KZN Dance Academy dancers L – R: Thomas Larché, Megan Beyers, Megan de Oliveira, Alexandra Lawson, Leah Allen (Photo credit: Margie Marnewick)


Dancers from the KZN Dance Academy are achieving great successes and six are winging their way overseas to dance in various Summer Schools or Dance Companies while one is joining a South African Ballet Company. Last year, Phillipa McCann was accepted into the English National Ballet School in London. She had already won several awards. Her teachers are Patricia McIntosh… Read more →

Mabel Ryan winner, Emma Heron, flanked by adjudicators Timo Liston (examiner) & Charmaine Holloway

2018 CECCHETTI AWARD WINNERS – All dancers with the KZN Dance Academy

Mabel Ryan Medal Award (Grade 5) Winner: Emma Heron (Beverley & Kerry Hall) Special Mention: Marileen Heymans (Louise Haynes) Faith de Villiers Trophy & Cecchetti Bursary (Intermediate Foundation) Joint Winners: Tarlia Samuels (Patricia McIntosh & Yvonne Barker) Erin Padoa (Minette de Klerk & Candice Danielz) Runner-up: Tyla Davidson (Minette de Klerk & Candice Danielz) Cecchetti Trophy & Cecchetti Bursary (Intermediate)… Read more →

Congratulations to Phillipa McCann 
(Photo: Matthew Willman)

Dancers on the Move

  Pippa McCann, winner of the 2017 Cyril Beaumont Bursary, pupil of Patricia McIntosh and Yvonne Barker and member of the KZN Dance Academy, left Durban in September 2018 to start her three-year course at the English National Ballet School.                                     Congratulations to… Read more →