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Footworks Dance Teacher Pamela Lennon

Pamela Lennon – Footworks Founder, Dance Teacher & Examiner

With over 50 years of dance teacher and examiner experience, Pamela provides the inspiration and guidance which allows students to achieve their best.

  • Licentiate Teachers Certificate, Examiner of ATOD
  • Life Member of ATOD
Footworks Dance Teacher Elizabeth Barritt

Elizabeth Barritt – Dance Teacher, School Principal & Director

As the daughter of founder and director Pamela, Liz has been part of Footworks Dance Studio literally her whole life. Continuing on the tradition of quality teaching in a supportive environment that encourages all students to thrive, Elizabeth’s dance knowledge and experience is broad and constantly expanding.

  • International ATOD Examiner
    • Licentiate teacher ATOD
    • More than 25 years teaching experience and 30+ years in the industry
    • Cert IV in Training and Assessment
    • Diploma in Dance Teaching and Management
    • Acrobatic Arts Certified AAC1
    • Performed in solo and group work competitively at eisteddfods and ATOD Scholarships
    • Performed with Twelfth Night Theatre Company
    • Involved in performing and choreographing school musicals, rock eisteddfod and fashion parades
    • Finalist in aerobic survival competitions 3 years running
    • Dance tours to USA
Footworks Dance Teacher - Brooke Tytherleight

Brooke Tytherleigh – Ballet and Contemporary Dance Teacher

Brooke is currently our Tuesday mornings and afternoons; Wednesdays afternoon and evenings Dance Teacher.

  • Bachelor (Hons) of Dance Education, Royal Academy of Dance
  • Benesh Movement Notation, Distance Learning Course One. The Benesh Institute
    • Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance
    • Certificate of Dance (Classical) New Zealand School of Dance
    • Certificate 3 of Dance. Australian Ballet School
    • Certificate 4 of Classical and Contemporary Dance. Queensland Conservatoire of Ballet
    • Certificate 3 of Classical and Contemporary Dance. Queensland Conservatoire of Ballet
    • Diploma RAD Advanced 2 Distinction
    • Performances with Footworks Dance
    • New Zealand School of Dance
    • Queensland Dance School of Excellence
    • Australian Ballet School
    • Brisbane Youth Ballet; and many others
FDS - Ebonee Christopher

Ebonee Christopher – Acro & Senior Hip Hop Dance Teacher

  • Certificate Module One Acrobatics (Acrobatic Arts)
    • Dance Teacher (Longreach School of Dance)
    • Arts Worker / Coordinator (Shockwave Program)
    • Dance Teacher (Barcoo Groove Program)
    • Domestic Services Officer (Longreach Pastoral College)
FDS - Teacher Gillienne Gallagher

Gillienne Gallagher – Senior Dance Teacher for Performance Troupe classes

Gil has been a dance teacher with Footworks Dance Studio since 1994 (having a break between 2001-2011 due to a move to Melbourne and having 2 children), successfully coaching multiple students through exams, eisteddfods and scholarships.

  • Associate ATOD Teacher
    • Certificate III and IV in Fitness
    • Qualified Personal Trainer since 2006
    • Qualified Les Mills Body Jam Instructor since 2007 – taught for Genesis fitness in Windsor and Lawnton
    • Tap, Jazz and Classical Syllabus completed to Intermediate level.
    • Associate Teachers Exam completed in 1993
    • 10 years dance teaching experience
    • Placed 3rd in Qld Tap Scholarship 1993
    • Placed 2nd in Australasian Tap Scholarship 1993
    • Placed 3rd in International Natural Bodybuilding Association, Figure Shaping Qld Titles 2008
    • Performed in the Brisbane Warana Festival annually from 1990 to 1992
    • Performed in the Brisbane Warana Festival annually from 1990 to 1992
Footworks Dance Teacher - Isabella Jahnke

Isabella (Bella) Jahnke – Tap & Performance Troupe Dance Teacher

Tuesday Tap and Monday Performance Troupe (Juniors) Dance Teacher

  • ADV ATOD Classical, Tap and Jazz
  • Opening Ceremony Performer, Commonwealth Games Gold Coast – 2018
    • Performer in Disney World, Orlando and Universal Studios, Orlando – 2017
    • Dance Teacher, Footworks Dance – 2013 to current
    • Grease Arena Spectacular, Harvest Rain – 2017
    • Hairspray Arena Spectacular, Harvest Rain – 2016
    • Creative Generation, State Schools On Stage – 2013-2016
Footworks Dance Teacher - Julia Lennon

Julia Lennon – Dance Teacher for a variety of classes

From preschool classes to adult classes in Classical Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Musical Theatre. Julia also teaches competition solo classes.

  • ADV ATOD Tap, Jazz and Classical Exams
  • Performed solo and group work at eisteddfods and ATOD scholarships
    • Competed and placed ATOD State and Australiasian Scholarship in Tap and Jazz
    • Bachelor of creative industries majoring in dance
    • Performer in 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony
    • Current First Aid Certificate
Footworks Dance Teacher - Josie Barritt

Joscelyn (Josie) Barritt – Dance Teacher for a variety of classes at Bribie Island

  • Competed and placed in ATOD State and Australasian Dance Scholarship in Tap, Jazz & Hip Hop
  • Demonstrator in the ATOD Tap Syllabus filming
    • Acting in TV commercials & TV series
    • Studying Intermediate level in Classical, Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop
    • Studying at Bribie High School
    • Studying Cert III Business
    • Performed at Disneyland LA and Universal Studios LA – 2011
    • Performed at Disney World Orlando and Universal Orlando – 2016
Footworks Dance Teacher - Summer Howe

Summer Howe – Hip Hop Dance Teacher for Juniors

  • Competed and placed in ATOD State and Australasian Scholarships in Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop
  • Studying Intermediate level in Classical, Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop
    • Demonstrator in the ATOD Tap syllabus filming
    • Performed in Orlando USA Disneyland and Universal Studios 2016
    • Studies dance at Tullawong State High School
    • Studying a Cert III in dance to continue her career in the arts


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