Engage: With the Studios

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5 things you may not know about Gina!

14 April 2015

Gina Brescianini – Ballet teacher 5 things you may not know about Gina! The first time I fell over on stage in The Australian Ballet was in a giant chicken suit! I used to have nightmares about doing sit ups, actually waking myself doing them… Read more

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April SDC Studios News

10 April 2015

From Mon 20 April, Josh Consandine will be the new teacher for Monday 9.30am Elementary Ballet From Tues 21 April, Paul Knobloch will be the new teacher for Tuesday 9.30am Intermediate Ballet From Sat 2 May, Cathie Goss will be the new teacher for Saturday 10.00am Intermediate Ballet View our ballet timetable here. See you in class! #SDCStudios

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My first term in the Pre-Professional Year

25 March 2015

Student Mana Ogawa reflects on her favourite thing about Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year so far: As a student who has majored in Classical ballet over the past few years, I had never done much yoga before. When I found out there were daily classes… Read more

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5 things you never knew about James Taylor

23 March 2015

5 things you may not know about our Ballet teacher James Taylor! When James was a student at the Royal Ballet School, he won a scholarship to study at the Paris Opera Ballet School. One of his first professional performances was for the Queens 60th… Read more

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Thomas Bradley on Working with our Pre-Professional Year

20 March 2015

Our 2015 Pre-Professional Year recently spent a two week intensive with former Sydney Dance Company dancer Thomas Bradley. Here, Thomas recaps on his improvisation process that he passed on to students: During my time with the Pre-Professional Year students, I was interested in developing a… Read more

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5 things you never knew about Jayden

18 March 2015

5 things you may not know about Hip Hop teacher Jayden! I’m a massive nerd. I’m obsessed with Star Wars & Comic books. I really hate looking at feet – especially dancer’s feet. So when you’re in my class please wear shoes (haha). If I go overseas… Read more

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5 things you don’t know about Ilona

05 March 2015

Meet Ilona Fabiszewski our Hip Hop teacher. Here’s 5 things you may not know about Ilona! My favourite shoes to choreograph hip hop in are actually my uggs! I have been training and performing as a Bollywood dancer for many years. As a child I was… Read more

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5 things you don’t know about Natasha Crane

20 February 2015

 Get to know Natasha Crane! 1. Both of my parents AND grandparents were dancers! My grandparents were fantastic ballroom dancers and actually traveled the world with their dancing. When my brother and I were little my parents would put on music and we’d dance around… Read more

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Welcome back Heath Keating

11 February 2015

We’re very excited to welcome Heath Keating back to Sydney Dance Company Studios to teach our Wed 8pm JFH Intermediate class in February and March. Heath has just finished the national tour of Grease The Musical. Here are 5 things you may not know about… Read more

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February SDC Studios News

06 February 2015

James Deane will be teaching Hip-Hop on Tues 6.30pm (Beginners) and 8pm (Intermediate) throughout February and March while Alvin De Castro is in LA. Louie George is the new regular teacher for Beginners Jazz on Wed 6.30pm. Louie is one of Australia’s most loved and respected Jazz teachers and choreographers.  Initially… Read more