Guest Teachers

Every year the Academy endeavour to provide access to acclaimed teachers, dancers, choreographers and guest artist from all over the world in order to provide our students the opportunity to train, meet, work with, learn from and be supported with such prominent figures in the classical ballet industry. This national and international access aids the students to learn and know what is expected in top worldwide ballet institutions.

2019 

Evgenia Obraztsova 

Principal Dancer

Bolshoi Ballet

Mariinsky Ballet

István Simon 

Principal Dancer

Dortmund Ballet

Kremlin Ballet

Formerly Dresden Ballet

Marlon Dino

Principal Dancer

Dortmund Ballet

Bayerisches Staatsballett

Residential Guest Mariinsky Ballet

Wim Broeckx

Former Ballet Director & Principal Dancer at Dutch National Ballet

Former Director of  Dance at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague

 Artistic President of the Prix de Lausanne (4 years)

Martin Jonathan James 

Former Principal, English National Ballet and

Ballet Master of the Royal Danish Ballet

Adam Thurlow 

Former Artist

The Paris Opera Ballet

English National Ballet & The Australian Ballet

Irina Konstantinova 

Former Principal Dancer of The Mariinsky Ballet and

Current Classical teacher at The Australian Ballet School

Sergey Konstantinov

Former Principal Dancer of The Mariinsky Ballet and

Current Classical teacher at The Australian Ballet School

Simon Hoy 

International Choreographer

Former Soloist

Ballet Graz & Ballet Mainz

Schaufuss Ballet  & Carolina Ballet

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet

Sam Akins 

Principal Dancer

Alabama Ballet

2018 

Frances Chung

Principal Dancer

San Francisco Ballet

Vitor Luiz 

Principal Dancer

San Francisco Ballet

Daniel Guadiello

Former Principal

The Australian Ballet

Mara Galeazzi 

Former Principal

The Royal Ballet

Yuan Yuan Tan 

Principal Dancer

San Francisco Ballet

Damme Lucette Aldous A.C

Former Principal

The Royal Ballet & Australian Ballet

Travis Knight

Principal Dancer

Company Wayne McGregor

Irina Konstantinova 

Former Principal Dancer of The Mariinsky Ballet and

Current Classical teacher at The Australian Ballet School

Sergey Konstantinov

Former Principal Dancer of The Mariinsky Ballet and

Current Classical teacher at The Australian Ballet School

Andrew Wright 

Former Artist

The Australian Ballet

Tim Podesta 

Choreographer & Director

Project Forte & PROJECTion Dance

Kelly-Marie Sullivan

Soloist

Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin

Sam Akins 

Principal Dancer

Alabama Ballet

Sergey Kheylik

Former Dancer

Vienna State Opera & LA Ballet

Michael Braun 

Former Principal

Royal NZ & QLD Ballet

Damian Smith 

Former Principal Dancer

San Francisco Ballet

Ken Ludden 

Director

Margot Fonteyn Academy, NY

2017 

Daniel Guadiello

Former Principal

The Australian Ballet

Jiayin Du 

Former  Artist, The Australian Ballet

Current Classical Teacher of The Australian Ballet

Sergey Konstantinov

Former Principal Dancer of The Mariinsky Ballet and

Current Classical teacher at The Australian Ballet School

Irina Konstantinova 

Former Principal Dancer of The Mariinsky Ballet and

Current Classical teacher at The Australian Ballet School

Michael Braun 

Former Principal

Royal NZ & QLD Ballet

Damian Smith 

Former Principal Dancer

San Francisco Ballet

2016 

Amber Scott 

Principal Dancer

The Australian Ballet

Jiayin Du 

Former  Artist, The Australian Ballet

Current Classical Teacher of The Australian Ballet

Sakura Shimizu 

Former  Artist

Hamburg Ballet

2015 

Adam Thurlow 

Former Artist

The Paris Opera Ballet

English National Ballet & The Australian Ballet

2014 

Mathew Tusa 

Currently Choreographer & Former  Soloist with Hessisches Staatstheater, Corps de Ballet with Ballet Victor Ullate, Corps de Ballet with the Royal Swedish Ballet,  Corps de Ballet with the Ballett Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Marilyn Jons O.B.E

Former Australian Prima Ballerina

The Australian Ballet

Kelly-Marie Sullivan

Soloist

Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin

Jiayin Du 

Former  Artist, The Australian Ballet

Current Classical Teacher of The Australian Ballet