Twelve Ballet Dancers Make Genée International Ballet Competition Final
- Genée Photos
Photos taken by the 2012 Genée official photographer are available to view at flickr.com and to purchase for personal use. Check the order form for details
Genee Photo order form (120 KB)
- Genée T-shirts and Programmes
Genée T-shirts and souvenir programmes are still available to purchase. Check out the Shopping page.
- Genée Results
The Genée International Ballet Competition held in December 2012 in Wellington was a stunning event. 70 Candidates from 12 Countries competed, with 12 being selected as finalists. The five medallists were Montana Rubin (Gold); Kaena Ahern and Ariana Hond (Silver); Aurelian Child-de Brocas (Gold): Harry Davis (Silver). The Audience Award winner was Ariana Hond. Click on Genée International Ballet Competition for the full report.
- The Genée Dance Challenge Final held at the St James Theatre on 14 December was another stunning event. Winners of the four levels were Larissa Kiyoto-Ward, Damen Axtens, Jana Baldovino and Riki Kudo. Click on Genée Dance Challenge for more details.
- 14+ Dance Scholarship and Solo Seal - 9 September 2012
Riki Kudo from Philippa Campbell School of Ballet was the winner of the 14+ Dance Scholarship and Yayoi Matches from Ponsonby School of Dance was awarded the Alexander Grant Training Award.
Ariana Hond and Olivia James-Baird both from Mount Eden Ballet Academy attained the Solo Seal Award.
- AHA Awards
The Alana Haines Australasian Awards will be held Easter Weekend 2013 (29 - 31 March). Entries close 28 Feb 2013.
- Members' Special Motion passed April 2012
Please follow this link to read the Academy's Response to the Members' Special Motion relating to the new work for Grades 1-3 and Intermediate Foundation/Intermediate.
The Academy's Response to the Members' Special Motion
- Australasian International Advisor Appointed - The Royal Academy of Dance appoints International Advisors from Australasia, Asia, North/South America, Europe and Africa to advise the Board of Trustees in a voluntary capacity for a rolling, three year term. The recently-appointed Australasian Advisor for 2012-2015 is Professor Susan Street from Queensland, Australia. Professor Street has a long and celebrated association with dance and dance education as educator, administrator, advisor/consultant, guest speaker/lecturer, judge, writer/editor, choreographer and professional dancer.
Professor Susan Street's CV (198 KB)
- The new Grade 1 – 3 syllabi was launched in January 2012 and will be examined from January 2013.
- Professional Dance Teachers' Registration Scheme - Following the publication of the Professional Dance Teachers' Registration brochure, the micro-site created to provide access to the full criteria accompanying each of the new categories of registration as well as providing a platform for members' questions and feedback is now live at www.RADteachers.info