A very enjoyable and successful weekend for our students in Wellington with a number of students making it to the finals in Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary. Special congratulations to Louise for placing 1st in the ballet and to Hayley for placing 3rd in the ballet.
Well done to you all!!
Bianca Lungu – Classical
Lila Opie-Brackley – Contemporary
Naomi Yacyshen – Contemporary
Our annual showcase was held over the weekend before Christmas … congratulations to the following prize winners:
Excellence in Hip Hop – Teigan Maycock & Talia Howes
Deu Brink – G8 Ballet – 94%
Gabriella Wiggett – G3 – 100%
Natasha Brown – G5 – 100%
Olivia Wallace – G5 – 100%
Louise Camelbeke – Elementary – 100%
Poppy Hawkings – Elementary – 100%
Teigan Maycock – Elementary – 100%
Hayley Brown – Elementary – 100%
I am so excited for these 2 gorgeous students, Deu and Cade on being accepted into the New Zealand School of Dance as Contemporary majors for 2018. We are so proud of you both…Your talents and hard work have paid off ???? Congratulations, we look forward to following you both on the next step in your dancing journey????
We had nominees in tap, contemporary & jazz this year. Congratulations to Emma Hedgecock who placed 2nd overall in the Jazz competition and to Danielle who made it through to the finals for the tap … well done girls and well done to everyone who got a nomination!
Emma placed 2nd overall in the Jazz Section!
Jazz nominees Hayley (contemporary nominee & well), Gem, Teigan, Poppy & Aleisha
NZAMD Tap Nominees – Danielle, …
Congratulations to our Senior Jazz Troupe, ‘Americano’, who made it through to the finals at the National Young Performer Awards in Palmerston North in October 2017.
44 Troupes competed and 12 finalists were selected … awesome job girls! Proud of you all!!
Our annual showcase was held over the weekend along with our prizegiving.
Congratulations to the following students:
Excellence in Musical Theatre – Ashley Vujcich
Excellence in Hip Hop – Chanique Janse Van Rensburg
Highest mark in ballet – Louise Camelbeke – Grade 6 – 96%
Highest mark in tap – Deu Brink (L9), Geena Hutton (l5) – 100%
Highest mark in jazz – Louise Camelbeke & Nina Harris (Pre-El) – 100%
Highest mark in contemporary – Deu …
We had 4 of our students nominated to attend the NZAMD Scholarship weekend in Wellington:
Gem Brink – jazz
Danielle Dwight – tap
Deu Brink – tap & contemporary
Emma Hedgecock – tap, contemporary & jazz
Danielle made the top 10 finalists for tap
Emma was placed 2nd for jazz and made it to the finals for contemporary
Deu was placed first in contemporary
Well done to all of you, fantastic achievements
Fusion Dance students have again had great success in entry into the following New Zealand School of Dance Aspirational programmes:
Gem Brink re-accepted 2017 Junior Associate – Contemporary
Hayley Brown re-accepted 2017 Junior Associate – Contemporary
Aleisha Brown re-accepted 2017 Junior Associate – Contemporary
Louise Camelbeke re-accepted 2017 National Scholar and also accepted as a 2017 Junior Associate – Ballet
Jenna Civin accepted 2017 National Scholar
Well done girls!
Congratulations to our teams and dancers on their successes at the Dancebrandz competitions, was a great day with our teams each placing 2nd in their respective categories … awesome achievement – well done!