Look who is joining us on the dancefloor!
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!
So You Think You Can Dance | The Dream Dance Company | Creative Director | Producer | Jessica Mauboy | Ricki-Lee | Jason Derulo
Dancing with the Stars Winner | Strictly Ballroom | Burn The Floor | Director | Fit2Move | World Latin Dance Championships
Dance Academy | Broadway | Strictly Ballroom | Hugh Jackman | Co-owner May Down's School of Dance | Winners and Losers
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...
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...
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...
Get excited you guys, as we introduce some more of the incredible choreographers teaching us some moves this May!
World Champion Aerobics | Founder | Ikin Achieve | Global Dance Pro | Dance & Motivational Speaker
Anthony's career highlights include, So You Think You Can Dance, Moulin Rouge Soloist, and to top it off he's a World Aerobic Champion!
Now the Founder of Ikin Achieve, and Director and Co-Founder of the very successful Global Dance Pro, we are excited to see what Anthony has in store for the workshops!
Choreographer | Creative Director | The Masked Singer | The ARIA Awards | ROAR | Tones & I
With a career spanning two decades, Yvette has become one of the country’s most versatile creatives.
Winner of the 2020 Sydney Theatre Award for Best Choreography, Yvette has also designed ROAR, her own dance fashion line, in conjunction with Energetiks, and is also, proudly, Artistic Director for the Victorian Dance.
Elvis 'Untitled Musical Film' | Choreographer | Happy Feet 2 | So You Think You Can Dance | DORA | KE$HA
Kate is an Australian performer, choreographer, and dance director. Kate has worked with some of the world’s best choreographers, directors and music stars including George Miller, Kelley Abbey, Jason Gilkison, Robbie Williams, Guy Sebastian and Ricky Martin.
Kate is currently working on Baz Luhrmanns ‘Untitled Musical Film’ about Elvis Presley. Starring Tom Hanks as Associate Choreographer on the Gold Coast.
Simone from 'Body by Simone'
Broadway | Fitness | Life Coach | Hollywood's Hottest Workout | Kardashians | Revenge Body
After a successful dance career performing on Broadway, London’s West End and Australia, Simone made a natural transition to the wellbeing industry becoming a certified NASM CPT, Pre/PostNatal specialist and certified Life Coach. Her clients include Oscar® and Grammy® winners and supermodels!
She is the creator of Body By Simone which Forbes named 'Hollywood’s hottest workout Empire,' and a Trainer on E! Network's Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian.
Broadway | Hamilton | Moulin Rouge | Helpmann Award Nominee
Karli has made a name for herself, currently in the Broadway production of Moulin Rouge The Musical. She’s toured with shows such as Broadway’s hit Hamilton, Flashdance The Musical and was nominated for a Helpmann Award for her portrayal as Anita in West Side Story to name a few.
Mentor | Teacher | Dancer | O Entertainment | Producer | Model | Actress | Showgirl
With 25 years of global experience in the entertainment industry principal, now studio owner, Olivia Ostaszewskyj credits include Sydney Showboats, Head Kandi, Australian Fashion Week, Ministry of Sound, Princess Cruises, Australian Idol, adjudicating with Dance Life Unite, Showcase and Dance Quest.
Founder of O Entertainment, Olivia has found her passion in styles such as commercial jazz, heels and jazz/funk, delivering specialised Showgirl classes.
Hamilton | RENT | Creator | Teacher | Travis Wall | Stacey Tookey | Kelley Abbey
Luca is a performer, creator, and teacher. She recently made her choreographer debut with RENT at the Sydney Opera House and is currently in Hamilton Australia.
Luca has assisted world-renowned choreographers like Travis Wall, Stacey Tookey and Al Blackstone as well as Aussie's leading Musical Theatre Choreographers Andrew Hallsworth, Kelley Abbey, and Michael Ralph.
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Trust us when we say this is just the beginning. You don't want to miss the opportunity to learn some moves from the talent we have lined up!
Can you guess who these homegrown and international stars will be? Here's a hint...
TikTok Sensations | The Masked Singer | Happy Feet | America's Got Talent | Stomp the Yard | You Got This Girl
Bollywood | Teacher | Creator | The Goddess Wheel | Ignite Bollywood
Jagriti is the Founder of Ignite Bollywood Dance Company. Growing up, Jagriti was inspired by Bollywood movies and dancing in her family living room.
Jagriti has a passion for making a difference and inspiring others. She will be conducting a fun and interactive Bollywood dance lesson ideal for beginners!
Transit Dance | Dancing with the Stars | Choreographer | Director | Producer
Paul Malek is a leading Australian Choreographer, Director and Producer who currently resides as Artistic Director of Transit Dance in Melbourne, Australia.
Well known for his storytelling choreography on television series such as Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance he is also a much-loved educator and motivational speaker.
He has taught and spoken at many festivals and conferences across the globe and has choreographed a multitude of productions across Contemporary Dance and the Performing Arts.
Counsellor | Life Coach | Dancer | Motivational Speaker
After a 20-year music theatre career in shows such as A Chorus Line, West Side Story, Saturday Night Fever, The Lion King, Aladdin and In The Heights, Will Centurion is now Australia’s leading Mental Health Coach for Creative Youth.
Founder of Will Centurion: Counselling and Life Coaching for Actors, Singers, Dancers, we are excited for Will to help our young performers build their confidence and make their mind their friend