As well as our regular classes and courses we run one off workshop days and classes with guest teachers.

The workshops have a special learning focus, or are an opportunity to try something new.

Some of our previous guest teachers renowned in their dance area of expertise include David Mc Allister, Francois Klaus, Robyn Klaus, Lisa Bolte, Rachel Walsh, Amy Hollingsworth, Daniel Gaudiello, Noi Tolmer, David Kierce, Christine Denny, Elise May, Alana Sargent, Clare Morehen, Karen Donovan, and Matthew Lawrence.

Current & Upcoming Workshops

Our Winter Workshops for 2021 are on


One 1 hr 15min – $25
One 1hr workshop – $20
Two or more workshops – $20 each

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Winter Workshops 2021 August 1st

 Studio 1Studio 2Studio 3
Stretch with Fletch

A gentle warm up for the day includes tai chi, basic yoga moves, lots of stretching with a sprinkle of activation of core and posture exercises.

Graham Fletcher

Level 2 and up

Lisa Bennett
Ballet Class Basics

Suitable for Prep L1 or L1

Includes fundamental elements of ballet technique as well as class structure and etiquette

Vanessa Mafe

Level 1 and up

Learn some repertoire from
Australasian Dance Collective

Amy Hollingsworth
Tap Beginner/Level 1

Learn a Routine

Me and My Shadow (Robbie Williams)

Justine Dillon
Ballet - Repertoire

Suitable for Level 1 and up

Learn a choreography inspired by the Romantic Era. Can be attended with or without pointe shoes.

Lisa Bennett
Ballet - Repertoire

Suits Level 2 and up

Blue Bird solo from The Sleeping Beauty.
Can be attended with or without pointe shoes

Laura Hidalgo
Tap Level 2

Learn a routine

Hit Me With Your Best Shot
From Rock of Ages

Marnie Vuksan
Mens Ballet class

Level 1 and up

A focus on strength building and allegro and pirouettes

Shane Weatherby

All levels

A Westside Story

Marnie Vuksan
Our Winter Workshops for 2021 are held on Sunday August 1st.

Winter Workshop Intructors

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.

Justine Dillon

Justine began her dancing education at the age of four at the Carolyn Gilby Dance Centre, where she studied R.A.D.ballet, C.S.T.D. tap, jazz and ballet, and acrobatics.

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”.

Laura Hidalgo

Trained in France, Laura Hidalgo has worked extensively around the world. She has been a principal artist with Queensland Ballet since 2015.

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.

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.