elizabeth bannon

DIRECTOR

Liz is lucky enough to call Seriously Dance her own & works continuously to provide a supportive & welcoming place for students experience the arts. She is dedicated to fostering a love of dance while making sure all student are recognised for their individual talent.

katherine blake

ACROBATICS

Katherine believes in giving students of all ages, backgrounds & abilities the opportunity to be involved in the dance community. Starting at a young age Miss Kat is qualified in all styles of dance & holds a double degree in Education & Fine Arts. Miss Kat has a particular love for Hip Hop & Acrobatics. Seriously Dance has had the pleasure of having Miss Kat in our dance family since 2015.

chiu ju (jill) wang

CONTEMPORARY / CHINESE

After training in Ballet from a young age in Taiwan, Miss Jill has grown to love both teaching & performing. With a strong love of all dance genres Jill brings enthusiasm & energy to every class which in turn inspired her students. Jill's career highlight is working at Hong Kong Disneyland for a number of years.

HIP HOP

mairangi hokianga

Originally from New Zealand Mai joined the Seriously Dance Team in 2018. Mai is extremely proud of her Mauri culture, & she lives & breaths Hip Hop. Understanding that Hip Hop is not just a dance style but a culture in itself, Mai strives to pass on her knowledge to all of her students. Mai is always an encouraging friend & mentor to her students & dance family.

RAD BALLET

paula castilho

Miss Paula is a Brazilian living in Australia. She is an RAD Ballet teacher, Pilates Instructor & Physiotherapist. Miss Paula strives to motivate, encourage & support students through their dance journey, while pushing them to achieve their best. Paula has a wealth of knowledge to pass onto students of all ages from our tiniest ballerina to our advanced students & is a well respected member of the Seriously Dance Team.

LYRICAL / BALLET / MUSICAL

rikia bell

Miss Rikia has a passion for teaching in all areas of dance & loves inspiring young performers. Rikia trained at Promenade Dance Studio & also attended the Dance Excellence Program & the Pre-Professional Program at Queensland College of Dance graduating with her Diploma in Dance. Rikia is thrilled to be able to share her love of dance with her Seriously Dance students

irene tseng

RECEPTIONIST / ADMIN

Forever helpful & understanding, Irene is one of our wonderful receptionists. Studying linguistics at university & fluent in multiple languages including mandarin, Irene has a passion for music & the arts. 

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tyson buchanan

BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER

Having over two decades of experience in management, Tyson heads up the the Seriously Dance management team & works tirelessly to ensure the studio runs without a hitch. Tyson is a welcoming & friendly face at reception & often the first of our team that you will speak with or meet here at Seriously Dance. 

brooklyn thornhill

COMMERCIAL JAZZ / BALLET

Brooklyn is passionate about ensuring that each student enjoys every single class. She is always aiming to gain a strong connection & relationship with the students she teaches. Dancing from a young age Brooklyn's credits include dancing with the Australian Ballet & Bolshoi Ballet company as a junior dancer. We are very fortunate to have had Miss Brooklyn at Seriously Dance since 2018.

rhiannah boch

ATOD / LYRICAL

Rhiannah strives to share her vast  dance knowledge & experience with her students ensuring that they enjoy every moment of their dancing. Rhiannah has been a friendly face at Seriously Dance since 2015 & always encourages her students to let their energy be infectious.

BALLET / CONTEMPORARY

shi yue (tony) chen

Shi Yue (Mr Tony) graduated from Beijing Dance Academy & New Zealand school of Dance on a full scholarship, & has danced professionally in the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre & Queensland Ballet before commencing a career in teaching. Tony works tirelessly with his examinations students to help them achieve the best results possible.

ATOD / U6 PROGRAM

lauren rogers

Energy, enthusiasm & dedication is what Lauren brings to every single one of her classes. With over 15 years teaching experience, Lauren is committed to supporting & encouraging her students in any way that she can. Lauren is always eager to continue her training to ensure she can offer her students the best. Miss Lauren is a breath of fresh air & a wonderful member of the Seriously Dance family.

TECHNIQUE / U6 PROGRAM

bec chilvers french

Rebecca started dancing from a young age & trained in Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary, & most recently graduated from the Conroy Performing Arts College Full-Time Course with her CSTD Jazz Teaching Certificate. Miss Bec is a kind, caring & friendly teacher who is loved by all of her students at Seriously Dance, especially those in the U6 Program.

tiarna macleod

JUNIOR RECEPIONIST

kayla eaves

ellena erickson

tiana huntington

cate king

elvia tsai

valerie yeo

ASSISTANT TEACHERS