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.

Georgina Charteris

Georgina is a true triple-threat with seven years professional performing experience as a dancer, singer and actress. She has travelled internationally as a singer and dancer in the corporate and cabaret scene and continues to work within the industry. She has toured India as a dancer with FX Entertainment, was a showgirl dancer for Tom […]

Bronwyn Corbett

Bronwyn holds a Licentiate with Cecchetti Ballet Australia and Cecchetti International Classical Ballet. She also holds a Certificate 4 and attained her Cecchetti Advanced as a teacher. She has a Diploma of Teaching and a Bachelor of Education and has taught mainstream education in both government and private schools. She has also taught in kindergartens […]

Vivian Harvey

(A.A.T.B.D. Inc Tap Dip, A.A.T.B.D. Inc Theatrical Dip, A.A.T.B.D. Inc Ballet Dip, A.A.T.B.D. Inc Adv Ballet Dip, A.A.T.B.D. Inc Adv Jazz Dip, A.A.T.B.D. Inc New Adv Jazz Dip) Vivian started dancing at the tender age of 3, and has since held a love of dance, culminating in multiple diplomas. Vivian has been teaching dance for […]

Leticia Barlow

Leticia has been dancing for about 27 years and is trained in all styles of dance, with her main focus being classical ballet, tap and jazz. She has been teaching dance for the past 22 years, with this year being her 14th year at Yarra Heights Dance Academy. Leticia has completed a course in dance […]

Samantha Ambrosy

Samantha is a classically trained dancer having danced ballet, jazz and tap from two years of age. She studied her Diploma Elite Dance and performance at the School of Performing Arts (SOPA). Along with extensive ballet and contemporary training, Samantha has also trained in urban styles and acrobatics. After graduating, she was awarded the Alumni […]

Pamela Habjan

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

Jason Law

Jason Law is a professionally trained dancer, choreographer and 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 allowed him to broaden his career from dancer to teacher to choreographer to “experience creator”. His study across all areas of […]

Jessica Hope

  ( AATBD, JAZZ DIP. ) Jessica has been dancing for 13 years and is trained in jazz, tap, classical ballet, hip hop and contemporary dance. Jess has a Diploma in Jazz and is currently undertaking examinations in other styles of dance in order to complete her teaching diplomas with the AATBD Inc.  Jessica is […]