Tanya Pearson Academy
12 Frederick Street
+61 478 319 418
ELITE ACADEMIC PROGRAM (1-3 FULL TIME DAYS)
FULL-TIME LEVEL 1
FULL-TIME LEVEL 2
FULL-TIME LEVEL 3
CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION
The Tanya Pearson Academy is a partner with the Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD). TPA full-time students have the option to obtain a qualification in dance as part of their full-time training - CUA51520 - Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance).
This vocational Diploma is equivalent to Year 12 completion and provides entry into higher education and University institutions throughout the country within the Arts and Business Development related programs.
Join Australia's leading provider of elite professional dance education!
The Tanya Pearson Academy provides the optimal training environment for young dancers to grow into accomplished unique artists who are able to succeed on the world stage!
Our graduates are successfully placed in prestigious companies and schools around the world, often on a full scholarship.
The TPA has recently moved into a new state of the art world class dance facility with seven spacious purpose-built studios with professional sound systems and sprung floors; an in-house theatre performance space (soon to come); academic classrooms; Pilates/gym & physiotherapy facilities.
We offer our students unique performance and audition opportunities throughout the year. With our exclusive connections to national and international companies and school directors, we have a unique opportunity to offer optimal career advice and facilitate private auditions tailored for each individual dancer.
The Academy has a long history of producing very successful artists with fulfilling long term careers in prestigious dance companies in Australia and around the world.
Classical ballet, character, pas de deux, contemporary, pointe classes, classical variation, virtuosity, male coaching, repertoire, dance history, professional CV, video and photo applications, anatomy and injury prevention, dance psychology sessions and goal setting, nutrition, career planning and career networking, Pilates, limber/stretch and conditioning, private coaching for competitions and auditions, on-site academic tutoring and on-site physiotherapists.
Additional hours provided for on-site academic tutoring and lectures.
Sufficient level of classical ballet training and talent.
Creative Director: Xanthe Geeves
Executive Director: Gregor Thieler
Managing Director: Slava Tutukin
Artistic Director: Lucinda Dunn OAM
Principal (Part-Time Academy): Emma-Jane Morton
Education Program Manager: Gilli O'Connell
Iohna Loots, Karina Pobereznic, Victor Zarallo, Mitchell Rayner, Yulia Furnas, Julie-Anne Kerr, Nicole Clarke Mitchell, Rebekah Hoodless, Hayley Marci, Robert Bruist, Catherine Goss, Josef Brown, Nardia Knapman, Lorena Otes, Robyn Ross, Jane Moran, Kim Traynor, Danilo Radojevic, Lana Tramonte, Tatum Stanley, Wanda Wojtulewicz-Levine, Rachel Crompton, Siobhan Lynch, Irina Shishkova, Elliot Bourke, Sally Egan, Emma Foster, Emily Enright, Kendall Harris, Fabio Lo Guidice, Brigitta Oldereid, Chloe Bayliss, Elizabeth Perez, Bianca Schalke, Lisa Howell, Katie Godwin, Phillipa Ziegenhardt, Deb Wright, Sally Derbyshire, Elysha Manik, Rachel Crompton.
Private and video auditions available throughout the year.
Information about tuition fees upon request.
Scholarship or Subsidies
Offered at the discretion of the Executive Director.
Possible Career Options
TPA Graduates are offered places and full scholarships to world class companies and schools. The Academy has a produced hundreds of successful graduates for over more than 50 years, with a strong track record, of Graduates gaining employment and going on to successful careers in dance