Studio Principal - Amy Martin
A.R.A.D ADVANCED DIP W.A.A.P.A
RAD - ADVANCED 2
RAD TEACHING CERTIFICATE
A former student of the studio, Miss Amy Martin has completed up to Advanced 2 in her RAD Ballet Exams.
She furthered her dance training at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts and graduated with her
Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) in 2010. Miss Amy took over as principal of the studio in 2013 and since
then has coached many students through exams and competitions, many of her students have then continued on to
pursue dance, full-time at various training institutions.
Miss Amy is a registered teacher for the Royal Academy of Dance and has been the principal of the studio for 10 years.
RAD Teaching Certificate
Bachelor of Arts in Dance Degree W.A.A.P.A
Bachelor of Arts in Dance Honours Degree W.A.A.P.A
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) – Majoring in Dance and Minoring in Drama
Miss Cheyenne trained at the Studio of Classical and Contemporary Dance, completing up to Advanced 1 in her RAD
Ballet Exams. Prior to this, she trained and completed up to Grade 5 in the Cecchetti classical ballet syllabus. Miss
Cheyenne graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor of Arts (Dance)
Degree, before completing an additional year to obtain her Honours Degree. During her Honours year, she toured and
performed, both nationally and internationally with WAAPA's post graduate dance company; LINK. Miss Cheyenne has
completed her Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) and teaches dance at Our Lady of Mercy College, formerly
known as Bunbury Catholic College – Mercy Campus. Miss Cheyenne is a registered teacher for the Royal Academy of Dance since she completed her studies in 2021 with the RAD.
RAD - Advanced 1
Certificate III Children Services
Miss Tarni trained with the Studio of Classical and Contemporary Dance from ages 9-16, completing up to Advanced 1 in her
RAD Ballet Exams. She has worked for a number of highly regarded dance studios, both in Perth and Auckland, New Zealand.
Miss Tarni has previously worked as a high school dance teacher at Bunbury Catholic College - Mercy in 2018 and has many
years of experience in childcare and education. Miss Tarni teaches at the Bunbury studio of SCCD, and has previously managed
all of the Australind classes up until 2022.
BA – Bachelor of Arts in Dance (WAAPA)
Progressing Ballet Technique – Certified Instructor
Miss Annelise began her dance training in regional WA studying Cecchetti Ballet, contemporary and theatrical dance.
After representing Western Australia at the National Lucie Saranova Memorial Awards, Annelise was offered apprenticeship
programs at Ajkun Ballet Theatre and the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. Annelise completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Dance at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and during her final year, undertook secondments with
Leigh Warren and Dancers, The Australian Ballet and performed in Coppelia with the West Australian Ballet company. Since
graduating, Annelise has contributed to a contemporary dance work which was presented at Adelaide Fringe in 2019. Recently,
she co-produced and performed at Perth Fringe World Festival 2020. Annelise has taught and choreographed for several
prominent dance schools in Perth and the South West and continues to develop her knowledge of dance through courses and
Certificate III Sport and Recreation
RAD - Advanced 2
Miss Alanna has trained at the studio from the age of 4 - present completing all of her RAD exams up to advanced 2.
Alanna has represented the studio in a range of events including Mayor’s Variety Performance, Eisteddfod Gala evenings
and attained numerous awards within competitions including a Choreography award in 2022 for her self-choreographed
contemporary solo. Alanna has recently graduated school completing her ATAR studies in which she has achieved the
highest academic excellence for dance ATAR and general. Alanna has taught many of the students throughout relief
lessons and competition work over the past 2 years whilst also being a helper for junior classes for over 7 years.
Miss Alanna teaches at the Bunbury studio whilst also running all of the Australind classes.