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Very happy winner – 'Miss' Ruby Jeffery with award winning Brunswick Valley School of Dance students. Photo Supplied.
Very happy winners – ‘Miss’ Ruby Jeffery with award winning Brunswick Valley School of Dance students. Photo Supplied.

When the Hollywood Bound National Dance Championships came to Lismore ‘Miss’ Ruby Jeffery thought it would be a great experience for her students to enter the comp.

About 49 dancers across six age groups competed in troupes and solo events and the results were astonishing. The school won seven first place awards and seven gold levels in the national Hollywood Bound ranking.

‘Our senior hip-hop group took out first overall for the troupes and our 15 years lyrical troupe won third place overall.’ said Ruby. ‘Every BVSD student who danced today won a place.’

Ms Jeffery said that she was really happy with the performances and the camaraderie between her students. ‘The kids all get on really well with each other and students from other schools – that’s great to see.’

The school also had entries in the solo events with performances from students as young as six. ’I was really proud of our solo dancers,’ said Ruby. ’They did really well against some tough competition.’

Ms Jeffery said all the competitors were very excited to perform and compete and the kids just loved getting up on stage to receive their trophies. ‘It will be great adding them to our awards cabinet in Bruns.’

‘It was a really good experience. These events always help their performance and allow them to grow as dancers.

‘They had so much fun.’

The total prize tally for the school was:

In the group dances:

6 years troupe 1st and Gold 
8 years troupe 1st and Gold
10 years troupe 1st and Gold
12 years troupe 1st and Gold
15 years lyrical troupe 1st and Gold 
Senior contemporary troupe 1st and Gold
Senior hip-hop troupe 1st and Gold

Senior hip-hop troupe first overall for troupes
And 15 years lyrical troupe third place overall.

In the solos the winners were :

Poppy Sexton 3 x 1st place + Petite 3rd overall
Daisy Sexton 3 x 1st place + Petite 1st overall
Tyler-Rose Ekert 2nd place + Junior 3rd overall
Nes Lebovits 3rd place + junior 4th overall
Charlotte Archibald Teen 8th overall
Tiana Carr 2nd place + Senior 3rd overall
Roni Ben Harsh 2nd place + Senior 4th overall


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  1. Brunswish Heads dance teacher ‘Miss’ Ruby Jeffery had a champion idea when Hollywood Bound National Dance Championships came to the Northern Rivers. She entered her dance troupe in the competition and the students did the rest to take out a well-earned win for their teacher.

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