Founder - CEO - Choreography

Professional Summary

 

Award winning Choreographer, Dancer, Coach

23 years of intense training experience & education in Performing Arts, Dance, Choreography – 8 years Coaching experience

Dedicated entertainment professional accomplished in all aspects of Performing Arts. Trained in: Modern, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Pas de deux work, Jazz, Tap, Latin American, African Dancing, Broadway dancing and many more.

Work History

 

Dance Instructor & Choreographer

Stagecoach – Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Provided training in Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre

 

 

Planned and executed productions & showcases

Provided choreography for events

 

 

Adjudicator                                                                                                                                                 

Beyond2000 & SACOPA – Johannesburg, South Africa

Adjudicated the Semi-Final rounds for the South African Championships of The Performing Arts

 

 

Director/Founder/Choreographer                                                                                                                                                                    

Rhapsody Dance Centre – Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Founder/CEO of Rhapsody Dance Centre

Choreographer/Trainer in style: Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Modern, Tap

Sound, lighting, camera operation and directing skills while working with 170 person cast.

Build strong dancers and assistants before, during and after coaching seasons.

Choreography, Productions, Stage & TV appearances include:

  • Disney production "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" - Choreographer

  • "Jumanji", - Choreographer/ Producer/Dancer

  • "Sound of Silence" – Choreographer/ Producer/Dancer

  • "Beware the Ides of March" - Choreographer

  • Dancers 4 Dancers fundraiser at the Artscape Opera House. – Choreographer since 2010

  • LA producer - Ryan Patrick - Choreographer

  • “Se Net Ja” – KykNet – Choreographer 2017,2018,2019

  • Gospel Skouspel – Dancer & Choreographer

  • Chebanca – Dancer

  • Cinderella – Lead Dancer

  • Nutcracker – Dancer

  • Aladdin – Dancer

  • Moulin Rouge – Dancer

  • Wonka – Dancer

  • Midsummer Nights Dream – Dancer

  • The Witness - Dancer

  • Expresso SABC 3 – Guest

  • World Education Summit – Dancer

  • Western Cape Youth Day Celebration – Choreographer

  • Nedbank year end function - Choreographer

  • Baxter Dance Festival – Dancer & Choreographer

  • Choreographer for Team SA 2017 @ World Championships of the performing Arts

  • ENews – Guest & Dancer

  • Expresso – Guest Speaker

  • Hendrik Louw Primary School – Motivational Guest Speaker

  • CTM(Compare The Meerkat) – Dancer

  • Amy Casper School of Dance – Guest Choreographer

  • Oakdale High School – Guest Choreographer

  • Clemengold Promotion Campaign – Choreographer 2017 & 2018

 

  • Associate training - AIDT(Modern/Contemporary), TDA(Hip Hop, Modern, Ballet), DASA(Ballet)

 

Lecturer & Choreographer

Pneumatix Performing Arts Academy

 

  • Full time Modern Dance Lecturer & Facilitator

  • Full time Choreographer

 

Education

 

Dance Teachers Diploma:

Association of International Dance Teachers -

  • Association of International Dance Teachers, Modern, November 2012· Dance Teachers Diploma

  • Association of International Dance Teachers, Attended the full course of the launch of the A.I.D.T New Modern Grade Examination syllabus

  • AIDT International Facilitator

 

 

Dance Teachers Diploma:

Dance Academy Of South Africa - Johannesburg, SA

  • Dance Teachers Diploma, Dance Teachers Training Course, February 201

  • Dance Academy of South Africa, Teaching Examination Pre-Grades, 14 October 2011

  • Dance Academy of South Africa, Distinction for Advanced Performance, 15 October 2011·

  • Dance Academy of South Africa, Membership Provisional, 1 March 2011

  • Exam Seminar on Pre-Grades and Grade Syllabi, Dance Academy of South Africa, 21 February 2015

  • Exam Seminar on Pre-Grade, Grade and Major Syllabi – 2018

  • Pre-Grade & Major – Gold Status Award

  • Major – Gold Status Award

  • DASA National Facilitator

 

Dance Teachers Diploma: Modern, Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, ballet

Theatre Dance Association - Cape Town, SA

  • Theatre Dance Association, Theatre Dance Member, April 2011

  • Theatre Dance Association, Teachers Diploma, March 2014

  • TDA National Facilitor

  • Recipient of the "Teacher of the Year Award" 2011 & 2016

  • Recipient of the Most Outstanding Senior Choreographer - Move National Dance Championships 2019

 

Diploma: Sport Psychology                                   

Diploma: Make-Up Artist 

Diploma: Event Planning                                                                                               

Diploma: Small Business Management                                                                                       

Affiliations

 

AIDT(Association of International Dance Teachers

TDA(Theatre Dance Association)

DASA(Dance Academy of South Africa)

WPDTA(Western Province Dance Teachers Association)

IADMS(International Association of Dance Medicine & Science)