Bachelor of Dance, Bachelor of Education, Advanced Skills Teacher 2 (AST 2)
Natalie’s involvement in dance spans over 38 years when she began taking dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Contemporary and Classical at Del Sante where most of her training was under the direction of Kerry Hauber. She completed a variety of exams in Classical (R.A.D.), Jazz, Tap and Theatrical (C.S.T.D) and in 1997 obtained a degree in Dance at the University of Adelaide. In 1999 she completed a Degree in Education becoming a qualified High School Dance teacher and has taught SACE Dance for 18 years with students consistently gaining outstanding results.
She has choreographed and directed many high profile school dance performances, school musicals and Arts showcases. This includes entries in the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge with Woodville High School winning in 2007 and 2nd place on 3 occasions. She coached and choreographed many successful High School Dance teams with consistent finals placement and National team representation at the National School Aerobics Championships (now Dance Star) receiving 2nd and 3rd place in the Senior Hip Hop section on 2 occasions. She is recognised as an Advanced Skills 2 teacher with DECD, has a high level of expertise in SACE Dance and recently completed Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment which enables her to teach within the Vocational Education and training (VET) sector.