Amy Petsalis

Regional Squad Dance Tutor

Since the age of 6, Amy has trained in all aspects of dance, she completed the Certificate IV Degree Course at Brent Street and then immersed herself in the entertainment industry. Amy’s FILM credits include the highly successful motion capture Oscar winning film ‘Happy Feet’. Amy has done countless work for COMMERCIAL, CORPORATE and STAGE, has toured Malaysia, Singapore, Bangkok and Manila with a children’s LIVE THEATRE Production from Cartoon Network ‘Cartoonival’ and was lucky enough to perform in the finale of the arena production, ‘The Boy from Oz’ with Hugh Jackman in Australia. Amy has also travelled internationally with Princess Cruises as one of the performers in their stage production shows. COMMERCIAL appearances in film clips and TVC’s such as So You Think You Can Dance Promo, Bonds, McDonalds, Virgin Blue and Sydney Film Festival’s TVC trailer. Other TELEVISION credits include In Siberia Tonight, My Restaurant Rules, The Footy Show Grand Final, and Australian Idol Grand Final at the Sydney Opera House. CORPORATE events including product launches, comedy shows and stage performances such as All That Jazz with Caroline O’Connor and Three 2 Tango. Amy has also worked for Sir Richard Branson to launch the new airline of V Australia. Both performances took place at Sydney’s Cockatoo Island as well as Los Angeles for the exclusive event at the Chateau Marmont. Amy spends her time teaching and mentoring students in Sydney. Having taught at many studios and owning her own, Amy has been a permanent teacher for The McDonald College of Performing Arts where she choreographs many pieces for eisteddfods, showcases and musical theatre streams school musicals.