Posted August 18th, 2016 in Full Time Academy News, General, Part Time Academy News, Performances by Classical Coaching

ON 17 & 18 September the Tanya Pearson Academy (under the Artistic Direction of Lucinda Dunn) will premiere a triple bill of exciting, newly commissioned works featuring all students of the Academy.

The program will include:


by Wim Broeckx

A vibrant, dynamic and fluid classical ballet piece by Wim Broeckx, featuring the Full Time and Pre Professional students.


by Marie Walton Mahon

A delightful story ballet that that follows the journey of a group of curious boys who stumble across a secret cave, revealing chest full of hidden treasures! This ballet features the Part Time Academy students.


by Adam Blanch.

This is a powerful, evocative and moving contemporary work by up and coming choreographer to watch – Adam Blanch. It features the Full Time and Pre Professional students of the Academy.


Performances on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September 2016 2pm.

Tickets on sale now at The Concourse Theatre

or Ticketek



Posted August 8th, 2016 in General, Tanya Pearson Seminars by Classical Coaching

The Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy will be holding a series of workshops this December for Students and Teachers with Lucinda Dunn, Marie Walton Mahon, Danilo Radojevic and other senior Academy Faculty.

The workshop options include:

- Genee Student Preparation and Coaching Workshop (28 Nov – 1 Dec 2016)

4 Day workshop offered just prior to the Genee Competition – offering daily Pilates/PBT, Open Classes, and Genee Solo coaching with Lucinda Dunn, Danilo Radojevic and TPCCA Senior Faculty Members.  Strictly Limited places – Advanced Level students only.

- Teachers Open Viewing Week and Workshop (28 Nov – 1 Dec 2016)

Teachers invited to observe classes and coaching with Lucinda Dunn and senior TPCCA faculty at the TPCCA studios in lead up to the Genee Competition. Teachers will also have the opportunity to observe THE SYDNEY CITY YOUTH BALLET preparations and rehearsals of THE NUTCRACKER .

- Teachers 1 Day Sharing Seminar (Tue 6 Dec 2016)

Teachers invited to Observe Classes and Coaching with Lucinda Dunn, Danilo Radojevic & Senior TPCCA Faculty. Teacher sharing session on teaching methodologies and training the contemporary classical dancer and a Q&A session with Lucinda Dunn and Danilo Radojevic on their professional careers.

- Progressing Ballet Technique Accreditation Workshop (Mon 5 Dec 2016)

Full Day Workshop designed for teachers who wish to learn all 3 levels of Progressing Ballet Technique with Marie Walton Mahon.

Learn this technique of innovation to develop muscle memory to enhance ballet training. It will be explained how to transfer this innovative technique into your classroom. You will leave the workshop with a comprehensive training on the program, complete set of typed notes and CPD accreditation with the RAD.

Please refer to the Booking Form for more information and do not delay to register as places are strictly limited.

TANYA PEARSON December Workshops Registration Form

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Posted July 17th, 2016 in General by Classical Coaching

Join us to celebrate the 2016 graduating students of the TANYA PEARSON CLASSICAL COACHING ACADEMY (under the Artistic Direction of Lucinda Dunn OAM – Australia’s longest serving Principal Ballerina)

These 10 graduating students who who are on the brink of their professional careers around the world, will perform a variety of classical, contemporary and pas de deux works. Performing alongside them will be fellow students of the Full Time Academy.

These students have been offered places at worlds leading selective ballet schools and this one off evening presents a final opportunity to see them perform in Australia.

We congratulate our Graduates:

Olivia Betteridge – Accepted into The Hamburg Ballet School, Germany

Madison Cronin – Accepted into the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague

Branden Gallagher – Accepted into the Akademie de Tanzes, Mannheim Germany

Jarrad Gallagher - Accepted into the Akademie de Tanzes, Mannheim Germany

Alex Piro – Accepted into Ballet Rambert, UK

Katherine Sonnekus    - Accepted into the American Ballet Theatre School, NY USA

Sumire Tanaka - Accepted into the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague

Natalie Taylor – Accepted into The Hamburg Ballet School, Germany

Lana Tramonte    - Accepted into the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague

Lucinda Van Raad – Accepted into the Washington Ballet School, USA

Lee Zammit - Accepted into the Akademie de Tanzes, Mannheim Germany


Tickets on sale now via Ticketek or The Concourse Theatre


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