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SUMMER SCHOOL 2017

Two of our ballet students enjoyed participating in the Cecchetti Summer School which is held at Ormond College Melbourne University. This was a wonderful opportunity to work with other teachers and to mix with other dance enthusiasts from all over the world. This year Teagan Menhennet and Nicola Coats took up the opportunity. These two […]

CONTEMPORARY CLASSES

21/3/16 Contemporary classes are adding a new dimension to the dancing of our Senior Students this year. Contemporary works well in conjunction with other genres and adds to a dancers all round skill. We are lucky to have Emma Daniel to teach this fresh from her full time course.

NEW MIRRORS

13/3/16 Students are enjoying the beautiful new mirrors at ballet this week. The mirrors will help students check posture and technique for themselves.

William Carse Awards

28/2/16 There are a number of events conducted by Cecchetti Victoria which give students experience outside their own studio with other ballet students from across Victoria and this helps broaden the ballet experience of pupils. Today we had the William Carse awards at Jason Coleman’s expansive Ministry of Dance in Melbourne. Eliza Flanagan, Eliana Dipietro, […]

Cecchetti Society refresher

7/2/16 Tunya and I traveled to the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary (VCASS) in Melbourne today for the annual Cecchetti Society refresher. We saw classes taught by Colin Peasley and Megan Connelly from the Australian Ballet. We learned some adaptations to the syllabus. We also listened to a physiotherapist who spoke about readiness for pointe. […]

MELBOURNE UNI. SUMMER SCHOOL.

4/01/ 2013 We have 3 eager students at Ormond College Melbourne University attending the Cecchetti Society Summer School. Holly Cranefield, Emily Bolton and Nicola Coats have all decided to attend this week long camp where they will have several classes each day from some highly reknowned dance teachers from throughout the country. The will no […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS

24/12/15 To everyone associated with the Goulburn Valley Academy of Ballet. Best wishes for a fabulous and joyous Christmas.