Kimberley Woodger Dance Academy

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Former student (11 years) Zoe Doonar has been accepted into

The Queensland Ballet Company 2017.  We are very proud of you Zoe. xxx

 

Student Achievements 2016/17

Amy Ronnfeldt

  • YAGP Full Scholarship One Year - The Australian Ballet School
  • Accepted into The Australian Ballet School Full Time Melbourne 2018
  • The Australian Ballet School Level 3 ITP in 2017
  • The Queensland Ballet Associate Program 2017 
  • ​Winner - Jacqueline Morland Awards Level 5 2017
  • ​Winner - Audience Vote Jacqueline Morland Awards 2017
  • ​Winner - Qld Ballet Scholarship Jacqueline Morland Awards 2017
  • ​Awarded - Alana Haines Awards Scholarship, Royal Winnipeg Ballet Canada & Semi-Finalist 2017
  • Winner - Genee Challenge Level 3, South East Queensland
  • Winner - Sydney Eisteddfod 2016 Classical Solo 13 years, Sydney Eisteddfod
  • Australian Finalist -Youth America Grand Prix, New York 2017
  • Awarded Direct Entry into the Royal Ballet School, Summer School 2017, YAGP 
  • Encouragement Award, Level 4 Jacqueline Morland Awards 2016
  • Semi-Finalist Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge 2016.
  • Amy will perform with Ballet Theatre of Queensland in their production of ‘Cinderella” QPAC 2017
  • Performed with The Queensland Ballet’s production of “La Sylphide” and “Nutcracker”
  • Obtained 97% Royal Academy of Dance Intermediate Examination 2016
  • ​Obtained 97% Royal Academy of Dance Advanced One Examination 2017
  • ​Accepted into Ballet Theatre of Qld 2017/2018 - Principal Artist
  • ​Awarded Ballet Theatre of Qld Scholarship - Phyllis Danaher Award 2017
  • ​Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge - Encouragement Award & Finalist 2017

Abbey Haller

  • ​Offered Full Time Study at Bolshoi Ballet School Moscow 2018
  • Part Scholarship Bolshoi Ballet Summer School 2018
  • The Australian Ballet School Level 3 ITP in 2017
  • The Queensland Ballet Associate Program 2017
  • ​Awarded Direct Entry into Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Summer Intensive 2017, YAGP
  • Finalist Jaqueline Morland Awards Level 4 2016
  • Abbey will perform with Ballet Theatre of Queensland in their production of ‘Cinderella” QPAC 2017  
  • Abbey has also appeared with The Queensland Ballet’s “Nutcracker Production” 2013 & 2014
  • Accepted into Ballet Theatre of Qld 2017/2018 - Principal Artist
  • ​Awarded Ballet Theatre of Qld Scholarship - Jodie White-Bivona Award 2017
  • ​Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge - Semi Finalist 2017
  • ​Accepted into Full-Time Training for 2018

 

Chloe Montiel

  • The Australian Ballet School Level 3 ITP in 2017
  • Chloe successfully auditioned for the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols 2016
  • Performed in “Cats” and “Hairspray” Harvest Rain Theatre
  • Obtained 92% Royal Academy of Dance Intermediate Foundation Examination

Bronte Mollison

  • The Australian Ballet School Level 1 ITP in 2017
  • Winner - Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge 2016, Junior Section 
  • Bronte also received the Grade 4 award at the Royal Academy of Dance Winter School 2016
  • Obtained 94% Royal Academy of Dance Grade Three Examination 2016
  • ​Obtained 95% Royal Academy of Dance Grade Four Examination 2017

Chelsea Haller

  • Finalist Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge 2016
  • Performed with The Queensland Ballet in their production of “Nutcracker” 2015 & 2016
  • Honourable Mention for Grade 4, Royal Academy of Dance Jacqueline Morland Awards 2016
  • ​Accepted into Ballet Theatre of Queensland 2017/2018

Olivia Nassar

  • Successfully auditioned for the Lord Mayors Christmas Carols 2016 & 2017
  • Performed in “Hairspray” Harvest Rain Theatre
  • ​Featured Dancer (9 items) Creative Generation 2017

Annika Wiseman

  • Finalist - Jacqueline Morland Awards Level 1 2017
  • Accepted into Ballet Theatre of Queensland 2017/2018
  • ​Obtained 91% Grade Three Royal Academy of Dance Examination 2016
  • ​Obtained 92% Grade Four Royal Academy of Dance Examination 2017

Students Accepted into:

 

  • The Queensland Ballet Company
  • The Bolshoi Ballet Academy Moscow
  • The Australian Ballet School Full-Time Program + Full Scholarship one year
  • The Australian Ballet School Interstate/International Training Program
  • The Queensland Ballet, Junior Associate Program
  • The Queensland Ballet Pre-Professional Year
  • The Queensland Ballet Jette Parker Young Artist Program
  • The Queensland Ballet Senior Program
  • Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional Year
  • Queensland Dance School of Excellence
  • Ballet Theatre of Queensland
  • QUT Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Dance Performance & Education                                                 
  • Brent Street Preforming Arts Full-Time Program
  • Ev & Bow Full-time Dance Program
  • Conroy’s Full-Time Dance Program
  • ​Queensland National Ballet Full-Time Program 
  • Royal Academy of Dance – Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies
  • Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Dance
  • Direct Entry – Royal Ballet School, Summer School
  • Australian Finalist Youth America Grand Prix
  • ​Direct Entry -Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive + Part scholarship

Other Achievements:  

Students have performed with "The Paris Opera Ballet", in their production "La Bayadere.

Students have performed with “The Australian Ballet” in their production of “Mahon”.

Students have performed with “Queensland Ballet” - including the role of “Alice” in “Alice in Wonderland”, "International Gala", "Kind Arthur", "Nutcracker” 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. “Coppelia”, “Romeo and Juliet” and "Vis a Vis", “La Sylphide”.

Students performed with “American Ballet Theatre” in their production of “Swan Lake”.

Jacqueline Morland Awards Royal Academy of Dance – Winner, Runner-Up, Finalists & Audience Vote, Scholarship Winners

Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge, Classical Scholarship BPAC -Winners and Finalists

Students performed with “Harvest Rain Theatre Company” in their production of “Cats” & "Hairspray"

Students have received many ‘Special Awards’ from Eisteddfods: Most promising Classical Ballet Dancer- Redcliffe Eisteddfod and Wynnum Eisteddfod.  Classical Championship Winners, Many 1st placing in eisteddfods in Sydney and Brisbane.  Royal Ballet School, Summer School – Direct entry.  Groups Eisteddfod Awards for Classical and Jazz Aggregates, Brisbane Eisteddfod Group Awards.

Ms Kimberley Bennett-Woodger performed with:

  • “The Bolshoi Ballet”, “Le Corsaire” QPAC 2013
  • “The American Ballet Theatre, “Swan Lake” QPAC 2014

 

Australian Finalist 2017

Youth America Grand Prix

Amy has been invited to attend the FINALS in

NEW YORK CITY 2017

Well Done Eliza Hickey xxx

Amy Ronnfeldt

Finalist and Encouragement Award  Jacqueline Morland Awards 201

 

Abbey Haller

Finalist Jacqueline Morland Awards 2016

 

Well done girls xxx - Pictured above Abbey & Amy

 

 

Student Achievements 2015/2016

Amy Ronnfeldt - accepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2016 and The Queensland Ballet Junior Program 2016.  Runner-up & Audience Vote, Junior Section, Jacqueline Morland Awards 2015, Runner-up Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge 2015.  Highly Commended Championship and sections at Sydney Eisteddfod 2015.  Performed in RAD Gala 2015, The Queensland Ballets production of “La Sylphide” 2015 and Nutcracker 2015.  Accepted into 2017 season of Ballet Theatre of Queensland. Winner Sydney Eisteddfod 2016 Classical Solo 13 years, Winner Genee Challenge Level 3 Sth East Qld.

Abbey Haller - accepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2016 and The Queensland Ballet Junior Program 2016.  Abbey will perform with Ballet Theatre of Queensland in their production of ‘Aladdin” QPAC 2016.  Performed in RAD Gala 2015.
   Accepted into 2017 season of Ballet Theatre of Queensland.

Olivia Munro - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 3 ITP in 2016.  Performed in RAD Gala 2015. 

Chloe Montiel - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2016

Eliza Hickey - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 1 ITP in 2016.  Performed in RAD Gala 2015. 

Sophia Zervos – reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2016

Imogen Clark accepted into a Full-time programme 2016

Saskia Anderson accepted into a Full-time programme 2016

Emily Williamson accepted into a Full-time programme 2016

Students performing with The Queensland Ballet's production of the Nutcracker 2015.  Chelsea Haller, Eliza Hickey and Amy Ronnfeldt.

Bonnie Ross graduated from QUT Dance 2015 and accepted into Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional year 2016

Zoe Doonar accepted into The Queensland Ballet Jette Parker Young Artist Program 2016
 
Sydney Merrilees - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Full-time, Level 6 (Melbourne) in 2016
 
Sophie Mertens – accepted in The Queensland Ballet Senior Program Year 10, 2016
 
Ballet Theatre of Queensland will be preforming “Aladdin” in January 2016.  Our students in the production are: Emily Williamson and Abbey Haller
 
Other Achievements:   
     

Students have performed with "The Paris Opera Ballet", in their production "La Bayadere.

Students have performed with “The Australian Ballet” in their production of “Mahon”.

Students have performed with “Queensland Ballet” - including the role of “Alice” in “Alice in Wonderland”, "International Gala", "Kind Arthur", "Nutcracker” 2013, 2014, 2015. “Coppelia”, “Romeo and Juliet” and "Vis a Vis", “La Sylphide”.

Students performed with “American Ballet Theatre” in their production of “Swan Lake”.

Jacqueline Morland Awards Royal Academy of Dance – Winner, Runner-Up, Finalists & Audience Vote

Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge, Classical Scholarship BPAC -Winners and Finalists

Students performed with “Harvest Rain Theatre Company” in their production of “Cats” & "Hairspray"

Students have received many ‘Special Awards’ from Eisteddfods: Most promising Classical Ballet Dancer- Redcliffe Eisteddfod and Wynnum Eisteddfod.  Classical Championship Winners, Many 1st placing in eisteddfods.  Groups Eisteddfod Awards for Classical and Jazz Aggregates, Brisbane Eisteddfod Group Awards.
 
Students Accepted into:

 

  • The Australian Ballet School Full-Time Program
  • The Australian Ballet School Interstate/International Training Program
  • The Queensland Ballet, Junior Extension Program
  • The Queensland Ballet Pre-Professional Year
  • The Queensland Ballet Jette Parker Young Artist Program
  • The Queensland Ballet Senior Program
  • Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional Year
  • Queensland Dance School of Excellence
  • Ballet Theatre of Queensland
  • QUT Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Dance Performance & Education                                                 
  • Brent Street Preforming Arts Full-Time Program
  • Ev & Bow Full-time Dance Program
  • Conroy’s Full-Time Dance Program
  • Royal Academy of Dance – Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies
  • Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Dance

 

Ms Kimberley Bennett-Woodger performed with:

  • “The Bolshoi Ballet”, “Le Corsaire” QPAC 2013
  • “The American Ballet Theatre, “Swan Lake” QPAC 2014

 

 

Some of our Australian Ballet School ITP students currently down in Melbourne for their intensive week.  September 2015.  Enjoy girls. xxxxx

Eliza, Sophia, Chloe, Abbey, Amy                 

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 Congratulations to the dancers from

Kimberley Woodger Dance Academy
on their acceptance into

Queensland's premier youth ballet company Ballet Theatre of  Queensland

Please support them in our production  of
Cinderella
January 2017
 
Tickets go on sale 1st October from QPAC 136  246
0407 031 755                               ABN: 58 114 254 522
contact@btq.com.au                     PO Box 2108 Kelvin Grove Q 4059
 
Australia’s oldest continuing classical ballet company.     www.btq.com.au
 

  

Abbey                   Amy

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  • Beautiful performance from all students invited to perform at the Royal Academy of Dance 80th Gala, September 2015.  Photo's below.

 

 

 

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  • Excellent performance from our 10 and under team who performed at the Lord Mayor's Seniors Concert, Town Hall, August 2015.  Photo below.

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  • Excellent Exam results for all students RAD 1st Session (100% Distinctions, 7 students) & 2nd session (65% Distinctions, 18 students) and Graded Examinations (85% Distinctions).  Soooooo proud. xxx

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  • Huge congratulations to Amy Ronnfeldt who was awarded RUNNER-UP in the Brisbane Performing Arts Scholarship (Pre-Intermediate Section).

Amy Ronnfeldt

 

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New York City - Dance Education Tour 2015

 

We are back from New York.  Dance Education Tour Easter 2015.  What a fantastic experience. xxx

 

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Fantastic effort from AMY RONNFELDT who was RUNNER-UP - Junior Section at the Royal Academy of Dance, Jacqueline Morland Awards in March 2015.  Amy was also the WINNER of the audience vote - Junior Section.  x

 

 

Two of our students performed with the QUEENSLAND BALLET in their production of LA SYLPHIDE at QPAC - March/April 2015. 

 

2015

Photo Album KWDA Dance Concert 2014

Click for all KWDA Dance Concert 2015 photos: here

 

 Sophie Clark – accepted into Brent Street Preforming Arts, Full-time 2015
 
April Williams – accepted into QUT Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Dance Performance
 
Kirstie Harrison performed with "American Ballet Theatre in their production of "Swan Lake" QPAC 2014

 Amy Ronnfeldt - Accepted in the Queensland Ballet Junior Extension Program and reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School    Level 2 ITP in 2015
 
Eliza Hickey –accepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 1 ITP in 2015
Dominic Schwantes – reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2015
Sophia Zervos - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2015

 Chloe Montiel - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2015
 
Abbey Haller - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 2 ITP in 2015
 
Olivia Munro - reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Level 3 ITP in 2015
 
Ella Rittson-Edwards - Winner: Glitter and Dance - Sponsor a Superstar 2014
 
Emma Voevodin - reaccepted in Queensland Dance School of Excellence - Ballet Stream 2015
 
Sydney Merrilees – reaccepted into The Australian Ballet School Full-time, Level 5 (Melbourne) in 2015
 
Zoe Doonar – reaccepted from The Queensland Ballet Pre-Professional Year 2015
 
Daisy Hicks – graduated from Queensland Dance School of Excellence with a Bursary Award - year 12 and accepted into Ev &  Bow Fulltime Training Centre, Sydney
 
Bonnie Ross – Third Year, QUT Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Dance Performance
 
Students performing in "The Nutcracker" with “The Queensland Ballet” at QPAC in December 2014, Ireland Knowles, Abbey Haller and Dominic Schwantes.
 
Students accepted into "Ballet Theatre of Queensland" Production of "Sleeping Beauty”" at QPAC, January 2015. Alice Bretz, Abbey Haller and Olivia Cordaro.
 
Students have performed with “Queensland Ballet” - including the role of “Alice” in “Alice in Wonderland”, "International Gala", "Kind Arthur", "Nutcracker" “Coppelia”, “Romeo and Juliet” and "Vis a Vis". 
 
Students have performed with "The Paris Opera Ballet", in their production "La Bayadere.
 
Students have performed with “The Australian Ballet” in their production of “Mahon”.
 
Students performed with “Harvest Rain Theatre Company” in their production of “Cats”.
 
Students performed with “American Ballet Theatre” in their production of “Swan Lake”.
 
Students have received many ‘Special Awards’ from Eisteddfods: Most promising Classical Ballet Dancer- Redcliffe Eisteddfod and  Wynnum Eisteddfod.  Classical Championship Winners, Many 1st placing in eisteddfods.  Groups Eisteddfod Awards for Classical  and Jazz Aggregates, Brisbane Eisteddfod Group Awards.
 
Winner, Runner-Up and Finalists - Jacqueline Morland Awards, Royal Academy of Dance Scholarship
 
Winner and Finalists – Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge, Classical Scholarship BPAC
 
Students Accepted into:
 
   The Australian Ballet School Full-Time Programme
   The Australian Ballet School Interstate/International Training Programme
   The Queensland Ballet, Junior Extension Program
   The Queensland Ballet Pre-Professional Year
   Queensland Dance School of Excellence
   Ballet Theatre of Queensland
   QUT Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Dance Performance & Education
   Brent Street Preforming Arts Full-Time
   Ev & Bow Full-time Dance Program

 Ms Kimberley Bennett-Woodger performed with “The Bolshoi Ballet”, “Le Corsaire” QPAC 2013 and “The American Ballet Theatre, “Swan Lake” QPAC 2014.

 

  

 

NEWS FLASH:

 

Look out for Miss Kimberley and Miss Kirstie who are performing with American Ballet Theatre in their production of Swan Lake, QPAC 2014.

 

 

 

 

Chloe Montiel and Zoe Schofield will perform with Harvest Rain in "Cats".  Chloe pictured below.