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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

STUDIO MANAGER

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

Teacher

ATOD Associate, Cert IV Dance Teaching & Management

Acrobatic Arts Teacher Cert. 

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.

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 BM Ballet, SM Jazz, GS Jazz Moves

Honours Plus BM Tap, BS Jazz, SS Ballet, SS Jazz, GM Jazz, GM Ballet, GS Jazz, GB / Elementary Jazz Moves

Honours BM Jazz, BS Jazz

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Miss Caitlin

Teacher

With TCDA since 2010

Major Awards Primary Studio Champion 2014, Best and Fairest Intermediate 2017

Honours Plus Gold Medal Tap, Gold Star Tap

Honours Gold Medal Jazz A, Silver Star Tap

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Miss Izzy

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2019

Major Awards Intermediate Studio Champion 2019

TCDA Show Troupes 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours with Distinction Silver Star Ballet

Honours Plus Gold Star Jazz Moves, Gold Star Ballet

Honours Gold Medal Jazz Moves, Gold Medal Ballet

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Miss Gilli

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2010

Major Awards Junior Studio Champion 2013, Most Improved Intermediate 2019

Honours Bronze Medal Ballet, Bronze Star Jazz A, Silver Medal Jazz A, Gold Medal Jazz A

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Miss Emma

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2013

Major Awards Junior Studio Champion 2016

TCDA Show Troupes 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours Plus Bronze Star Ballet

Honours  Bronze Star Jazz, Musical Theatre L4

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Miss Bella

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards Most Improved Primary 2018, Most Improved Intermediate 2021

TCDA Show Troupes 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours with Distinction  Bronze Medal Jazz Moves

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

Honours  Bronze Star Jazz Moves, Silver Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Danielle

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.  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 Boonstra

Teacher

Dancing with TCDA since 2016

Major Awards Senior Studio Champion 2019, Most Improved Senior 2018

TCDA Show Troupes  2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Senior Troupe Captain 2021) 

Honours Plus Gold Medal Jazz A

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

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Alexander

Junior Teacher

Dancing with TCDA since 2017 & specialising in singing & drama

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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 Lauren

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards Intermediate Studio Champion 2020

TCDA Show Troupes 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours Plus Musical Theatre L4

Honours  Bronze Star Ballet, Silver Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Hannah

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2012

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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 GB Jazz

Honours  GS Jazz, GM Jazz Moves, GS Jazz Moves

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Miss KB

Teacher

With TCDA since 2009

Major Awards Best & Fairest Junior 2011, Intermediate Studio Champion 2017

TCDA Show Troupes 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours with Distinction Bronze Star Jazz, Silver Medal Jazz, Gold Medal Jazz A

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

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Miss Jaydah

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2011

TCDA Show Troupes  2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours  Silver Medal Jazz A,  Gold Medal Jazz A, Gold 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

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Miss Lara

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards Most Improved Junior 2017

TCDA Show Troupes 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours  Bronze Medal Jazz Moves, Bronze Star Jazz Moves, SilverMedal Jazz Moves, Silver Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Mia

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards Junior Studio Champion 2017, Primary Studio Champion 2019

TCDA Show Troupes 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours with Distinction  Bronze Medal Jazz Moves, Bronze Star Ballet

Honours Plus Bronze Medal Ballet, Silver Medal Jazz Moves

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

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Miss Chelsea

Teacher

Dancing with TCDA since 2012

Miss Chelsea is undertaking her Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

Major Awards Primary Studio Champion 2013, Senior Best & Fairest 2019

TCDA Show Troupes 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours Plus Bronze Star Jazz, Silver Medal Jazz, Silver Star Jazz

Honours Gold Medal Jazz, Elementary Jazz

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Miss Amber

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2009

Major Awards Junior Most Improved 2012, Senior Most Improved 2020

TCDA Show Troupes 2020, 2021

Honours Bronze Medal Ballet

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Miss Meela

Junior Teacher

With TCDA since 2012

Major Awards Primary Studio Champion 2015

TCDA Show Troupes 2017, 2018, 2019

Honours with Distinction Bronze Star Jazz

Honours  Silver Medal Jazz

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Miss Annabelle

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2018

Major Awards Primary Best & Fairest 2019, Intermediate Most Improved 2020.

TCDA Show Troupes 2019, 2020, 2021

Honours Plus Musical Theatre L4

Honours  Silver Medal Ballet

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Miss Leila

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2015

Major Awards Most Improved Junior 2015

TCDA Show Troupes  2020, 2021

Honours  Bronze Star Ballet, Bronze Star Jazz Moves

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Miss Halle

Teaching Assistant

With TCDA since 2012

TCDA Show Troupes  2019, 2021

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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