Our Teachers

Kelly

Kelly Cimbaljevic – Dance Factory and CSTD fully qualified

Miss Kelly is a fully qualified dance teacher and a member of the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing. Kelly has had extensive training in all facets of dance including full time at the Dance Factory in Melbourne. After turning professional at the age of 17, Kelly travelled in cabaret shows interstate and overseas. Some of the destinations including Jupiter’s Casino, Perth Casino, Cairns, Sydney, Adelaide, Queensland, Sheraton Hotels in Singapore, Taiwan and the Superstar Gemini Cruise Ship. Other credits include dancing for tribute shows nationally and overseas. She has also performed in many floorshows around Melbourne and also had the pleasure of judging several talent quests including Melton Star Search and Melton’s Got Talent.

Bree

Bree Kent – Guest Teacher – Industry Dance Graduate

Bree Kent specialises in hip hop and commercial dance and has many years of experience in the industry. Credits include choreographer and dancer for Madeline Woods’ Taking Chances video clip, ABC Christmas Show Australian tour, Robbie Williams’ tribute show, Red Ball (at the Palladium) with Hugh Jackman and regular appearances on Foxtel. She performed for the Rugby Sevens in Dubai for several years and is the founder of Breeze Entertainment. One of the most successful entertainment companies in Australia.

Andrew

Andrew Portelli – Industry Dance Graduate

Andrew Portelli has had extensive training from various teachers in all facets of dance. He specialises in hip hop, commercial dance, musical theatre and acting. Since turning professional at the age of 17 he was offered to compete in Germany after being placed within the top 5 of the IDO world championship hip hop section. His credits include dancing for Pseudo Echo, Boom Crash Opera, the Robbie Williams Experience and Ricky Lee as well as many other corporate events. Andrew is also a trained actor and singer and has appeared in Neighbours and most recent Steven Spielberg’s The Pacific. Andrew also worked at Sentosa island in Singapore and had a 12 month contract on a cruise Ship.

Shelley

Shelley Skinner – Industry Dance Graduate

Shelley is from Melbourne, Australia. She has always been drawn to performing on stage and it is her biggest passion. At the age of 17 Shelley began her full time professional training in performing arts and dance in Melbourne, Australia. From then on she has been working professionally as a dancer and performer for over 7 years all over Australia and overseas. Her professional career has given the opportunity to be apart of numerous events, TV Shows, Tours, back-up dancing and much more. Some of her credits include: Performing in the production cast on Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean and Princes Cruises, Rugby world 7’s held in Dubai and the Opening ceremony for the Asian world cup. Shelley has performed back-up for artists such as: Havana Brown, Redfoo, Brian McFadden, and Australian artists Guy Sebastian and Jessica Mauboy. Shelley has also toured with many show productions around Australia. Shelley has also spent her time as an assistant choreographer for the Victorian State School Spectacular held at Hisense arena broadcasted on Channel 7 – this has given her the chance to help put together a cast of over 3,000 people and work alongside director Kelley Abbey and choreographers Troy Phillips, Yvette Lee and Deon Nuku.

The opportunities arising from these experiences have given Shelley the chance to explore many aspects of the dance industry, while providing invaluable time to sharpen her skills. As a performer and teacher Shelley is very passionate about passing her knowledge on to her students, continually challenging herself and her students to reach there potential.

Natalie

Natalie Oosterhof – Dance World 301 Graduate

It was at a very young age that Natalie discovered she had a real passion for dance.  Natalie started calisthenics training at championship level at the age of 3 years.

Throughout her career she was selected to represent Victoria at National level with both her solo and as a team participant on several occasions.

Natalie took casual ballet classes growing up but really found her love for jazz and ballet when she joined Barbara Lynch Dance Studio in 2007.

In 2012 Natalie was accepted into APO Arts Academy – Dance World Studios, graduating in December in 2014.

She has had immense experience with live performance; participating in multiple flash mobs for corporate functions and performing for companies such as Cystic Fibrosis Victoria, AGL, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, NAB, Holden and Hawthorn Football Club.

In 2015 Natalie was lucky enough to perform for artist Lea Salonga. She also performed in Master of Choreography “Once Upon A Time Chapter 2.”

Natalie has had a wide variety of dance training from elite teachers creating a strong foundation for the beginning of Natalie’s professional career.

Breanne

Breanne Mallia – Ministry Of Dance

Breanne has been dancing at Instyle for 15 years and is trained in all styles including CSTD examinations. She has completed all theatrical examinations with excellent results. Recently Breanne successfully auditioned for Jason Coleman’s Ministry Of Dance and will begin her full time training in 2016. She performed for the AFL Luncheon with Breeze Entertainment and featured in a music Video choreographed and directed by Cara Pepe.

Breanne specialises in hip hop and looks forward to sharing new things with the students of Instyle.


Sinead Speranza

Sinead joins us to teach Contemporary, Acrobatics, Hip Hop, Tinies tap, jazz and ballet.


Jasmine Shockley

Jasmine joins us to teach Musical theatre, Broadway Jazz and Tap.


Angela Dunstan

Angela teaches the Elite Program, Hip Hop and Contemporary.


Kim Blanza

Kim teaches Boys Hip Hop and Breakdancing.


Rachel Whelan

Rachel joins Instyle to deliver Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD) Ballet classes.