Our Mission

Creating confidence, coordination and compassion in our kids.

Our Values

Determination; Adventure; Nurture; Confidence; Energy

 

Being a boutique studio specialising only in preschool and early primary dancers, we offer ballet tuition that cannot be rivaled by any other provider in the area!

We're built on simple yet solid values that extend far beyond the physical realms of dance. We are passionate about creating confidence and pride in our little dancers and and equipping them with life skills that will benefit them long beyond their time with us.

Whether it's our sole focus on little dancers; small class sizes; accredited teachers; convenient locations; or nationally renowned, Kinderballet™ designed programs; our approach is very simple:

Give your little dancer the best introduction to classical ballet and you the best value for money.

 
 

THE

TEAM

We're a small but passionate team at Miss Chelsea's. Passionate about providing the best introduction to ballet for your little dancer. Our teachers must first be highly experienced ballerinas, with demonstrated experience teaching little dancers. Further to this, all teachers who deliver Kinderballet™ programs must also be assessed and approved by Kinderballet™ before taking any classes. They then participate in ongoing training sessions throughout each year and are periodically re-assessed to ensure the highest quality classes.

You can rest assured that your little dancers are in excellent hands at Miss Chelsea's.

Miss Chelsea

Director

Miss Chelsea is extremely passionate about teaching little dancers and boasts an impressive résumé spanning more than 27 years of dancing and performing. She has over 16 years experience teaching dance, specialising in providing classes to children and toddlers.

Miss Chelsea has taught the Kinderballet programs for over seven years in both Victoria and Queensland, as well as owning and operating a performing arts school in the suburbs of Melbourne, providing classes for tap, jazz, classical, hip-hop, contemporary, and singing.

In addition to dancing, Miss Chelsea is an accomplished singer, having written and recorded a 12 song demo album through an artist development contract with Melodic Music, releasing a single internationally (which you can still find on iTunes and Spotify if you look really hard!), and touring across Australia. She was the National Anthem performer for the Australian Ice Hockey League's (AIHL) Melbourne Mustangs and has provided entertainment at multiple charity events. Local to Cairns, Chelsea starred in the Cairns Dinner Theatre's "Cabaresque" production.

Experience/qualification:

  • CSTD Tap and Theatrical Examinations

  • RAD Classical Ballet Examinations

  • AMEB Classical Singing Examinations

  • Blue Card - Working With Children Check

  • First Aid

  • CRC Woman of the Year - 2019 Nominee

  • What's On 4 Kids - Outstanding Teacher (0-5) - 2019 Finalist

Miss Sammy

Teacher

Miss Sammy has been dancing and performing for over 13 years in Cairns. Having grown up in Cairns, she has competed in a wide variety of local competitions, and trained at some of the region's best dance schools.

Miss Sammy has 3 years' experience in children's ballet classes, and is very excited to be teaching at Miss Chelsea's!

 

Currently, she is studying a Bachelor of Nursing Science at James Cook University, as she has a strong passion for caring and helping others.
 

Experience/qualification:

  • Russian Vaganova Classical Ballet Examinations

  • Cecchetti Classical Ballet Examinations

  • Blue Card - Working With Children Check

  • First Aid

Chris James

Business Manager

By day, Chris manages a specialist outpatient department here in Cairns. By night he tinkers away on the boring business stuff to keep Miss Chelsea's running smoothly and let Miss Chelsea focus on her little dancers. Occasionally you can find him in the role of Miss Chelsea's official photographer, and that's about as far as his artistic flair extends.

Experience/qualification:

  • Absolutely no dance experience

  • BAppSc (RT)

  • GradCertHAdmin

  • MBA

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We are Cairns' specialist preschool and early primary ballet and dance school offering fun, creative, and engaging classes for babies through to early primary ballerinas.

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