Dancers Honoured

Dance
Li, Tankard & Tonkin Receive Honours for Services to Dance 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List He’s known as Mao’s Last Dancer and Artistic Director of Queensland Ballet and now Li Cunxin can add another title to his name: Order of Australia (AO) in the general division. Named… Read Article
Lauran Jervis

HTW | Lauran Jervis

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Hot Talent Watch | Lauran Jervis Aussie Model-Dancer Thriving in International Commercial Industry  Interview and article by Grace Lenan Lauran Jervis has been working as a dancer and model for the past six years in Australia and internationally. Growing up in Perth, she booked her f… Read Article

IPA Winter Workshops

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Acclaimed Guest Artists for Ballet & Contemporary Masterclasses Sydney  |  July 8 – 12 International Principal Artist Workshops (IPA Workshops) are bringing an exciting lineup of incredible world class artists to their ballet and contemporary masterclasses being held… Read Article
Margot Fonteyn in La Bayadere. Image courtesy the RAD.

Genée Renamed to Honour Ballerina

Dance
The Genée Renamed to the Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition Honour Mark’s both Fonteyn & the RADs 100th Birthday Celebrations The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is renaming its prestigious, annual ballet competition to celebrate its longest-serving Preside… Read Article
Peggy van Praagh at East Melbourne studios ion 1962. Photo Courtesy Aust News and Info Bureau by KeithByron

Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Dance
$10,000 Scholarship for Mid-Career Choreographers from Ausdance Applications Close May 31st Ausdance National invites eligible choreographers who can demonstrate the value of the fellowship to their own choreographic development, practice or career to submit an expression of i… Read Article
AHA Awards 2019 Winners: Rench Soriano, Lily Sophia Dashwood, Kohana Williams and Alfie Shacklock. Images by Amber Griffin

AHA Awards Results

Dance
2019 Alana Haines Australasian Awards Cash and Prizes Worth $460,000 Awarded to Young Dancers The biennial Alana Haines Australasian (AHA) Awards ballet competition was held at the Opera House Wellington over the Easter weekend Thursday 18th – Monday 22nd April 2019. Six hundred yo… Read Article
Grace Carroll performing 'Paquita' variation. Image VAM Productions courtesy YAGP.

Aussie Wins YAGP Title

Dance
Grace Carroll Wins Senior Womens Group in New York Youth America Grand Prix 2019 Last week, over 1,000 young ballet dancers gathered in New York City for the Youth America Grand Prix finals. Aside from the experience and prestige from participating at the finals, the young hopefuls rece… Read Article
Queensland Ballet Serenade

QBs Masters Series Triple Bill Brilliance

Dance
Two of Ballet’s Best and a World Premiere Feature in Queensland Ballet’s Triple Bill Master Series: Balanchine, Kylian and McIntyre  Every now and then, in any artform, a rare thing happens: a creative comes along whose work truly changes the way we see things and irrevoca… Read Article

AUDITION | Central Dance Company

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Central Dance Company 2019 Production AUDITION Sunday 14th April @ NAISDA Dance College, Kariong NSWCentral Dance Company, based on the NSW Central Coast, is celebrating its 30th anniversary season in 2019. Each year Central Dance Company selects a cast of talented dancers to partic… Read Article

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