About Us

At Danzart, our dancers will experience;
  • Fun, fitness, and friendship
  • A welcoming, passionate and close-knit Danzart team who promotes a sense of community for students and parents alike.
  • Encouragement in self-motivation, grace, poise, confidence, and self-discipline.  Individual guided mentoring for the dedicated dancer.
  • The combined knowledge, experience, and philosophy of the Danzart Team who endeavour to promote the best possible dance education, in a safe and nurturing environment.

Meet our teachers

The Danzart staff is a qualified team of teachers who share the same passion for nuturing the student's joy of dance. At Danzart we coach our own student teachers in every aspect of becoming a highly trained dance practitioner. Danzart also employs many varied guest teachers who bring a wealth of accredited knowledge and experience to the studio.

Kellie Hansen


Kym Stokes

Private Classical Ballet, Coach/Classical Ballet, Teacher & Mentor

Cathy Smith

Tap, Jazz

Tayla Lordan

Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary/Lyrical 

Shannon Wilson

Classical Ballet, Contemporary/Lyrical

Kimberley Tai

Jazz, Under 5's

Tricia Cornell

Classical Ballet

Ela Cartmell

Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Lyrical

Kirsti Attenborough

Tap, Jazz, Ballet

Hayley Bushell


Casey Bushell


Stephanie Arthur

Acrobatics, Jazz

Katyia Wills

Musical Theatre

Studio Achievements & Success Stories

  • Multiple Placings, championships, awards and scholarships achieved at dance Eisteddfods in Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast.
  • Youth American Grande Prix Semi Finalist – Meghan Hansen
  • RAD Jacqueline Moreland Awards – Semi-finalists and finalists
  • RAD Jacqueline Moreland Awards Winner Pre-Intermediate – Martika Mc Gown
  • Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge finalists
  • Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge Runner Up Pre-Intermediate Jazz – Martkia Mc Gown
  • Brisbane Eisteddfod Senior Classical Reptoire Winner – Meghan Hansen

Students Accepted into

  • Australian Ballet School Interstate Program
  • Australian Ballet School Invitee Program
  • Australian Ballet School Full-time Program
  • Queensland Ballet Junior Extension Program
  • Queensland Ballet Senior Academy Program (Full-Time)
  • Royal Ballet’s production of the “Wolf Works”- Zara Ibrahim.
  • Ballet Theatre of Queensland
  • Queensland Youth Contemporary Ballet Company
  • Queensland Dance School of Excellence.

Students Pre-Professional and Professional Success

  • Brent St Sydney
  • Ev and Bow Sydney
  • QUT Creative Industries Course, Queensland 
  • Corps de Ballet - Sarasota, Florida
  • Corps de Ballet – San Antonia, Texas
  • Joffrey Ballet School - Chicago 
  • Tokyo Disneyland
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship
  • Princess Cruises
  • Bor Productions