Teachers

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GLENDA BENTON & MITCH OWERS

Glenda & Mitch have a wealth of experience in teaching all facets of dance. They have worked as professional dancers, singers & actors, performing all over the world with the biggest and best in the entertainment industry. They have worked in film, television, commercials, theatre, cabaret, theatre restaurant, cruise ships, corporate & special events. They have expertise in professional production, direction & choreography on shows too many to list. Glenda founded the

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COREY BLAKE

Trained in Jazz, Musical theatre, Hip Hop and Contemporary Corey has been able to use these mixes of genres along with a passion for the industry to become a frequently seen face in the competitive Sydney dance circuit. Corey has been able to work with a variety of top Choreographers including Ame Delves, Michael Boyd, Marko Panzic, Squared Division, Adam Williams and Project Moda. Top Artists have also had the pleasure of working with Corey using him in tours, Film Clips and live performa

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NIKKI MICHELMANN

Nikki is a crucial part of GB DANCE CO family and has been proudly trained at GB dance co for 18 years undertaking training in RAD And BAL ballet, Glenn Wood Tap, Jazz, Contemporary and Musical Theatre. Nikki has become a certified ‘Ready Set Dance’ teacher and has been able to grow her passion for teaching our junior studio and take on the role as lead teacher of Ready Set Dance. Nikki also has received her ‘Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies’ at the Royal Academy

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BRAD GREEN

Brad has been dancing for the past 21 years studying all aspects of the performing arts. He has studied the GWT Syllabus, RAD ballet, and also gained his cert. 4 in performing arts. During this time he has gone on to create a name for himself both as a performer and a choreographer. He is well renowned for his dynamic & inspirational work. Over the past 10 years Brad has gained a wealth of experience as choreographer, working alongside some of the world’s best. During this time Br

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PETE EVANS

After moving to Sydney when he was 19 to further evolve his career in dance, Pete completed two years of full time dance at ‘Ev&Bow’ under the guidance of Sarah Boulter and Lisa Bowmer. Once graduated, he took part in the ‘Dream Dance Company’s’ pre-professional program facilitated by Marko Panzic, which he used to network with other like-minded commercial dancers, whom he now works regularly alongside of.   Represented by Grayboy the Agency, Pete has continued to

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Kat Risteska

Kat is a successful Actress/Singer/Dancer & Entrepreneur. Kat Graduated from the Full Time Performing Arts Course at Brent Street Studios in 2009. She has also trained at NIDA, The Actors Pulse, TAFTA and The Actors Hub. She attended the Talent Development High School at Brent Street Studios.  Kat’s television credits include Home & Away, Dance Academy, ABC’s Sam Fox Adventures and in the Australian Feature Film ‘The Combination’. Kat placed in the top 6 of SYTYCD se

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RAELENE COPPOLA

Like every little girl I started dancing at the age of 3 learning physical culture, ballet, tap and jazz. As I got older I also started musical theatre, modern expressive and singing. After singing and dancing in numerous school musicals and representing the school at State gymnastics I studied Dance at the University of Western Sydney, Nepean, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. Whilst studying dance full-time I worked with Glenn Wood, Guillermo Keys-Arenas, Mary Duchesne OAM, Gr

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READY SET DANCE TEAM

GB Dance Co welcomed the fabulous program that is Ready Set Dance into our studio at the start of 2016,   Along with this great class we also introduced 5 dynamic teachers that offer everything your little one needs to feel comfortable as they are introduced to the magic of dance. Our teachers not only have years of dance training under their belt but a great combination of experience with working with children and a youthful energy resulting in a warm friendly environment tha

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LISA ELCHAB

Lisa's love of music began at a very young age, growing up in a family of professional musicians she was always encouraged as a young singer, dancer, actor. Lisa studied vocally from the age of 10. She attended institutions such as ATYP, SDC and was in 90th percentile for music/drama in her HSC. Lisa was awarded a scholarship to attend The Australian Institute of Music where she completed her Diploma of Musical Theatre majoring in Musical Theatre Voice.     Lisa has perf

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ALYSSA WILKINS

Alyssa is a graduate of the Diploma of Music Theatre at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). From an early age she developed her skills with a number of studios and has appeared in both television and stage. She has been involved in numerous productions, with her first being almost 13 years ago. Highlights include The Wizard Of Oz, Dorothy in The Wiz, and most recently Amber in Packemin Prods Hairspray, to name a few. Over the years she has honed her skills at St

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HOLLY REILLY

Gymnastics has been a passion of Holly's ever since she could walk. Growing up Holly continued her passion with her natural ability of gymnastics combined with a fierce attitude towards her training to become an elite gymnast after completing her qualifications at gymnastics NSW. Holly is also a fully qualified personal trainer adding to her depth in knowledge of strength and conditioning. Combine her fitness background, Gymnastics and love for teaching, you get a great asset to the team a

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SANDRA GRIFFIN

Sandra Griffin A.R.A.D. Solo Seal has spent her entire life in Dance - as a dancer, teacher,choreographer & Examiner. From Sydney Australia, she received a full training in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, Contemporary & Highland Dance. Qualifications include RAD Advanced (HC) and Solo Seal, FATD Tap Teacher’s Certificate (Honours with Distinction) and SOBHD Teacher’s Diploma (Honours) A professional performer from 10 years of age whose versatility embraced a wid

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