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109 Argyle St, Traralgon

Our Team

Teaching Team

Danceworks 114 is proud to provide professional instruction to our students in a family environment. With a mixture of tradition and innovation, our team strive to bring the best out of every student.

Miss Tia

Miss Tia has been around Danceworks 114 since it’s beginning 25 years ago, and has been teaching for 15 years in all styles of dance.
In 2021 Tia has came onboard full time as our Operations Manager overseeing all Administration, Staff & Customer Relations. In August of 2021 Tia obtained Ownership of Danceworks 114 and moved into the position of Director.
She has been working for over 10 years in administrative roles across diverse and challenging fields, and is extremely excited to be back full time at the place she loves most.
Miss Tia has completed her Elementary certificates in Tap and Ballet as well as her Acrobatic Arts Instructor & Cheerleading Coach qualifications.
If you see her around, don't be afraid to introduce yourself or to simply say "Hey!"

Miss Ali

Miss Ali has been sharing her passion for dance and mentorship with students for over 15 years.
During her 14 years of owning Danceworks 114, Miss Ali has managed to grow the business into home for everyone who just wants to love & enjoy Dance as much as she does. Miss Ali stepped back from her role as Director/Owner in August of 2021 and passed the baton on to Miss Tia. Lucky, she is not leaving us and will still be here in her teaching position.
Ali is a member of Australian Teachers of Dancing and holds a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry/ Human Physiology). Ali is also a certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor and Cheerleading Coach.
Ali is currently studying her Masters of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) to further her pre-primary passion. Ali is loves bringing the best out of every student and teaching not just dance skills but life skills.

Miss Kristy

Miss Kristy has been dancing since she was ten years old and began teaching at age 17. Her qualifications include Certificate III in Business, Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management and the Associate Teachers course with Australian Teachers of Dancing. Kristy has also completed Dance Factory’s Dance Teaching course and Kelly Aykers Full Time Dance Elite Dancer’s Course. In her time away from dance Kristy loves reading, shopping, spending time with her friends and husband and most importantly her cat!

Miss Allie

Miss Allie has been part of the Danceworks 114 family for 16 years. You will find Allie on front reception and also in the studio teaching. Allie is currently studying her Bachelors in Education & Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Business Management.
During the day Allie is working as an educator in a daycare centre. Allie has completed both Elementary certificates in Tap and Ballet along with VET dance. If she ever gets a day off she loves to make day trips to nature walks and waterfalls.

Miss Lacey

Miss Lacey has a real passion for Ballet and Acrobatics. Lacey has completed the Acrobatic Arts teacher certification course as well participated in the Australian Ballet summer school program. Lacey recently completed her Advanced Classical Ballet Exam from Australian Teachers of Dancing.
Lacey has also taken part in a Progressing Ballet Technique course that gives insight and exercises to develop strong ballet technique. She is currently completing her Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Business Management. In her free time Miss Lacey can be found riding her horses.

Miss Gill

Miss Gill has been dancing at Danceworks114 for 19 years.
She is currently studying Bachelors of Nursing at university, and works as a Personal Carer for an Aged Care Facility.
In her spare time Miss Gill enjoys going to the gym, catching up with friends, and most importantly, dancing. Her favourite styles of dance are Contemporary, Hip Hop, and Jazz. Gill has completed my Elementary Tap exam and is planning on completing her Elementary Classical Ballet exam this year.

Miss Amber

New to our official teaching team in 2021 is the amazing Miss Amber!
Amber brings with her years of Danceworks history and experience as a dancer and volunteer junior assistant. Our students have grown to love Miss Amber over her years of assisting and watching her perform her magic on stage.
Miss Amber has completed Elementary Tap exam with honours distinction has over 10 years of competition dance experience, attended four Danceworks 114 Disneyland Dance Trips and in her spare time she loves participating in Dance Factory Summer School Workshops, Jason Colemans ministry of Dance SSW and National Theatre Ballet SSW. Can't wait to see what dynamic she brings to the team!

Admin Team

Miss Tia

Miss Tia has been around Danceworks 114 since it’s beginning 25 years ago, and has been teaching for 15 years in all styles of dance.
In 2021 Tia has came onboard full time as our Operations Manager overseeing all Administration, Staff & Customer Relations. In August of 2021 Tia obtained Ownership of Danceworks 114 and moved into the position of Director.
She has been working for over 10 years in administrative roles across diverse and challenging fields, and is extremely excited to be back full time at the place she loves most.
Miss Tia has completed her Elementary certificates in Tap and Ballet as well as her Acrobatic Arts Instructor & Cheerleading Coach qualifications.
If you see her around, don't be afraid to introduce yourself or to simply say "Hey!"

Miss Jade

Miss Jade has joined our team in 2021 to take on the role of Administrator.
Jade has 10 years experience as a Dance Mum here at Danceworks 114 to her three lovely girls, Miss Charli (assistant teacher) Miss Ayva (Assistant Teacher & Senior Performer) & little Piper!
She holds a Bachelor of Business (accounting & economics) and has over 16 years experience as a taxation accountant.
Jade is a great asset to our team and can't wait to see what dynamic she brings. Be sure to introduce yourself next time you are in!

Miss Allie

Miss Allie has been part of the Danceworks 114 family for 16 years. You will find Allie on front reception and also in the studio teaching. Allie is currently studying her Bachelors in Education & Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Business Management.
During the day Allie is working as an educator in a daycare centre. Allie has completed both Elementary certificates in Tap and Ballet along with VET dance. If she ever gets a day off she loves to make day trips to nature walks and waterfalls.