Teachers

The Yarra Heights Dance Academy is lead by our Principal, Louise Smith, with over twenty years of dance teaching experience and AATBD Inc Teaching Diplomas in 4 styles of dance. She is supported by some of the best teachers in the business, qualified and experienced in a number of popular dance styles.

Leticia Barlow

Leticia has been dancing for approximately 27 years and is trained in all styles of dance, with her main focus being Classical Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Leticia has been teaching for the past 22 years, with this year being her 14th year at Yarra Heights Dance Academy. She has undertaken a course in dance teaching at […]

Pamela Habjan

Pamela Habjan has been a dedicated member of the dance industry for over 20 years.  She has worked as a professional dancer, choreographer and judge both within Australia and internationally for various live shows, contracts and events.  These include NBL cheerleading, AFL live performances, Crown Casino fashion parades as well as being involved with coaching […]

Jason Law

Jason Law is a Professionally Trained Dancer, Choreographer & Creative Director, He is highly experienced in a range of styles from ballet, jazz and tap to contemporary, hip-hop and musical theatre which has enabled him to broaden his career from dancer to teacher to choreographer to “experience creator”. His study across all areas of the […]

Jessica Hope

Jessica has been dancing for 13 years and is trained in jazz, tap, classical ballet, hip-hop and contemporary dance.  Jessica is currently undertaking examinations under the AATBD Inc syllabus in all styles of dance in preparation for her AATBD Inc teaching diplomas.  Jessica has performed in numerous public events, displays, competitions and public examinations.  Jessica […]