Teachers

t1Hai Nguyen

Director, Teacher
Qualifications: BA Dance, Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary Year 7-12) Dance & Visual Arts 

Hai is a Graduate Secondary school teacher in Dance and Visual Arts with over 10 years of teaching experience with both non-dance students and dance students. He chose to open DAAM School of dance and work with other passionate, dedicated teacher to teach, inspire students at all levels. Hai’s teaching philosophy and the focus of DAAM School of dance’s program is all about having fun exploring endless ways to move, musicality, contributing, respecting others and learning disciplines. He listens to parents and students’ feedback to ensure the quality of the classes and that teaching content is suitable for different students. 

Education and Training: IMG_6257IMG_6329
United States: Steps on BroadwayBroadway Dance Center, Peridance, New York City, Debbie Reynolds dance studio, Movement Lifestyle
Australia: Deakin University, Melbourne
France: Swingtap, Paris -Tap dance | France Percussions Studio, Paris -Drumming
Registrations:
First-Aid Certificate
Working With Children Check
Area of study:
Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hiphop, Contemporary, Stretch and Strengthening
Visual Arts: Arts and Studio Arts: Year 7-12 VCE
Drums
Credits:
2013- ‘T.A.P’ (Tap dance And Poetry)-Producer, Director, Choreographer, Dancer
2010- ‘Long Walk’ (Contemporary dance)-Producer, Director, Choreographer, Dancer
2008- ‘Words Of Feet 2’ (Tap dance)-Producer, Director, Choreographer, Dancer
2007- ‘TWO’ (Tap dance and Contemporary dance)-Producer, Director, Choreographer, Dancer
2005- ‘Words Of Feet 1’ (Tap dance)-Producer, Director, Choreographer, Dancer

Rebekah Conry-Victoria State Ballet’s Principal dancer

Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary. 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
2017: Employed as Principle dancer by Victoria State Ballet Company. UPCOMING SHOW: SNOW WHITE
2016- currently working as a soloist with Victorian State Ballet  (previously Melbourne Dance Theatre)
         -works include a regional tour of Swan Lake and currently is performing the role of Myrtha, Queen of the Willis in Giselle. 
2014-worked as a soloist with Melbourne Dance Theatre
          Roles include corps de ballet and Soloist for Swan Lake and Neo Classical Season ‘Diverse’ 
2013- worked as a soloist with Melbourne Ballet Company in the national tour of ‘On Air’ and ‘The Rite of Spring’ February-October 
          Worked as a soloist with Melbourne Dance Theatre in The Nutcracker, roles included all corps de ballet work and Sugar Plum roles. October-December
2011-12-Worked as a young artist with the West Australian Ballet Company.
Works being included in:
2012 February/March Season “Ballet at the Quarry”- featured as a corps member and soloist role in Balanchine’s, Serenade. Featured as a principal in The 6th Borough, choreographed by Reed Luplau.
2012 May Season, “Diamonds”- featured as a corps member in Poeme de l’extase and Jeux de Cartes.
2012 September Season “Pinocchio”  danced in Ivan Cavallari’s Pinocchio as a corps member.
2012 December Season “The Nutcracker” featured as a corps member
TRAINING
2010-11 Studied at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). She was accepted into an advanced standing program and commenced her study into the second year. She studied an Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts and graduated at the completion of 2011.
Qualifications:
  • An Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts from The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), attained at the completion of 2011.
  • Successfully passed all R.A.D grades and major examinations as far as Advanced 2.
  • A bachelor of arts in Performing Arts attained from Edith Cowan University

Emily Luxton

Ballet
Education:
Bachelor of Performing Arts (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, 2014)
Certificate III & IV in Ballet Performance ( Charlesworth Ballet Institute, 2008)
Secondary Level of Education in Dance (WACE, 2007)
Performance Experiences
2010 Sleeping Beauty, The West Australian Ballet Company
2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Opening Ceremony
2011 Serenade by George Balanchine
2012 RAD Artistic Scholarship Winner, Sylph variation from the ballet La Sylphide
2012 Lucia Di Lammermoor with the West Australian Opera Company
2013 La Sylphide, Onegin and Peter Pan with the West Australian Ballet Company
2014 Giselle and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with the West Australian Ballet Company
2015 Swan Lake and Giselle with the Melbourne Dance Theatre Company