Posted March 26th, 2018 in Competitions, Full Time Academy News, General, Part Time Academy News, Performances by Classical Coaching

11 students of the Tanya Pearson Academy were selected for The Finals of the 2018 Royal Academy of Dance Isobel Anderson and Joan & Monica Halliday Awards which took place at the Science Theatre, UNSW on Sunday 25 March.

We congratulate all our Finalists and in particular wish to aknowledge the following students who were awarded places and awards:

The 2018 Isobel Anderson Memorial Award for the Most Outstanding Dancer

Awarded to Academy student – Grace Carroll (15yrs).

The 2018 Martin Rubinstein Award for Encouragement

Awarded to Academy student Lincoln Sharp.

 Advanced 1

The Bloch Award  – Audrey Freeman

Advanced Foundation

The Bloch Award – Saskia Blake 


Winner – Grace Frazer-Sneddon (Student of  The Central School of Dance and Senior Transition Student of the Tanya Pearson Academy)

Intermediate Foundation

Winner  – Stephanie McQuire (formerly of The Ballet Class, Rose Bay)

Grade 5

Winner  – Mia Atkinson

Runner up – Lucelle Davis

Grade 4

Runner up  – Anabella Seccombe (former student of Joanne Grace Academy)

The Bloch Award  - Sophia Hudson

Grace Carroll (15yrs) – Winner of the 2018 Isobel Anderson Memorial Award. Photo by PureDynamics Photography.




Posted February 22nd, 2018 in Full Time Academy News, General, Part Time Academy News, Tanya Pearson Seminars by Classical Coaching

Bookings are now open for the Tanya Pearson Academy April Senior Holiday Workshop

Mon 23, Tue 24, Thu 26 and Fri 27 April 2018

With Lucinda Dunn, Adam Blanch, Catherine Edwards, Jacqueline Clarke Mitchell, Lorena Otes, Gilli OConnell and Deb Wright.

A comprehensive 4 day workshop for both Intermediate and Advanced Levels students offering classes in Classical Ballet, RAD Syllabus, Pointe, Repertoire, Variations, Anatomy, Contemporary.

Register your interest now and email [email protected] for an enrolment form. Limited places available.


Recent Academy Highlights and Achievements

Posted February 15th, 2018 in General by Classical Coaching

We recognise and celebrate some recent achievements by our Academy students over the past 12 months.

  • Pre Professional student offered full contract with The Australian Ballet – Cameron Holmes
  • Former student offered full contract with The Australian Ballet – Katherine Sonnekus
  • Prix de Lausanne 2018 Semi Finalist – Audrey Freeman
  • Winner of the 2017 YAGP Paris – Audrey Freeman
  • 19 Academy Full Time students Graduating to worlds leading Selective Academies
  • 2 students received Solo Seal 2017 – Janae Kerr and Tyla Steinbach
  • Winner of the 2017 Cecchetti International Ballet Competition in Florence – Cameron Holmes
  • 4 Semi Finalists , 3 Finalists and Runner Up Winner (Cameron Holmes) in 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Senior Ballet Scholarship
  • Winner of the 2017 Robert & Elizabeth Albert Scholarship 2017 – Grace Carroll
  • Winner of the 2017 Tessa Maunder Encouragement Award, Sydney Eisteddfod – Lucinda Worthing Shore
  • Winner of the 2017 AICD Houston Ballet Summer School Scholarship – Pearl Arrowsmith
  • Grand Finalist at the 2017 YAGP NY Finals – Audrey Freeman
  • 5 Quarter Finalists and 3 Finalists 2017 & Overall Runner Up Winner of Supreme Section at the Alana Haines Competition 2017 – Cameron Holmes
  • 11 Finalists of the 2017 Joan & Monica Halliday and RAD Isobel Anderson Awards.


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