Irish dancing, ballet, tap & jazz
studios: Camp hill, Coorparoo, Redlands

CM DANCE INSTRUCTORS

Clare Michelsen T.C.R.G., B.Ed., Dip.T.

Clare is a registered teacher with the Irish Dancing Commission in Ireland (CLRG). Her own solo dance experience spans over 25 years, and includes winning State Championships and achieving top 10 in Australia several times. She has performed in many professional Shows in Qld, including the Irish Drovers, invited as an international artist in Jakarta, and was recalled at the World Irish Dancing Championships in Cork. Clare’s background includes 25 years of experience teaching in secondary catholic schools as a Business and Drama teacher. She has produced, directed and choreographed many musicals, Speech Nights, Rock n’ Roll Eisteddfod school entries and much more. Her vast knowledge of theatre and production ensures the success and high entertainment of CM Dance’s Showcase Concerts.

Eve Kelly

Eve has been teaching ballet, jazz and tap to young dancers at the dance studio she attended in Warwick, where she danced since she was five years old. She recently attained her CSTD Teaching Certificate (Modern Jazz) and last year completed RAD Advanced Foundation level, AMEB Level 8 Voice and Communication and received Honours Plus in Advanced Bronze level CSTD tap.
In 2017 she was voted school captain, selected as the Warwick district Lions Youth of the Year and won of the public speaking section of the zone contest, was named 2017 Student of the Year, was the recipient of the ADF Long Tan Leadership Award, and received a Principal’s Award.
She is currently completing a Diploma of Musical Theatre at the Australian Dance Performance Institute and hopes to be accepted into the Qld Conservatorium Bachelor of Musical Theatre course in the near future.
While at CM Dance, Eve hopes to share her passion and spread the love for all kinds of dance to all her young students.

Krystal Woolaston

Krystal has studied dance, singing and drama at Kidz- n-Co Talent from the age of two. Throughout her studies she has completed up to and including grade 9 CSTD in Modern Jazz, a Certificate IV in Modern Jazz Teaching, RAD grades up to Advanced Foundation and a Diploma of Musical Theatre with Trinity College London. She is currently enrolled at QUT in the Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Dance Performance. Her aim is to inspire students the way that she was. She is greatly motivated by seeing her students develop and learn in a fun and creative environment, and to see themselves get lost in dance.

Ebony Norton

Ebony has been singing, dancing and acting since the age of 3 and teaching ballet, tap and jazz since the age of 12. She has studied ballet under the British Ballet Organisation Syllabus,and is currently studying a Diploma of Musical Theatre at the Australian Dance Performance Institute. While teaching at CM Dance, she hopes to teach your children to love dance just as much as she does!

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