Leesa Chaseling

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Profile

Leesa has taught dance for twenty years and been Principal of her own studio network for the last fifteen years. She has trained dancers at all levels in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary and Hip Hop and enjoys inspiring all students to not only achieve technical proficiency but to understand the importance of enjoying this wonderful art form. Leesa has spent time as a consultant to the Singapore Ballet Company in the instruction of Pilates methodology, dancing professionally and has held nationally renowned workshops throughout Malaysia and Singapore. Leesa was also the first fully licensed Pilates practitioner (Australian Institute of Pilates, Stott Pilates) west of the Blue Mountains. 


Leesa was addtionally the creative director for the team of teachers that competed at the International Dance Gala in Prague achieving an overall second place. Leesa is married to Aaron, together they have two children Phoenix and Ariella.

Education

Bachelor Degree in Training and Development  - University of New England

Advanced Certificate in Dance - Queensland University of Technology

Advanced Diploma of Management - TAFE NSW

Certificate IV in Finance - The National Finance Institute

AASCF Level 1 Coach - Allstars Cheer and Dance


Steph Sandford

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Profile

Stephanie brings twenty-six years of dance experience and nine years of teaching experience to United Dance Project.  As part of Stephanie’s dance experience she has successfully delivered dance programs to a number of students across Sydney and now with in her own business Dance Fuse across Orange and the surrounding areas, to infant and primary schools.


Stephanie has danced professionally and has been involved in numerous overseas dance tours performing and choreographing dance routines for the international dance festival in Prague placing 2nd in Jazz and Hip Hop, Los Angeles Disneyland and California Parks and Mexican Riviera Cruise line. She has recently choreographed and performed at State Level at the Australian All Star Cheer and Dance state Competition in Sydney placing in the top four of the hip hop section.

 

Stephanie has gained the rewards of intensive training at London’s famous pineapple studios and has taken classes at leading dance institutes around the world including the edge in LA, Hollywood International Dance Academy and Broadway Dance Centre in New York. Stephanie regularly attends classes with Australia's leading choreographers at Sydney Dance Company and DUTI studios in Sydney. Steph in married to Dan and recently celebrated their first child Eiva

Education


Diploma in Mangement - TAFE NSW

Diploma in Human Resources Management - TAFE NSW

Certificate IV In Dance Teaching and Management - Australian Dance Vision

AASCF Level 1 Coach - Allstars Cheer and Dance





Dimity Bartlett

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Profile

Dimity brings three years of dance teaching experience teamed with her 17 years of dance knowledge to United Dance Project. Dimity’s passion for dance commenced at a young age performing with her dance studio, primary and high school productions and shows, local eisteddfods and School Spectacular. Dimity was a part of the Orange High School Dance Company, Western Region and NSW State Dance ensemble. She also successfully completed her HSC Dance studies in 2014.


In 2012  and 2017 Dimity was a member of our overseas performance team and professionally performed in a USA dance tour performing at Los Angeles Disneyland, California Parks and Mexican Riviera Cruise line.  Dimity has been successful in performing at local charity balls and events, eisteddfods and performing and choreographing dance, cheer and pom routines for the Australian All Star Cheerleading Federation competitions where she qualified at a National Level for Cheer in 2016. Dimity will continue to share her dance knowledge with Dance Fuse delivering dance programs to infant and primary schools.

Education

Certificate IV In Dance Teaching and Management - Australian Dance Vision

AASCF Level 2 Coach - Allstars Cheer and Dance

Bella Fisher

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Bella commenced her love for dance at three years of age and has ever since proved her dedication to dance by being involved in numerous classes and performances. At age six Bella started solo performances at local dance eisteddfods. She has performed at the Western Region Dance Festival, School Spectaculars and Dance and Cheer competitions with Australian All Star Cheerleading Federation qualifying at a National Level for Cheer in 2016. Bella has been successful performing in local theatre productions with the Orange Theatre Company for the Wizard of Oz and Phantom of the Opera.


In 2012 and 2017 Bella performed professionally in a USA dance tour performing at Los Angeles Disneyland, California Parks and Mexican Riviera Cruise line. Bella has increased her knowledge of Dance by attending the Western Region Dance Camp, auditioned for the Western Region Dance ensemble, BBO intensive week at McDonald College in Sydney and completed her BBO intermediate foundation exam. 

Education

Certificate IV In Dance Teaching and Management - Australian Dance Vision

AASCF Level 1 Coach - Allstars Cheer and Dance