Congratulations to the Australian competitors on their spectacular efforts in the Cecchetti International Classical Ballet, International Competition, held in Florence, Italy, from July 31 – August 5.
Winner of the Senior Division (Maestro Enrico Cecchetti Award) and the Audience Award Senior Division: Cameron Holmes (teachers: Robyn Ross and Valerie Jenkins, Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy).
Winner of the Junior Division Most Promising Dancer & Audience Award Junior Division Teacher: Joshua Hunt (teacher Anne Butler, VCA Secondary School Cecchetti program).
Winner of the Junior Contemporary Award: Laura Van Loon (teachers: Jessica and Mike Van Loon, Van Loon Dance Academy).
Winner of the Junior Musicality Award Teacher: Noah Benzie-Drayton (teacher Simone Jackson-Pike, Perth School of Ballet).
A fantastic achievement by all!