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Weekend of dance activities

A weekend of dance gave Gisborne dancers the opportunity to showcase their talents and learn from others in the close-knit Gisborne dance community.

The annual Gisborne Ballet Group Activity Weekend included competition categories in a variety of styles, such as ballet, contemporary, barefoot, tap and hip-hop.

It was held at Gisborne War Memorial Theatre, with Anita Zwart and Jaeda Mapu adjudicating.





DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA: Maggie Preston dances to Far Away by Nickelback in the barefoot dance for dancers 14 years and over. The annual dance competition is organised by Gisborne Ballet Group. Pictures by Paul Rickard
A grand jete gives Georgia Shanks the chance to get airborne as she performs her barefoot dance to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down The Wind.
Alice Jenkins gives a heartfelt performance to the emotive song You’re Still You, by Josh Groban.
Charlotte Gray is all smiles in her tap impromptu.
Austin Rice, who is studying at The New Zealand School of Dance in Wellington, returned to perform in the ballet, modern and barefoot categories.
The music of Queen is Alessandra Evans’ choice for her barefoot dance to Bohemian Rhapsody.