About Us

Dancefusion Performing Arts Academy Mentone provides high quality training in all styles of dance and performance. From our Pre-Primary Tiny Stars program right through to our semi-professional classes, we have it all! 

We have multiple yearly performances available for our students, along with competitions and industry performances across Victoria. 

Our Values

Inclusion

We respect and seek out inclusion of differences, realising we can learn from one another! 

Community

We aim for a community where we support and encourage one another to continually reach for the stars! 

Atmosphere

The team at Dancefusion thrives on the atmosphere in each class, created collectively between our students, teachers, and parents. 

We are always excited to hear from new and interested students, so don’t hesitate to contact us to book in your free trial class!  

Our Teachers

Jessica Jane

PRINCIPAL
  • Certificate IV Dance Teaching and Management
  • Qualified member of The Australian Teachers Of Dancing.
  • Qualified Barre and Mat Pilates Instructor  

Jessica began her training at the age of four. Initially starting with calisthenics, she then found her love for Ballet and was trained by the very best in the industry studying all genres of dance and musical theatre. Jessica secured a scholarship with Spectrum Dance Full Time Performing Arts and completed two years of intensive full time training under the direction of Trish Squire Rogers and Katie Rappel.

Jessica was lucky enough to successfully audition for the six star cruise line, Crystal Cruises where she obtained the role of onstage swing, Dance Captain and Assistant Cruise Director. She then moved to the UK where she toured with the ballroom show ‘Shall We Dance’ and continued to train and expand her industry knowledge at STUDIO 68 in London. Jessica has also worked as a principal dancer on Channel 9’s Grand Final Footy Show for numerous years as well as danced in many prestigious shows at Crown Casino. She was a Cheerleader for Melbourne Storm and a principal dancer in the Melbourne Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremony. 

Sally Anderson

ADMIN AND VICE PRINCIPAL
  • Sally is known amongst the Dancefusion family as Dancefusion’s ‘Dance Mum’.
  • Admin Coordinator, Costume designer and Vice Principal at Dancefusion

Sally has extensive knowledge of the performing industry coming from the wonderful world of figure skating. Sally has competed in numerous competitions as well as performed across the world in professional figure skating shows. After a very successful career, Sally then moved onto sharing her knowledge and love for figure skating by teaching Elite students at numerous locations in Victoria. 

Tegan Kitteringham

Musical Theatre Director

Jessica Staples

Elite Academy specialist, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical & Commercial Heels 

Anna Abate

Hip Hop & Tap

Molly Campbell

Junior School coordinator & Tiny Stars Director

Casey Power

Jazz, Ballet & Lyrical 

Mackenzie Howe

Jazz, Ballet & Tap 

Mia Connelly

Musical Theatre

Alisha Dhillon

Tiny Stars instructor, Hip Hop & Lyrical 

Sam Alevizopoulos

Acrobatics