Jordan Micallef on stage at the McDonald's Sydney Eisteddfod. Photo: WinkiPoP Media
Two male ballet students from the Inner West recently emerged triumphant in the Sydney Eisteddfod Boy’s Dance Championships. Sydney Eisteddfod has always promoted dance as a suitable exercise for males and since 2009, special championships for boys have featured in their program.
Eighteen-year-old Aaron Matheson of Concord, who won the championship for boys aged 14 years & over the second consecutive year, and received $500 cash prize, along with a scholarship to the Boys Dance Summer School that will take place at Shore School, North Sydney, from 28 December 2015 to 2 January 2016. Hugely talented, Aaron also won the Contemporary Dance event for his age group.
In the championship for boys aged 13 & under, Jordan Micallef collected the $500 prize. Jordan, who lives in Ashfield and studies with Rae Ebs-Gibson at the McDonald College, North Strathfield, will celebrate his 13th birthday in December. He clearly loves to dance, and has a gift for putting his heart and soul into every movement.