Our Team

MEET
THE TEAM

Sarah
Hoyling

Toowoomba & Gatton
Owner/Principal
Teaching dancing is my passion and I love that every day I get to see young people working hard showing dedication and enjoyment for such a wonderful art. I enjoy teaching all forms of dance including Classical ballet, Jazz, Tap, Street Tap, Musical Theatre, Lyrical and Cabaret. I am qualified registered dance teacher and hold my diploma in dance through the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing. I am a qualified ZUMBA instructor and I have a current first aid certificate and WWCC. I am also studying my Certificate 4 in dance teaching and management through the Australian Dance Institute and module 1 training through the Acrobatic Arts Association. Dance Force under my direction has travelled to Hong Kong Disneyland, California Disneyland 2012 and 2015 and to various competitions and charity events across Queensland.
Georgia
Kelly

Toowoomba & Gatton
Ballet , Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics
Georgia began dancing at the ripe age of three, and it didn’t take long for her love of dance to flourish! Under the guidance of Mrs Dale-Maree Coles (Toowoomba School of Dance), she studied RAD ballet and completed her grade exams, passing all with Distinction. Georgia also completed her Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate Vocational exams. Georgia has attained her Grade 8 Award in CSTD Modern Jazz, Grade 6 in CSTD Classical Ballet, and Advanced Gold Star in the CSTD Tapping Syllabus. Georgia holds a current Working with Children Check (blue card). Outside of dance teaching, Georgia also fulfils short contracts with companies like The Entertainment Store, working in kid’s entertainment and with various suit characters. 2017 will see her complete certification under the Acrobatic Arts syllabus, along with sitting for her CSTD Tapping Teachers Certificate. As a teacher, Georgia strives to instil a love of dance in her students. She also endeavours to promote the many options and opportunities within the dance industry, performance-based and otherwise.
Mia
Huston

Toowoomba & Gatton
Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz
Mia joined Dance Force in 2014, and teaches Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz and PBT (Fitball). She trained full-time at the Marie Walton-Mahon Dance Academy, before moving to Zurich, Switzerland where she trained at Tanz Akademie Zurich and danced a range of Classical and Contemporary works throughout Switzerland and Italy. She returned to Australia in 2008 to complete her Diploma of Dance Performance with the National College of Dance, NSW where in her graduating year she gained significant experience performing as a Soloist and working as a contributing choreographer in their Staging of Seven Deadly Sins and Swan Lake with Artists of the Australian Ballet. Upon graduating Mia was offered a Full Scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School, A Contract with Royal Caribbean Cruise lines and Seconded with Sydney Dance Company, Melbourne Ballet, and the Queensland Ballet. Mia has also studied Small business Management and Sports Psychology, and is currently studying to attain her CTSD Ballet Teacher’s Certificate & Diploma.
Theresa
Conrick

Toowoomba
Ballet
Alicia
Stibbard

Toowoomba & Gatton
Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics
Alicia has been teaching alongside Sarah for several years now learning the ropes and is very excited to continue teaching again this year. Alicia has trained in all styles of dance and has received Honours or Honours Plus in all her examinations in Classical Ballet, Tap and Jazz since she started at 6 years of age. Alicia has performed in countless solo and group eisteddfods and also at Hong Kong Disneyland and USA Disneyland. She has also gained experience working with children through the entertainment store as various characters and chaperone positions including her newest job as Danny the Dog from the hit TV Show Peppa Pig! Alicia is studying her CSTD Modern Jazz teaching certificate and hold a current WWCC.
Rebecca
O'Brien

Toowoomba and Gatton
Student Teacher
Rebecca has been a student of Dance Force for 13 years and has been training alongside Miss Sarah learning all there is to know about dance and dance teaching. Rebecca has performed in Hong Kong and California Disneyland and has been the recipient of many awards including the Empire Theatre Bursary for 2016. She has a passion for teaching and performing and is loved by all. Rebecca is a wonderful bright happy young lady who is a credit to Dance Force and who will make your child feel special and welcome in any class.
Allanis
Steffens

Student Teacher
Allanis has been dancing at Dance Force for 9 years. She has shown a great passion for teaching dance and is very excited to be taking on her role within Dance Force this year. Allanis has been working hard towards gaining her teaching certificates in Classical Ballet, Tap and Modern jazz and has also been travelling to the Gold Coast to study a certificate in dance teaching and management. Allanis is very loved by all the students at Dance Force and will make a wonderful addition to our teaching staff. Allanis has performed throughout QLD in various competitions as well as in California Disneyland and taken workshops at the ALDC LA and Millenium dance. Allanis was also the recipient of an Empire Theatre Bursary for dance in 2017