Royal Ballet School News 2008
Ballet Association Awards 2009
Presented by David Bain, the value of the awards was £500 each. The 2008 winners were Tristan Dyer from Australia and Shiori Kase from Japan. Shiori was aged 16. She studied at the Hirose Kato Ballet Studio in Japan before joining the Royal Ballet School. Tristan is two years older. He has UK, US and Australian nationality. Before coming to the Royal Ballet School he studied at Newport Academy of Ballet (US), the National Ballet School of Canada and the Australian Ballet School.