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Heading to Athens – Dancers Have a Chance to Perform

SIX dancers are getting the chance of a lifetime to perform overseas.  

The dancers, aged 12 to 17, are from Toowoomba’s The National Conservatoire Ballet Company and are headed to Greece and Italy in July.   

Company Director Sarah Brown said it was the first Australian Youth Ballet Company to be going to the International Dance Council Congress in Athens.  Read more …

Toowoomba Ballerina, 13, Picked to Dance in Greece

MOST dancers train their whole lives for an opportunity to perform overseas, but Ainsleigh Rule has secured just that after only dancing for two years.

The Year 9 Concordia Lutheran College student was hand-picked, along with six others, to train at the International Dance Council’s World Congress in Greece in July.  Read more …

City Ballet Teacher Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

A TOOWOOMBA ballet teacher has become the first Queenslander to receive a teacher’s scholarship to a prestigious ballet school.   

Cam Newell is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the National Conservatoire Ballet Company and a Principal Teacher at the PCYC Dance Academy.   

Yesterday Ms Newell was honoured with a teacher’s scholarship to the Australian Ballet School.  

She was hand picked by Marilyn Jones, who was Australia’s first Principal Dancer and the Founder and Head of the Australian Institute of Classical Dance.  Read more …

International Ballerinas Chasse Into Toowoomba

The Darling Downs’ own National Conservatoire Ballet Company will host a string of master classes with elite international ballet dancers.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the region’s ballet dancers from the age of eight and over. Read more …

Ballerinas Impress in Budapest Class

COMPLETING an intensive dance course comprised of 25 classes in a foreign country is certainly not an easy accomplishment.

However, Dalby dancers Holly Bradley and Chloe Heinrich, along with Evie Ford, not only embraced the opportunity but also the impressed Principals and Directors teaching the course.

Over the past week at the Budapest course, the National Conservatoire Ballet Company students  Read more …

Toowoomba Ballerina Scouted By International Council

TOOWOOMBA ballerina Sarah Brown has been hand-picked as the 12th Australian to be offered a position with the International Dance Council in France.

The Council is the official umbrella organisation for all forms of dance in every country of the world.

The PCYC Dance Academy principal teacher said the offer was completely unexpected.  Read more …

Toowoomba Ballerinas Pointe to Budapest

THREE budding ballerinas will receive the opportunity of a lifetime when they travel to Budapest for a ballet intensive course later this month.

Teenagers Chloe Heinrich, Evie Ford and Holly Bradley from the National Conservatoire Ballet Company head to Hungary on July 25. 

There they will study ballet, pointe, repertoire, modern, character, pilates and stretch classes Read more …

Raising The Barre For Young Ballet Dancers

PIROUETTES and pointed toes are set to head to Ipswich and surrounding areas when the National Conservatoire Ballet Company introduces a youth dance company in 2015.

For the first time in the Darling Downs, Lockyer Valley and Western Downs regions, a youth ballet company will be run for dancers aged eight years and above.Read more …

Youth Ballet Company Opens In Toowoomba

YOUNG ballerinas on the Darling Downs will soon have the chance to be part of a professional youth ballet company.

National Conservatoire Ballet Company Founder and Director Sarah Brown grew up in Crows Nest before she danced her way around the world – Brisbane, Perth, Paris, London, Frankfurt and Melbourne. Read more …

The National Conservatoire Ballet Company Has Arrived

The National Conservatoire Ballet Company is the very first youth ballet company in the Lockyer Valley, Darling Downs and Western Downs area.

The company is holding auditions for all dance students aged 8 years and over in November. Read more …