Michelle White

Michelle is the co-director of 2ballerinas, and a celebrated dancer, performer and teacher. Beginning her career with The Queensland Ballet, Michelle was able to refine herself as an artist at the London City Ballet Company, before returning to a celebrated career at The Queensland Ballet.

Rosetta Cook

Rosetta, co-director of 2ballerinas and teacher, has had wide-ranging career as a director / choreographer and performer in dance, theatre, film and opera. An Australian Ballet School graduate, Rosetta was Principal Ballerina with The Queensland Ballet from 1982 – 1992. Rosetta has been dancing tango since 1999.

Francois Klaus

Acclaimed former Artistic Director and Chief Choreographer for Queensland Ballet, French-born François Klaus has had an extensive career as choreographer, dancer and teacher.

Robyn Klaus

Former Company teacher and Artistic Associate of Queensland Ballet, Robyn is an internationally respected dance teacher, dance program developer and dramaturg.

Katherine Baring-Gould

Katherine Baring-Gould is a graduate of New Zealand School of Dance. She has worked overseas and in Australia as a contemporary dancer, choreographer and aerialist .

Gail Bubb

Gail’s love of teaching and performance has enabled her to enjoy a variety of opportunities to engage students in Jazz, Tap, Theatrical, Adult Ballet and Children’s Foundation Ballet. 

Fiona Cullen

Fiona spent a year at the Centre for the Performing Arts in Adelaide before relocating to Sydney to perform with One Extra Dance Company. Fiona joined Tasmania Dance Co and was awarded 2 scholarships to study at the London School of Contemporary Dance.

Zoe Doonar

An alumni of the Queensland Ballet’s Pre-Professional Program, Zoe has performed as a Young Artist and Company dancer with the Queensland Ballet since 2016.

Larissa Fletcher

Larissa began her serious dance training with Mary Heath at the Queensland Ballet School and then two years at the Queensland Dance School of Excellence.

Karley French

Karley has performed nationally and Internationally over the past 20 years

Kim Garreau

Kim commenced her early training at the Qld. Ballet School with teachers Mary Heath and Valerie Lisner before being accepted into the Australian Ballet School at age 15.

Natalie Hammond

In 1994 Natalie graduated from the Australian Ballet School with Honours and whilst studying at the school, Natalie was a silver medalist at the Asia Pacific Ballet Competition in Japan and a bronze medalist at the Adeline Genee Awards in London.

Vanessa Mafe

After graduating from Stuttgart Ballet School in Germany, Vanessa joined The Queensland Ballet under the direction of Harold Collins becoming a featured artist in 1985.

Gemma Pearce

Gemma trained with Christa Cameron Ballet School, Ballet Theatre Of Australia and the San Francisco Ballet School. After working with Queensland Ballet she has worked on widely internationally and in many independent projects.

Dale Pengelly

His career started brilliantly with being accepted into the prestigious Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. Dale has been a leading light in the Australian and international theatre scene spanning over three decades.

Jag Popham

A versatile performer, Jag started with ballet before delving into other movement practices such as contemporary, and martial arts such as capoeira and Brazilian jiu jitsu. 

Trudi Reid

Trudi has qualifications in Jazz / Contemporary from the Australasian Teachers Contemporary Dance Association, and Classical Ballet from the Royal Academy of Dancing

Kitty Smith

At age 16 Kitty trained at the National Ballet School in Melbourne for 6 months then at Valerie Tweedie’s in Sydney before being accepted to train at the Australian Ballet School.

Sarah Thompson

Sarah started her early dance training at the Yvonne Britain Dance Academy on the Gold Coast before attending the Queensland Dance School of Excellence where she was awarded the Partricia McDonald Memorial Scholarship.

Lizzie Vilmanis

In her 18-year dance career Lizzie has performed major roles nationally and internationally, showcased works for prestigious companies and festivals, and taught around the world.

Marnie Vuksan

Marnie has been teaching for 6 years and has her CSTD teachers certificate in both the tap and jazz syllabus. Always continuing to expand her knowledge and skills, she has performed at many corporate gigs and taught a variety of styles and ages around Australia.

Shane Weatherby

Shane has had an extensive and varied career working with QLD Ballet, overseas and in dance education.

Tracey-Lee White

After graduating from the Australian Ballet School in 1990, Tracey-Lee joined the Queensland Ballet Company in 1992 dancing many soloist roles including Merthyr, Queen of the Willis, Fanny Ceritto in Pas de Quartre & Big Swans in Swan Lake.

Renee Watt

After graduating from The Brisbane Dance Centre (now ADPI) with a Diploma of Arts (Dance) and Royal Academy of Dance Teaching Certificate, Renee began her professional career dancing and performing at Movie World and in the circus-theatre show, ‘Inneuvre’ at Jupiters Casino on the Gold Coast.

Charles Ball Guest Teacher

Charles is an independent dance and theatre artist, performer and teacher who has worked with a wide variety of companies

Lisa Bennett Guest Teacher

Lisa is a passionate dance teacher and before opening up her own dance studio in Sydney she taught various classes at Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney Dance, Opera Australia, and Newtown Performing Arts High School.

Jacqui Carroll Guest Teacher

A well known choreographer, theatre director and dance teacher, Jacqui has worked widely in Australia and overseas.

Lynette Denny Guest Teacher

Lynette has been a teacher of classical ballet and theatrical dance since 1964, during which time she has honed her teaching skills with leading industry professionals both in Australia and overseas.

Edward Dobinson Guest Teacher

In 2007 Edward was accepted into the Queensland Dance School of Excellence, was awarded the Cecchetti Queensland Senior Scholarship and competed in the Cecchetti Queensland Medal Test state final.

Kathleen Doody Guest Teacher

Kathleen commenced her dance training at the Karen Jacobi Dance and Performing Arts Academy in Brisbane. An inaugural member of the Queensland Ballet Junior Extension Program, she was later awarded the Partricia McDonald Memorial Scholarship.

Graham Fletcher Guest Teacher

Graham was accepted into the Queensland Ballet in 1990 and quickly moved through the ranks dancing Principal roles in “Carmen”, “Carmina Burana”, “Scherazade” and had principal roles created on him including “Sleeping Beauty”, “The Tempest”, “Bolero”, “Medea” and “Burning”.

Anandi Jordaan Guest Teacher

Anandi is an independent freelance dance artist and choreographer. She has extensive experience working within the local community and performance industry.

Susan Hislop Guest Teacher

Susan performed with The QLD Ballet as Beauty in Beauty and the Beast, and in Sleeping Beauty. Susan performed as a member of the Corps de Ballet in Queensland Ballet Company’s “Giselle”, and also worked with Graeme Watson in “Backyard and Beyond” as Lindy Chamberlain.

Dale Johnston Guest Teacher

Dale Johnston is a former principal with the QLD ballet who has worked extensively in dance education.

Kimberley Semple Guest Teacher

A former principal dancer, Kimberley enjoyed a long career with QLD Ballet. She taught at 2ballerinas for many years as a regular teacher and now returns as a guest teacher.

Jean Tally Guest Teacher

Jean graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts, has BFA 1980 University of Utah, Masters in 1997 VCA Melbourne University, and a Graduate Diploma in Teaching QUT 2007. She has been employed in WA Academy of Performing Arts, QUT dance program and QDSE.