Meet the ECSD Team

Katherine Holmes

Principal of ECSD

Katherine is an RAD and ISTD trained dancer, and dance teacher. She has danced professionally in Cabaret shows in Japan, and has performed in musicals ( Crazy For you', 'Into the Woods', '42nd Street', 'Bye Bye Birdie' name a few) variety shows and televised awards shows overseas.  Whilst living in Holland for 7 years, Katherine taught ballet, tap and jazz to dutch children and adults - from tiny 2 year olds to grandmothers.  Katherine has been trained and successfully examined at the highest levels in all forms of dance - RAD Ballet, ISTD Modern dance and ISTD Tap dance.  She has also completed high level exams in both Singing and Drama with Trinity College London, and Grade 5 piano and Grade 3 Music theory with AMEB.  She also holds a degree in Music Theatre. Presently Katherine is also working as a fill-in singer for the 'Blues Brothers Tribute Show Australasia Tour'.  She is also the mother of a very active 8 year old and 4 year old who both love to dance and sing!

Katie Fouracre

I am absolutely thrilled to announce that Miss Katie Fouracre will be offering a Music Theatre class to students at Emerald City School of Dance.  Miss Katie is the real deal folks - she's performed in multiple musical in London's West End, has directed several prestigious schools in the UK and Australia, was choreographer for Holland America Cruise Lines and does teacher training for ISTD.  She is also possibly the loveliest person ever.  ECSD is very honoured indeed to have this amazing lady amongst us. 

Shane Marshall

Breaking / Hip Hop Teacher

Emerald City is very pleased to welcome Mr Shane Marshall aboard the teaching team.  Shane  has taught and performed both throughout Australia and internationally, 

Some of the companies and events he has worked for include:

'Silvers Circus', 'Indigenous Hip Hop projects', 'Off the Street Hip Hop', 'FunFit', 'Monster Energy', Cultural Infusion', 'Shadow Wars', 'Australian Breakdance Championships', 'Masters Jam', 'Space Jam', and 'Freestyle Session Australia'.

The boys and gals from Emerald City love jamming on with Shane! We are thrilled to have this extremely cool, passionate and good-hearted person with us.

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