Teaching Staff

EMILY FRENCH

Miss Emily has completed BBO Ballet and Tap Exams up to Intermediate Level.

Emily competed in a number of eisteddfods from Taree, Port and Sydney in her many years of dance.

Once finishing high school, Emily moved onto Ikin Dance Full Time on the Gold Coast and received certificate IV in Dance and Certificate III & IV in Fitness. With one year of Full Time completed, Emily continued to dance part time with Ikin Dance and covered classes for teachers when needed, all whilst performing as a back up dancer at tribute shows for a few singing artists and doing promo work through out Gold Coast, Forster and Taree.

In 2015, Emily joined the Taree Arts Council for the production of Mary Poppins and that same year started teaching with Kerrie Renee Dance Studio doing various styles of dance.

This coming year will be Emily’s 6th year teaching for the school.

 

TANAYA WRIGLEY

Miss Tanaya started dancing at a very young age. She studied and completed RAD ballet exams from Pre Primary-Advanced 1.

Tanaya also completed 2 unit dance in HSC majoring in Performance Dance.

She to Brisbane in 2015 to complete 2 years of full time training at the Australian Dance Performance Institute, majoring in Classical and Contemporary Dance and graduated with an Advanced Diploma of Dance.

Tanaya moved back to the area at the end of 2017 and continued taking regular classes before performing in the ensemble for Taree Arts Council’s local production of Les Mis in 2018.

This will be Miss Tanaya’s second year with KR Dance.

 

BRIDIE JUNE RACK

Miss Bridie trained as a performer in Australia, studying various styles of dance including BBO and RAD in Classical Ballet under Carmen’s School of Dance, Halliday Dance Centre, Marie Walton Mahon Academy, Pauline Dawson, Edward Miller and Ecole Ballet Studios.

In 1999 Bridie performed in the Australian Ballet Company production of Don Quixote at the Sydney Opera House and after finishing her HSC with 3 Unit Dance, majoring in Performance Studies, Bridie successfully completed her RAD Advanced Classical Ballet Examination, qualifying for the 2000 Adeline Genée Awards in London. She then went on to graduate from the Rambert School of Classical and Contemporary Dance in London
before pursuing a career overseas as a professional Dancer, Singer and Actor.

Bridie performed in Germany in 2002 as Victoria the White Cat in Andrew Lloyd
Webber’s musical production CATS which lead Bridie to further her career in
Musical Theatre for over 16 years, performing with world-renowned companies which saw her cast as a Lead Female Vocalist.

In 2018 Bridie became a Certified Barre Attack Instructor.

Bridie has worked professionally as a Dance Teacher, Performance Coach, Choreographer, Artistic Pole Dancer & Teacher, Model, Song writer, Solo & Backing Vocalist, Studio Recording Artist and Actor and has performed as an artist in TV and Film.

After starting with us in term 4 2019, we welcome Miss Bridie back again for a great year of dance.