Kelly Miller - Principal
Dance has always been a huge part of Kelly's life, having trained in all styles for over 28 years. Kelly has completed 2 years full time performing arts training, where she gained a Certificate 4 in Dance and Performance and also a D.F.T.A Theatrical Teaching Diploma. She has also gained her Theatrical and Modern Jazz Teaching Certificate's with the C.S.T.D.
Kelly has had the pleasure of working with and learning from well known choreographers such as Kelly Aykers, Andrew Hallsworth, Yvette Lee, and many others. Kelly has performed in various corporate shows across Melbourne. She also enjoyed performing as a guest performer during the 2010 Arts Festival in Hong Kong.
Kelly has been teaching extensively throughout Melbourne for over 12 years. Having taught a wide range of age groups from 3 year olds right up to adult classes.
In 2009 Kelly enjoyed the unique experience of travelling to South Africa with Mayibuye in the position of head dance teacher in a Dance & Life Skills camp held for the disadvantaged youth of Hammersdale, Kwa Nuswa.Then in 2010, she gained a 6 month contract to teach in Hong Kong at the Glenda Allen Dance Academy. Whilst there she also spent time choreographing for the Scotty and Lulu Live Children's Show.
Kelly's choreographic works have also been displayed in America; at Disneyland, Universal Studios and Hollywood Boulevard. Kelly’s choreography has been on display at numerous events throughout Melbourne, including: Dance Cancer Initiative (aired on foxtel), SMA Gala Ball, Pennisula Cadbury Easter Festival, the Moomba Parade, and many more festivals and charity events.
Kelly is thrilled to be leading the team at Step in Time Studio of Dance, and is excited to pass on her passion for dance to all of Step in Time's students.
Jocelyn is currently a working company artist with Melbourne City Ballet, she debuted with MCB in the double bill Parallel Connections for Melbourne Fringe festival 2013 and has been a member of the company ever since.
Jocelyn has also worked with various companies around the world including the production of Carmen with Ena Ballet in Malaysia and La Bayadere with Ajkun Ballet Theatre in New York. Jocelyn has also worked with Liquid Skin under the direction of Rochelle Carmichael.
Jocelyn also holds a bachelor of early child development, and comes highly recommend as a popular and talented dance teacher.
How inspiring for our students to learn from a real life, professional ballerina!
Crystal has spent many years dancing, performing and competing in the dance world, and now after graduating from Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance - Crystal is excited to join our team, as assistance Acro & Cheer teacher, alongside Miss Annie!
After training, competing and performing at a studio in Brisbane since the age of seven, Bridget moved to Melbourne to further her dance training at Spectrum Dance.
During her three years at Spectrum she trained in various dance styles and also drama and singing. She had many performance opportunities with Spectrum including dancing on the AFL Grand Final Footy Show, Shared Tables Corporate Ball, and dancing with the Melbourne Storm cheerleaders. In 2013, Bridget won the Spectrum Dance LA Scholarship: an opportunity to travel to the states and take class with internationally renowned choreographers.
Bridget also works for a children’s entertainment company, and she regularly performs children’s shows at various shopping centres and festivals around Melbourne.
Bridget has found a great passion in teaching various types of dance to children and adults of all ages and she is thirlled to continue to teach and inspire the talented students at Step in Time Studio of Dance.
Siobhan started singing and dancing at the age of 6 and has trained in many styles including ballet, jazz, tap and musical theatre. Over the years, she has completed many SFD examinations in ballet and jazz and has her SFD Teaching Certificate in classical ballet.
Siobhan trained with the Australian Girls Choir for 13 years and has appeared as apart of the Qantas choir and the Australian Girls Choir at many major events including the Australian Open and Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight. She has also toured with the choir throughout the USA and Canada as well as in many cities in Australia.
Siobhan has also been involved with the Starbound Musical Theatre program for the past 3 years where she had the opportunity to be trained by industry professionals such as Stephen Wheat, Michael Ralph and Verity Hunt-Ballard and perform as a soloist and ensemble member.
Siobhan was accepted into Andrew Hallsworth’s two year Musical Theatre course at Patrick Studios Australia for 2016 where she has completed her Certificate II and III in Dance and is undertaking her Diploma of Musical Theatre in 2017. Here Siobhan has been lucky enough to have been taught by some of the industry’s best including Andrew Hallsworth, Dana Jolly, Kristin Keam, Stephen Grace and Michael Ralph.
More recently Siobhan has found a passion for acting. In 2015 Siobhan completed VCE Theatre Studies with top marks in her monologue exam. She has furthered her acting training with Nick Simpson-Deeks and John Kachoyan at Patrick Studios.
Siobhan’s teaching experience includes a wide variety of ages and styles including Pre School and Pre Primary classes, Junior Competition Team, Kinder Music, SFD Syllabus classes (Level 3 and Pre Elementary Ballet), Musical Theatre and private vocal lessons.
Siobhan is very excited to be teaching at Step in Time Studio of Dance and to be sharing her love of all things dancing, singing and acting!
Alyssa started dancing at the age of 6, beginning with jazz, ballet and tap classes, later taking on contemporary, hip hop, acrobatics, musical theatre along with acting and singing. Over the years, she has completed numerous C.S.T.D and R.A.D syllabus exams.
In 2011 Alyssa moved school to Box Hill Senior pursuing VCE/VET Dance as her main subject. In 2013 Alyssa was accepted into the highly demanding two-year full time Performing Arts course at Patrick Studios Australia. At the end of 2014 she completed the course achieving her Certificate IV in Dance. During this time, she participated in the Brisbane Eisteddfod and Phoenix competitions, Masters of Choreography, numerous flash mobs, dancing for foundations such as Think Pink, Tuxedo Junction, Dance Cancer Initiative, Victorian Training Awards, Fashion Connect, also having many dance gigs including Lululemon parade, Elly Lukas ball, Manu’s restaurant – Bastille day and many events roving as a showgirl.
During her studies, Alyssa has been taught by many prestigious and experienced dance teachers in the industry such as Yvette Lee, Andrew Hallsworth, Kim Adam, Michael Ralph, Darren Tyler, Todd Patrick and Amanda Stone. These teachers have each taught Alyssa many things over the years and she is very thankful for having the opportunity to have had so many inspiring influences in her course.
In 2015 Alyssa was accepted into the Musical Theatre course at Patrick Studios Australia where she refined her skills in singing, acting and dancing. During this period, she performed in A Chorus Line, Spelling Bee and wrote and performed her own cabaret.
In 2017 Alyssa made the decision to go to University and is currently in her second year at Australian Catholic University studying a Bachelor of Education (Primary).
Alyssa loves being apart of the Step in Time family, and after six months away is very excited to get back into the studio and share her love of dance with her students!
Originally from Byron Bay, Jordan began training and performing in circus arts (acrobatics, juggling knives and floor tumbling), and later found his life passion in dance, training in Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Hop at Brent Street Studios in Sydney.
Solidifying himself in the Australian Performing Arts industry, he has had the privilege of working alongside the likes of Katy Perry, Robbie Williams, Ricky Martin, DJ Havana Brown, Delta Goodrem, Joel Madden, Seal, Cody Simpson and Jesse J to name a few. TV and film accolades have seen him hit the stage of the X Factor, The Voice, Dance Academy and Dancing With The Stars.
Jordan relocated to Melbourne in 2015 to play the role of Gee-Tar in the musical West Side Story (Production Company), worked in an Australian original dance based show - ‘Self’, performed in Vegas’ longest running production of ‘Legends In Concert’, and most recently finished performing in ‘Oklahoma!’ the musical as the ensemble role ‘Sam’.
A career highlight was achieving a position in the Top 20 of So You Think You Can Dance Season 4.
Katie began her passion for dancing at the early age of 7 at the Townsville Academy of Performing Arts in North Queensland. She has successfully completed examinations with the I.S.T.D., A.T.O.D., and R.A.D syllabi. Upon acceptance into Kelly Aykers Full Time Dance, Katiemoved to Melbourne to study her Certificate IV in Dance in 2016 and completed her Certificate IV in Dance Teaching & Management the year after. During her short time in Melbourne, Katie has had the privilege of working alongside many prestigious choreographers such as Kelly Aykers, Phil Haddad, Etienne Khoo, Stephen Agisilaou, Sue-Ellen Shook, Dana Jolly, Donnie Dimase, Gerard Pigg and many more. Her performance credits include back up dancer for Kate Cebrano, Victorian Dance Festival and the Australian Dance Festival in Sydney. Additionally, Katie was lucky enough to be asked by Kelly Aykers, Penny Higgs, Manni Carella and Josephine Magliolo to be in their dance pieces for the Masters of Choreography’s Zodiac and Nightmare on Dance Street shows. Katie is very passionate about developing the growth of each individual child in every aspect of dance and is thrilled to be a part of the faculty at Step In Time Studio.
Braide Mullane has been performing in the industry for over eight years after completing her training at Patrick Studios Australia in Melbourne. Braide furthered her training at the Toronto School of Circus Arts in Canada where she pushed her skill set in floor tumbling and aerial arts; her passion now includes dance roller skating and Latin dance - performing salsa and samba.
Braide’s most recent credits include being cast in 'Bring It On - The Musical' in 2018 and performing for singing artist Guy Sebastian at the 2019 Australian Open Tournament. Other performances for singing artists include Adam Brand at the Channel 7 Good Friday Appeal and Anthony Callea and Rhonda Burchmore at Melbourne's Crown Palladium. Braide has performed as a Melbourne Stars Cricket Cheerleader, a Melbourne Storm Rugby Cheerleader, and a Dubai Rugby 7’s Tournament Cheerleader and has performed as a dancer/aerialist for three contracts with Norwegian Cruise Lines. Braide has performed in the Robbie William's Tribute Show, has performed on-field at the 2018 AFL grand final day match, has performed in the Melbourne International Tap Festival and also performs in large stage shows in numerous overseas countries - and in Melbourne as a Children’s Entertainer.
Dr Lisa Ellis
Monthly Technique Extension Mentor
Dr. Lisa Ellis holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Hons) and is currently working as a junior doctor in Melbourne, Australia. She has over 10 years of experience as a dance coach with expertise in jazz technique, classical ballet and ballet conditioning. She holds her Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management and an Associate Diploma in Cecchetti Ballet. She also holds her Advanced II Cecchetti Ballet Certificate, attained with Honours.
Dr. Lisa draws on her extensive knowledge of anatomy, muscle physiology, childhood development and psychology from her medical degree and combines this with her vast experience teaching dance to produce programs tailored to increase a dancer's technical ability, artistic vocabulary and overall health and well-being, as well as to educate dancers about injury prevention. She is passionate about using dance to help as many young people as possible discover the tools to sustainably make and keep them healthy, happy, successful beings in love with life and dance.
Dr. Lisa Ellis is a pioneer in worldwide jazz technique. With a focus on injury prevention, she teaches dancers to love themselves and celebrate the incredible feats their bodies are able to perform.
As well as running her DANCE PRESCRIPTION program based in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Lisa tours nationally and internationally with her Just What The Doctor Ordered Workshops. These popular masterclasses focus on understanding the anatomy, psychology and physiology of dance in order to fast track dancers' successes in a supportive and encouraging environment.
Dr. Lisa has recently adjudicated Victoria's popular dance competition, Jump Dance Challenge, and will be holding workshops as part of their Victorian State Championships later this year. She is excited to be a part of Xchange Dance Tour's massive Melbourne and Sydney events in addition to workshops at over 30 different studios in 2017 so far.
When she's not working closely with the youth of today, Dr. Lisa Ellis can be found working full time as a doctor at a metropolitan Melbourne hospital.
Meet our Team
Sharing a passion for dance.
Our teachers are all energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about their teaching, and love the ability to pass on their love for dance to the next generation of dancers.
All of our teachers hold a working with children check, and have had vast experience in the industry both as dancers and dance teachers.
In many of our Kinder and Junior classes you will see one of our delightful student helpers. We are proud to offer a student helper program at Step in Time, which benefits both our youngest students, and our older students who have a real passion and dedication for their dancing.
We are proud to have our reception open at all times that we have classes running.
Our friendly front desk staff are always ready to help you with any enquires, uniform sales or take your payment.