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Masterpiece Dance Team

 

Miss Sarah

Miss Sarah is the owner and director of Masterpiece Dance and one of the studio teachers. Miss Sarah has a passion for dance and making it a fun, positive and memorable experience for kids of all ages and abilities. Miss Sarah opened Masterpiece Dance in 2015 running all the classes herself from the Glasshouse Christian College in Beerwah.

Fast forward 5 years and Masterpiece now operates two purpose-built studio spaces in the centre of Beerwah, running over 30 classes per week, with 4 other teachers. Miss Sarah teaches ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary and musical theatre. She has completed her ballet exams up to pointe level and completed her cert IV in dance teaching and management, majoring in jazz.

Miss Sarah is a member and associate teacher of ATOD – Australian Teachers of Dancing. She has also completed her Module 1 in Acrobatic Arts and is qualified to teach Progressing Ballet Technique.

 

Miss Michelle

Miss Michelle is our head acrobatics and tumbling teacher as well as our morning Kindergym classes. Miss Michelle loves working with kids no matter what their ability. She loves watching kids enjoy their classes and have fun.

Miss Michelle started gymnastics at 7 years old which led to her competing at State level and representing QLD in level 7. She went on to become an accredited coach at intermediate level in Womens Artistic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics and Kinderym. She is also accredited in Move for Life and Freegym. She has completed her Cert III in Sports Coaching and most recently competed in Gymnastics Masters competition in 2017 and 2018.

Miss Michelle also has hidden talents like being a qualified hairdresser and making balloon animals! (Which the Kindergym kids absolutely love)

 

Miss Patricia

Miss Patricia loves teaching dance – ballet, jazz and contemporary classes. She loves the variety of styles and building relationships with the kids, they are the ones who make class fun and enjoyable. She says teaching is like an artform – making it unique to teach all different learning styles.

Her qualifications and experience include: Training at Artz Acadmeny of Dance in the Netherlands, completing her Bachelor of Ballet and Contemporary at Rambert in London and training at Octavia Stroia in Romania. She has danced for inTroDans contemporary, Hungarian Ballet Opera and Jump in Contemporary dance company. She has recently completed her Masters in Science and Dance teaching. She holds a teachers certificate in ballet and has completed her Module 1 and Module 2 in Acrobatic Arts.

Miss Patricia also runs her own Contemporary Dance company here on the Sunshine Coast called Neo Vida. In her spare time Miss Patrica loves climbing and diving and wishes one day to buy a big block of land to have horses.

 

Miss Keely

Miss Keely joined the Masterpiece Dance team in 2019 and teaches Monday, Wednesday and Friday a variety of classes including Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-Hop and Ballet. Miss Keely is a fun and bubbly person who loves working with kids of all ages.

Miss Keely started dancing from a young age and is trained in all styles of dance. She has completed her teachers certificate in CSTD modern jazz and is now completing her Diploma of teaching. Miss Keely has completed all her exams in ballet and jazz up to a high level. She is a company member of Neo Vida contemporary dance company and has a passion for performing and loves a challenge when it comes to dance.

She believes in keeping the fun in dance to keep kids interested and engaged and loves what she does.

 

Miss Bek

Miss Bek teaches Acrobatics classes at Masterpiece Dance and assists Miss Michelle Mondays and runs the Friday afternoon class. Miss Bek has done all styles of dancing from a young age including ballet, jazz and tap. She started acrobatics later, but found she loved it and trains in both tumbling and aerials.

Miss Bek is a part of the Just Acrobatics performance team and also trains at SJ dance completing her cert IV in dance. She also completed her Cert III in dance through RAW dance company while in her final year of school. She is a dedicated student, performer and teacher who has a great future ahead of her.

The kids love Miss Bek and she loves teaching at Masterpiece Dance, especially now running her own class on Fridays.

 

Erin

Erin is our wonderful admin lady who is the face of the waiting room and communications via phone and email. Erin has a background in management and is great at answering parent questions and loves making our students and parents feel welcome. If anyone has any queries or needs help, Erin is the first person to make contact with.

 

 

Lewis

Lewis is Miss Sarah's husband and does a lot of the "behind-the-scenes" work. You'll often see him around the studio or at events throughout the year.