September 3rd  | by Stephan Bollinger

ABDA success at the Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge (BPAC)

Congratulations to our students who competed in the BPAC Scholarships:
Elise, Alissa, Emma, Haylee, Kate, Amy, Georgia W, Henriette, Isabella, Nae, Sarah and Tahlia.

The dedication of these girls speaks for itself, and our elite training program has once again produced excellent results:

Henriette Hartl (3rd place Intermediate Ballet Scholarship)
Nae Kojima (Semi-finalist Intermediate Ballet Scholarship)
Emma Blake (Finalist Junior Ballet Scholarship)
Tahlia Marhaba (Semi-finalist Intermediate Jazz Scholarship)

Well done all of you!


August 10th  | by Stephan Bollinger

ABDA winner
at Sydney Eisteddfod

Nae Kojima (13 years) travelled to Sydney in June to compete in the Sydney Eisteddfod – one of the largest competitions in this part of the world.

Her results were outstanding:

Winner – Classical Solo 13 years
Winner – Modern Solo 13 years
3rd place – Contemporary Solo 13 years
HC – Demi-character Solo 13 years

Well done Nae – we are thrilled with this achievement!


August 1st  | by Stephan Bollinger

ABDA success
at Starbound & Brisbane Groups

Our Eisteddfod groups started the year on a high at Starbound and Brisbane Eisteddfods. The following results reflect the hard work and dedication of our students and teachers – congratulations!

1st place – 8/under Classical Group
1st place – 10/under Classical Group
1st place – 12/under Classical Group
1st place – 15/under Contemporary Group

Layla Burgess (16 years) also won the special award for Most Entertaining Classical Solo.

3rd place – 8/under Classical Group
VHC – 10/under Classical Group
1st place/Adjudicator’s Trophy – 10/u Modern Group
1st place/Adjudicator’s Trophy – 12/u Classical Group
1st place – 12/under Contemporary Group (pictured)
HC – 15/under Classical Group
4th place – 15/under Contemporary Group


July 25th  | by Stephan Bollinger

International Summer School

Our Level 5 student, Henriette Hartl has been accepted into the ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL International Summer School, held at the beautiful Whitelodge outside of London in July of this year.

We wish you an amazing experience Hetty!


April 7th  | by Stephan Bollinger

Congratulations – AHA 2013

Congratulations to all of our amazing dancers, they performed beautifully at the Alana Haines Awards in Wellington New Zealand.

A special mention to our Finalists:

Henriette Hartl, Junior Quarter Finalist.
Nae Kojima
, Junior Finalist.
Layla Burgess, 
Senior Quarter Finalist.


March 25th  | by Stephan Bollinger


This Tuesday our group of 12 students and 7 accompanying parents/teachers depart for Wellington, New Zealand to compete in the Alana Haines Australasian Awards. The competition will be tough, but we are more than ready!