Warwick - STC, RAD TC DIP. (Honours)
Cheryl first opened her dance school in 1986.
To date she has trained many young boys and girls and assisted them to move on
to successful careers in the dance industry. Many have successful stage
careers, have joined ballet companies and are outstanding dance teachers both
locally and internationally.
learnt RAD classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, tap, character, and
drama. She trained fulltime under the expertise of many prominent teachers such
as Tanya Pearson, John Byrne, Ann Fraser, and Prudence Bowen. Cheryl also
danced with The Sydney City Ballet, before being offered a scholarship at The
at The McDonald College, Cheryl completed her 2 Unit HSC course, The Art of
Classical Ballet, for which she received first place.
auditioned and was accepted in the inaugural Student Teachers Course held at
the Royal Academy of Dance headquarters in Sydney. This was the first course of
its kind held by the RAD and became the foundation for further teacher training
courses held by the RAD. She received tuition from many successful teachers and
examiners from around Australia, as well as from London. Cheryl completed this
exam as well as her Teachers Certificate for which she received Honours.
She holds her RAD Teachers Diploma, and
pursues further training regularly. She is also a registered Mentor for the
Teachers Certificate program, helping to mentor other teachers in their pursuit
of teaching qualifications.
Nicole Pank- trained
originally at Central Coast College of Dance for 8 years; then At CWDA
for all RAD Vocational Ballet Exams, and in jazz, modern, contemporary
for 12 years. Nicole holds her RAD Advanced Certificate.
Danielle Kelly- Trained
at CWDA for 18 years in RAD ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern and tap.
Holds her RAD Advanced Foundation certificate. Danielle completed the
Dance HSC course in 2009 recieving a final score of 94, and was also
nominated for Call back. In 2011 she was part of the council funded
arts program 'Dance Moves the Central Coast' as a performer in original
works created by local choreographers. Danielle is currently in her
final year of a Bachelor of Arts in Public Communication at the
University of Technology, Sydney.
Hannah Crawley - At 24 years of age, Hannah has been studying and training many
styles of dance since she started at Cheryl Warwick's Dance Academy
when she was 4 years old. She has had extensive training in Ballet,
Contemporary, Jazz, Tap and Hip-Hop.
Studying under Dr. John Mullins, Hannah explored her love of
teaching and choreography in a Bachelor of Dance Education at the
University of New South Wales. During her studies she was lucky enough
to train under some of the most prevalent and distinguished
choreographers in Sydney.
In 2010 Hannah was fortunate enough to be offered a 6 month contract to
dance in Bollywood films. At the completion of her dance contract, she
was offered to lengthen her stay in India to work exclusively as the
assistant choreographer to Bollywood heavyweight Ahmed Khan.
Hannah, is still an active student of all styles of dance and is taking classes regularly in Sydney.
Emily Gale- Has trained as a gymnast since the age of 4 and has been dancing at CWDA since the age of 11.
During Emily's many years of gymnastics she has competed all around
Australia and received many titles. The most significant, being named
NSW vice team captain for 2013 and receiving a gold medal at the
Australian National Championships. Emily also holds her accreditation
for gymnastics coaching.
As well as gymnastics, Emily has also been very involved in dance and
has trained in the areas of jazz, contemporary, hip hop and technique
classes. She also completed dance as one of her subjects during the
course of the HSC with a very high score.
has trained at CWDA for 15 years in RAD ballet, jazz, contemporary,
modern and tap. As well as receiving distinction for all ballet exams
taken from Primary to Advanced Foundation she also was given a 94 for
her HSC dance course in 2010 with two call back nominations.
has been a committed dancer from an early age travelling to Melbourne
for many years to attend The Australian Ballet Summer Schools, as well
as solo Eisteddfods from the age of six. In 2013 Amy studied Fashion
Marketing in Milan, Italy and is currently in her final year of a
Bachelor of Communication majoring in Public Relations at The
Emilie Yeates began
her dance training at the age of five. She attended Vogue Dance Studio,
Friction Dance Co. and Instyle Performing Arts in Sydney.
this time Emilie has had extensive training in jazz, R.A.D ballet,
contemporary, lyrical & musical theatre, whilst specialising in
Glenn Wood Tap. Over the years she has been involved in
Glenn’s tap workshops and teacher’s workshops. Emilie has also
participated in masterclasses held by Nathan Sheens, a former member of
the 'Tap Dogs’.
In 2011, she completed her GWT exams, with a
score of 99/100. Emilie has 4 years teaching experience in Sydney dance
schools before starting at CWDA.
ASSISTANT TEACHERS:- Cassie Fuller & Ella Sbrugnera