422: Robert & Elizabeth Albert Sydney Eisteddfod JUNIOR CLASSICAL BALLET SCHOLARSHIP (14 & 15 Years)

FINAL Sunday 2 July

Venue: Shore School - Smith Auditorium

Event Ages: 14 to 15 years

Event Type: Solo

Sponsored by
Robert Albert AO & Libby Albert

Status: Entries Closed

Heats: All entrants present a classical ballet solo before an audience. Time limit up to 3 minutes.

Semi-Final: Up to one third will be selected for a Master Class. Semi-Finalists will be required to produce proof of age before they are allowed to compete (e.g. birth certificate or a passport). They should also bring with them a 200-word biography (in paragraph format) and an outline of proposed course of study. They must also indicate if they wish to be considered for one of the two Scholarships from the Australian Ballet School.

THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET SCHOOL may, at its discretion, offer up to two Scholarships covering tuition and academic costs for one year to finalists who nominate to study at The ABS in 2018.

Final: Eight Finalists will be chosen from the Master Class to present two routines: (a) classical ballet solo from the heat AND (b) free contrasting routine. Time limit up to 3 minutes each.

BOTH ITEMS may be REPEATS - Please refer to item 7 under the Dance Category Rules & Conditions.

Adjudicators' reports will be written for the classical solos only. No marks will be given on these reports.

1. Previous winners not eligible.
2. Dress code for the Master Class:
* Girls: Leotard and pink tights, old pointe or demi-pointe shoes with ribbons (not elastic) MUST be worn. Flats NOT ALLOWED.
*Boys: Any coloured tights, white leotard or singlet top, white socks and black or white shoes. Unitards of one colour NOT ALLOWED.
NOTE: Entrants not following this dress code may be disqualified.
3. The Scholarship must be taken up within two years from the date of winning, and be completed within two years thereafter or be forfeited.

Total Prize Value $11,500

Winner: Total Value $7,000 ($1,000 cash, plus a Scholarship of $6,000 over four equal quarterly instalments, upon application, subject to proof of continued tuition).

2nd: $1,500

Finalists (excluding place-getters): $500 each

  • General Rules & Conditions of Entry
  • Dance Category Rules & Conditions
  • CD Policy
  • Event 422 Checklist

Levels in this Event

Heat- Classical Solos 29/6/17 Shore School - Smith Auditorium
Semi-Final- Master Class (Closed to Public) 1/7/17 The McDonald College - Conference Centre
FINAL 2/7/17 Shore School - Smith Auditorium
General Session Tickets

Adult $18, Concession $15

General Session tickets are sold at the venue prior to the session. General Session seating is unreserved. Correct money for our Volunteer ticket sellers is appreciated. Eftpos facilities now available. Tickets are available for purchase from 45 minutes prior to the session.