Mackenzie is 11 years of age and is excited to be joining Ballet Theatre of Queensland this year. She has been dancing for three years at Kimberley Woodger Dance Academy and is currently studying Intermediate Ballet (RAD syllabus). In 2017, Mackenzie was awarded the Robyn Bennett Award and this year she was privileged to receive the Brisbane RAD Autumn Intensive School Award. Mackenzie also enjoys contemporary and jazz and has successfully competed in group and solo eisteddfods in multiple genres. Her goal is to one day dance with the Queensland Ballet and perform internationally.