Teachers

 

Korelle Murray

GWT TAP (Examiner) / MUSICAL THEATRE / LYRICAL / JAZZ / SHOW PERFORMANCES

Korelle started training at 2 years of age at Carol Murray Productions. Studying in all styles of Dance, Korelle took extra interest in Tap, Musical Theatre & Jazz. Korelle is a Qualified B.A.L and G.W.T Tap Teacher, completing all B.A.L Jazz,Ballet and Tap Exams to Advanced and also completing her R.A.D Intermediate Exam. Korelle has performed and taken classes all around the world including DisneyWorld, Dineyland, Universal Studios and classes in Hollywood, New York and Las Vegas. Korelle is in her 16th year of teaching. Not only choreographing for Eisteddfods, National Champion Choreographer but also Fashion Events, Westfield Shopping Centre Christmas events and Sydney Royal Easter Show. 

Korelle also has experience adjudicating for Eisteddfods around Sydney and Interstate in Queensland, Narrabri and Tamworth. Korelle is also a qualified Makeup Artist working for Napoleon Perdis, a Qualified Hairdresser and Photographer. 

Korelle's latest achievement, she is now a Glenn Wood Tap Examiner.

Ryan Smith

CONTEMPORARY / LYRICAL / MUSICAL THEATRE

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Ryan is a Sydney based Performer/choreographer who began his training in Port Macquarie at Extreme Dance Studios, before moving to Newcastle where he continued his training at Belmont Dance Centre. In 2013 Ryan travelled to the USA to partake in the “Performing in America workshop” where he was invited to perform in the Montgomery Ballet Company’s Production of “Don Quixote”. Ryan began his full time training at Ev & Bow in 2014 and received his Cert IV in Elite dance. In 2017 Ryan graduated ED5 International with an Advanced Diploma in Musical theatre. 

Ryan has worked for choreographers William Alexander Forsythe, Marko Panzic, Sarah Boulter, Stephen Tannos, Adam Blanch, Larissa McGowan, Christopher Durack Horsey, Virginia Ferris and more. Ryans television work includes So You Think You Can Dance (assistant choreographer) Eurovision, Sunrise and Carols in the Domain. Ryan has done international television commercials for prestigious companies such as Apple and Telstra. As well as appearing in the feature film “Ellie, Abbie & Ellies Dead Aunt”. Most recently Ryan has completed a contract onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise lines “Radiance of the Seas” as a featured dancer, Ryan was chosen to teach all dance studios who came to cruise and perform on board. As well as having the opportunity to choreograph and direct a full length production show “Lights, Camera Action” to entertain the guests onboard the Radiance. 

Robert Mejica

HIP HOP

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Robert is a Sydney based performer who began his journey being part of the grand finalist hip hop group in AGT (Australia’s got talent) Kookies N Kream who have performed internationally and nationally accompanying artists such as Justin Bieber and Timomatic.

Expanding his horizons he attended full time at ED5INTERNATIONAL graduating in 2015, receiving his diploma of performing arts under the guidance of William A Forsythe. In 2018 Robert aimed to further his dance ability and understanding of the industry taking part in the The Dream Show Business directed and guided by Marko Panzic and Katie Sanchez. Here Robert honed his talents under the guidance of internationally acclaimed choreographers such as Lee Daniel and Caetlyn Watson.
Roberts credits include: Hip Hop internationals, World Supreme Battlegrounds (2012-13), Airbnb Dancer (2015), Optus Endless entertainment TVC (2016), Telstra TVC (2018), Daihatsu Corporate Dancer (2018), Packemin Production of Miss Saigon (2017) and Guy Sebastian “Choir” music video and The Voice on stage performance (2019)

Phoebe Kells

Classical ballet - RAD

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Phoebe started her classical ballet training at the age of 5 under Principal Melanie Campbell at Gosford City School of Dance. With a true passion for the art of ballet she continued on to complete all of her RAD examinations with high marks in each and Phoebe has also performed at many eisteddfods over the years, including Sydney Eisteddfod. She has learnt under the guidance of RAD examiners Kerrie-Anne Smith and Julia Barry and attended further learning opportunities from Vikki Attard, Marie Walton Mahon and Lindsay Ellman-Brown. Phoebe is a qualified Progressing Ballet Technique instructor and upon her completion of the Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies in 2021 will also be a registered RAD ballet teacher. Phoebe values hard work and dedication in her classes and hopes that her love for ballet can be passed on to those she teaches.

Leanne Tagg

JAZZ / CONTEMPORARY / LYRICAL / JFH 

Leanne has been teaching dance for over 30 years.

 

Leanne previously owned and operated her own school for many years in the North Rocks area. Leanne teaches all facets of dance but masters in Jazz and Contemporary.

 

Leanne specializes in teaching younger children, has patience and brings out the best of every child’s ability.

Cheryl Wade

Stretch / Strength / Technique / Vocals

Cheryl Wade started dance at age 5 and trained in all genres dance.

She spent many years as a professional dancer and vocalist in Australia and overseas.

 

Cheryl ran her own highly successful performing arts studio for over 30 years and with her team has helped nurture and produce some amazing talent. 

Cheryl is a qualified Pilates and Dance instructor and excited to work on conditioning, strength, and technique with the dedicated students at CMP. 

Cassandra Mullard

Classical Ballet - RAD

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Graduated from the McDonald College and Tanya Pearson Academy as a pre professional ballet dancer. I’m now ready to share my passion and knowledge of dancing with the younger generation. 

I have been privileged to dance with a lot of principal dancers from various ballet companies. Highlights of my career so far include travelling to America with the McDonald college in 2017, filming with the Wiggles in 2018 for Emma Wiggles ballet series and training in Moscow at the Bolshoi ballet academy in 2019.