Meet the team
Our qualified teachers have extensive knowledge of anatomy, safe dance practice, dance conditioning and technique. Coastal Dance aims to bring out the best in each child through a nurturing positive environment.
Lauren Spence –Principal/Director
Lauren began dancing at the age of four with training in all styles of dance.
Her versatility, strong work ethic, artistry and passion for dance led her to become a professional dancer with over 10 years’ experience performing throughout Europe, Asia, United States, and Australia.
Lauren held positions of lead dancer, soloist, specialty adagio, and aerial artist for international companies.
In addition Lauren worked with casting agents from USA, holding auditions for Jean Anne Ryan Productions and Crystal Cruises.
Lauren has over 15 years of teaching experience and encourages all her students to develop their passion for dance.
- Diploma of Dance Teaching & Management
- Advanced Diploma of Pilates.
- Qualifed Xtend Barre teacher
- Member of ATOD, Acrobatic Arts certified
- First AntiGravity Aerial Instructor in Port Macquarie.
Later Kaye joined the Margaret Walker Character Company, studying and performing folkloric dances with many international teachers.
- Registered teacher with the RAD, passing teacher’s course with Distinction ( RAD RTS )
- Former Primary school teacher, specialising in Dramatic arts
- Former member of ATOD ( Australian Teachers of Dancing)