SIX young Mount Gambier dancers were recently treated to a professional performance experience with the Melbourne City Ballet during their visit to the region last month.
Performers from Maryke Dance Academy and MJ Dance were selected to feature in the company’s performance of The Nutcracker at the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre on December 23.
As part of the company’s unique community engagement project, local dancers were invited to attend a workshop and audition at the theatre the morning of the performance.
The city’s healthy dance scene was buzzing as 21 students attended the workshop to train with experienced company staff.
Maryke Dance Academy’s Holly