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The Edge Performers School offers professional choreographers and performers as its training faculty. We pride ourselves on providing a consistently high standard of tuition in line with current industry requirements.


Merryn Tierney


Merryn's passion lies with mentoring and assisting young people to train and develop themselves to obtain their dreams. With experience as an educational and practical kinesiology practitioner she brings a holistic approach to her work.

Vince Calingasan


Vince Calingasan brings music to life and is one of the most highly sought after dancer, teacher, choreographers in the Australian Hip Hop scene. His impressive list of credits includes working with Jade McRae, Israel and J Wess, appearances on MTV and Channel [V], and choreographing on 'So You Think You Can Dance'. Read more...

Stephen Agisilaou


Stephen is one of Melbourne's most sought after Lyrical Jazz/Contemporary
teachers and choreographers. His international career includes principal dancer
and co-director of Canadian contemporary company 'MOVE: the Company', and a lead role in the internationally awarded film 'Perceptions' (LA). Read more...

Chantel Runting


Chantel is a popular request for commercial free styling and choreography. Chantel Runting has dedicated over 20 years to the industry. With the experience of performing in over 15 countries Chantel is known for her energy and power when performing and choreographing dance productions. Read more...

Nicole King


Nicole started dancing at the tender age of three. Her tuition started at Diamond Valley School of Dance under the tuition of Julie Cookson and Christine Allison. In her 20's she danced professionally across Melbourne and Internationally. Read more...

Jack May


Jack May began dancing at the age of 14 at a suburban hip-hop studio in Canberra, frequently representing ACT in national dance events and freestyle competitions. In 2009 and 2010 Jack visited LA to work with some of the leading choreographers and train in other styles of movement. He performed in Carnival LA / Sydney / Melbourne for a number of international choreographers. Read more...

Mike Snell


A successful The Edge Full time school graduate, Mike has trained in all facets of Performing Arts. Michael's versatility as a singer, dancer, actor and model has seen him work extensively across the world. Michael made his musical theatre debut in 2006 in Hugh Jackman's 'The Boy From Oz'. Michael then moved onto the Australian tour of 'Miss Saigon'. Read more...

Jonathan Homsey


Jonathan (Jonni) Homsey was born and raised in Hong Kong and moved to the United States in 1995 where he started his classical dance education at age six. He went on to dance with Top 40 artist J-Me on tours including the Aaron Carter Tour and Radio Disney. Read more...

Rain Francis


Originally from New Zealand, Rain trained at VCA Secondary School and also the New Zealand School of Dance. She has worked as a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher in New York, London, Dublin, New Zealand and Australia. Rain spent many years in Ballet Ireland performing classical and contemporary roles and also creating new works for the company. Read more...

Greg van Bergen


Greg has trained extensively with many voice specialists and has been instructing voice and providing performance tuition for over nine years through his own company Monstar Music. Read more...

Andrew Micalef


Since starting his training in 1989 at Attitudes Dance Studio, in the styles of Jazz, Tap and Neo Classical, Andrew has a number of achievements to his name. His passion for tumbles, Aerial work and stunt became progressively apparent and under the tuition of Samantha Vella (artistic Director at the time to the Watsonia WMCA gymnastic and Acrobatic Courses), Andrew continued to harness and perfect his skills. Read more...

Luke Alleva


Luke trained at Brent St Performing Arts Studio and continued training in London and America. Luke is an Internationally renowned performer who’s Credits include 'We Will Rock You' (The Domain Theatre, the Australian Production), 'Saturday Night Fever', 'Man of La Mancha' (GFO/SEL Productions), J-LO promotion, 'Moulin Rouge' (Feature Film) and more. Read more...

Sue Ellen Shook


Sue Ellen has an extensive resume consisting of film and television, theatre
and choreography, both nationally and internationally. She has performed
in Moulin Rouge (feature film) as 'Baby Doll'.

Nicole Melloy


Nicole began dancing at an early age with Julie Cookson, and went on to study full-time classical ballet with Christine Walsh where she achieved her Diploma of Classical Dance. She then trained at the Victorian College of the Arts, and has studied acting at various institutions in Melbourne. Nicole continues her training at Q44. Read more...

Yvette Lee


Yvette has enjoyed a diverse choreographic career working in all facets of the entertainment industry. Television credits include So You Think You Can Dance Australia, Everybody Dance Now, Dancing with the Stars, Australian Idol, ARIA Awards, So You Think You Can Dance (Greece), Australia Day Live Concert at Parliament House, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Comedy Inc, Neighbours, The Taiwanese Wiggles, and The Pacific produced by Stephen Spielberg and HBO. Read more...

Benjamin Hancock


Benjamin is a Melbourne-based dancer who graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) with a Bachelor of Dance. As a performer, he has worked with a wide range of artists including Antony Hamilton, Chunky Move, Cobie Orger, Francis Rings, Katie Noonan & The Captains, Lucy Guerin Inc, Martin del Amo, Narelle Benjamin, Sue Healey, Supple Fox and 2ndToe Dance Collective. Read more...

Eden Read


Eden holds a Bachelor of Dance from the Victorian College of the Arts, and also trained at Bartuccios. Teaching styles include Tap, Contemporary, Music Theatre and Jazz.
Eden has enjoyed a diverse performing and creative career spanning many styles and disciplines. He has appeared in Musicals including 'Grease the Arena Spectacular', 'Hello, Dolly!', 'Sunset Boulevard' and 'The Irish...and How They Got That Way', and also toured internationally with Irish Tap show 'Spirit of the Dance'. Read more...

Kalman Warhaft


At the age of six, Kalman began studying at Camberwell District Ballet. He went on to study at The Australian Ballet School and graduated with an Advanced Diploma of Dance. As a young dancer, Kalman appeared in Coppèlia with The Australian Ballet; English National Ballet's Swan Lake Arena production, and The Dancers' Company's consecutive tours of The Nutcracker as the Mouse King and many other characters. Read more...

Jayden Hicks


Jayden moved to Melbourne in 2007 to train at The Australian International School of Coaching under the direction of Brian Nolan in association with The Kiev Ballet. In 2009 Jayden was awarded scholarships to continue training at The Space Dance and Arts Centre, youth company Project Y, as well as seconding with Chunky Moves' work choreographed by Antony Hamilton, 'Keep Everything'. Read more...

Craig Monley


Australia's number one representative to the world professional Latin championships in 2014. Australian professional Latin championship runner up 2013, Craig was the winner of series seven of 'Dancing With The Stars' with actress Bridie Carter. Read more...

Vita Catalano


Founder and director of Production Company 'Red riding hood productions' and founder of the companies 'Acting for beginners Teenagers and adults' and 'My kid Shakespeare Acting academy', Vita has produced and directed plays including '3 good men
and a Cuban cigar'. Acting credits include Australian television series, Neighbors, Wicked Science, Stingers, Marshall Law, Halifax, Australia's Most wanted, Skithouse, and M.D.A. Read more...

Our guest faculty includes but is by no means limited to:
Erica Sobel, Lizzie Wicks, Travers Ross, Sarah Clarke, James Andrews and Khaled Freeman.

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