Tatjana Reid

Tatjana Reid

Junior Trainee - Dance Adjudicator

NSW Junior Trainee, Trainee

Tatjana Reid’s dance training began at HVT Studio of the Performing Arts under the tutelage of Kristy Mansfield. At the age of 6, began competing in tap solos at eisteddfods, showcases, and international competitions where she was awarded numerous championships and scholarships.

In 2017 Tatjana Reid was a part of the Australian Dance Team, and competed in South Africa at the Commonwealth Dance Championships, receiving two gold medals. She competed in Germany at the World Tap Dance Championships. In 2017 she was a recipient of the 100 years Pullar’s tap scholarship at the Abermain eisteddfod. I was awarded the L.G.T.D.A eisteddfod tap scholarship in 2018. During the completion of my HSC in 2020,

A highlight of Tatjana Reid’s is being trained by former Tap Dog, Thomas Egan, where she was a member of the Tap project for one year. In 2021 she was invited to learn the ‘Tap Affect’ show as a secondment for the first-ever premiere of the show in Sydney.

Tatjana Reid played numerous roles as part of musicals presented by Hunter School of the Performing Arts. She also participated in Starstruck performances, Hunter Dance Festival, Sharp Short Dance, showcases, and dance ensembles. In 2019 and 2020, she was the choreographer and member of the HSPA Tap ensemble where she began teaching high school students tap dance. Her ensemble performed in Parramatta at the Sharp Short Dance Festival and Hunter Dance Festival in 2019.

Tatjana Reid enjoys all styles of dance and has continued to train and enrich her skills by becoming a member of the UON Dance club and undertaking dance classes by Anthony Morigerato. At UON Dance Club, She enjoys socialising with my friends and improving the dominant style of dance, hip-hop.

Tatjana Reid has completed the following accreditations:

  • L.G.T.D.A Tap – 15 levels
  • L.G.T.D.A Junior and Senior teacher exams
  • R.A.D classical to Intermediate level
  • WWCC
  • First AId

Sarah Bond

Sarah Bond

Trainee - Dance Adjudicator

QLD Trainee, Trainee

Sarah Hall has been involved in dance and dance teaching for nearly 20 years.

She grew up in a small country town in Southwest Victoria, which is where her dance career began. She was taught in the styles of hip hop, jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, neo-classical, lyrical, broadway, commercial and musical theatre. She completed every style of her examinations through B.A.L (Ballet Australasia Limited) then moved to Melbourne for a short time to pursue a full-time dance career at Patrick Studios Australia before moving to the Queensland College of Dance.

After completing her Diploma in Dance, Sarah wanted to pursue a pathway of teaching and adjudicating which led her to study and complete her Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management through B.A.L and a diploma in primary education at the University of the Sunshine Coast. As a member of Ballet Australasia Limited and Australian Dance Adjudicators, Sarah continues to develop her skills and knowledge for both herself and the dance community.

As a free-lance teacher, Sarah has taught dance at schools around the country and continues to create a fun, friendly and knowledgeable environment everywhere she goes.

Her determination, education, knowledge, and love for dance has brought much success and great results in both herself and her students’ competitions, exams and choreographic pieces. She wishes to bring her experience and knowledge of a wide range of dance genres into her adjudicating career through honest, helpful and constructive feedback in a friendly and encouraging manner.

Taylor Robinson

Taylor Robinson

Trainee - Dance Adjudicator

Trainee, WA Trainee

Taylor Robinson began her training at the age of 12 beginning with acrobatics, before falling in love with the art form and adding all genres to her repertoire. This training allowed Taylor to complete sashes in Jazz and Acrobatics along with major exams in Classical Ballet and Tap.

In 2017 Taylor completed an Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts being trained by many professionals including Margaret Illman and Laura Pedro, as well as having many performance opportunities. Dance Force in Tweed Heads was her next stop where she was a member of the professional full-time program under the direction of Nicole Wells, which gave Taylor the opportunity to work with new industry professionals every week including, but not limited to; Sophie Holloway, James Fenwick, Midori Lotz, Carly O’Connor, and Vanessa Krummenacher. The connections and refined skills Taylor gained through this training allowed her to work professionally throughout the Gold Coast, Townsville, and Sydney with a talent agency.

Returning to Perth, Taylor has taken a serious focus on her teaching and choreography, mentoring young dancers to be the best versions of themselves. Still engaging with training and conditioning herself Taylor, places focus on being up to date with her knowledge and training and setting an example for the younger generation.

Taylor strives to provide relevant constructive feedback to all competitors and will always bring a positive experience for all performers.