Kylie Clare has been performing ever since she was old enough to hold a microphone and started her dance training very young, completing it at Brent Street studio’s as a full time dance student. Kylie is trained in Cecchetti Ballet and RAD, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, Singing and Drama. Kylie has her Certificate IV in Dance Performance and has completed teaching certificates in Contemporary, Jazz and Tap, in addition to her Certificates IV & V in Physical Education. She maintains all of her mandatory qualifications and seeks out other professionals to collaborate with and expand on her performance repertoire.
Kylie is very proud of the mentoring of her students and strives to see them out perform her. Supporting her soloists and troupes win consecutive national titles at Hollywood Bound, Showcase and Dancer of the Year Finals in Queensland is a huge achievement for Kylie in a professional teaching capacity. Teams in 2018 won and received trips to represent Australia in competitions in the USA and Singapore based on her troupe routine choreography.
Kylie has accompanied dance schools to the USA and has choreographed routines suitable for inclusion in the highly competitive Disney Performing Arts program and has had students dance at Disneyland in the Grand Parade, on the Disneyland Stage, at California Adventure Park and Universal Studios. Whilst in the USA she has attended workshops at The Edge and Millennium Dance Complex.
Throughout her career as a performer (dancer, actor and singer) she has had extensive television and film experience, featuring in over 30 TVC’s, short films, movies and voice overs. Kylie’s passion for singing started young and she has been recording jingles and voice overs for the past 20 years. Kylie will be performing on the Sydney Showboat as MC and lead vocalist for a return season from March 2019. Kylie has had lead roles dancing and singing in several musicals including Annie, Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, Oliver, Gypsy, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, RENT, The Wizard of Oz and most recently performed as Elsa in the 2017 pantomime, Frozen. Kylie has written and produced several original musicals over the years, some of which have been staged locally.
Kylie has been teaching, singing and dancing for over 25 years, teaching both recreational and competitive students of all ages. She is currently mentoring dance teachers which includes visiting studios to conduct intensive classes for both teachers and senior students aspiring to start their dance journey in choreography and dance teaching. Kylie also makes regular appearances adjudicating local and interstate dance eisteddfods.
Fostering a love of dance and performance in her students is the key to her teaching success. Several of Kylie’s former students have/are working professionally in musicals including Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Matilda, The Sound of Music, West Side Story and Aladdin.
Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Broadway Jazz & Musical Theatre. Acrobatics, Singing, Drama, Private coaching & Eisteddfod choreographer.