Academy in attendance as the adjudicator.  This year we had 40 students participating in the event and it was a very close competition.  The full set of photographs taken on the day are available here…

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First Place Winner – Gabriel Jahnke

The winner of this years scholarship is Gabriel Jahnke from Suzanne Way at Professional Ballet Coaching in Avalon on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The Runner Up was Madison Cronin from Lucinda Dunn at Tania Pearson Classical Coaching Academy and the Encouragement Award went to Tyla Steinbach also from Tania Pearson Classical Coaching Academy.

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Madison Cronin, Gabriel Jahnke and Tyla Steinbach

Gabrial has won an all expenses paid trip to Houston to attend the Houston Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive which is an audition for the world class school.  Previous winners of this scholarship have gone on to have successful careers in dance all over the world.

Thank you to our main sponsors Bloch Dancewear and the Houston Ballet Academy and congratulations to all the competitors this year.