Cathy-Lea is proud of its outstanding teaching faculty, all of whom are highly qualified teachers and performance professionals. Cathy-Lea staff practice SafeDance and are registered with various professional associations including AusDance, Cecchetti International Classical Ballet, the Australian Teachers of Dancing and the Southern Federation of Dance.
(Elite Conditioning & Skills)
Rebecca Davies has revolutionised the dance industry with her conditioning programs for young dancers. She regularly travels to both the UK and USA to run workshops and seminars for dance teachers and students. Her RADAR workshops are also in high demand locally and she travels across Australia to dance studios sharing her techniques.
Rebecca has trained dancers who have performed in Billy Elliot (7 cast members including the feature role of Billy Elliot), The Lion King (2 young Simbas), the feature movie Razzle Dazzle, Dance Academy, Opera Australia, The Australian Ballet, The Bolshoi Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada as well as countless stage and television appearances.
Rebecca filmed an episode at ALDC for the reality TV show ‘Dance Moms’ and has been flown around Australia and the world to share her expertise and her progressive techniques.
In 2008 and 2009 Rebecca competed in three body sculpting competitions with ANB and WNBF and enjoys studying new training techniques which holistically enhance the health and wellbeing of young people.
Rebecca has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Teaching Degree. She is an inspirational teacher who mixes hard work with fun, often incorporating her famous canine side-kick, Cappuccino. Rebecca works with our talented and motivated students in our Elite Training Program.
Cathy-Lea offers "The Works" in Dance styles including Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Commercial and Acrobatics for Elite and Recreational students...
Cathy-Lea Dance, Music and Drama Works is the leader in performing arts education in Melbourne’s South-East