LUCY ELLIS DANCE COACHING
Welcome to the world of Lucy Ellis Dance, find information below
Born and bred in South Australia, Lucy attended Scotch College Adelaide on a Performing Arts scholarship.
Upon graduating, Lucy attended Dance World Studios in Melbourne to obtain an Advanced Diploma in Musical Theatre & Dance. Between 2012-2014 Lucy was a Co-Director of the National Institute of Performing Arts in Melbourne and managed NIPA’s Professional Performance Team.
Lucy’s passion for technique training lead her to begin Lucy Ellis Dance Coaching. She now travels all over the world training students in dance technique and performance. Lucy’s dance workshop program, which includes stretching, conditioning, technique and jazz combinations, has been presented in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and the United Kingdom to thousands of dancers.
Lucy is the co-owner of the dance technique syllabus, International Dance Technique, which has recently launched and is already used by over 100 studios worldwide. She also manages Elite Training Extension Program, a day program for dancers which is held in Sydney, Auckland, Perth, Adelaide and Gold Coast monthly.
Lucy’s production company Lucy-Rose Creates has produced three published dance books: Skillz Practice Guide, Goalz Dance Journal and Lucy’s Dancing Dreamz. In 2019, Lucy-Rose Creates is launching a touring children’s show titled Lucy’s Search For Starz.
Some of Lucy’s professional theatre credits include Sydney Theatre Company’s touring production of The Herbal Bed, Farther Bob Maguire’s Once Upon a Pantomime, The Young Stars Circus (Singapore Season), Victorian Opera’s West Side Story workshop, State Opera of South Australia’s Turandot and the Adelaide season of Windmill Children’s Theatre Company’s production of Grandpa.
Other performance highlights include dancing at the T20 Big Bash Cricket season and making it to the semi-finals of Australia’s Got Talent.
Lucy has a passion for choreographing and has established herself as a choreographer for events around Australia. Some of her choreographic credits include: Ding Productions Corporate Entertainment, the Salvation Army’s Our Christmas Gift concert at the Melbourne Arts Centre, Lululemon Athletica promotion, Queensland Hornets Grand Final Entertainment, Ultimate Dance Cause, Dance Cancer Initiative, Pop Up Events New Year’s Eve Ball, Peter Combe’s Melbourne concert and Circobat’s Grandma’s Dream Garden Circus. Lucy also choreographs award winning competition routines for dance studios and students all around Australia.
Lucy’s SKILLZ WORKSHOP is a Technique Training workshop. Lucy prides herself on training dancers to be technically clean and strong. She follows through with this method of training in her Skillz workshop.
The workshop covers, stretching for square alignment, conditioning and strength training, break down of technical elements such as Kicks, Turns and Jumps, Technique combos and new dance Skillz to give an extra edge at auditions and competitions! Lucy’s style is unique. She is strongly grounded in all the traditional dance techniques but she teaches in a relaxed encouraging way that is highly motivational.
Her many “Lucy only” terms and techniques come from working with so many wonderful, talented students all around the world including Australia, NZ, Asia, Europe and the UK.
For the younger dancers, Lucy has created the TIARA TRAINING WORKSHOP A Mini workshop for Mini dancers!
This program is especially created for 4-9 year olds and is one of the only junior focussed technique workshops of it’s kind in Australia.
Tiara Training is perfect for the budding young dancer who loves princesses, make believe and learning some fancy new Skillz! The 1.5 hour workshop includes Stretching, Technique Progressions with a Princess Flare (of course), Improvisation and a Princess themed dance routine!
Every dancer graduates Lucy’s workshop with a FREE Tiara and a HUGE princess smile!
Lucy has been been private coaching dancers for over 9 years. She has extensive knowledge in refining technique and creating full package performers. She knows how to produce higher kicks, consecutive turns and powerful jumps. Her focus is always on the control and neatness of the work.
Lucy believes that in between moments in technique exercises are equally as important as the photo moments. Her nationally ranked and award winning group and solo choreography is performed by dancers and studios all over the world.
PRIVATE COACHING FEES
From $90 p/h
Solo – FROM $300
Duo/Trio – FROM $350
Team – FROM $800
This program is an invite only training day for those dancers who showed a high commitment level and strong work ethic during the ETEP sessions.
In these classes you will work closely with Lucy and Guest tutors and receive one on one attention and feedback in all areas of your dancing.
Star Squad is being held in ADELAIDE, SYDNEY and PERTH in 2020.