(Cert IV Dance Teaching and Management, MBAL)
Melanie began dancing at 4 years of age and teaching at 15. Since then she has continued to enhance her teaching skills and knowledge over the years moving from an assistant to a principal teacher and now director of At The Barre Dance Company which opened in January 2018.
With over 20 years of teaching experience including ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, national character, preschool dance as well as open classes Miss Mel has seen many students grow from preschoolers to advanced dancers and even teachers themselves. She has also performed, competed and choreographed for eisteddfods, concerts and events during her time as a dancer and teacher.
She is pasionate about teaching her students the foundations of dance, musicality and a love of performing. She strives to bring out the best in every student and help them to reach their goals. She has successfully entered students in their BAL examinations in all styles with many receiving top marks.
Melanie is a full teacher member of Ballet Australasia Limited and also hold a Certivicate IV in Dance Teaching and Management as well as a First Aid Certificate.