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THE TEAM

The heart of House of Dance is the award-winning teaching and management staff, working passionately and endlessly to create the best possible dance experience for HOD's students and families. 

Our teaching staff boasts Tasmania's most-qualified dance educators. See our staff here!

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

Owner/Creative Director

Since opening the studio in 1999, Michelle manages all operations across all of HOD's classes and brands.

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SHAYNE DAVIES

Director of Classical Ballet

One of Tasmania's most esteemed and respected ballet teachers, Shayne holds her RAD qualification and Bachelor of Dance (Hons).

KATE CRICHTON

Lyrical/Elite Squad Teacher

Kate operates our Elite Squad program, developing fitness and strength in HOD dancers with a Diploma in Pilates and Dance.

HAYLEY ROGERS

Theatrical/Technique Teacher

Hayley brings decades of dance and performance experience to HOD students, working to create a fun and exciting dance class!

NICHOLE SMITH

Theatrical Teacher

With her Bachelor of Creative Arts and Masters of Teaching, Nichole is a much loved dance/drama teacherin Hobart, teaching at Collegiate.

ELIANA LANING

Acro/Junior Teacher

After more than 10 years of training here at HOD, Eliana has transitioned into a strong acro and junior teacher.

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NERISSA RICE

Office Manager/Tap Teacher

Nerissa manages the office at HOD, along with co-ordinating our costumes each year - and teaching all junior tap classes!

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CASEY McCRICKARD

Theatrical/Hip Hop Teacher

Casey is a HOD legend; dancing here since a child, she has gained a Masters of Teaching, Diploma of Dance and adjudicator accred.

SUSIE HARRISON

Director of Baby Ballet

Holding her RAD qualification and Bachelor of Dance (Hons), Susie delivers Tasmania's best baby ballet program.

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EMILY BRAITHWAITE

Singing/Music Theatre Teacher

After gaining her Bachelor of Music and a Diploma of Musical Theatre in Melbourne, Emily works to create HOD's triple threat performers.

HANNAH LAWLESS

Junior Tap/Theatrical Teacher

Hannah is a long-time member of HOD, moving into a teaching role after years of dances and performances with the school.

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STUDIO LOCATIONS

CITY HUB: 69a Liverpool Street, Hobart

KINGSTON: 36 Mertonvale Circuit, Kingston

HOBART: 29 Bathurst Street, Hobart

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