Glenbrook Ballet Theatre Triumphs at Sydney Eisteddfod

A group of young dancers from Glenbrook Ballet Theatre travelled to Sydney to compete in the prestigious Sydney Eisteddfod at the weekend. The group were awarded winners of the Open Age Small Group Classical Ballet section. This monumental achievement highlights the skill, perseverance, and artistry of the young dancers, aged 14 to 17.

The Sydney Eisteddfod is renowned for its high standards and fierce competition, with competitors from across Australia & NZ. For Glenbrook Ballet Theatre to emerge victorious in such a competitive field is a testament to the extraordinary commitment and hard work of both the students and their dedicated teachers.

The winning performance was a Balanchine inspired piece with quirky, technical choreography and a fun sense of performance.

Glenbrook Ballet Theatre Principal Jessie Garbellini expressed immense pride in the students’ accomplishment, stating, “Winning at the Sydney Eisteddfod is a dream come true for our dancers. Their dedication and passion for ballet have truly shone through. This achievement is a reflection of their hard work and the unwavering support from their families and our entire teaching staff.”

The success at the Sydney Eisteddfod is a significant milestone for Glenbrook Ballet Theatre, reinforcing its reputation as a leading institution for dance education. It also serves as an inspiration for aspiring dancers, proving that with dedication, discipline, and a love for the art form, remarkable achievements are possible.

Due to their win, Glenbrook Ballet Theatre has also been invited by Sydney Eisteddfod to perform at the “Dance of Champions” Gala event – showcasing winners across multiple sections of dance.

Glenbrook Ballet Theatre is dedicated to providing high-quality ballet training to young dancers, fostering a love for the art form and helping students reach their full potential. With a team of experienced instructors and a comprehensive curriculum, GBT is committed to excellence in dance education. For more information about Glenbrook Ballet Theatre and its programs, please visit