Tapatak Teachers Seminar 2019

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Last week Miss Kate & Miss Georgia spent 3 days in Brisbane at the annual Tapatak Oz Teachers Seminar. The seminar was conducted by the creator of Tapatak Oz, Christine Denny who taught the teaching techniques she has developed over the past 25 years & covered all the levels of the syllabus.

Coastal Dance is proud to be a Tapatak Oz school as we truely believe in the vision & philosophy of spreading the joy of tap! You can find out more about Tapatak Oz on the offical website:  https://www.tapatak-oz.com

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Congratulations Jorja

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Congratulations to 2017 graduate Jorja Coe who has just secured her first contract with Celebrity Cruise Lines. Jorja started her formal dance training at Coastal Dance, age 13. Jorja completed her Certificate IV in Dance at Dynamite Studios Australia in 2018 and is currently signed to their agency Evolution Agency.

Jorja is the third #teamcoastal graduate to be offered a professional contract with Royal Carribean or Celebrity Cruise Lines.

Open House 2019

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Coastal Dance will be hosting an Open House for new & returning students on Saturday the 12th of January. There will be a selection of classes for dancers to take across a variety of genres & information for the 2019 dance year will also be released. A detailed timetable will be sent out in the new year!

Nanny Noel Shining Star Awards 2018

Each year Nanny Noel awards 2 shining star awards to students who sparkle & shine at the end of year concert. This year’s award winners were: Ella Taylor – Junior & Jacqueline Owen – Senior. Many thanks to Noelene Taylor, for your constant support of the studio!

Junior Shining Star Award Winner: Ella Taylor

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Senior Shining Star Award Winner: Jacqueline Owen

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2018 Special Award Winners

Congratulations to our students who received a special award in 2018! We saw so much improvement in 2018 with some incredible transformations not only in dancing but attitudes & work ethic!

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Most Improved All-Rounder: Ruby Johnston

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Most Improved Jazz Dancer: Emma Mollison

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Most Improved Classical Dancer: Mia Johnson

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Most Improved Vocalist: Danika Mason

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Most Improved Tapper: Eva Nicol

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Most Promising Junior: Bella Hardy

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Most Improved Acrobat: Rose Gonano

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Australian Conservatoire​ of Ballet Exams 2018

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Congratulations to our ballet students who sat their Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Exams in Term 2 with examiner Valmai Roberts. Of the six candidates entered two of our students received Distinction with marks between 90 – 100%.

Exams are a great tool of motivation for students giving them a consistent goal to work towards. If your child is interested in sitting a ballet exam in 2019 students are required to take 2 ballet classes a week with our classical extension class also recommended.