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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.
Sophie has her Advanced RAD qualifications, dances professionally, has performed all over the world and runs her own professional dance event company – Motif Dance Productions. 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 and many others…
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 Premierâ€™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.
At 15, she was accepted into the full time program of the Australian Ballet School, where she received a Certificate IV in ballet. The following year she became the first from Australia to successfully audition for the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, better known as the Bolshoi Ballet School, often named as one of the top classical ballet schools of the world.