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TMP Team

I have always strived to develop a school which offers students high quality teaching methods and to give our students the necessary skills that will enable them to flourish as dancers whilst keeping the true passion of dance alive in an environment which is nurturing with a new age approach. For me dance has always been so much more than movement. It is a way of self expression that is beyond words.

The TMP Team for 2018

Tina Moore – Director/Teacher

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Tina began dancing at a very young age and her love for dance has proved to be a lifelong passion. Tina opened her studios and has successfully continued for over 2 decades. Throughout her career, she has coached, taught and mentored countless number of students of all ages, from preschoolers through to mature adults.

Tina’s commitment and longevity in the industry is due to and driven by her desire to inspire young people to lead better lives and to experience more joy by achieving their goals through connection and compassion. Tina continues to further her knowledge and skills by regularly attending numerous professional dancing and business growth programs and conferences. She continues to study various strategies and training techniques and Tina has a very clear direction and vision for creating and maintaining her studios in order to promote clear values and wellbeing for all involved.

Tina was awarded her Royal Academy of Dance Teaching Certificate (Distinction) in 2004 and continues to update these skills.

Tina was a Semi Finalist on the ABC TV program Strictly Dancing 2005 when her and her dance partner competed requiring to be versed in 14 genres of dance.

Tina’s longevity and business ownership was acknowledged by being one of three Young business Person of the Year Award finalists in 2014 at the Lake Macquarie Business Awards.

As well as the everyday running of the Studio, Tina teaches RAD Ballet, Modern/Contemporary, Jazz/Funk/HipHop and has developed her own Ladies program.Royal Academy of dance registered teacher logo

 

Annaliese Waine

Annaliese Waine

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Annaliese studied under the guidance of Jane Stanley in the Northern Beaches of Sydney and Kirstyn Burton on the Central Coast, NSW in the genres of Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz and Lyrical.

Annaliese is currently enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dance CBTS and has participated in the American Dance Excellence conference in Los Angeles. This included dancing at Disneyland and dancing in competitions against Annaliese jumpingpeople from around the world. She has also taken classes at Broadway Dance Centre (New York), Sydney Dance Company and the 2017 Australian Dance Festival, as well as training with award winning choreographers such as Kathryn McCormick, Mark Meismer & many more.

 

Karen Carter

Karen Carter

Karen has over 30 years of dance teaching experience in the fields of RAD classical ballet, jazz and contemporary. Some of Karen’s former students have gone on to dance in companies in many parts of the world and others have gone on to have very successful teaching careers themselves. Karen has also choreographed routines for many local productions over the years and run as well as owned and managed a successful business for many years.

 

Max McKenna

Max McKenna

At age 8 max commenced dance lessons under the tuition of Toni Zink. Within a very short period of time, Max expanded to drama and discovered his passion for hip hop, studying under Danielle Kyneur and Pep-c.

Max has competed in eisteddfods in Hip Hop and Tap and has been a cast members in Hunter School of the Performing Arts musical productions.

In 2011 Max was a member of a dance troupe that travelled to Los Angeles to dance at Universal Studios and Disneyland and undertake workshops at Disney Performing Arts and with renowned Hip Hop choreographer Dejan Tubic.

In 2014 Max was again part of a dance troupe that travelled to Orlando Florida to dance at Disneyworld and Universal Studios as well as on board the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas cruise ship.

Max action shotMax has infectious energy and is able to engage all ages from toddlers up, in lessons that will introduce new and old styles of Hip Hop whilst bringing a smile to their face.

 

Lynda Woodward

Lynda Woodward

Lynda is our administrative and accounts manager. She has been with us since 2016, with her daughter being a student at TMP Dance Studios since 2014. Lynda studied dance for 17 years in the styles of Classical ballet, jazz, contemporary and character. She completed her R.A.D examinations and Khorobushka National Character examinations throughout this time. Lynda also competed in many eisteddfods throughout Newcastle and Sydney and performed in in-house concerts. Since her dancing years, Lynda has successfully completed her chosen University degree and is concurrently working towards her Doctorate degree.

For any account or portal technical support you can contact Lynda via email: accounts@tmpdancestudios.com.au

 

Guest Teacher

Jacquie Woods

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A prior student of TMP Dance Studios Jacquie went on to complete her Royal Academy of Dance Teaching Certificate in Classical Ballet. After many years of being a integral part of TMP the much loved Miss Jacquie is currently living in the Australia’s ACT. Miss Jacquie is currently a guest teacher for TMP.

Guest Teacher; R.A.D Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz/Funk, Stretch & Strength