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DISCOVER GOODHEW DANCE

Goodhew Dance is one of the leading dance institutions in Sydney’s inner suburbs. At our studio, we aim to encourage a widespread love of dance, welcoming children and adults who can’t help but feel the rhythm!

As a family operated business established in 1989, we are so proud of our students, their lifetime friendships and everything they achieve.

ABOUT GOODHEW DANCE

Located in Alexandria, Goodhew Dance is a comprehensive dance school for children of all ages. We offer a wide range of styles so our students can choose one or a myriad of styles and be taught in a professional but fun, and engaging way .

Our studio was established by the Goodhew sisters, Mandie, Mylie and Melanie. Over thirty years, we have built a reputation not only for outstanding dance training but for an environment where every student feels at home.

Past students now return to Goodhew and to bring their young children to classes. We are excited to have created a studio which so many local residents love to come back to.

Join us today with a free trial week and introduce your child to our wonderful world of dance, friendship and fun! Don’t forget to ask us about the Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers when you enrol.

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DANCE IS THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF THE SOUL

Our Manifesto

At Goodhew Dance, our MANIFESTO is:

“We strive to create a family that is inclusive and supportive, fosters a passion for dance, engages in the wider community and provides quality teaching and training beyond dance”

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Our Values

FAMILY…..We develop a community spirit and create a family within our dance school with life long friendships, memories and support

EQUALITY…..Goodhew Dance is an inclusive environment where all are treated equally with respect and a sense of belonging

SUPPORT…..We create a safe, caring and supportive environment

QUALITY TEACHING BEYOND DANCE…..Goodhew Dance provides quality teaching that stretches beyond dance by striving to guide our students to build confidence, resilience, skills, and values for life and to enhance their personal growth

PASSION…..Inspiring a passion and love of dance to express and foster creativity, performance and artistry

WIDER COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT…..We aim to be a positive presence in our wider community by supporting local community events and participating in initiatives that contribute to a sustainable environment

Our Teachers

The Goodhew Dance team of qualified and friendly dance instructors have a range of skills they can share with our students.

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Amy Johnson

QUALIFICATIONS – BEd (PDHPE), ADA – Pre Elementary (Tap) READY SET DANCE
I love that the students at Goodhew come into class willing to learn and constantly push themselves to be better dancers.
Achievement in exams is a main focus at Goodhew Dance – it advances the technique of all dancers. We encourage students to find joy in dancing through lifelong friendships and do not focus on the competitiveness that the dance world can sometimes offer. Most of all, i love that everyone at Goodhew is part of a family that loves and supports each other.
SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MISS AMY: I have two dogs named Tilly and Roxie
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Brittany Abela

QUALIFICATIONS-
Certificate IV in dance & Diploma in Musical Theatre, READY SET DANCE and READY SET BALLET Accreditation
I love teaching at Goodhew because I love all the passionate kids. Teaching at Goodhew puts a smile on my face every-time. The environment is so friendly and welcoming and everyone always works hard and has a fun time doing it.
SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MISS MICAELA:
Most people don’t know that I like to draw in my spare time, its very fun!
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Angela Gladstone

QUALIFICATIONS – READY SET DANCE Accredited, Acro Dancer Certification, Qualified Make Up Artist, Licensed Real Estate Agent
I love being with my life long friends, the
support I receive from my fellow teachers , being a role model for up and coming teachers and the love I receive from our students – watching them grow and develop is an amazing feeling.
SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MISS ANG:
I have a twin brother
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Lexie Mav

QUALIFICATIONS – READY SET DANCE Teacher
Currently studying CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) @ Brent Street. I love that Goodhew is a very family
orientated dance school. It feels like my second home and the friendships I’ve made through this studio are friendships for life.
SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MISS LEXIE:
I love doing makeup. The art of transforming the face is another creative outlet for me.
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Chloe Borer

QUALIFICATIONS – Currently studying ADA Pre elementary Jazz
I love working with the students and seeing them improve!

SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MISS CHLOE:
I really love the Harry Potter books.
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Genevieve Bevilacqua

QUALIFICATIONS – ADA Elementary Jazz
and Tap
Miss Gen has been a part of our Goodhew family for an epic 30 years! Her favourite
style of dance is Tap. Miss Gen loves the family feel at the studio and how encouraging and passionate everyone is about dance and teaching. She loves passing on her passion and some great life skills to her students, watching their hard work flourish!
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Ruby Maclure

QUALIFICATIONS-
ADA Pre Elementary Tap, READY SET DANCE Teacher
Currently working towards my Certificate IV in dance at Ettingshausens Pro and completing Full time studies there
during 2021.
I love teaching at Goodhew because of the amazing relationship I have, not only with my peers and students, but also with the other teachers and the amazing owners of this family orientated dance school. It is the highlight of my week to come and pass on my knowledge of dance to my students and watch them grow and improve every week !
SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MISS RUBY:
Most people don’t know that my middle name is Starr! – Ruby Starr Maclure
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Micaela Sacco-Tranter

QUALIFICATIONS-
Cert IV in Dance, ADA Elementary Tap and Jazz, READY SET DANCE and READY SET BALLET Accreditation, Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences (HONOURS) Criminology
I love getting to be a part of the journey’s of the students we see grow up at the studio and become not just amazing performers but amazing people. This was something I experienced for myself growing up at Goodhew and its really special to be a part of.
SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MISS BRITTANY:
I collect all of the tickets from every musical that I have been to!
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