2022 Workshops & Events

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AUTUMN Performing Arts Workshop

Join us for this amazing opportunity to gain skills for the performing arts industry. Learn how to read a script, sing along in musical theatre and what skills you need for an audition. Workshop is open to ages 7+

 

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Workshop Teachers Autumn 2022

Rebecca Cavenagh

Rebecca Cavenagh

Rebecca is a performer, choreographer, teacher and studio owner. She grew up and trained in Sydney across the styles of Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Commercial and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Ballet. In 2016 Rebecca graduated with a Bachelor of Education (Birth to Twelve) from the University of Notre Dame Australia, and has worked in schools across Sydney as a classroom teacher and dance/drama specialist. Rebecca’s students have performed in NSW State School festivals and placed first at inter school competitions. She is now working with schools choreographing and producing their annual musical productions as well as advising on developing dance programs within schools.

 

In 2018 Rebecca graduated from the Academy of Music and Performing Arts with an Associate Degree of Dance (Performance). She has been taught by and worked with industry professionals such as Chloe Zuel, Cassie Batho + Rod Salcedo across a wide range of styles. Rebecca has worked in internationally acclaimed movies such as ‘Truth’ with Cate Blanchett as well as local Australian television as an extra/performer. She has been at Stepaside Studios from 2013-2021 as a teacher and performance troupe head coach, and since 2022 is now the Owner/Director. Rebecca has over 10 years of teaching experience across jazz, ballet and lyrical and enjoys working with younger students to develop their teaching skills.

Sally Dangar

Sally Dangar

Sally Dangar is a performer, dance teacher and choreographer. She graduated from ED5INTERNATIONAL with a Diploma of Performing Arts and has worked in theatre, television and film. Most notably, she appeared in Australian film Ladies in Black as a featured dancer and played the role of a Dancer/Nurse in the ABC drama Wakefield.

Sally was the associate choreographer of Into The Woods for Bloom Creative Productions, assistant choreographer of; Matilda for Wenona School, Wicked for Packemin Productions and Pulse Alive for The Arts Unit, and has also choreographed for Home & Away. In addition to this, Sally teaches an array of dance programs in NSW studios and schools including Wakakirri and her own programs 123 Dance With Me and Dance Challenge. She is also proud to teach for the Dance Health Alliance, a NFP organisation specialising in inclusive and accessible dance classes.

Cameron Boxall

Cameron Boxall

Cameron originally found a love for theatre back in Canberra, before making the leap across
the border to graduate with a Diploma of performing Arts at Ed5 International in 2013. Since
graduating he has worked internationally on Princess Cruises, Universal Studios Singapore and toured Australia and New Zealand as a dancer with Michael Jackson The Legacy Tour. In Australia he has worked alongside artists such as Marcia Hines, Jon English, Courtney
Act, Amanda Muggleton and Delta Goodrem. As well as working for mentors such as Amy
Campbell, William A Forsythe, Luke Joslin, Cameron Mitchell, Neil Gooding and Jason
Winters.


In television and film he has worked on programs such as “A Place to Call Home” (Seven
Network), House of Bond (Nine Network) and Pacific Rim Two (Legendary Pictures).
The world of Musical Theatre has seen him jump from many roles on stage to behind the curtain. Performing with Packemin Productions in shows such as Hairspray, Annie, Wicked
and Jesus Christ Superstar. Whilst working alongside the production team as assistant
choreographer with Wicked, Cats and Miss Saigon. He made his professional musical theatre debut in “Into The Woods” The Musical with Bloom Creative Productions both as a performer and choreographer for the show. He worked as “Revival Choreographer” for the 2021 Production of Wicked with Packemin Productions. Most recently he has joined the award winning group The Tap Pack as a lead vocalist touring around Australia and Internationally.

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Jessica Fallico

Jessica is an interdisciplinary artist working across the fields of directing, writing, acting, teaching and voice over. She has worked as a Director with shows on the Riverside Theatre Main- stage—directing Legally Blonde and Wicked, co-directing Shrek the Musical, Mamma Mia! as well as assistant directing Wicked, Cats, and Miss Saigon. In addition Jessica co-directed the world premiere of the Australian play, Bitch, by Wayne Tunks.

She worked alongside Kate Gaul on H.M.S Pinafore and was the Assistant Director to Neil Gooding, for the world premiere of the new Australian musical, The Life of Us, both at the Hayes Theatre.

 

Jessica’s writing has seen her work published in countless magazines and anthologies. Her plays have been performed in the Short + Sweet festival, including works that she both wrote and directed such as One Punch, which reached the Gala Finals.

Last year Jessica was selected to participate in NToP's Page to Stage program with acclaimed
Australian playwright, Donna Abela. Her work, A Baker's Sweet Tale (co-written with
Kay Bell) reached the semifinals in ScreenCraft’s Family Screenplay competition USA, 2021.


As an actor, she has appeared in film, television, commercials, and theatre. Most recently she has performed as a voice artist in the highly acclaimed webseries, Meta
Runner, as the antagonist Belle Fontiere, seasons 1-3.

 

Equipped with a Certificate III in Media (Production) and an ATCL diploma in Speech and Drama, Jessica shares her passion for performance, teaching. She has
coached Drama, Musical Theatre, Communication Skills, Trop Jr. film—with students placing in the finals, and Sharp Short Theatre—with students winning Best Group Devised Work and Best Performer.