Eisteddfod a wonderful success

Special Award Winners as listed, with adjudicator Donna Lierse.Photos: Contributed

The 75th City of Sale Eisteddfod Theatrical Dance Section was held during the first week of the school holidays.

The event featured dancers from local dance schools In-Step Dance School and Leaps & Bounds as well as dancers who travelled from across Gippsland.

This year’s adjudicator was Donna Lierse from Bendigo who adjudicated many sections featuring soloists, duets, trios and troupes and selected Special Award Winners from all of the dancers she saw over the six days of competition.

 

Special Award Winners:

 

City of Sale Eisteddfod Solo Aggregate:

 

Under-10 – Charli McInnes

 

Under-12 – Charlie Goodwin

 

Under-14 – Jena Hargreaves/Chloe Moulton

 

Under-16 – Zara Tacey

 

16 & Over – Allanah Williams

 

Encouragement Awards:

 

Under-8 – Olivia McInnes

 

Under-10 – Serenity Dobson-Goninon

 

Under-12 – Maddison Wallace

 

Under-14 – Ruby Campbell

 

Under-16 – Lucy Reid

 

16 & Over – Amity Grumley

 

Prouds Encouragement Award – Aliesha Turnbull

 

Encouragement Award Musical Theatre Performer – Georgia Bloink

 

Most Promising:

 

Under-8 – Stella Rong

 

Under-10 – Ashleigh Johnstone

 

Under-12 – Isla Millier

 

Under-14 – Alana Crawford

 

Under-16 – Bella Lucas

 

Adjudicator’s Choice – Allanah Williams

 

City of Sale Eisteddfod Teacher’s Solo Aggregate – Leaps & Bounds

 

City of Sale Eisteddfod Troupes Aggregate – Leaps & Bounds

 

Choreography Award – Jan Pianta

 

Videographer’s Award – Ebony Lucas

Junior Classical Championship – Left to Right – Aliesha Turnbull (Leaps & Bounds), Donna Lierse, Rosie Lonsdale (In-Step Dance School), Xanthe Wade (Leaps & Bounds).

Clara Hall from In-Step Dance School.

Allanah Williams from Leaps & Bounds.

Zoe O’Brien from Leaps & Bounds.