From sport, to Circus Oz, to dancer with DV8 and then artistic director of Cirque du Soleil: meet the enormously talented Robert Tannion.

Mining and dancing are a natural fit for this teacher in Singleton, NSW.

Developing well-rounded humans is the aim of this West Australian school.

Meet Timothy Gordon, a teacher at the National College of Dance in Newcastle, NSW.

With the Australian Ballet presently touring the country with Swan Lake, we thought it good timing to reprint this interview with Benedicte Bemet, one of the leading artists cast in the dual role of Odette/Odile.

Cuban-born Camilo Ramos is the co-ordinator of the Pre-Professional Program at the Queensland Ballet Academy.

Jane Inglis-Keen loves the way teaching allows her to unlock a dancer's potential.

Rhiannon Newton, who teaches at the Australian College of Physical Education, is enormously rewarded by transmitting knowledge to students.

Murray Bridge, where this school is located, straddles the Murray River in South Australia. Regional Heroes is proudly sponsored by One Music Australia.

This school in Warragul, Victoria, is creating community magic.

After dancing professionally for 19 years, teaching felt like a natural pathway once this former ballerina retired from the stage.

Naomi Hibberd has been teaching for just over 10 years. What would be her one main line of advice to pass on to pupils?

Following an Australia-wide call out for nominations for country schools and teachers, we have highlighted four schools from a list of about 150 sent in from around the country. Proudly sponsored by One Music Australia

Matthew Lawrence rediscovers the colourful life of the Greatest (choreographer) Of All Time.

For Australian dancer Leilani de Marco it seems the world truly is her oyster.

Trained: Alegria Dance Studios, Sydney Now: Graduate Year at Elmhurst Ballet School, in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, UK