About Us

Get ready for your child to shine at Dancefusion Performing Arts Academy Mentone!

Our high-quality dance training covers all styles of dance and performance, from our adorable Pre-Primary Tiny Stars program to our advanced semi-professional classes. Your child will learn from experienced and passionate instructors who are committed to helping them reach their full potential while having a blast!

We provide multiple opportunities throughout the year for your child to show off their skills on stage.

With our commitment to excellence and our focus on creating a fun and supportive atmosphere, you can trust us to provide an unforgettable dance experience for your child

Our Values


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


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


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

  • 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

  • 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. 

Bradley Beard

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 & ADMIN ASSISTANT

Mia Connelly

Musical Theatre

Hannah Mindum


Sam Alevizopoulos


Mia Donnelly

Tiny Stars instructor