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Winners of the 2019 Jacqueline Morland Awards announced

24/03/2019

Winners of the 2019 Jacqueline Morland Awards announced

It was a thrilling final to this year's Jacqueline Morland Awards in Brisbane on Saturday and Sunday 23 and 24 March. 

The audience was entertained by some wonderful performances of choreography by commissioned choreographer Paul Boyd and guest choreographers Jessie Phillips-Lee, Jasmin Hunter, Nicole Galea and Gareth Belling before enjoying excellent performances by the students who competed.

Adjudicators David McAllister AM, Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet as well as Margaret Illmann and Andrew Wright both former dancers with the Company, were challenged by a very high standard across the board.

Thank you to our team of volunteers who helped present the awards and to our generous donors and sponsors including  Bloch Dance AustraliaEnergetiksQueensland Ballet AcademyThe Australian Ballet SchoolNew Zealand School of Dance, The Patricia McDonald Foundation, PW Dance & SportswearAustralian HarlequinMDM Dance and Shannan Ballin Physiotherapy and many others. 

It is our pleasure to share a full list of the winners below. Congratulations to them all and to all who took part in both the main competition and the performance items this year.

Level One

Winner:  Kayleigh Yuan from  Debra Whitten School of Dance
Runner-up:  Matilda Guerin from En Pointe Dance Centre
Encouragement: Harry Baker-Johnstone from Prima Youth Classical Academy
Audience Vote: Alicia Woods from Prima Youth Classical Academy

Level Two

Winner:  Bronte Mollison from Kimberley Woodger Dance Academy
Runner-up: Kenzie Andrews from Annette Roselli Dance Academy
Encouragement: Xavier Xué Barriga  from Annette Roselli Dance Academy
Audience Vote: Bronte Mollison from Kimberley Woodger Dance Academy

Level Three

Winner: Eloise McKee from Atelier Australia
Runner-up: Monet Hilliard from Atelier Australia
Encouragement: Cullen Cook from Sunshine Coast Conservatory of Dance
Audience Vote: Eloise McKee from Atelier Australia
 

Level Four

Winner: Ed Cooley from Promenade Dance Studio
Runner-up: Samantha Geddes from Atelier Australia
Encouragement: Zendelle Dawe from Debra Whitten School of Dance
Audience Vote:  Ed Cooley from Promenade Dance Studio

Level Five

Winner: Lily Tappenden from Promenade Dance Studio
Runner-up:  Charlie Young  from Atelier Australia
Encouragement:  Jules Chastre from Turning Pointe Dance Studio
Audience Vote:  Lily Tappenden from Promenade Dance Studio

Level Six

Winner:  Lily Babbage from Promenade Dance Studio
Runner-up: Jonathon Carmichael from Premier Dance Academy
Encouragement: Emilia Bignami from Promenade Dance Studio
Audience Vote: Jonathon Carmichael from Premier Dance Academy
 

NEW ZEALAND School of dance award

Male: Jonathon Carmichael from Premier Dance Academy
Female:  Emilia Bignami from Promenade Dance Studio

JACQUELINE MORLAND ARTISTRY AWARD

Bronte Mollison from Kimberley Woodger Dance Academy

QUEENSLAND BALLET AWARDS 2019


Queensland Ballet Summerschool Award
Bronte Mollison from Kimberley Woodger Dance Academy
Queensland Ballet Summerschool Award
Jules Chastre from Turning Pointe Dance Studio
Queensland Ballet Academy Award
Jonathon Carmichael from Premier Dance Academy
Queensland Ballet Academy Award
Emilia Bignami from Promenade Dance Studio

EXPRESSIONS DANCE COMPANY AWARD

Charlie-Jean Clark from Promenade Dance Studio

AUSTRALIAN BALLET SCHOOL

Alfie Shacklock from The Dance Centre Peregian Springs

SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY


Jonathon Carmichael from Premier Dance Academy

 

Lead photo: Level 6 winners by Andre Cois

 

Anonymous says:
25/03/2019 01:19 AM

Once again, well done Sharon and your team. The whole event was wonderful and so professional. Congratulations.

Claire says:
25/03/2019 10:33 AM

Sincere thanks for such a professional event in which young dancers can showcase the culmination of their dedication to dance. An amazing experience made possible by RAD personnel and volunteers. You are appreciated!

Claire says:
25/03/2019 10:33 AM

Sincere thanks for such a professional event in which young dancers can showcase the culmination of their dedication to dance. An amazing experience made possible by RAD personnel and volunteers. You are appreciated!

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