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Jo McKinley

Director

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IsabellA Rodrigues

Senior Classical Ballet & Performing Arts Teacher

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Alana Beaton

Classical Ballet & Performing Arts

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Nadine Alston

Head of Dance. Play. Grow.™ Pre-School Dance

Nadine began dancing at the age of 5 after her Mum put her in classes to help give her confidence. She fell completely in love with dance and has been dancing ever since. Nadine has danced both competitively and recreationally, training in a wide range of styles including tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, classical ballet and pointe. She took a particular interest in Classical Ballet, undertaking both ATOD and RAD Examinations and has also been involved in numerous local and regional level eisteddfods.

Nadine has a passion for everything creative and performing arts, and apart from dance she also has had experience in Acting, Cheerleading, Acrobatics and Gymnastics. 

Nadine has a passion for teaching children and is committed to helping students grow as dancers. She loves to see her students improve throughout the years and gain confidence. Nadine is originally from the South Coast of NSW and is now in Canberra studying a Bachelor of Criminology.

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Will Tran

Hip Hop

 
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Tracy Bourne

Vocal Coach

Tracy Bourne has written and directed a number of music theatre works, including The House at the End of the Line (2013, Ballarat), Finale (Melbourne and Ballarat Cabaret Festivals of 2012 and 2013) Dreamer (2014, Ballarat Cabaret Festival), and Take my Hand, (2012, La Mama and Ballarat Courthouse). She has also created site specific work with community including My Homeland (2009), and Illuminated by Fire (2010-2011). Tracy originally trained as a classical singer (Qld Con, Melb Con) and later trained as an actor at the Victorian College of the Arts (Company 93). She was Lecturer in Singing at the University of Ballarat (now Federation University from 2000-2012), training many performers who have since worked professionally in Australia and overseas. She has recently completed a PhD on music theatre vocal techniques. She now works at Canberra Academy of Dramatic Arts (CADA) teaching Voice and Singing, is a tutor for Canberra Youth Theatre (CYT), a choral conductor at Radford College and leads the Bungendore Community Choir. www.tracybourne.com

Tracy is the co-director of SEAM Inc. (Sustainable Environment Arts Movement), an organization that creates art projects that engage communities with issues of climate change. Projects include Ella’s Choice, a play for year 9 students about climate change, and WARM, a statewide textile art project that imagines a future without coal. www.seam.org.au

Kelly Nuttall

Operations Manager

Kelly has extensive experience in customer service and administration and providing a positive customer experience in various environments.

Throughout her career, she has also enjoyed working with children in a care based role.

Kelly enjoys reading, music and yoga and loves being a part of the GDANCE team.