Cathy-Lea has been propelling students to performing arts careers since 1991. The studio is a trusted leader in Dance, Music and Drama education in Melbourne's South East suburbs.
Join us for Dance, Music or Drama lessons. Classes for all ages and abilities. Boys and girls. 6 days a week. FREE TRIAL CLASSES Developing the 'star' in every student.
There are many reasons why Cathy-Lea is the largest and longest-running performing arts studio in the Casey-Cardinia region, including our : Passion, professionalism and integrity Award-winning pre-school program Strong technical and artistic training Elite dance and performance program Classes for fun, fitness and friendship Optional exams and competitions Inclusive. all abilities approach Caring, expert teachers Family-friendly community Fabulous facilities and location Servicing Melbourne's South East including Narre Warren, Berwick, Beaconsfield, Officer, Hallam, Hampton Park, Cranbourne, Clyde, Lysterfield, Lynbrook
Studio Director : Cathy-Lea Smith B.Ed., M. Ed, LCICB, LSFD, Affil ATOD, Cert. PBT, Cert. III Fitness, 35 years' experience teaching Dance, Music and Drama in schools and studios. VET Dance co-ordinator at Ausdance VIC,
Class fees start from as little as $8 and rates reduce the more classes taken. Contact us for a copy of our timetable and a full schedule of fees.
What do people say about us?
""I highly recommend Cathy-Lea Dance Works. They have dance classes for the absolute beginners to the advanced with very dedicated, talented, passionate and qualified teachers. I am glad to have found a dance school filled with such positive energy" - Rebecca
"What a great place to be for the last 10 years! Our daughters have really developed excellent skills! Not only in performing arts but key life skills. Respect for others, self discipline, confidence. They also have fun!" - Steve
"Great variety of all performing arts classes for all abilities with fantastic teachers and staff that make classes enjoyable whilst learning new skills and building confidence". - Michelle
"What an amazing school that offers so much for everyone. I love the confidence my kids are developing for themselves. Highly recommend the school to anyone and everyone." - Sofia
"Our daughter started dancing at Cathy-Lea as a 3 year old and 15 years later is still dancing at Cathy-Lea. The teachers that have taught her along the way have been fabulous with their knowledge, professionalism and genuine care for their students, as well as fun." - Nathan
"Our daughter has made amazing friendships, gained valuable confidence, a sense of teamwork, dance skills and a good work ethic. The end of year concert is always a highlight where the whole school comes together to celebrate all students regardless of age, ability, gender or the amount of classes they may take and every child is given the opportunity to shine" - Rachael