Runners-up in the nationals

Junior troupe Topsy Turvey perform at the national championships.
Junior troupe Topsy Turvey perform at the national championships.

Two Turning Pointe Performance Academy dance and acrobatic troupes travelled to the Gold Coast in January as the only qualifying WA teams.

Tricia Ogg, who began the academy 10 years ago with her sister Natasha, said her open acrobatic troupe, from aged nine to adult, was ‘ecstatic’ to finish second behind New Zealand ” making the troupe the highest scoring Australian group.

‘They surprised everyone over there with their ability’