Did they actually dance in Dance Academy?

And a really great thing that I think was a massive positive for the show is that they actually got dancers, not actors pretending to dance. They got a real respect from the dance community because of that. We do get recreational kids who are a little bit older who want to start dancing.

Can Xenia Goodwin actually dance?

Xenia Goodwin plays Tara Webster. Born in Sydney, Xenia started dancing at the age of nine. In 2009, she was accepted into full-time training at the Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy. Xenia is primarily a ballet dancer, but she has also trained in contemporary dance, national character, Spanish, and jazz.

Are the people on Dance Academy real dancers?

And a really great thing that I think was a massive positive for the show is that they actually got dancers, not actors pretending to dance. They got a real respect from the dance community because of that. We do get recreational kids who are a little bit older who want to start dancing.

How many Dance Academy movies are there?

Dance Academy
Running time101 minutes
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish

How do I get into Prix de Lausanne?

Participants must register online and pay the registration fee online by credit card before September 30th, 2021. We do not accept paper copies or bank transfers. Digital file recordings must be received by the Prix de Lausanne office before October 17th, 2021.

How does the Prix de Lausanne work?

The Prize Winners – Twenty candidates reach the Finals and between 6 and 8 receive a scholarship. The Prix de Lausanne organises the winners’ transfer to one of its partner schools or companies and monitors their development during the grant year (settling in, health, education, career prospects, etc.).

Was dance in the Olympics?

Breakdancing was part of the 2018 Youth Olympics and is a medal event at Paris 2024.

Who won the Prix de Lausanne 2022?

YearNameNationality
YearNameNationality
2022Mingyang XieChina
2022Dorian PlasseFrance
2022Maya SchonbrunUSA

Who won Prix Lausanne 2020?

Matei Holeleu was one of four pre-selected candidates chosen from Prix de Lausanne’s first summer intensive, held last July. The 18-year-old dancer, who hails from Romania, currently trains at Switzerland’s Ballettschule Theater Basel. Holeleu also won the Prix’s Best Swiss Candidate Prize.


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