TRIPLE THREAT

A key term in musical theatre training is learning to be a ‘triple threat performer’, which means the ability to act, sing and dance to a high standard.

We will get you to that point with the education from our talented instructors.

Our Instructors

JESS SILLINCE

Jess has always had a passion performing arts, She started dance and singing lessons herself from a young age and later on went to study full time at ED5 International, where she had the privileged of working with world renowned dancers and choreographers.

Jess started teaching kids on the coast 13yrs ago and quickly discovered her love for teaching and sharing her passion of the arts to her students.

She has been involved in over 30 productions with Gosford Musical Society, such as High School Musical as Sharpay Evans, Cats were she played Bombalurina, She also played Ulla in ‘The Producers’ , “A Chorus Line” as Val and Meg Giry in “the Phantom of the Opera”. She has also choreographed several shows including, “Aladdin”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Pinocchio” and “Jekyll and Hyde” Jess also made her debut as Director in the 2014 production of “Suessical the Musical” and most recently she choreographed the sell out run of “Madagascar, the musical Adventure”

In 2014 Jess released her Debut single ‘Big Black Cloud’ on the ‘Coast Sessions’ album. She has worked with many performers to date such as Rob Guest, Gina Jeffreys and Rod McCormack, Max Jackson, Nacho Pop and Nikki Webster to name a few.

Jess is so excited to be apart of this new exciting studio and can’t wait to share her love and passion for music and dance with all future students.

TIARNA FLEMING

My name is Tiarna Fleming, I am 19 years of age and live locally. I am an Early Childhood Educator at Community Kids Pre School. I have been dedicated to dance for many years, firstly as a student, then as a performer, and now dance teacher.

I discovered my passion for dance at a very young age. I wore my first pair of tap shoes at 18 months old. I have been taking dance classes since the age of 2. A majority of my dancing days as a student were spent at Fiona’s Studio of Dance. During my time, I have enjoyed learning many forms of dance such as Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, and contemporary.

I’ve competed in competitions, solo and as part of a Troupe. I performed in Star Struck for five years, four of those years I was chosen in the Tap Ensemble with The School of Performing Arts and Hunter Dance Festival.
I danced in the School Spectacular and I was chosen to dance in two dances at the opening ceremony of the Children’s Olympic Games.
I taught jazz, tap, and hip hop at M.A.D Dance before taking on my new role as a teacher at Triple Threat.
My love and passion for teaching are what drives me every day. I strive to uplift and empower my students through my visibility, and inspire them to express and embrace themselves through dance. I am ecstatic and look forward to sharing my love of dance with my students at Triple Threat.

PHOEBE TAPPOURAS

My name is Phoebe and I am 20 years old living in Bonnells Bay. To start off I completed my K-12 school education at Heritage College Lake Macquarie. During this time I did Lyrical, Hip Hop, and Music Theatre at Lee Academy.

In 2016 I was cast as Dorothy in my school musical of Wizard of Oz and was also a co-director and choreographer.

During 2019 I was co-director and a choreographer in HCLM’s production of Mary Poppins.

In 2017-2018 I completed my Bachelor of Music (Music Theatre) at the Australian Institute of Music (AIM) and did various gigs around Sydney performing.

I am currently doing my Masters of Teaching (Music) for Primary and Secondary students. I have completed classes in Hip Hop and Broadway Jazz at Fiona’s Studio of Dance.

I teach Singing, Piano, and Flute and can play a variety of instruments. I have always been heavily involved in music at my church playing for the main service, Sunday school, and various youth group activities.

I am so excited to start this chapter of my life at Triple Threat and can not wait to meet the talented students and watch them grow.

Christine Tyrrell
CHRISTINE TYRRELL
 
Christine is a true all round Entertainer. She began studying Singing, Dance and Acting from a very young age and has travelled the world Entertaining and Studying her craft.
 
Christine got her first lead role in the Musical production “Annalisa” when she was 12 years of age. Since then she has performed in Musicals and Plays such as Les Miserables, Dick Whittington and The Faulty towers travelling show in which she toured the UK.
In 2010 Christine Represented Australia in the World Championships of Performing Arts which were held in Los Angeles and she took home several Medals for Vocals and Dance.
 
Christine has also made many Live Television appearances on shows such as The Kerry Anne show and The NRL Footy Show both on Channel 9 but her biggest to date was in 2012 where she was a lead Vocalist on Channel 7’s “Carols in the domain” singing to a live audience of over 100000.
 
In 2012, Christine became the lead singer for Sydney Showboats where she performed several nights a week entertaining Guests on Sydney Harbour.
 
In 2017, Christine was one of the lead performers for the launch of one of the new P&O ships, The Pacific Explorer which was also recorded live as part of their advertising campaign.
 
Christine has also had much success as a cabaret and production singer throughout Australia where she has worked in Clubs such as Bankstown Sports, South Sydney Juniors, Jupiters Casino, Twin Towns Resort and many more. Christine has also performed for Corporate venues such as Australia Zoo, Newcastle Knights, Sydney Youth Awards, Small Business awards, Daltone House and The Commonwealth Bank.
During 2014 and 2016 Christine Travelled to the USA to further her skills in Acting. In 2014 she studied a short course for Film and Television in Los Angeles and in 2016 completed a Broadway intensive in New York City.
Christine’s passion for Dance and Football have also led her to Cheerlead for several NRL teams such as Wests Tigers, Canterbury Bulldogs and Newcastle Knights.
Jess Williams

JESS WILLIAMS

Jess Williams is a singer/ guitarist with a passion for performing. She has completed her diploma in Musical Theatre at Brent Street Studios in 2017.

Jess has trained in all styles of dance since the age of 3 years old at Marni’s Studio of Performing Arts. She started singing at a young age under the direction of Toni Williams.

Jess has performed in Youth In Performing Arts for many years and in 2016 was fortunate enough to receive the North Gosford Rotary Club Scholarship. She has also performed in Schools Starstruck as a featured vocalist, Central Coast Showcase, State Dance festival, School Spectacular, many different eisteddfods in both singing and dance and she has also been involved in many Gosford Musical Society shows both junior and senior.

She is currently teaching both singing and dance and performs regularly all around at cafes, pubs, markets, festivals and private functions.

Ella Naylor
ELLA NAYLOR
 
Hi, my name is Ella Naylor I am a 17 year old student currently finishing year 12 in the Big Picture program at Morisset High School and studying Personal Training.
 
I have been a dancer since the age of 3 doing all dance styles, including solos and competition troupes. I have experience in both assist teaching classes and being a solo teacher.
I have always had a passion for dance and have been cartwheeling since I could walk.
 
Throughout my schooling I have acquired some certificates including;
-Introduction to nutrition certificate.
-Introduction to strength and anatomy certificate.
-A partial certificate 3 in personal training and I am now completing the certificate 4 and completed PT certificate.
-First aid certificate.
 
Throughout the 15 years I have danced I have performed at many dancing competitions and concerts including the opening ceremony of the International Children’s Games in 2014.
Dancing at Deborah Lee Dance Academy for 14 years and one year at The Edge Dance Co. Acro has always been my strong suit and it has always been my favorite style.
 
I hope to not only get the students to the goals but make them feel comfortable and excited to learn new things.
Fitness and acrobatics have always been a passion of mine and I cannot wait to start a new chapter at Triple Threat and meet all of the lovely students and their family’s.
 
Cannot wait to meet you all!

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