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TCDA MANAGEMENT

MISS KELLIE

PRINCIPAL

ATOD Associate, Cert IV and Diploma in Dance Teaching & Management, Acrobatic Arts Teacher Certificate. 

Thousands of dancers have been instructed by Miss Kellie in a dance teaching career that has spanned over two decades in Sydney and Tamworth.  Miss Kellie's passion and focus has always been on the student and a desire to create the best people as well as dancers. Tireless in her work within the Community Kellie was named one of the 100 Faces of Tamworth in the towns Centenary feature in the Northern Daily Leader.

PAULIE

DIRECTOR

B.A. (Communications), Diploma of Management, Diploma of Public Safety.

Boasting an eclectic range of skills and experience including careers as a Commercial Photographer, Designer and a NSW Police Forensic Investigator, Paulie is responsible for our business management, promotions and artistic direction.  Paul was awarded Equity Advocate Man of the Year at the Zonta Empowerment Awards on International Women's Day 2020.

THE TALENTED TEAM
THAT MAKES TCDA TICK

TCDA TEACHERS

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Miss Lily

Senior Teacher

ATOD Associate, Diploma of Dance Teaching & Management, Cert IV Dance Teaching & Management

Acrobatic Arts Teacher Cert.

Certificate in Aerial Arts 

Danced with TCDA 2009 -19

Miss Lily was our Senior Show Troupe Captain & has made a name for herself as a performer appearing in numerous music videos and as a choreographer both within & outside TCDA. Lily choreographed the sold out TMS production of Shrek in 2023.

Major Awards 

Junior Studio Champion 2010, Int Studio Champion 2012, Senior Studio Champion 2016,Primary Championship Winner 2012, Senior Championship Winner 2016

TCDA Show Troupe

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 (Senior Troupe Captain 2017-2019)

Honours with Distinction

Bronze Medal Ballet, Silver Medal Jazz, Gold Star Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Bronze Medal Tap, Bronze Star Jazz, Silver Star Ballet, Silver Star Jazz, Gold Medal Jazz, Gold Medal Ballet, Gold Star Jazz, Gold Bar / Elementary Jazz Moves

Honours

Bronze Medal Jazz, Bronze Star Jazz

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Miss Danielle

Senior Teacher

ATOD Associate, Cert IV Business. 

Danced with TCDA 2009 - 11

Miss Danielle  became our first student to become an ATOD Associate Teacher  through TCDA back in 2013.  Miss Dee always brings a youthful enthusiasm to all of her choreography and is particularly fond of her open and hip hop classes.

Major Awards

Senior Studio Champion 2009

Honours with Distinction

Gold Star Jazz

Honours Plus

Gold Star Ballet, Gold Bar Ballet, Gold Bar Jazz

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Miss Jaydah

Teacher

Currently undertaking Cert IV Dance Teaching & Management

Dancing with TCDA since 2011

Major Awards

Senior Studio Champion 2022

TCDA Show Troupes  

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 (Senior Troupe Captain 2023)

Honours Plus  

Elementary Jazz Moves

Honours  

Silver Medal Jazz A,  Gold Medal Jazz A, Gold Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Meg

Teacher

Dip of Elite Performance, Cert IV Dance, Cert IV Dance Teaching & Management, Acrobatic Arts Teacher Cert.

Danced with TCDA  2009 -15

Miss Meg has studied both performing arts and contemporary extensively in Sydney and Melbourne over the last four years at Village on Broadway, Ettingshausens and  Transit Dance. Throughout this time she also worked on the set of various music videos, advertisements for Nike and with esteemed choreographers including Daniel Jaber, Amber McCartney, Paea Leach and Gabrielle Nankivell.

Major Awards

Most Improved Intermediate 2010, Int Studio Champion 2011, Senior Studio Champion 2015

TCDA Show Troupe

2014, 2015,

Honours with Distinction

Gold Bar Jazz

Honours  

Gold Star Jazz, Gold Medal Jazz Moves, Gold Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Jess

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2015

Major Awards 

Most Improved Intermediate 2018, Senior Championship Winner 2021, Senior Championship Winner 2023

TCDA Show Troupes 

2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours with Distinction 

Gold Star Jazz Moves, Elementary Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Silver Medal Ballet, Silver Medal Jazz Moves, Silver Star Jazz Moves, Gold Medal Jazz Moves

Honours  

Silver Star Ballet, Gold Star Ballet, Bronze Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Ella

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2014, first at our Quirindi studio and now at Tamworth

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Miss Hannah

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2012

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Miss Mia

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards

 Junior Studio Champion 2017, Primary Studio Champion 2019, Intermediate Studio Champion 2022Intermediate Championship Winner (primary) 2021, Intermediate Championship Winner (high school) 2022

TCDA Show Troupes 

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours with Distinction 

Bronze Medal Jazz Moves, Bronze Star Ballet, Gold Medal Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Bronze Medal Ballet, Silver Medal Jazz Moves, Silver Star Ballet

Honours  

Bronze Star Jazz Moves, Silver Medal Ballet, Silver Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Leyna

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2014

Major Awards

Primary Most Improved 2016, Senior Most Improved 2021

TCDA Show Troupes 

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours Plus

Gold Star Jazz

Honours  

Elementary Jazz Moves

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Miss Bella

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards 

Most Improved Primary 2018, Most Improved Intermediate 2021

TCDA Show Troupes 

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours with Distinction 

Bronze Medal Jazz Moves, Gold Medal Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Bronze Medal Ballet, Bronze Star Ballet, Silver Medal Jazz Moves, Silver Star Ballet

Honours  

Bronze Star Jazz Moves, Silver Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Annabelle

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2018

Major Awards 

Primary Best & Fairest 2019, Intermediate Most Improved 2020, Best & Fairest Intermediate 2022

TCDA Show Troupes 

2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours with Distinction 

Gold Star Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Musical Theatre L4, Gold Medal Ballet, Elementary Jazz Moves

Honours  

Silver Medal Ballet

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Miss Lauren

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards 

Intermediate Studio Champion 2020

TCDA Show Troupes 

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours with Distinction

Gold Medal Jazz Moves, Gold Star Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Musical Theatre L4, Gold Medal Ballet, Gold Medal Tap

Honours  

Bronze Star Ballet, Silver Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Emma

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2013

Major Awards 

Junior Studio Champion 2016

TCDA Show Troupes 

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours Plus

Bronze Star Ballet, Gold Medal Jazz Moves

Honours  

Bronze Star Jazz, Musical Theatre L4, Gold Medal Ballet, Gold Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Stella

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2013

Major Awards 

Junior Best & Fairest 2017, Primary Stdio Champion 2018

TCDA Show Troupes 

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Honours with Distinction  

Bronze Star Ballet, Gold Medal Jazz Moves

Honours Plus  

Bronze Medal Jazz Moves, Bronze Star Jazz Moves, Silver Star Jazz Moves

Honours  

Bronze Star Tap, Silver Star Ballet, Gold Medal Tap

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Miss Evie

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2019

TCDA Show Troupes 

2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours with Distinction 

Silver Star Jazz Moves

Honours  

Silver Medal Jazz Moves

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Miss Chloe

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2014

Major Awards 

Most Improved Primary 2019

TCDA Show Troupes 

2020, 2021, 2022

Honours with Distinction 

Silver Star Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Bronze Medal Ballet

Honours  

Silver Medal Ballet, Silver Medal Jazz Moves, Silver Star Ballet

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Miss Milan

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2018

Major Awards 

Intermediate Most Improved 2022

TCDA Show Troupes 

2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours Plus 

Silver Star Ballet, Gold Medal Jazz Moves

Honours  

Silver Medal  Jazz Moves

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Miss Halle

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2013

TCDA Show Troupes 

2019, 2021, 2022

Honours Plus  

Gold Medal Jazz Moves

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Miss CC

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2013

Major Awards 

Intermediate Best & Fairest 2020

TCDA Show Troupes 

2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours Plus

Bronze Medal Jazz Moves, Silver Medal Jazz Moves, Silver Star Ballet

Honours  

Bronze Medal Ballet, Bronze Star Jazz Moves, Bronze Star Tap, Gold Medal Jazz Moves

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Miss Ruby

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2014

Major Awards 

Most Improved Junior 2018, Primary Studio Champion 2020Intermediate Championship Winner (primary) 2022

TCDA Show Troupes 

2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Honours with Distinction 

Silver Star Jazz Moves

Honours Plus

Bronze Star Jazz Moves, Silver Star Tap, Silver Medal Ballet

Honours  

Bronze Medal Ballet, Bronze Medal Jazz Moves, Bronze Star Ballet, Silver Medal Tap, Silver Medal Jazz Moves, Silver Star Ballet, Gold Medal Tap

KYLIE & LEYNA

TCDA RECEPTION

Brightening everyone's days!

 

Kylie's three daughters have danced with TCDA since 2011 and as a veteran TCDA dance mum she is supremely equipped to answer just about any question that may come up. 

 

Leyna & both her son and daughter have been with TCDA since 2018 and besides being an active dance mum she is an enthusiastic dancer with the Yummy Mummys and Back to the Barre classes.

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