Faculty
Christine Treweek - Principal RAD RTS
Classical Ballet/Musical Theatre
Ms Treweek commenced her career with the New Zealand Ballet Company (now Royal New Zealand Ballet) dancing in Les Sylphides, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake, having completed her training with Dawn McAlpine and Pamela Trimmer.

She also danced with the Val Deakin Dance Theatre, the first Contemporary Dance Company in New Zealand, and performed many roles in Musical Theatre, such as Liesl in Sound of Music.

Ms Treweek also has her letters A.T.C.L. and L.T.C.L. in Speech and Drama, and taught Drama at the Sydney Acting School, studied piano to Grade 8 level, and gained 100% for her final Advanced examination for Highland dance.

She has also worked in television production, including the Australian Ballet's "Fool on the Hill".
Shannon Clark
Classical and Jazz
"Shannon Clark is a passionate teacher with a wealth of experience. She spent 2013 touring Australia with the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang where she played the character Violet and understudied both Baroness Bomburst and Miss Phillips.
Shannon has completed her Advanced 2 R.A.D classical ballet and received the Premier’s Award for Excellence after topping the state of NSW in HSC dance. She has a Diploma in Performing Arts and has travelled the world working as a dancer for Princess Cruises.
She also performed at the Groundbreaking Ceremony of Hong Kong Disneyland and worked as a dancer on Sydney Showboat. Shannon uses both her performing experience and her training to equip students with a solid technical foundation that revolves around expression and musicality. Her choreography is reflective of her theatrical career."

Shannon is the producer of our wonderful eisteddfod Jazz troupe.
Sophie Gospodarczyk:
Classical,Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre
Sophie has her Advanced RAD qualifications, and performed successfully in many eisteddfods in all genres. After a full time year at Brent St studios (having gained her HSC), she performed in cabaret, television, corporate promos, Music videos, and professional cheerleading, before heading to Japan for the role of Ariel in the Musical "Under the Sea" at TokyoDisney, which she did for 18 months.

After a brief time back in Sydney, Sophie then danced principal roles in musical theatre/jazz productions on the cruise ship Carnival Fascination for 9 months, then on Sapphire Princess in 2008 - 2009.

Sophie was at HongKong Disney 2009-2011.

She has performed with the Locreado Contemporary Company, and Adjudicated at major eisteddfods in Australia and also in London.

Sophie was also the face of Stella Artois, travelling all over Australia (& improving her French accent!). She has appeared in many TV Commercials, and with the Australian Opera.
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She has choreographed video clips for various Pop singers, including overseas, corporate events and other major events around Sydney.

Sophie has just returned from 18 months professional work (dance and choreography, TV commercials, teaching and adjudicating) in the U.K. based mainly in London. We are pleased to have her back !!

Upon her return in 2016, Sophie appeared in WICKED the musical. In 2016 she choreographed the musical CATS for Packemin productions, appeared with the Australian Opera for a season, was Dance Captain for the City of Sydney Chinese New Year, In 2017 ichoreographed the musical MISS SAIGON, and also running her own business MOTIF DANCE PRODUCTIONS providing professional dancers/choreography/costuming for events including The Star.

Currently choreography the first professional Australian production of SHREK which opens in February 20018.




Mana Ogawa
Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz
Miss Mana joins us for 2015. She graduated from Conlan College full time, then was accepted into the full time pre-professional program at the New Zealand School of Dance.

Mana auditioned successfully for the pre-professional year at the Sydney Dance Company in 2015 and graduated after a full year's study.

She is now currently performing in short seasons of Contemporary work, including her own Choreography, and studying Pilates.

Mana may be recognised by any students who followed the popular television series Dance Academy, in which she had an on going role in 2011 and 2012.
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