After graduating Dance World Studios in Melbourne with an Advanced Diploma in Musical Theatre & Dance, Lucy followed her passion for teaching dance and performance.This lead her to becoming the Director of the National Institute of Performing Arts in Melbourne during 2012-2014. In late 2014 Lucy created 'Lucy Ellis Dance Coaching' and now travels all over the world training students in dance technique and performance. Lucy's 3 hour workshop program, which includes Stretching, Technique, Jazz Combinations, Audition Preparation and Choreography has been presented in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom. Lucy is the author of two published dance books, 'Skillz Practice Guide' and 'Goalz Dance Journal'. Her knowledge in creating strong and clean technical dancers has earnt her much success as a dance coach.
Some of Lucy’s professional theatre credits include Sydney Theatre Company’s Touring Production of “The Herbal Bed”, Farther Bob Maguire’s “Once Upon a Pantomime”, “The Young Stars Circus” (Singapore Season), Victorian Opera’s “West Side Story” workshop, State Opera of South Australia’s “Turandot” and the Adelaide season of Windmill Children’s Theatre Company’s production of “Grandpa”. Some other performance highlights include, dancing at the T20 Big Bash Cricket season and making it to the semi finals of “Australia’s Got Talent”.
Lucy has a passion for choreographing and has established herself as a choreographer for events around Australia. Some of her choreographic credits include, Ding Productions Corporate Entertainment, the Salvation Army’s Our Christmas Gift concert at the Melbourne Arts Centre (2013 & 2014), Lululemon Athletica Promotion, Queensland Hornets Grand Final Entertainment, Ultimate Dance Cause, Dance Cancer Initiative, Pop Up Event’s New Years Eve Ball, Peter Combe’s Melbourne Concert and Grandma’s Dream Garden Circus. Lucy also choreographs award winning competition routines for dance studios and students all around Australia.
Lucy is thrilled to be Adjudicating for Evolution Dance Competition.