ABOUT US

DREAM DANCE ACADEMY

Dream Dance Academy is a modern, vibrant and nurturing boutique ballet, dance and performing arts school. Located in Melbourne's south eastern suburb of Mount Waverley, Victoria. Launched in 2015, Dream Dance Academy is becoming a second home for young dancers and performers of all abilities in the Monash community from Glen Waverley to Oakleigh. 

The foundation is laid with our youngest dream dancers in our imaginative preschool program. Leading to our innovative approach in our school aged program. Students looking for further inspiration can participate in additional performance opportunities, assessments and examinations or private coaching

 

Dream Dance Academy offers a range of dance classes in classical, theatrical and commercial styles of dance. With a holistic approach that makes us unique.

 

OUR MISSION

Where the dream begins...

where the foundation is laid! 

It is our purpose to provide a strong technical and artistic foundation for young dancer's dreams to take flight. Our holistic and nurturing approach to dance education aims to develop versatile, creative and passionate dancers. In a safe, social and inspiring environment that allows every student to discover their potential and strive for their personal best as a person and artist.

OUR VISION

Imagine - Innovate - Inspire!

Dream Dance Academy envisions a dance school that awakens the imagination of students through delivering an innovative curriculum that nurtures, develops and inspires the next generation to pursue their dream.

 
 

OUR VALUES

CREATIVITY

promote an environment that encourages artistic freedom and development through dance.

CONFIDENCE

aim to offer an environment that builds self esteem and personal growth as a dancer and person.

COMMUNITY

to share the joy of dance with the Monash community in a family friendly atmosphere.

CARING

promote an inclusive, supportive and respectful environment.

CURIOSITY

provide an encouraging environment that allows students to learn and take risks in order to develop as a dancer and person. 

 

DIRECTOR - MISS DANIELLE

  • Bachelor of Arts (Dance & Drama)/ Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) with Distinction

  • Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • Australian Teachers of Dancing and A.T.O.D. Imagine member

  • Acrobatic Arts, Acrobatic Arts Preschool and Acrobatic Dance Association member

  • AusDance Victoria member

  • Progressing Ballet Technique member

  • Level 2 First Aid

  • Working with Children's Check

  • IASF/ USASF  member

  • Concussion in Youth Sport

  • VCE Dance, Units 1 - 4

​Miss Danielle Taylor is a youthful, vibrant and dedicated dance teacher and director of Dream Dance Academy. With over 20 years experience as a dancer/ cheerleader and over 10 years experience as a dance teacher. 

Miss Danielle enjoys observing the health and wellness dance brings to the lives of students.  

"I am passionate about developing the whole person, not just the dancer to reach their full potential. I strongly believe that the performing arts can provide the next generation with crucial skills such as work ethic, discipline, confidence, self - esteem and humility. That will stay with them for life."

"My vision is to provide a dance school that makes dance classes accessible to all families. While providing opportunities to children that I was fortunate to enjoy as a young dancer."

Miss Danielle is always seeking opportunities for professional development as a dancer and dance teacher to keep connected with the dance community and keep her teaching fresh and current. 

Miss Danielle's mission is to ensure that every student who attends Dream Dance Academy leaves feeling inspired to pursue their dream. 

Miss Danielle

Director, Dream Dance Academy

 

Proudly committed to dance education!

Dream Dance Academy is proud to be associated with some of the most highly regarded dance and performing arts organisations in Australia and internationally. Allowing us to provide a comprehensive imaginative, innovative and inspiring curriculum across all facets of dance and the performings arts. Fostering connections and opportunities for students within the wider dance community. 

 

THE DREAM TEAM

Dream Dance Academy prides itself on its dedicated, nurturing and inspiring faculty. All staff hold a Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management (or equivalent), First Aid Certificate and a current Working with Children’s Check.

Miss Aleisha

Miss Tara

Miss Ruby

Miss Maya

  • Diploma in Dance Teaching & Management

  • Certificate II in Dance

  • Level 2 First Aid

  • Lauryl Martyn Dance System Classical Ballet

  • Diploma in Dance Teaching & Management

  • Diploma in Musical Theatre/ Elite Dance

  • Certificate IV Dance Teaching & Management

  • Certificate IV Dance Teaching & Management

  • Currently studying Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)

Our Assistant Teachers...

 

Miss Kayla VM

Miss Mikayla M

 

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