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.

DIRECTOR

elizabeth bannon

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 & has a particular love for Hip Hop & Acrobatics. Seriously Dance has had the pleasure of having Miss Kat in our dance family since 2015.

ACROBATICS

katherine blake

After training in Ballet from a young age in Taiwan, 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.

CONTEMPORARY / CHINESE

jill wang

BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER

tyson buchanan

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. 

SINGING / ACROBATICS / U6

annabelle armstrong

Annabelle is passionate about inspiring the next generation of young performers. Encouraging her students to aim for progress not perfection while striving to be the best version of themselves they can be is her ethos. Annabelle has been with Seriously Dance since 2014 and is an integral part of our dance family.

ATOD / LYRICAL

rhiannah boch

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.

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. Joining the Seriously Dance teaching team in 2018, we are very fortunate to have Miss Brooklyn in our dance family.

JAZZ / CONTEMPORARY

brooklyn thornhill

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.

HIP HOP

mairangi hokianga

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.

ATOD JAZZ & TAP / U6

lauren rogers

Yue Shi (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.

BALLET / CONTEMPORARY

yue shi (tony) chen

Miss Paula is a Brazilian living in Australia. She is an RAD Ballet teacher, pilates instructor & physiotherapist.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 the tiny tots to  adults.

RAD BALLET

paula castilho

Teresa, or Mamma T as she is affectionately known is a friendly face around the studio. Overseeing all of our costuming needs Teresa ensures all of our student look dazzling on stage. Mamma T has danced her entire life & she can often be found sharing her dance stories with our students.

COSTUMES

teresa mcdonald

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.

RECEPTIONIST / ADMIN

irene tseng

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JUNIOR RECEPIONIST

tiarna macleod

kayla eaves

ellena erickson

tiana huntington

cate king

elvia tsai

valerie yeo

ASSISTANT TEACHERS