ALANA HAINES AUSTRALASIAN AWARDS

Biennial Alana Haines Australasian Awards

  • ALFIE SHACKLOCK 15 Years Old Student of The Dance Centre Peregian Springs Queensland Australia Alana Haines Gailene Stock Award Winner 2019 Alfie writes .... Since my attendance at the Alana Haines awards in April 2019 and having been awarded the Gailene Stock Award for 2019 I have been able to
  • JACKSON SMITH-LEISHMAN 14 Years Old  (at 2019 Awards) Student of Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy QLD Australia Finalist A group 2019 Jackson writes…. Since competing at the last AHA Awards, I auditioned for many European finishing schools. Because of Covid 19 I did this through zoom, and was lucky enough to
  • KAELA TAPPER13 Years Old Student ofAmanda Bollinger Dance Academy QLD Australia AHA Awards placing 2019 A group 3rd Now withJOHN CRANKO SCHULE STUTTGART GERMANY Kaela writes …. This was my first year at the John Cranko School. Coming here was a dream of mine that I never imagined would come true. The experience has been so
  • AHA Awards winner Tirion Law is making her debut as the Sugar Plum Fairy with the National Ballet of Canada - former student of NZSD
  • RENCH SORIANO (former student of NZSD) is making his debut as the Snow King with The Washington Ballet USA
  • TIRION LAW Former International Student of New Zealand School of Dance Asian Grand Prix winner 2012 AHA Awards   Supreme Finalist 2013 & 1st Runner-up 2015 Currently with The National Ballet of Canada Tirion Law was born in Hong Kong and trained at The New Zealand School of Dance. Ms.
  • INDIA SHACKEL 15 years old Student of Fiona Haines Dance Academy, New Zealand 2 Week Scholarship to the Tanya Pearson Academy Sydney Australia India writes ….. In late February, I visited the Tanya Pearson Academy on a two week scholarship thanks to the AHA Awards. I spent two weeks training
  • JEMIMA SCOTT 17 Years Old  Student of Mt Eden Ballet Academy Auckland NZ AHA 3rd Supreme B Group 2019 Scholarship to Bottaini Merlo International Centre of the Arts Munich Germany Jemima writes …. I was in Munich for 6 weeks at the Bottaini Merlo international centre of arts. I have
  • OSCAR COWIE 11 Years Old  Student of Philippa Campbell School of Ballet Auckland NZ AHA Awards Junior Semi-Finalist 2019 Scholarship to Alegria Summer School Sydney Australia Recipient writes …. Thank you for accepting me for your Alegria Summer School. I was honoured to be offered a Scholarship through the Alana
  • PARIS-LILY FOSTER 12 Years Old Student of Mt Eden Ballet Academy Auckland NZ AHA Junior Finalist 2019 Scholarship to Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy Gold Coast, Australia Paris-Lily writes..... From February 3rd-15th, 2020, I attended Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy’s Fulltime training programme on the Gold Coast.  I was so excited and
  • ED COOLEY 13 Years Old Student of Promenade Dance Studio QLD Australia AHA Awards Placing 2019 Supreme A 2nd Scholarship to PARIS OPERA BALLET SCHOOL Summer Intensive Ed writes ..... I have recently travelled to Paris for a two-week scholarship at the Paris Opera Ballet School Summer Intensive. Throughout, these
  • RENCH SORIANO Former Student of New Zealand School of Dance AHA Supreme B Group Winner & Audience Choice 2019 Currently a professional dancer at Washington Ballet USA Photo is of Rench Soriano rehearsing Balanchine’s ‘Allegro Brillante’ with The Washington Ballet and guest artist Marcelo Gomes.   Video of Rench https://www.facebook.com/renchisaac.soriano/videos/pcb.1567099360140349/1567098053473813/?type=3&theater
  • SONG TENG Former Student of New Zealand School of Dance AHA Supreme Semi-Finalist 2017 Currently a professional dancer at Houston Ballet Texas USA
  • HARRY SILLS 13 Years Old Student of Mount Eden Ballet Academy Auckland NZ Scholarship to Harid Conservatory Summer intensive 4 wks Florida USA Harry writes …. I couldn’t possibly thank the Alana Haines Australasian Awards Committee enough for giving me the opportunity to attend the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton,

AHA Awards will be held Easter 6th – 10th April 2023 at St James Wellington

Entries open Sat 1st Oct 2022 – click on ‘Event registration’ below