Nicky Manego

Nicky Manego

Dance Adjudicator

Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, QLD, Tap

Nicky Manego has worked alongside many well-known Australian choreographers such as – Ross Coleman, Kelley Abbey, Keith Hawley, William Forsyth, and Penny Mullen.  She is also has the following qualifications:

CSTD Teacher (affiliate member) – teaching Jazz & Tap – Tinies to Teaching Diploma level

Certificate IV in Training And Assessment 2011
Certificate IV in TAE 2012
Cert IV in Dance Teaching and Management (ADI)
Senior First Aid Certificate – current
Certificate in Education Studies, Griffith University
Diploma in Dressmaking and Pattern Design

She has spent many years teaching and choreographing for students of all ages from Tinies to Adults – Beginners to Professional Level, including being involved in choreography for Fashion Parades and Corporate Events  as well as choreography for solos, duos, trios and groups in all genres as listed below:

Sydney – The MacDonald College, Keene Kids Studios, Dumbrell Dance Academy, TAFE (NSW), Freelance Dance Teacher
Brisbane – Brisbane Dance Centre (now ADPI) , Queensland World Dance Academy, The Clarrissa Hill Dance Centre, The Dance Works,
BPAD – Beverley Parker Academy of Dance, Freelance Dance Teacher Springwood Central State School – Dance Performance Co-ordinator Canterbury College – Studio Dance Teacher
Ikin Dance – Guest Teacher (full-time course)
Creative Generation State Schools on Stage – choreographer (5 years)
Police Citizens Youth Club – choreographer of sports acrobatics routines
to National Competition Level

Nicky has performed professionally both in Australia and overseas, including:
• London Follies – Gold Coast International Hotel
• London Follies – S.E. Asian Tour
• Swing (The Musical) – Barcelona, Spain
• Variety Shows – Barcelona, Spain
• Fashion & Trade Shows – Barcelona, Spain
• Back-up dancer/singer – Jackie Love Show (National/International
• Tours)
• Des O’Connor Show – Australia
• Australian Film Industry Awards
• Australian Fashion Awards
• Royal Bicentennial Concert 1988 – Sydney Entertainment Centre

Queensland Day Concert at Expo ‘88 • Evita (The Musical) – Sydney

  • Corporate Events – Australia wide
    • Ray Martin show – Sydney
  • Hey Hey It’s Saturday – Brisbane
    • “Willing & Able” (television series) – Sydney • “Holiday Island” (television series) – Brisbane • Television commercials
    • Fashion Parades/Awards

As an adjudicator Nicky Manego has many years experience adjudicating Dance Comps, Scholarships and Championships in all genres – solos/duos/trios and groups.  She looks forward to continuing her adjudicating career and passing on her knowledge and experience to young dancers.


Phone: 0418 789 836