Elevation dance studios was established to provide young movers with an encouraging environment to explore, grow, develop and relish in the wonderful world of dance. Our love for dance goes beyond one style, we offer classes in Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Ballet and Acrobatics.
Principal: Alex Andrews
Bachelor of Dance Victorian College of the Arts 2010
Diploma in Pilates Instructing
Certificate 5 in Pilates Mat work
P.A.A Member: Level 1 L115022197
First aid qualification
Working with Children Check
After graduating from Newtown High school of the Performing Arts as the School captain and Caltex all rounder award participant, Alex was offered a full dance scholarship to attend Point Park University P.A in the United States of America.
During her time studying abroad Alex studied in Graham technique, classical ballet, contemporary, pas de deux, pointe, and jazz. Upon successful auditions, Alex received roles in both Peter Merz's 'Ondine' and a lead roll in Douglas Bentz 'Snow Queen.'
Alex returned to Australia in 2008 to attend The Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. Whilst studying at the VCA Alex worked with both nationally and internationally renowned artists Brett Daffy, Stephanie Lake, Becky Hilton, Wendy Houston, Anna Smith and Lina Limosani. Alex graduated from VCA in 2010 as the Valedictorian of her class.
Since graduating, Alex has performed in Tasdance’s ‘Artery’ season in Melbourne, Lina Limosani’s solo work ‘Borderline” performed in Portugal, Adelaide and Melbourne, ‘Salt’ Choreogrpahed by Alex and Brianna Kell at Crack theatre festival and has completed her Diploma in professional Pilates teaching. Alex is incredibly interested in mechanics of the body and combines her love for dance and Pilates together to discover a more efficient and safer way of moving.
Alex was the recipient of the Friends Encouragement Award (2008), winner of the Splash Dance Choreographic Competition (2009), The Joy Nicholls award (2009), and the winner of the Short and Sweet dance festival, choreographic award (2014).