I would like to welcome you to the Victorian Dance Academy website. We are a vibrant school offering classes in Jazz, Tap, Classical Ballet, Hip Hop/ Funk, Contemporary, Theatrical/ Song & Dance, Stretch & Technique, Lyrical, Kinder dance program, VCE Dance Units 1-4.
Our teaching staff are qualified and dedicated to the profession of teaching dance to students of all ages. All teachers have trained and worked professionally in their specialised dance style.
We offer a safe dance environment with three fully equipped studios.
At VDA we offer technique classes, competition classes, exam and concert work. All students participate in the end of year annual performance.
We pride ourselves on offering quality training in a friendly and caring environment. To dance for pleasure, as a hobby, to improve posture and coordination, to meet new friends, or to look ahead as a profession in teaching or performance, we encourage our students to reach the highest level possible and attain their fullest potential to be the best dancer they can be.
I am very proud of our school and invite you to contact us to learn more about our exciting classes.
Victorian Dance Academy
School of Performing Arts
Bachelor of Education (Primary and Secondary); Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement); Diploma of Arts in Dance (Teaching and Management).
Kerrie has over 37 years of dance training in all styles from Tap to Ballet, Jazz to Contemporary. She has trained full-time under Laurel Martyn (OBE), Janet Barnard-Brown and Mark Laguerre.
Kerrie is a professional dancer/ choreographer. She has worked professionally for Disney Live and Walt Disney Special events both in Australia and overseas. She has appeared in many theatre productions such as ‘Anything Goes’, ‘Crazy For You’, ‘Barnum’ and has choreographed many musicals and theatrical productions for stage.
Kerrie has been teaching for the past 22 years and commenced VDA in 1999. She has had much success with her school at competitions, exams and enabling students to further their careers making dance their profession whether as teachers, choreographers or performers. Students have gone on to further dance education at prestigeous schools such as the VCA (Victorian College of the Arts), WAPPA (West Australian Academy of Performing Arts) and other full-time performing arts courses.
Kerrie is a qualified Primary and Secondary teacher and has taught at leading Victorian schools such as Carey Grammar, Korowa AGS, St Catherines and also taught dance from Prep to VCE level at Wesley College (Glen Waverley campus). Kerrie has been a guest adjudicator for dancing competitions in Auckland, New Zealand and Kerrie is currently a VCE Dance private provider.