TRUDI - Principal
Trudi has been teaching dance in Sydney for almost 30 years. She has performed in the musicals Annie, 42nd Street, Anything Goes and The Vegas Travel Show whilst teaching at The Dance Centre and Wellington Street.
Upon completing her Bachelor of Education, she taught Dance and Drama in the UK and completed a Higher Diploma in Creative and Media studies.
Trudi has developed and facilitated Dance and Drama programs for numerous schools in Sydney and has directed and choreographed many musicals.
Alana started dancing at the age of 4, later graduating from Newtown HSPA. Alana has been teaching ballet, tap and jazz for a number of years and has extensive training in the Royal Academy of Dance ballet syllabus. Starting out as an assistant teacher at The Dance Centre, Alana has also taught at School of Arts Academy of Dance and Dance Chora for a number of years. Alana is passionate about building a strong technical foundation and nurturing the growth in her ballet students.
Amber has been dancing since the age of three. In 2019 she was accepted into Ettingshausens PRO’ Full-time course and she completed her Certificate IV in Performing Arts. Amber continues to dance for choreographers such as Cassie Bartho, Sophie Holloway and Stephen Tannos. She has performed at many events including the Ronald McDonald House Charity Ball, The Voice Au and Dancing With the Stars. Amber continues to strive in the performing arts industry and is a passionate mentor to her students.
Jacqui began dance training at the age of 3, in Melbourne. She went on to complete her studies in dance and the performing arts at Brent Street. Professionally, Jacqui has worked with an array of artists such as Beyonce, Kylie Minogue, Baz Luhrmann and Samantha Jade just to name a few. Jacqui has over 20 years experience in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Pilate’s, Yoga and Barre, learning techniques and skills from some of the industries best teachers, which she applies throughout her practices.
Melody started dancing at the age of three and instantly fell in love with her craft. As the years went by
her passion for dance became stronger. In 2019 she completed a year of full-time dance at
Ettingshauens Pro and gained a Certificate IV in Dance. She is now signed with Focus Talent
Management and is continuing to grow as a professional dancer. Melody is a passionate and dedicated teacher who loves to pass on her vast knowledge to her students.
After 12 years of dance training, Carly successfully auditioned for Brent Street full time performing arts course. In 2003 she was accepted by Detour management and began dancing professionally.
Carly’s experience over the years includes: Opening of Fox studios, Performing at Disneyland L.A, Opening of the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Dance contracts in Osaka Japan, Spain, Macau & Beijing China.
With over 20 yrs of teaching experience Carly is a successful teacher, mentor and choreographer.
Miss Kelly graduated from the Australian International Ballet Academy & The McDonald College before completing her Dip. in Dance: Elite Performance. After performing as a guest soloist for National Capital Ballet School in Canberra, she hung up her pointe shoes & became registered with The RAD. She has completed 3 yoga teaching qualifications & 3 years of her BA of Chiropractic Science at Macquarie University. Her knowledge of anatomy & technique creates a nurturing & inspiring setting in class.
Sarah has performed in multiple music videos for Australian artists including Brad Cox & Emma Louise. After completing her HSC with an ATAR of 95.35, Sarah pursued her dance career. She completed her Cert IV in Dance at Ettingshausens Pro in 2019 where she enhanced her ability and professionalism. Sarah has appeared on the TV shows Kitchen Whiz, Channel 9 Telethon, Dance Boss, Dancing With The Stars, The Voice & The Real Full Monty 2020 providing her with a wealth of showbiz knowledge.
Yvette started her dance training at the age of 4, later attending Newtown HSPA and studying ballet with Christine Keith at Brent St.
Notable performances while at NHSPA included the Miami International Dance Festival, Atlanta Olympics Closing Ceremony and performing for Princess Diana.
Moving to Munich at the age of 16, Yvette performed on stages in Germany, Russia and France including ballets such as Giselle, Paquita, Alles Waltzer (Renato Zannella) and Light Fandango (Robert North).