Meet the teachers:
Miss Elise - Director
Elise started dancing at the age of 2. She fell in love with ballet and begun full time training on the Gold Coast at the age of 15 with Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy. Here she studied full-time for 3 years in the Vaganova Method of Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance. She performed in many eisteddfods/events, prepared for auditions and trained for the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Examinations, where she completed her final Excellence exam. In 2015 Elise auditioned and was accepted into the New Zealand School of Dance Elite International Contemporary Course where she trained full-time. In 2016 Elise was accepted into the Bachelor of Fine Arts Dance Performance with QUT, however chose to peruse her teaching career. Since then Elise has taught ballet on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane for the past 4 years. She holds a Certificate IV in Dance Teaching & Management, is a registered teacher with the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet, has participated in the Dance, Learn, Connect Teachers Day with the Australian Teachers of Dancing for Classical Ballet and is a registered Progressing Ballet Technique Teacher. Elise is very passionate about teaching and enjoys sharing her love, knowledge and passion for dance.