A physically demanding class based on training the dancers in strength, flexibility with various exercises. Beneficial for all styles of dance. Students also experience a combination of Commercial, Broadway and Musical Theatre jazz styles.
Helena Moore has an extraordinary background in dance, with a vast array of experience in television, stage musicals, commercials, conventions, gala openings and teaching.
Whilst all the productions Helena has danced in are too numerous to mention, a small cross-section includes: The Farnham & Byrne Show, The Marcia Hines Show, The Two Ronnies, The Peter Allen Show, The Daryl Somers Show, The Mike Walsh Show, Expo ’88, The Opening of Sanctuary Cove with Frank Sinatra & Whitney Houston.
Helena took a year off to travel through America and studied with the Alvin Ailey Company. On her return, she joined up with David Atkins’ company and was contracted for numerous stage shows, TV commercials and conventions, both in Australia an overseas.
Helena was with the original ‘Electric Legs’ which became the stage musicals ‘Dancin’ Man’ and ‘Dynamite’ and has established her own successful production company, which for 6 years, concentrated on productions in Australia and Japan. The natural progression transpired from dancer to choreographer and she assisted Ross Coleman with his works in Thailand Musicals, The Australian fashion Awards, The Logies & the Jupiters Casino production on the Gold Coast and the opening of Southbank. Her most memorable job was assistant choreographer on a movie with a dog…Scooby Doo 1.
Helena conducts master classes in Australia and overseas, teaches fulltime and is a freelance choreographer for Corporate Events & Hair Shows in Brisbane.
Helena choreographed the stage shows Chicago & Grease for the Empire Theatre Toowoomba.
Helena is Currently choreographing for Creative Generation State Schools on Stage 2016.
Helena is involved with the Musical Theatre course at the Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium as a jazz teacher from 1st year through to 3rd year students. Helena has choreographed Carousel, Miss Saigon, Hair, Oklahoma, Godspell, Rent and Best Little Whorehouse in Texas for the 2nd and 3rd year student productions and is currently working on the musical Sweet Charity and Elegies for the 2nd & 3rd year students.