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Antoinette de Villiers-Bierman

Born and raised in South Africa, she is an aspiring young businesswoman who has always worked hard to achieve the highest level in everything she puts her mind to.

Antoinette is an

  • Award-Winning Choreographer

  • Qualified dance coach

  • Qualified Infant, Baby, and Toddler development trainer

  • SACOPA Western Province Director

  • SACOPA Western Province Adjudicator

  • World of Dance Adjudicator

  • Founding Director of Rhapsody Dance Centre (Now Rhapsody Centre of Performing Arts)

  • Founding Director of Prestige Youth Dance Company

  • Lecturer at LAMTA


She specializes in Contemporary, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and Musical Theatre styles. She also trains dancers in African dance, Acro and dance conditioning.

During her 28 years of intense training experience & and education in Performing Arts, Dance and Choreography she has travelled abroad several times expanding her knowledge in dance, theatre, the competition world and many more areas of the Performing Arts.

She is trained in Modern, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Pas de deux work, Jazz, Tap, Latin American, African Dancing, Broadway dancing and many more.

With over 26 years of experience, she has choreographed and danced in numerous music videos, TV commercials, live performances, and musicals.

Some of her choreographic work include:

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame Musical

  • The Secret Garden Musical

  • The South African team’s opening Gala Number at the 2017 World Championships of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles

  • The Gospel Skouspel 2018 dance pieces

  • Dance Academy of South Africa Contemporary Syllabus

  • AIDT Ballet Examination work

  • 2022 Rugby 7’s World Cup opening ceremony.

  • 2023 Hi-Tec Fashion Show


She has judged numerous competitions such as the regional finals of the South African Championships of the Performing Arts, MOVE National Dance Competition and many more.

As a well-known specialized dance coach for the past 15 years, she has hosted productions and travelled doing festivals, workshops and showcases all over South Africa.

Antoinette has danced and trained dancers for International Competitions holding over 300 top 3 awards internationally. She has won several international choreography awards and her dancers have won numerous overall awards such as Grand Champion of the World in the senior and Junior divisions. One of her students recently won 7 overall division grand champion awards at the World Championships of the Performing Arts in America.

She actively teaches workshops all over South Africa and acts as a guest motivational speaker at schools. She is also known as a dance lecturer/ facilitator and syllabus choreographer.

Antoinette holds awards such as

  • TDA 2011 & 2016 Teacher of the Year Award

  • 2017 Legends Teacher of the Year

  • SACOPA 2017 Best Coach Award

  • SACOPA 2017 Best Studio Award

  • TDA Best Choreography 2019

  • 2020 & 2021 International Dance Coach of the Year award by the international association, CorporateLive Wire.

  • Selected to be featured in the 2021 LMI Magazine

  • In February 2022 Antoinette was nominated as a Top 5 Finalist for the Global Dance Supreme Choreographer of the Year.

  • TIME DANCE COMPETITION – Best Choreography Award 2022

  • TDA MOVE - Most Outstanding Choreography Award 2022

  • SACOPA – Best Provincial Director

  • Best-Themed Choreography – “Set in Stone” – World of Dance SA 2022

  • Most outstanding choreography – “Man’s World” – Dance World Cup 2023

As Antoinette is always in the pursuit of excellence, she also holds academic qualifications in:

  • Sport Phycology

  • Small Business Management

  • Event Planning

  • Make-up Artistry

  • Infant, Baby and Toddler development


Find her on:

Instagram: @adv_dance|Facebook|Youtube

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