A total of 61 dancers were selected to be part of Gibraltars National Dance Team in preparation for upcoming international events taking place this year.
A statement from the Gibraltar National Dance Organisation reads:
The Gibraltar National Dance Organisation has selected the 2019 Gibraltar National Team. The National Team will compete at the forthcoming
Dance World Cup, in Braga, Portugal in June
IDO World Show Dance Championships in Riesa, Germany in November
On this occasion, the GNDO have selected a total of 6 dancers from tough auditions in March, held at Central Hall, as well as 55 dancers from the
Gibraltar International Dance Festival. The dancers that make the team are from the following dance schools: Gibraltar Academy of Dance, JF Dance, Mediterranean Dance School, Show Dance Company, Stylos Dance Studios and Transitions Dance Academy.
The 2019 National Team members are:
Lucia GUILLEM HERNANDEZ
EVA KATE COLLINSON
AYLA SANTOS PIZARRO
National Team choreographers are: Chantelle Azzopardi, Paulette Finlayson Napoli, Genyka Celecia Bolaños, Gerald Rodriguez, Jade Federico-Marzan, Sabrina Abudharham, Lauren Montero, Lillian Montero and Gillaine Alman.
GNDO President Wendy Garro said:
‘The majority of these dancers have performed both locally and international and competed at the highest level winning many awards at the Gibraltar International Dance Festival, Sussex Dance Festival, Dance World Cup and even finalists at IDO international events, amongst other
We are delighted that everyone is doing their very best to ensure that Gibraltar is represented to the highest of standards.’