The KHSD family would like to congratulate Ms Kim who was presented with the RAD Presidents Award. This evening at cocktail party at the Hyatt Ms Kim received the award from Bronwyn Watkins and Luke Rittner of the RAD. The President’s award is given to an individual who has for many years dedicated themselves over and above the call of duty to the Royal Academy of Dance in particular and to the art of dance in general. I think we can all agree that’s Kim Harvey. Presidents awards are a rare and distinguished honour. What a way to start 30 years of KHSD!
Some of KHSDs R.A.D exam students recently participated in the annual Betsy Sawers Memorial Graded and Vocational Awards. Everyone danced beautifully and we are proud of every one who took to the stage. Results can be seen here.
Congratulations to the following 2018 KHSD Graduates who were offered places for 2018.
Eva Tear was offered places at WAAPA and Transit Dance
Eva has chosen to continue her training at WAAPA
Wendy Seo was offered a place at WAAPA
Wendy has chosen to continue her training at WAAPA
Mikayla Brady was offered a place at ED5 International
where Mikayla has chosen to contune her musical theatre studies.
Well done everyone!
Congratulations to KHSDians Caitlin Melhuish and Charlotte Barker who represented KHSD and themselves beautifully at the RAD Bursary ACT Semi Finals at our very own studios KHSD@The Oak.
The adjudicator for the day was the very accomplished Adrian Burnett. So proud of you both and we are very pleased to announce that Caitlin will represent the ACT at the National Finals.
Caitlin danced beautifully at the finals and all of KHSD is very proud of both Caitlin and Charlotte for their achievements.
Congratulations to the following 2017 KHSD Graduates who were offered places for 2018.
Marcel Cole was offered places at WAAPA (both Diploma and Bachelor), QUT,
Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional, Transit Dance and New Zealand School of Dance.
He was offered a Vice Chancellor Scholarship of $10,000 for study at QUT.
Marcel has also been offered a scholarship to the Bolshoi Summer Intensive
in New York thanks to the Youth America Grand Prix Australian
Workshops - this will be taken up in 2018
Marcel has chosen to continue his training at New Zealand School of Dance
Elliot Dunn was offered places at WAAPA (both Diploma and Bachelor), VCA and QUT.
He was also offered a Vice Chancellor Scholarship of $10,000 for study at QUT.
Elliot has chosen to continue his training at WAAPA
Sabrina Madaffari was offered places at WAAPA (both Diploma and Bachelor),
QUT and Transit Dance.
Sabrina has chosen to continue her training at WAAPA
Kate Bitmead was offered a place at WAAPA (Diploma).
Kate has chosen to continue her training at WAAPA
We also like to mention 2015 graduate Katerina Babajanov who in the
middle of the year moved to Russia to continue her training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy.
Well done everyone!
Congratulations to Kate Bitmead and Sabrina Madaffari who are Semi Finalists for the RAD Genée International Ballet Competition 2017. After a lot of hard work and attaining a Distinction for Advanced 2 the girls have qualified to compete this year at the Genée held in Lisbon Portugal. From 7 – 16 September the girls will participate in classes and coaching to then present a class on stage and their variations in front of a panel of judges (Dame Monica Mason - former Director of The Royal Ballet, Christopher Hampson - Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet, Lynn Wallis OBE - Former Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance) Ms Kim and all of the KHSD faculty are very proud of Kate and Sabrina and wish them the best of luck and fun in Lisbon.
Congratulations to KHSDian Charlotte Barker- accepted into the Joffrey Summer School 2018 USA with Scholarship and an offer for the 4 year Full time course. We are so proud of you Charlotte
Kim Harvey School of Dance @ the Oak received the
"Art in Architecture Award" for its beautiful facilities
from the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 ACT Architecture Awards. The awards evening was at the National Arboretum on Saturday 25 June 2016
Congratulations to all KHSD dancers who recently participated in eisteddfods over term 2.
We would like to mention on top of fantastic results overall a special congratulations to the below.
Canberra Dance Festival
Kate Bitmead - Winner of the Senior Classical Scholarship, SportsTec Scholarship and Bellairs Voucher
Charlotte Barker - Winner of the Intermediate SportsTec Scholarship
Adele Hansen – Runner Up Junior Classical Scholarship
Emily McGrory- 1st Runner Up ACT Junior Theatrical Scholarship
Olivia Smith- 2nd Runner Up ACT Intermediate Theatrical Scholarship
Mikayla Brady- Winner of ACT Senior Theatrical Scholarship
Mikayla Brady - Winner of the Senior Theatrical Scholarship,
Most Outstanding Senior Tap Award
City of Sydney Senior Ballet Scholarship
Quarter finalists – Marcel Cole & Kate Bitmead
A few of KHSDs soloists performed recently at Riverside Dance Festival. The fantastic results can be seen here. We are very proud of every KHSD dancer who participated and performed showing their love of dance goes beyond KHSD walls.
KHSD Performance groups and some soloists performed recently at Wagga Wagga eisteddfod. The fantastic results can be seen here. We are very proud of every KHSD dancer who participated and performed showing their love of dance goes beyond KHSD walls.