Workshops

From ballet to Disney dance, commercial to Bollywood - we have some of Australia's biggest choreographers joining us as well as some HUGE international names you won't want to miss!

Our workshops are designed to be inclusive, we've got styles and levels to suit everyone - from those who have never danced, juniors to advanced.

Look who is joining us on the dancefloor!

TWITCH

Producer | ELLEN | So You Think You Can Dance | Stomp the Yard | Emmy Award-Winning | Hairspray 

Stephen “tWitch” Boss is best known in the entertainment industry as co-executive producer and DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He was the runner-up on season four of So You Think You Can Dance, and has since returned as an All-Star, choreographer, and guest judge on the show. His performances on SYTYCD with Katee Shean and Alex Wong have received Emmy Awards.

tWitch’s film credits include Hairspray, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming, a recurring role as Jason in Step Up 3D, Step Up: Revolution, and Step Up: All In, and as the character Malik in Magic Mike XXL. He met his wife, fellow dancer Allison Holker, through So You Think You Can Dance and they frequently collaborate on teaching and choreographic workshops around the globe.

THE RYBKA TWINS

YouTube Sensations | 15M social media followers | Acrobatics | Australia's Got Talent finalists

Perth born and raised, this super-talented pair need no introduction! But for those of you who aren’t one of their 15 million social media followers – meet Sam and Teagan Rybka, known as ‘The Rybka Twins’.

The charismatic and very energetic sisters first burst onto the scene back in 2013 when they appeared on Australia's Got Talent with a mind-blowing contortion act.

As dance teachers themselves, they are now globally recognised for their incredible acrobatics and dance skills by their 13M TikTok followers, 7.29M YouTube subscribers, and over 1.1M followers on Instagram!

THE BOYS ARE BACK FOR ANOTHER BIG YEAR!

Marko Panzic

So You Think You Can Dance | The Dream Dance Company | Creative Director | Producer | Jessica Mauboy | Ricki-Lee | Jason Derulo

Jarryd Byrne

Dancing with the Stars Winner | Strictly Ballroom | Burn The Floor | Director | Fit2Move | World Latin Dance Championships

Thomas Lacey

Dance Academy | Broadway | Strictly Ballroom | Hugh Jackman | Co-owner May Down's School of Dance | Winners and Losers

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If you’re from the dance world, Marko Panzic will need no introduction, but for those who aren’t allow us to give you a snippet of his achievements. Marko Panzic is a Creative Director, Choreographer, Producer and founder of The Dream Dance Company. He first hit TV screens in the original series of “So You Think You Can Dance” and his TV performances since have included; The Aria Awards, The Logies, Australian Idol Grand Final, X Factor, The Voice Australia and many more. 

Marko has worked with many of the finest recording artists including Ricky Martin, Kylie Minogue, Jason Derulo, Ricki-Lee, Jessica Mauboy, Little Mix, Robin Thicke, Danni Minogue, will.i.am, Geri Halliwell, Vera Blue, Montaigne, DJ Havana Brown, Kelly Rowland, and the list goes on!

He has provided choreography for The Voice Australia, The Voice Kids Australia, Australia's Got Talent, Australia’s Next Top Model, EUROVISION, AACTA AWARDS, MYER Spring Fashion 2017, ABC3 Launch, X Factor Australia, Dance Academy, Junior Eurovision.

Here's a special message from Marko...

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Specialising in Latin American and Ballroom, Jarryd has forged a successful career on both stage and screen. 

A resident professional on Dancing with the Stars, Jarryd has toured with shows such as; Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Burn The Floor, and The Unbelievables. Before winning this year’s mirror ball trophy with celebrity comedian Celia Pacquola, he had been paired with Olympia Vallance, Ricki-Lee Coulter, Jesinta Franklin, and Ash Pollard. 

His most recent choreography credits include; Dancing With The Stars; Melbourne Theatre Company’s ‘Heisenberg’; Immersive Cinema’s Dirty Dancing; The Unbelievables and White Night Melbourne.

Jarryd was also Australia’s representative at last year’s World Latin Dance Championships in Miami. 

Fit2move is Jarryd’s successful dance and fitness company of over 10 years, specialising in dance programs for schools and young children. 

Check out highlight's from Jarryd and Celia's Dancing with the Stars last year...

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Thomas played the lead role of Scott Hastings in Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom the Musical, which showcased him as an extraordinary triple-threat talent. He has also toured as a featured vocalist with Hugh Jackman in Broadway to Oz and traveled to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to perform with The Tap Pack. Most recently, he played Danny in Grease The Arena Experience, for Harvest Rain.

Thomas hit cinemas in 2017's Dance Academy: The Movie after amassing a large fan base from his role as Ben Tickle in ABC's enormously successful Dance Academy series. This was his first ongoing television role and his natural charm saw him quickly become popular with audiences. Other screen work includes Blue Heelers and a recurring role in Winners and Losers.

Thomas's onstage credits include The Magic Faraway Tree, Singin' in the Rain, Oliver, The Wizard of Oz, Music Man, Bye Bye Birdie, and Oklahoma!

He is also now co-owner of May Downs School of Dance, which he started dancing at the age of two.

Here's a special message from Thomas...

WORKSHOP Choreographers

Get excited you guys, as we introduce some more of the incredible choreographers teaching us some moves this May!

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