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 were on
One 1 hr 15min – $25
One 1hr workshop – $20
Two or more workshops – $20 each
Winter Workshops 2021 August 15th
|Studio 1||Studio 2||Studio 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.
Level 2 and up
|Ballet Class Basics
Suitable for Prep L1 or L1
Includes fundamental elements of ballet technique as well as class structure and etiquette
|Ballet - Repertoire|
Suitable for Level 1 and up
Learn a choreography inspired by the Romantic Era. Can be attended with or without pointe shoes.
|Tap Beginner/Level 1|
Learn a Routine
Me and My Shadow (Robbie Williams)
Gain insight into the creative process of Lizzie and Zaimon's latest creative work. Participants will play with rhythm and movement and build musical awareness as well as learn simple tools to get creative with manipulating movement to develop their own artistry.
|Ballet - Repertoire|
Suits Level 2 and up
Blue Bird solo from The Sleeping Beauty.
Can be attended with or without pointe shoes
|Tap Level 2|
Learn a routine
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
From Rock of Ages
|Mens Ballet class
Level 1 and up
A focus on strength building and allegro and pirouettes
A Westside Story
Winter Workshop Intructors
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 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”.
Trained in France, Laura Hidalgo has worked extensively around the world. She has been a principal artist with Queensland Ballet since 2015.
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.
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.
Co-founder and director of independent dance theatre company Prying Eye, whose performances were nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance for the Australian Dance Awards.
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 has had an extensive and varied career working with QLD Ballet, overseas and in dance education.