Mrs Jenny Tew-Guthry A.R.A.D/F.S.F.D/ M.A.T.D. Examiner S.F.D.
(School Principal, Junior and Senior Classical)
Mrs Tew-Guthry studied classical ballet in England and Australia, culminating in two years full time study with Paul Hammond.
She worked as a member of the Channel 7 Ballet and then joined J.C. Williamsons touring Australia and Asia in professional musicals including My Fair Lady, Promises Promises and Charlie Girl.
She has been teaching classical and jazz ballet at the Beau-Rock Ballet School since 1982 and became Principal in 1992. Mrs Tew-Guthry was appointed a Senior Examiner for the Southern Federation of Dance (SFD) in 1998 and she is also a co-choreographer of the current Junior Classical syllabus and the new Major Classical syllabus. In 2002 she was awarded a Fellowship by the SFD.
Mrs Carolyn McNally L.M.S.F.D. BAppSc. Examiner S.F.D.
(Tap Coordinator, Adult Tap)
Mrs McNally has been teaching classical ballet, jazz and tap for many years. She has appeared in many amateur musicals and in 1989 was nominated for the Victorian Music Guilds’ “Best New Talent Award”.
She holds four Dance Teaching qualifications including the SFD Teaching Certificate and in 1998 was appointed a Senior Examiner for the SFD.
Mrs. McNally is also a contributing choreographer to the current SFD senior tap syllabus and holds a degree in Applied Science.
Miss Brianna McInerney M.S.F.D
(Pre-Primary Classical, Junior Jazz, Production, Senior Classical, Eisteddfod Preparation)
Miss McInerney has been a student of the Beau-Rock Ballet School for many years. She has been highly successful at competitions and eisteddfods and has represented Beau-Rock at National level on several occasions. In 2018, Miss McInerney completed a year of full time dance at The Space. She now brings a wealth of experience from industry and knowledge of current dance trends to her students.
Miss McInerney completed the Southern Federation of Dance Teachers Certificate in 2019.
Miss Nicole Caddaye M.S.F.D. DipEd. (Primary)
(Junior Jazz, Production)
Miss Caddaye was a long-term student of the Beau-Rock Ballet School and is now a talented teacher, with many roles throughout the school. In 2003 she completed the SFD Teaching Certificate examinations, majoring in Jazz.
Miss Caddaye holds a Primary Teaching Diploma from Monash University and was the Academy Director at Patrick Studios Australia 2015-2016.
Miss Amanda Jones M.S.F.D. Examiner S.F.D. BA. BEd. (Secondary)
(Intermediate Jazz and Senior Classical)
Miss Jones was a student at the Beau-Rock Ballet School for many years. In 2005 she gained her Intermediate Classical Examination and Level 10 Jazz Certificate and in 2006 she completed the SFD Teaching Certificate majoring in Classical.
In 2009 Miss Jones gained her Advanced Classical Examination and her Diploma of Education and in 2010 was appointed to the Dance Fusion Examining Panel.
In 2012 she was appointed to the SFD Board of Examiners and is currently working as a leading teacher at Mornington Secondary College.
Miss Kelly Bower M.S.F.D. BDes.
Miss Bower has been attending the Beau-Rock Ballet School as a student of Classical and Jazz for over 20 years. She is an accomplished stage performer and has competed in eisteddfods/galas and other productions for most of her time at Beau-Rock. Kelly has also completed a Bachelor of Design, majoring in Fashion, and is a talented costume maker. She is currently completing a Masters of Education at Deakin University.
In 2016 Miss Bower was awarded the Southern Federation of Dance Teachers Certificate, majoring in Classical.
Mrs Tess Jarman M.S.F.D. DipEd. (Secondary)
(Junior and Intermediate Tap, Tap Production)
Mrs Jarman has attended the Beau-Rock Ballet School for over 20 years as both a teacher and student. She is a highly skilled tap dancer and has represented Beau-Rock in numerous eisteddfods and special events. Mrs Jarman is a qualified Secondary School teacher and is currently working at Mentone Girls Secondary College where she also is responsible for running the highly successful School Aerobics Program.
Mrs Jarman has successfully completed the SFD Teaching Certificate majoring in Tap.
Mrs Sarah Tilmanis M.S.F.D. BSc. DipEd. (Secondary)
(Eisteddfod Coordinator, Intermediate and Senior Production, Eisteddfod Preparation)
Mrs.Tilmanis has studied classical ballet, jazz and tap for many years and has been teaching at the Beau-Rock Ballet School for over 25 years. She is also an experienced choreographer and is responsible for much of our competition work.
She is a Science teacher at Parkdale Secondary College and was responsible for the school’s successful Rock Eisteddfod productions for many years and also adjudicated the British National Rock Eisteddfod heats and finals in 2001.
Mrs.Tilmanis has completed the SFD Teaching Certificate, a Science/Education degree and is a contributing choreographer to the SFD Dance Fusion Syllabus.
Miss Stephanie McNally M.S.F.D
(Junior Tap and Junior Classical)
Miss McNally has been a student of the Beau-Rock Ballet school for many years, studying all styles of dance. She is a highly accomplished tap dancer, having completed senior level tap exams, as well as receiving awards at eisteddfods and competitions. Miss McNally completed her SFD Teacher's Certificate in 2022.