Young students need the inspiration and professional training from teachers who have danced professionally and have youth and energy on their side, to be able to demonstrate how its done! Its a young profession!

The caliber of training offered at by Ransley Ballet and Dance Centre is of the highest quality, with the teaching philosophy being "to focus on providing individual care and guidance to all of our students throughout their time with us". This approach continues to add new success stories to the already long list of brilliant dancers, in both classical ballet and musical theatre.

The Ransley Ballet and Dance Centre offers an exciting program headed by an excellent faculty.A fresh start to a new era with the youthful talents of our faculty: 

Nicole Ransley

Ballet School Principal

Nicole RansleyTrained at the Royal Ballet School, London, on the first ever full scholarship to White Lodge.

She also received exclusive training at the Kirov Ballet's Vaganova School, St Petersburg, under the tuition of Ludmilla Kovalova.

Nicole danced with the Royal Ballet for seven years, attaining the rank of first artist, before joining the Australian Ballet and later the Royal Swedish Ballet, performing many soloist and principal roles.

She also toured Japan in 2003 and 2005 upon special invitation by Sylvie Guillem.


Jack Hersee 

Jack HerseeBegan training in classical ballet at age 6 under Susan Weule and later Garth Welch at Classe Dance Academy in The Blue Mountains.

Received many awards and scholarships during this time including the 2004 RAD Bursary.

In 2005 at age 14, commenced training at The Australian Ballet School, graduating in 2009 with Distinction. Accepted into The Australian Ballet company in 2010, dancing with the company for 4 years.


Guest Teachers Throughout the Year

Joy Ransley - vocational examiner for the Royal Academy of Dance, international teacher and choreographer

Rachel Walsh - Ex Principal, Queensland Ballet

Fiona Munroe - Victorian College of the Arts