The Telstra Ballet Dancer Awards was created in 2003 to support the rising stars of The Australian Ballet.
Telstra's partnership with The Australian Ballet continues to nurture Australia’s brilliant ballet talent, and theTelstra Ballet Dancer Awards represent the pinnacle of their partnership every year. The Awards allow them to support some of Australia’s brightest young stars with new opportunities and career experiences, to challenge and encourage them on their chosen path.
The six dancers nominated for the award this year include: Corps de Ballet Dancer Isobelle Dashwood; Soloist Jill Ogai;Senior ArtistCristiano Martino; Senior Artist Marcus Morelli; Soloist Sharni Spencer; and Corps de Ballet Dancer Yichuan Wang.
The Telstra Ballet Dancer Awards comprises two categories: the Telstra Rising Star winner is awarded a cash prize of $20,000 and the Telstra People’s Choice Award winner receives a $5,000 cash prize.
The Telstra Rising Star Award winner is decided by a panel of judges from Telstra and The Australian Ballet and will be announced on the Opening Night performance of The Nutcracker at the Sydney Opera House on 30 November 2019.
The People’s Choice Award winner is decided by you. To vote follow this link here:https://www.telstra.com.au/plu...