Our Talented Staff
Summer and Lillian
Introducing Summer and Lillian, both girls are foundation students of the school. They are both currently taking Jazz and Hip Hop classes.
Lillian danced many years ago as a tiny before returning to classes at Danceology. She is currently helping teach the Primary Jazz 2 students on a Tuesday afternoon. Lillian won the Most Improved Dancer at our 2019 concert "Circus of Life".
Summer has ben dancing for most of her life. She is currently in the Dance excellence program at her high school. Summer completed her Level 4 APDA Hip Hop exam receiving Highly Commended in 2019. Summer is currently assisting the Level 1 Contemporary Class.
Belinda has been dancing since the age of 5yrs old, and started assisting in classes at age of 12. By 14 she was teaching her own classes.
Belinda has been trained in RAD Ballet, CSTD Tap , Jazz and Theatrical.
She has taught at numerous dance studios in Brisbane and decided at 21yrs to open her own studio in 2000 called Dance Pointe; In that time she has put students through examinations in Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop; Won awards at numerous eisteddfods and received student top achievement awards through the APDA for students with the highest overall score throughout Asia Pacific in their grades. After 11 successful years she decided to sell the studio and move to the Gold Coast for a fresh start with her family.
Belinda became an examiner with the Asia Pacific Dance Association in 2014 and is still currently examining throughout Australia and New Zealand. Belinda Examines Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary and Tap Dance.
Many of her ex students have gone onto full time professional courses and a few have started their own Dance studios.
She had a passion for teaching students with additional needs, doing a certification with Rhythm Works Integrative Dance and has been working with Therapy and Dance since 2018. Belinda believes that everyone should have the opportunity to dance, that we should be inclusive of our community and learn to adapt our teaching methods to include anyone and everyone.
Belinda has also taught kids Yoga throughout the Gold Coast and is certified instructor with Rainbow Yoga. She feels that yoga can help with children's health and mental awareness creating a growth mindset. It is a great tool for calming kids down, particularly those with additional needs.
She recently opened a studio in 2019 on the Gold Coast called Danceology.
Senior Head Teacher
Irene has been dancing since the age of three. Starting in Ballet and Jazz and then branching out into Contemporary, Commercial, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre. She has successfully completed her Advanced 2 RAD Ballet exam and has also completed her Royal Academy of Dance Teaching Certificate.
After falling in love with Contemporary dance, she auditioned successfully and accepted a place at Queensland University of Technology studying for three years and graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance).
She is Currently completing a full time dance course with Global Dance Pro. Although Irene has been teaching for a short time, she loves inspiring children and passing on the knowledge she has learnt. Irene is an integral part of the running of Danceology and is very valued by all of the students she teaches.