Performing Art – Newcastle

My name is Raegan Williams I am 22 years old and a professional dancer and dance teacher. I have been dancing for 19 years in various styles such as Classical ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Cabaret, Showgirl and Burlesque. I trained at the Marie Walton Mahon dance academy where I received high distinctions in all RAD exams. I then moved on to 2 years full time dance at the National College of Dance in Lambton Newcastle where I received my Certificate 4 and Diploma in dance performance. I have worked professionally for 3 and a half years and teaching for 6 years now. I have worked professionally on Carnival Cruise Lines as a showgirl for 8 or 9 months dancing and sailing on the Carnival Destiny, Carnival Imagination and Carnival Triumph twice. I did a big variety of different types of shows on these ships all broadway style shows, Las Vegas style shows, Magic shows and Burlesque shows. I was an intern at Melbourne Ballet Company and have done an intensive week with Australian Dance theatre. I have assisted choreographed on SO you think you can dance alongside Debbie Ellis, and choreographed a lot of different local cabaret shows as well as performing in them. I freelance teach around the hunter and do a lot of workshops. I work currently for 10 different studios as a dance teacher of all ages around Newcastle and am choreographing new shows each month at different venues and locations.