ESTD. 2022

Studio One Performance Hub teachers represent a team of experienced industry professionals providing quality choreography and training for emerging performers.  

Our team are passionate, qualified teachers and our standards are set from the start so that everyone feels included and involved in their future.

Our passion is connecting through movement and sharing our love for the art of dance.  

Established in 2022, we provide a fun, safe, encouraging and professional environment for students to learn and grow as they live and breathe excellence in motion.  

Our studio is directed by Kim Skelton and Maughan Banks (nee Jemesen), supported by our highly trained and certified teachers who have a wealth of experience teaching and performing various styles and disciplines.  

Miss Kim

Miss Kim is Studio One’s Director of Jazz and Hip Hop, with over 30 years of experience as a performer, teacher and choreographer.  Kim formally trained under Karen and Kim Barker, with a foundation in community professional dance and stage productions.

Among the many notable career highlights, Kim led a professional Brisbane-based talent agency providing dancers, performers and brand ambassadors to many corporate clients. Kim has also been a lead choreographer for a suite of professional cheerleading and dance squads around Australia.

Miss Maughan

Miss Maughan is Studio One’s Director of Ballet and Contemporary and is an internationally celebrated ballerina and dancer. Maughan commenced dancing in Brisbane with the Beverly Parker Academy of Dance and holds many formal undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, including a Masters of Arts and is a Royal Academy of Dance Ballet Certified teacher.

Maughan has danced for a number of distinguished international dance companies, including Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe in Germany and with Singapore Ballet formerly known as Singapore Dance Theatre, where she held the rank of First Artist.  In addition, she has also performed in many local productions for the Queensland Ballet and the Melbourne Ballet Company.

Maughan is a firm believer in student-centered teaching that contributes to holistic growth and development, including improving strength, flexibility, and coordination - but with a focus on developing creativity, confidence and expression.

Miss Daniella

Daniella started dancing at age three and holds a Diploma in Musical Theatre and an Advanced Diploma in Elite dance from Davidia Lind Dance Centre.

Daniella has also performed professionally as a dancer on MSC cruises OPERA and as the dance captain on MSC cruises POESIA. During these assignments, Daniella performed in large-scale productions encompassing the full repertoire of musical and dance theatre including, jazz, broadway, lyrical and hip-hop. 

Miss Daniella is also a passionate dance teacher in the genres of jazz, hip-hop and lyrical and has a dance-teaching philosophy grounded in physical discovery and fun.

Miss Claire

Claire studied classical and contemporary dance and has travelled Australia and the world as a performer. Claire is a qualified dance teacher with her Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and has been a trainer and assessor for courses in Musical Theatre, and Cert IV in Dance online.

Claire has taught at many full-time studios, and dance schools as well as conducted professional open classes and workshops around Brisbane and the Gold Coast. With a diverse range of experience in performing and creating Claire brings her love of dance and musical theatre to Studio One Performance Hub.

Miss Heidi

Heidi is an experienced performer and teacher, with a background in theatre and music. A QUT graduate, Heidi featured in the nationally televised Lord Mayor’s Carols In The City for many years, has regularly performed with Underground Opera and The 7 Sopranos, and is a touring member of Arrival Australia, performing as Agnetha.

Performance credits include: Legally Blonde (Elle Woods), Spring Awakening (Wendla), Into The Woods (Cinderella), Next To Normal (Natalie), Mamma Mia (Sophie), Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), Chicago (Roxie Hart), Wicked (Elphaba) and The Last Five Years (Cathy), in addition to TVC and film credits.

Heidi is currently completing her Masters in Vocal Pedagogy at Queensland Conservatorium of Music, and has extensive experience as a vocal coach, theatre teacher, and workshop facilitator. She loves working with emerging artists, helping them grow their skills and gain confidence.

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