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 2019 are held on Sunday August 11

Costs

$25 per workshop. Includes coffee/tea.

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Winter Workshops 2019

 Studio 1Studio 2Studio 3
BALLET

Level 1 and up

Expression through Movement. What can you say with dance and what can’t you say? Explore the possibilities of your own movements and learn a little about the ballet tradition of mime and gesture. Experience being the Swan Queen telling her story.

Francois Klaus
GENTLE CONTEMPORARY

All Levels

Warm up and ease into the day with gentle free flowing movements. Suitable for beginners

Elise May
BALLET

Level 1 and up

How to use epaulement and the upper body for fluid and graceful arms

Lisa Bennett
REPERTOIRE

Level 1 and up

Graduation Ball

Clare Morehen
TAP

Level 2

This class will consist of a warm up a a routine focusing on modern percussive rhythms, syncopation, cross phrasing and canon. Expect something different with a fun, well explained approach.

Christine Denny
JAZZ

Level 1 and up

Learn a routine to Youngblood by 5 Seconds of Summer

Natalie Hammond
LUNCH
CONTEMPORARY CHOREOGRAPHY

Level 1 and up

Be a part of the creative process while learning a new choreography

Lizzie Villmanis
TAP

Level 1

This class will consist of a warm up and a routine using basic tap steps and techniques approached in a more modern style using rhythmic applications like cross phrasing. Look forward to a fun class with a focus on tips for making tapping easier for the beginner tapper, through explanations of the correct transference of weight and a sense of relaxation and joy in all you do.

Christine Denny
POINTE

Level 1 and up

Lisa Bennett
FLAMENCO

An Introduction to Flamenco for beginners

Ana Castillo Sanchez
Our Winter Workshops for 2019 are held on Sunday August 11

 

Book your place now

Winter Workshop Intructors

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.

Ana Castillo Sanchez

Ana’s passion for flamenco started when she was young. That passion has seen her tour the world extensively as a flamenco performer and teacher.

Lisa Bennett

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.

Christine Denny

Christine Denny is the creator, CEO and director of TAPATAK OZ – the unique tap dance syllabus and mentorship programme for teachers and students that launched in Australia in 2008.

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.

Elise May

Elise is a Brisbane based dance artist who has worked independently in Australia and is a member of Brisbane’s Expressions Dance Company (EDC).

Clare Morehen

At age 15, Clare was accepted into the Royal Ballet School and moved to London to train extensively in classical ballet and complete her Diploma in Dance.

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.