Director/Head of Ballet Miss Melanie Campbell RAD RTS has been running GCSDance since 2002 and is well known for her passion in training dancers with an extremely high level of technique.
Under her guidance, students have been accepted into the Berlin State Ballet School - Germany, The Rock School of Ballet - USA and The Australian Ballet School - Junior Interstate Training Program. Students have also been accepted into: Brent St Studios, DW301 Melbourne, Charlesworth Ballet Institue - Perth, Victorian College of Arts, Ev and Bow - Sydney, The Movement Experience - Jason Winters, Locreado Dance Company, Newcastle City Ballet Theatre, Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy, Oklahoma Ballet 2 Company - USA and Broadway Dance Centre New York.
In her formative training years - Melanie trained at Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy under Tanya Pearson, Julie Kerr, Julie Wells, Hilary Kaplin and Garth Welch.
She was a Finalist in the Robert and Elizabeth Albert Scholarship in 1994 and in 1997 received the Senior Bloch Scholarship chosen by Hope Keelan - The Royal Ballet School London.
In 2002 Melanie received her RAD Teaching Certificate through the Royal Academy of Dance and was mentored by Shirley Treacy-Loxton FRAD RAD.