Faculty

Management & Department Heads

Phil Talbot AISTD Dip, LCGI

Phil Talbot AISTD Dip, LCGI

CEO/Director

Born in the U.K Phil commenced his professional dance training in his early twenties...

Judith Talbot

Judith Talbot

Co-Founder/ Director

Born in the UK, Judith commenced her career as a bank clerk for Midland Bank. Over the following 14 years Judith worked extensively for the international company Rank Xerox...

 Ian Toyne

Ian Toyne

Head of Musical Theatre

Ian’s Perth appearances have included Company and Rough Crossing at the Playhouse Theatre, The Seagull and The Glass Menagerie at...

Deby Holmes

Deby Holmes

Head of Dance

After training in Perth in CSTD and RAD & gaining her full Teachers Diploma, Deby spent the next 20 years performing in Spain, Japan, UK and Monte Carlo...

Teaching Staff

Laura Pedro

Laura Pedro

Classical Repertoire

Laura Pedro began her dance training at Pio-X Conservatory of Music and Dance in Jundiai - Sao Paulo, Brazil at age 5 and at 13 years old she...

Tonia Santoro

Tonia Santoro

Contemporary

Born in Italy, Tonia began her dance training in Massafra in ballet (RAD method), modern, jazz and contemporary...

Pauly Maybury

Pauly Maybury

Musical Theatre

From Sydney to Seoul, Perth to Panama and Tamworth to Tokyo, Pauly has performed in all corners of the globe - in over 256...

Daniel Griffin

Daniel Griffin

Song Repertoire

Daniel holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Musical Direction from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts...

Andy Fraser

Andy Fraser

Stage Combat

Andy is a fully certified Fight Director and Stage Combat Instructor holding...

Joe Louis Robinson

Joe Louis Robinson

Music Director

Joe is a music director, composer and voice coach. Since 2013, Joe has collaborated with YouTube star …

Corey Harrison

Corey Harrison

Commercial

Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, Corey was thrown into dancing by his family as a way to control is boundless amounts of energy. After training in both Perth and Sydney...

Penny Shaw

Penny Shaw

Vocal Technique

Penny is a professional opera singer and an Oxford University graduate...

Claire Matthews

Claire Matthews

Tap

Claire completed 8 years full time vocational training at Elmhurst Ballet School in Surrey...

Hellen Russo

Hellen Russo

Classical Technique

Hellen Russo is a highly qualified, technical and friendly dance teacher with an extensive...

Guest Tutors

Jemma Armstrong

Jemma Armstrong

Ballroom

Born in Perth, Western Australia, Jemma started ballroom dancing at the age of 6. Competing over 10 years led to successful results...

Joshua Webb

Joshua Webb

Music Director

Joshua James Webb is a Perth based Musical Director, conductor, and piano accompanist. He has been ...

Tim How

Tim How

Song Repertoire

Tim completed an Advanced Diploma in Performance (Piano) at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2007...

Christine M. Kerber

Christine M. Kerber

Audition Technique

Christine M. Kerber is a director and choreographer, who has worked with the cruise entertainment industry during the height ...

Bree Lagridge

Bree Lagridge

Musical Theatre

Raised and trained as a dancer in Hobart, Bree relocated to Melbourne where she graduated from Musical Theatre at the Victorian College of the Arts...

Igor Sas

Igor Sas

Acting

I theatre, Igor has performed in The Golden Valley (world premier, Magpie Theatre South...

Allan Girod

Allan Girod

Circus

Allan is a performer and theatre maker, splitting his creative calendar between Perth and London...

Shane Morley

Shane Morley

Pas de deux

Shane Morley hails from Western Australia. Working mainly in musical theatre, his credits include roles in such shows as Cats...

Ralf Rauker

Ralf Rauker

Acting

Ralf studied acting (1981-’86) and received a two years MA scholarship in Performing Arts...

Shirley Van Sanden

Shirley Van Sanden

Acting

Shirley is an actor, writer, producer and director. Her commissioned work has been in Theatre for Young People ...

Peter Fares

Peter Fares

Contemporary

Peter began his dancing at the age of fifteen through the dance program at Rossmoyne Senior High School...

Andrew Mortimer

Andrew Mortimer

Musical Theatre

Andrew was born in Leeds, UK and trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and the ...

Sacha Lee Flanagan

Sacha Lee Flanagan

Contemporary

A graduate of The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Sacha completed her Bachelor of Arts...

Margaret Illmann

Margaret Illmann

Classic Technique

Margaret enjoyed a 21 year career as a professional international ballerina having begun her training in the Cecchetti method.

Fiona Bourne

Fiona Bourne

Musical Theatre

Fiona trained in Perth, Australia where she gained her CSTD Full Diploma’s in Classical Ballet, Modern Jazz...