ABOUT

Meet the Teacher

Melisa Gilfillan started ballet at the young age of 3 and has always had a passion for dance and the arts. As a young dancer she was part of the back then “State theatre ballet school” and Tswane Youth Ballet Company, performances included The Nutcracker, Cinderella, La Sylphide and The Sleeping Beauty.

Her real training commenced in her high school years under the guidance of Senior Examiner and former Principal in PACT Ballet, Joy Cooper. After high school she was part of Zia Dance Company and completed her Associate to become a ballet teacher in the Cecchetti method. Other dance and qualifications include Advanced 1 in Cecchetti as well as Advanced 2 in RAD under the guidance of Paula Olivier, teacher's diploma in SADTA modern dancing and a BA Honours degree in Psychology through UNISA.

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What Clients Are Saying

“My daughter started with ballet in 2017 with no experience. Her passion and talent has grown so much and I cannot thank Melisa enough for this. My daughter loves ballet and thats all because of the way Melisa is presenting her classes. Definitely the best ballet school.”

Nita Schutte