Julie Bell-Rose is the Bell-Rose Academy of Dance Founder and Principal. Julie has over 30 years teaching experience training dancers, preparing them for exams at all levels, costume design, choreographing routines for and producing large scale concerts.
Miss Julie continues to successfully enter children in Classical Ballet, Jazz and Tap Examinations.
Miss Julie has the following qualifications:
- Teaching Certificate and Registered Teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD);
- Certified Solo Seal, Junior and Associate Teaching Certificates with Society of Australian Teachers of Dancing (SATD);
- Member of the Southern Federation of Dance (SFD).
Miss Julie studied Classical Ballet under the late Miss Strelsa Heckelman, Prima Ballerina with Helena Kirsova’s Ballet Company, the Borovansky Ballet Company and the National Theatre Ballet Company. In addition, she was trained by Mr Martin Rubinstein, a Principal Dancer with the Borovansky Company and a major examiner with the RAD. Read more about Helena Kirsova’s Ballet Company and the Borovansky Ballet Company in the history of Dance in Australia and history of The Australian Ballet pages on The Australian Ballet website.
Vivienne has danced with Bell-Rose Academy of Dance since the age of 5, studying various styles of dance including Tap, Ballet and Jazz. She has completed up to the high levels in her examinations, as well as participating in choreographic competitions.
In 2012, Miss Vivienne attained her Teaching Certificate with the Southern Federation of Dance, and since then has successfully prepared her students for SFD examinations and choreographing routines for their end of year concerts.
Vivienne is thrilled to be able to pass on her love and knowledge of dance to Bell-Rose students.