Teachers at Genesis Dance Academy are fully qualified, professional and experienced RAD and CSTD teachers.
Sue HarveyBallet | Jazz
Miss Harvey is a Registered Teacher of both RAD Ballet and CSTD Jazz.
Having studied extensively in Dance from an early age at the Conroy Dance Centre and the Queensland Ballet School, Sue performed professionally both nationally and internationally in the Commercial and Contemporary dance genres. Miss Harvey experience includes roles in Australian Ballet production of “Manon”, Ben Love Dance Theatre (London), Henry Daniels Laban Movement (London) and many others.
In the early years a desire to establish a solid understanding and appreciation of the art of Dance for youth saw her develop and successfully implement productive recreational curriculum for Dance in select Secondary Educational Institutes in South East Queensland.
Along with these credits, Sue holds an Associate Diploma in Dance QUT, Certificate IV in Assessment for Vocational Education, CSTD Teaching Diplomas in the genres of Ballet, Jazz, Theatrical and Tap and is a Registered Teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance.
Sue has run her own dance school successfully for many years, with past students having gone on to study at the Australian Ballet School, Queensland Ballet, Aitkin Ballet Theatre, New York and Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance, Melbourne, many of whom are now dancing professionally with Queensland Ballet and other companies.
Sue has also instructed and choreographed for students and studios throughout South East Queensland, leading and instructing dance workshops facilitating vital and enriching professional development opportunities.
Karen MellersBallet | Jazz
Miss Karen is a Registered Teacher of both RAD Ballet and CSTD Jazz.
Miss Karen also comes to us with many years of experience, having run her own successful dance studio in the past. She is a fully qualified CSTD teacher, who will be teaching our Jazz levels 1-5 on Mondays as well as Tiny Stars, Primary Jazz and Grade 4 Ballet on Wednesdays. Miss Karen is very passionate about nurturing and developing our young dancers and we are sure our younger students are going to love her classes!