Lania and Harison

2016 Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship Winner Lania Atkins with the 2015 Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship Winner Harrison Lee. Photo: WinkiPoP Media

Announcing the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship Finalists

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Over the course of three days, 131 young dancers endured the demanding process of performing in Heats, Quarter-Finals, a Semi-Final and closed master classes, until only eight remained. These eight dancers displayed performance skills and mastery far beyond their years and Sydney Eisteddfod is proud to announce them as the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship Finalists. 

The finalists are:

Cameron Holmes (Strathfield)
Janae Kerr (Chatswood)
Jessi Seymour (Bonnet Bay)
Isaac Shaw (Nelson Bay)
Ashlee Crowe (Donvale, VIC)
Emma Dowling (Cheltenham, VIC)
Nichola Schapendonk (Mornington, VIC)
Tahlia Downey (Camp Hill, QLD)

Sydney Eisteddfod congratulates all entrants on their efforts and performances and wishes the eight finalists the best of luck as they prepare to compete under the sails of the Sydney Opera House on Sunday 30 July 2017, 2:30pm.