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 9 years.

Cheyenne Davis

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.

Tarni-Lee Starr

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, as well as running all of the 

Australind classes. 

Annelise Colman

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 

workshops. 

Hana Knoll

Certified Pilates Instructor

Certified Personal Trainer 

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