Our Team

Our academy education extends beyond technical dance & performance training. As a team, we’re focused on enriching the lives of our students. We encourage them to work hard, work together and challenge themselves to achieve their goals in all areas of their lives. It’s this philosophy that has set MAPA apart from the other dance studios.

Directors

Sarah Ambrose

Director
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Anji Soie

Anji Soie

Director of Classical Ballet
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Mark Davis

Mark Davis

Executive Director
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Elite 'Performing Arts' Teachers 2019

Sarah Ambrose

Elite Performing Arts Director
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Anji Soie

Classical Ballet

Robert Sturrock

Jazz, Technique, Conditioning
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Scott Pokorny

Contemporary
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Nadia Tornese

Urban & Commercial

Luke Alleva

Musical Theatre & Tap

Samantha Bruzzese

Musical Theatre, Commercial & Acrobatics
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Fiona Luca

Jazz, Technique, Tap & Musical Theatre

Georgie Zuklic-Mikelin

Classical Ballet & Conditioning

Angelia Panteli

Vocals

Tovaris Wilson

International Guest Teacher (Los Angeles) - Street Jazz

Marko Panzic

Industry Mentor & Commercial Jazz

Yvette Lee

Commercial & Musical Theatre

Sarah Boulter

Contemporary

Zoee Marsh

Contemporary
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Caetlyn Watson

Urban & Hip Hop

Michael Ralph

Jazz & Musical Theatre

Kirsten King

Musical Theatre

Mike Snell

Jazz & Musical Theatre

Kyla Bartholomeusz

Jazz & Musical Theatre

Ricky Jinks

International Guest Teacher (London) - Contemporary

Shaun Niles

International Guest (London) - Street Jazz

Bobbi Ponder

International Guest Teacher (Chicago) - Afrogroove

Kiki Targé

Vouge

Richard Tanumi

Hip Hop

Elite 'Classical Ballet' Teachers

Anji Soié

Elite Classical Ballet Director

Georgie Zuklic-Mikelin

Classical Ballet & Conditioning

Chimene Steele-Prior

Classical Ballet, Contemporary & Conditioning
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Kendal Davis

Classical Ballet & Contemporary

Ariana Hond

Elite Guest Teacher
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Rachel Rawlins

Rachel Rawlins

Elite Guest Teacher
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Marc Cassidy

Marc Cassidy

Elite Guest Teacher
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Megan Connelly

Elite Guest Teacher
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William Douglass

Elite Guest Teacher
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Minis Division Teachers

Scott Pokorny

Senior - Contemporary & Lyrical
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Fiona Luca

Junior - Jazz

Samantha Bruzzese

Pre-Junior & Junior - Jazz & Hip Hop

Courtney Livock

Pre-Junior, Junior & Senior - Jazz, Tap & Contemporary

Courtney Hale

Pre-Junior & Junior - Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop
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Daisuke Benson

Junior & Senior - Hip Hop
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Coming Soon

Louis Smidt

Junior & Senior - Breaking

Andrew Coomber

Junior - Tap

Michelle Brown

Tiny Tots & Pre-Junior - Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary
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Sarah Ambrose

Pre-Junior - Ballet & Jazz

Helen Penna

Tiny Tots & Pre-Junior - Ballet & Jazz
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Renee Steele

Minis and Junior Division - Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap Teacher ARAD, RTS (CBTS), AISTD (Tap/Jazz)
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Georgie Zuklic-Mikelin

Tiny Tots, Pre-Junior, Junior & Senior - Ballet, Jazz & Conditioning
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Jade Peace

Tiny Tots - Ballet & Jazz
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Music Drama & Vocal Teachers

Luke Alleva

Musical Theatre

Angelia Panteli

Vocals

Phoebe Day

Vocals & Piano
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Elle Murphy

Vocals
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Courtney Hale

MINIS Song & Dance
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Emily Williams

Guest Vocal Teacher

DeAndre Brackensick

Guest Vocal Teacher
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Susie Ahern

Susie Ahern

Guest Vocal Teacher
Natalie Gauci

Natalie Gauci

Guest Vocal Teacher

Junior & Senior Division Teachers

Our internationally recognised teachers are here to share lessons learnt and inspire the next generation. They're exceptionally trained, season performers who have stood on hundreds of stages to share their gifts of dance, drama and music with audiences around the world. Each teacher is committed to our mission to inspire, educate and develop the passion and creativity of young dancers, actors, singers and musicians.

Yanis Marshall

FRANCE / LOS ANGELES - Heels, Commercial & Street Jazz

Lee Daniel

LOS ANGELES - Hip Hop

Candace Brown

NEW YORK - Hip Hop
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Ian Eastwood

LOS ANGELES - Hip Hop

Tony Tzar

LOS ANGELES - Hip Hop

Kerrie Milne

IRELAND - Hip Hop
The Oneill Twins

Oneill Twins

NEW ZEALAND - Hip Hop

Lance & Laurence - LnL

NEW ZEALAND - Hip Hop

Shyvon Campbell

NEW ZEALAND - Hip Hop

Gabriel Braga

BRAZIL - Contemporary

International Teachers

Alexandra Carson

Urban
Michael Dameski

Michael Dameski

International Guest Teacher (Aust / LA) - Jazz & Contemporary
Marko Panzic

Marko Panzic

Commercial

Cat Santos

Jazz
Rob McLean

Rob McLean

Urban
Lucy Doherty

Lucy Doherty

Contemporary

Martijn Sedgfield

Guest Teacher (Aus / LA) - Commercial
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Nick Guerts

International Guest Teacher (Los Angeles) - Commercial

James ‘JB’ Barry

Hip Hop

Leroy Curwood

Urban Hip Hop
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Loredo Malcolm

Loredo Malcolm

Contemporary & Lyrical
Stephen Agisilaou

Stephen Agisilaou

Contemporary
Ella Burns

Ella Burns

Vocals, Drama & Musical Theatre
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