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Antoinette de Villiers-Bierman

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

Antoinette is an

  • Award-Winning Choreographer

  • Professional Dancer

  • Qualified dance coach

  • SACOPA Western Province Director

  • World of Dance Adjudicator

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

  • Founding Director of Prestige Youth Dance Company

  • Founding member of the 4D Project, The Black Box Theatre, Little Foot Party Planners and the Halfway House Fitness Club.


She specializes in multiple styles such as Contemporary, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and Musical Theatre. She also trains dancers in hip hop, tap, African dance and dance conditioning.

During her 27 years of intense training experience & 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.

With over 26 years of experience, she has choreographed and danced in numerous music videos, TV commercials, live performances, and musicals. She choreographed The South African team’s opening Gala Number at the 2017 World Championships of the Performing Arts, The Gospel Skouspel 2018 dance pieces, and the new DASA Contemporary Syllabus and she is also on the production and choreography team for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Rugby 7’s World Cup.

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 know specialized dance coach for the past 14 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. She will be heading to Ireland in 2023 to host a holiday workshop incorporating choreography and technique classes.

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

She is the choreographer of the new DASA Contemporary Syllabus and is known as a 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.

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


Find her on:

Instagram: @adv_dance|Facebook|Youtube

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