MEET THE TEAM

All staff hold relevant experience &/or qualifications for their field.

All staff hold a WWCC

First Aid Qualified staff are available at all times.

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JESS

Director & Teacher

Organised, professional, driven
Teacher & Adjudicator 
Performance experience includes Tokyo Disney, Melbourne Storm and Children's Entertainment.
Teaching experience includes high schools, community events, universities and dance studios.

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ELLIE

Teacher & Head of Acrobatics

Versatile, energetic, loyal
Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)
Acrobatic Arts qualified
ED5 International Full Time Performing Arts 
Performance experience includes Ensemble Vocalist AACTA Awards, Dancer Black Tie for Breast Cancer Corporate Event Dancer/Singer Premier’s Broadway Gala Concert,
Coach/Choreographer Wagga Wildcats  – AASCF, Dancer NRL 2005 Grand Final

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ULANI

Teacher

Friendly, inspired and passionate.

Miss Ulani grew up as a student at Backstage Dance Academy. 

Over her many years of training, she undertook performance opportunities in Victoria and interstate, as well as Ballet exams and more.

Miss Ulani is passionate about teaching our youngest dancers in 2022, after many years of assisting Miss Jenna.

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TAYLAH

Teacher

Fresh, friendly, encouraging
Spectrum Dance full time
Cert IV in Dance
Diploma of Musical Theatre
Acrobatic Arts qualified
Performance experience includes Melbourne Storm cheerleader promotions

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JEMIMA

Teacher & Head of Hip Hop

Enthusiastic, passionate, inspiring
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance)
Dancer with Legacy Dance Crew
Masters of Choreography dancer

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COURTNEY

Teacher & Head of Ballet

Committed, consistent, focused

Cecchetti Licentiate Diploma L(Dip)CBA CICB

Progressing Ballet Technique- teacher certified

  • Southern Federation of Dance Association Member & Examiner

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DELLA

Teacher

Experienced, diligent, constructive
Cert 4 in Community and Recreational Dance
Cert 3 & 4 in Dance (Bartuccio's and Dance Factory)
Cert Dance Teaching and Recreational Dance A.T.O.D
Junior Associate Teaching Dip with A.T.O.D
Experience includes commercial dance contracts in Japan, choreographer and dancer for the Olympic games torch relay events, choreographer for the Australian Bicentennial parade, Dancer for the Melbourne Football Club

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SUZANNE

Teacher

Experienced, knowledgable, dedicated
CSTD Diploma
Previous owner 'Suzanne Malberg School of Dance'
Over 30 years of teaching experience
Singer for Theatre restaurants
Choreographer for theatre companies 
Adjudicator for eisteddfods and competitions

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JESS

Singing & Acting Teacher

Passionate, caring, creative

Cert II & III in Acting 

Diploma of Musical Theatre

 Full time studies - Left Leg Studios (Muscal Theatre)

Full time studies - VCA (Musical Theatre) 

Acting experience includes AFL 2013 Easter commercial campaign, Please Like Me, Wilfred, House Husbands, Wentworth