ACADEMY PROGRAMME TALENT

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LIBBY WALLACE

10 years old

Libby’s love of dance began with a toddler ballet class at 3. She has since added Jazz, Contemporary and Acro classes Libby does exams for all of these styles. Joining the mini jazz troupe helped her find her passion for performance. She loves being on stage Libby’s favourite dance style is Acro.

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TAMSYN MCCAMISH

11 years Old

Tamsyn started dancing at age 2. She currently trains at Interfusion in jazz, ballet, contemporary and acrobatics. Tamsyn loves to perform on stage and has had several lead parts in the end of year shows. She also enjoys competing in dance competitions especially when she gets to travel outside of Auckland. She began competing at age 5 in a duet and added solos and troupes from age 7. In 2020 Tamsyn was lucky enough to be selected to dance with the RNZB in their production of The Sleeping Beauty. This has been a real highlight of her dance journey so far along with receiving the top mark internationally in her APDA jazz exam in 2020. Tamsyn has also achieved several other top 5 exam placings across all of her styles of dance. Outside of dancing, Tamsyn enjoys tennis, gymnastics and playing the piano.

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PORTIA BETHWAITE

12 years Old

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ARIA TAKLE-LEE

14 years old

Aria has been attending Interfusion for just over a year doing Ballet, Jazz and Tap. She loves all things to do with arts including singing, dancing and acting. In the future she wants to become an actress which has been her passion since the age of five. If she was to describe herself, she would say she is a hard-working, dedicated and soulful person who is always ready for a challenge. She's also a bold and vibrant person and always loves to put a smile on others faces.

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CASEY NICOL

19 years old

Casey has been dancing from the age of 5. Casey has been trained under Chanelle with Interfusion Dance Studio from the age of 7 in Ballet, Jazz, Acro, Contemporary and Tap. Since joining Casey has competed in Solos, Duets and Troupes. Casey has done many shows with Interfusion from Hairspray (2011) - Beauty and the Beast (2021). Casey enjoys telling a story though dance with emotion through the song and her dancing. In 2022 Casey started teaching at Interfusion where she love being able to see the students be themselves and strives on encouraging individuality as well as working together. Casey is training and working towards her Jazz Teacher and Acro Teacher certification so that she can continue to share her love for dance with others.