Diane Leathem

Diane Leathem - Australian Dance Adjudicator

Dance Adjudicator

Diane Leathem

Associate Member RAD -Royal Academy of Dance (London), Registered Teacher Royal Academy of Dance ,  Affiliate Member ATOD, Member Australian Dance Adjudicators Assn (ADA)

Dianne has adjudicated numerous Eisteddfods in Australia and New Zealand over 30 years.Teaching for over 35 years Dianne was Director of her own large studio in NZ and Senior Teacher for Doyenne of dance, Averil Binzer & guest teacher for Prudence Bowen.  Having received many accolades for teaching and choreographing, Dianne has adjudicated scholarships, taken Master Classes & staged many full length and short ballets & was co- Artistic Director/choreographer for Bellder Ballet Theatre. She has choreographed many Musicals & Trade Shows, as well as  solos, duos & groups for International, National, State and local competitions

Dianne has danced lead & solo roles in most  well known ballets, Musicals, Trade Shows, Cabaret, Theatre, Commercial dance and circus. She has worked extensively in Televison & was a founding teacher and teacher trainer for Les Mills World of Fitness. Many of Dianne’s former students have gone on to careers in ballet companies, contemporary dance, musical theatre, commercial dance, cruise ships, teaching, choreography and dance related fields.

Dianne has travelled extensively to observe and further her knowledge in dance & has been a guest of the Vaganova Academy of Classical Ballet in St Petersburg, Russia,  American Ballet Theatre (JKO),  The Australian Ballet,  & observed in Germany (Dresden Semperoper), Prague, London (Royal Ballet & RAD Genee),  Westend Musicals London, and numerous shows on Broadway New York.

Dianne continues to share her passion for dance and greatly enjoys working with the next generation of performers.

 


Contact

Phone: 0438 589 120

Email: dianne.leathem@gmail.com