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AC Arts students' are rising stars

Nov 17, 2011

Rebecca FletcherTAFE SA Adelaide College of the Arts students, Rebecca Fletcher and Anna Cheney, were recognised for their achievements and potential in performing arts at the 9th Annual Helpmann Academy Rising Star Awards.

Rebecca Fletcher is currently completing her Bachelor of Dance Performance and is preparing for her upcoming graduation performance, Helter Skelter & Heven and Erthe in Lytyl Space, choreographed by Peter Sheedy and Jonathan Taylor. Rebecca hopes to further develop her craft and is actively seeking opportunities both in Australia and overseas.

Anna Cheney will complete the Advanced Diploma of Arts (Acting) this year with a graduation performance in The Laramie Project. From a young age Ms Cheney has worked in the performing arts industry, most notably she earned a nomination for the best female performance in South Australia for her role in the 2010 AC Arts production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Anna CheneyThe women@minterellison Rising Star Awards has a reputation for identifying and celebrating some of the best artistic talent South Australia has on offer and is one of the State’s most coveted prizes for those who are launching their performing arts careers.

Sophie Carman, Partner at Minter Ellison and Chair of the women@minterellison committee, said: "We are thrilled to be able to celebrate the talent and success of these young women in the performing arts and to profile our winning artists through the women@minterellison group."

Each Rising Star Award winner will receive a $1000 cash award to help her make the leap into a professional career, as well as a Tiffany & Co pendant.

Find out more about performing arts courses at the Adelaide College of the Arts.