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Fr Bob Maguire AM

Vale, Fr Bob Maguire AM

Today, we bid farewell to a great man, Father Bob Maguire. He was not just a personal friend, mentor, and patron of our school, but a beacon of hope for all those lives he has touched. Father Bob’s unwavering support and dedication to our community, especially to disadvantaged youth, was an inspiration to us all. […]

Acoustic Night 2023

Acoustic Night 2023

Acoustic Night at the Wayside Inn promises to be an evening filled with entertainment, featuring talented students from Dance World Studios and Apo Arts Academy. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5th, and the show begins at 5:30 pm. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to support the arts and witness some incredible […]

Ethan Ritchie

DW & APO Alumni Ethan Ritchie

Congrats to dance alum @ethan.ritchie for landing the role of Bitelle in La Cage Aux Folles opening in Sydney on April 2023

Alexia Brinsley

DW/APO alum @alexiabrinsley appearing in the role of Maria in @notfinishedwithyouyet, a new Australian musical – currently showing at @alextheatrestk. Prior to this, Alexia’s breakout comedy role was the female MC in the Australian tour of Channing Tatum’s ‘Magic Mike Live.

Hayley Martin

Congratulations to Dance World Alumni @itsmehayleymaree who has been cast as Babette in @beautymusicalau

Congratulations to Dance World Alumni @itsmehayleymaree who has been cast as Babette in @beautymusicalau


Enrolment is now open for the Junior Department in a wide variety of dance styles, including singing and acting. From 3 years old upwards, here’s the link to the timetable.


Poppins has arrived in Melbourne and with it so have two of our alumni. Congratulations to Seb Johnston and Lisa Sontag chookas to you and the rest of the cast for your Melbourne run!

Parents and me dance class

Dance Class for Parent and child

This class is for children, along with Mom, Dad, Grandmother, or Grandfather. Parent & Me is a great introduction to dancing and helps develop motor skills and coordination. The teacher guides the adult/child team in a way that makes discovering movement, balance and listening games fun. This is an excellent first group activity while creating […]


MUSICAL THEATRE SHORT COURSE Designed for adults, this short course covers the 3 fundamental performance elements: singing, acting and dance.Working with industry professionals, students will have the opportunity to develop and foster fundamental skills in musical theatre.Some experience in vocal training is advantageous.   No prior training required in dance or acting. Minimum age is […]