ALANA HAINES AUSTRALASIAN AWARDS

Biennial Alana Haines Australasian Awards

  • Harrison Lee is a First Artist of The Royal Ballet. He joined The Royal Ballet’s Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme from the start of the 2018/19 Season and was promoted to Artist in 2019 and First Artist in 2023. He trained at The McDonald College and The Royal Ballet School.
  • DAMEN AXTENS Former Student of Gilroy Studio Invercargill  NZ 1st Runner-up Juniors AHA Awards 2013 Australian Ballet School 2013 Royal Ballet School London 2016 Royal Birmingham Ballet 2021 Royal New Zealand Ballet Soloist 2023 Currently performing solo roles with PARIS OPERA BALLET
  • Former student of NZSD AHA Awards Supreme B Finalist 2015  National Ballet of Spain 2018 Promoted to Soloist Compañía Nacional de Danza (Madrid) 2024 Felipe Domingos is now dancing with Compañía Nacional de Danza (Madrid) Felipe previously danced with the Royal New Zealand Ballet and Finnish National Ballet.
  • TIRION LAW Former International student of New Zealand School of Dance 2nd B Group AHA Awards 2015 Scholarship to NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA NOW PRINCIPAL BALLERINA WINNER OF ROLEX DANCER AWARD TORONTO 2023 Born in Hong Kong, Law trained at The New Zealand School of Dance. She danced with Hong
  • LENI HOWLETT 12 Years Old  Student of KERRY MOORE SCHOOL OF BALLET VICTORIA AUSTRALIA JUNIOR WINNER AHA Awards 2023 Scholarship to AUSTRALIAN BALLET SCHOOL Recipient writes …. Last week I spent the week at Australian Ballet School ITP intensive as a part of my scholarship prize from the wonderful AHA
  • LAUREN WYCHERLEY 14 Years Old Student of PAPILIO ATIER Auckland NZ AHA Awards Winner & RBS Gailene Stock Award Group A 2023 Accepted into ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL London Lauren says… "I am so happy and excited to have been offered a position at the Royal Ballet School's Upper School this year.
  • MANTRAA RANE 16Years Old  Student of Melbourne Academy of the Arts AUSTRALIA Finalist AHA Awards 2023 Scholarship to ROYAL NEW ZEALAND BALLET Mantraa writes…. I recently finished my week internship at RNZB and I wanted to thank your amazing platform for providing me with such an incredible opportunity! It was truly
  • TIRION LAW Former International student of New Zealand School of Dance 2nd B Group AHA Awards 2015 Scholarship to NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA - SOLOIST WINNER OF ROLEX DANCER AWARD TORONTO 2023 September 19, 2023… Hope Muir, Joan and Jerry Lozinski Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced today
  • RENCH SORIANO Former Student of New Zealand School of Dance AHA Supreme B Group Winner & Audience Choice 2019 Now Demi-Soloist at HOUSTON BALLET TEXAS USA
  • SONG TENG NEW ZEALAND SCHOOL OF DANCE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM CHINA AHA AWARDS SUPREME SEMI –FINALIST 2017 GOLD MEDALIST AT WORLD BALLET COMPETITION FLORIDA CURRENTLY WITH HOUSTON BALLET COMPANY TEXAS NZSD International student from China was semi-finalist in AHA Awards 2017 & recently won the gold medal in the Professional
  • NZSD International Student from Hong Kong AHA Awards Finalist 2013 ‘Hong Kong Ballet’ 2015     National Ballet of Canada 2nd soloist AHA alumna Tirion Law rehearsing as Juliet ahead of her debut in Alexei Ratmansky's "Romeo and Juliet" with The National Ballet of Canada.  Tirion is a Second Soloist with the
  • FELIPE DOMINGOS Former student of NZSD AHA Awards Supreme B Finalist 2015  Currently with National Ballet of Spain Felipe Domingos is now dancing with Compañía Nacional de Danza (Spain) in Hans van Manen’s GROSSE FUGUE. Felipe joined the corps de ballet of the Company last year having danced previously with the
  • 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

AHA Awards will be held Easter 17th – 21st April 2025 at St James Wellington