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

Costs

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

Winter Workshops 2021 August 15th

 Studio 1Studio 2Studio 3
Stretch with Fletch

FULL

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
Ballet

Level 2 and up

Shane Weatherby
Ballet Class Basics

Suitable for Prep L1 or L1

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

Vanessa Mafe
Ballet - Repertoire

Suitable for Level 1 and up

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


Vanessa Mafe
Tap Beginner/Level 1

Learn a Routine

Me and My Shadow (Robbie Williams)

Justine Dillon
Contemporary

All Levels

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.


LUNCHLUNCHLUNCH
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
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Marnie Vuksan
Mens Ballet class

Level 1 and up

A focus on strength building and allegro and pirouettes


Shane Weatherby
Jazz

All levels

A Westside Story

Marnie Vuksan
Our Winter Workshops for 2021 are held on Sunday August 15th

Winter Workshop Intructors

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.

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.

Zaimon Vilmanis

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 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.