Angela Murphy

Miss Ange has just returned to Australia after 2 years abroad.  She holds a Diploma of Classical Ballet Teaching with Distinction, was awarded her Solo Seal for RAD Ballet and has over 10 years experience teaching all styles of dance including Ballet, Jazz and Tap and specialises in Contemporary and Lyrical. At the age of 15, Miss Ange left home to study Classical Ballet full-time and during these years was a member of the Sydney Youth Ballet. At the completion of her Australian studies, she performed at the Genae Awards in Sydney and the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland. She has worked with some of the world’s best choreographers and teachers including Robert North, Konztanza Vernon and Tessa Maunder and was also in the top 30 female dancers in Season 1 of So You Think You Can Dance. At the age of 17, after performing as one of the final 8 in the McDonald Scholarship at the Sydney Opera House, Miss Ange accepted a full scholarship to study Classical Ballet at the Heinz Bosl Stiftung, Germany. During this time, she performed with the Bayerisches Staatsballett, Munich and with The Oper am Rhein, Dusseldorf. Miss Ange excels in choreography and would like to travel the world choreographing for Dance Companies.

A few fun facts to help you get to know Miss Ange!

  1. Favourite Colour? Red.
  2. What age did you start dancing? Four.
  3. What is your favourite style of dance? Classical.
  4. Most loved dance you have ever choreographed? Autumn Leaves. A modern routine I choreographed that I just loved.
  5. What is the best show/performance you have seen live? Phantom of the Opera in London.
  6. Who was your mentor/ role model growing up? Vicki Attard, Principal with the Australian Ballet.
  7. What is the most exciting contract/job you have taken in your dance career thus far? Dancing in Coppelia when I was 18 years old in Germany.
  8. If you could meet one performer from throughout history of any time period, who would it be? Margot Fonteyn.
  9. Where is your favourite place in world? Spain.
  10. Why do you love to dance? Dance runs through me, If I am not dancing, i am not myself. It is a part of my soul.