postheadericon Natalie Bazun-Coates (Principal)

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  • Ballet
  • Tap
  • Jazz
  • Bridal Dance 
  • Rhythm Tap
  • Pilates

natalie_danceNatalie has been the principal of Rhythmic Moves School of Dance & Performing Arts for the past twenty-eight years and is enthusiastic about every facet of the performing arts. Natalie has studied Ballet, Tap, Rhythm Tap, Jazz, Ballroom, Latin and Drama with a number of teachers in the Illawarra, at Sydney Dance Company, under EDTA Founding Director Daphne MacDonald as well as completeing a Bachelor of Creative Arts at University of Wollongong. In 2013, Natalie added another string to her bow and became a certified Pilates Matwork Instructor. Natalie is a highly sought after guest teacher having taught around the world from the Melbourne International Tap Festival to Bremen, Germany.

She has worked professionally as a choreographer, stage manager, lighting designer and performer - including appearing in Gil Stroming’s Break The Floor on Broadway, New York.  In recent times, Natalie was Choreographer for Les Miserables (2022), Sweeney Todd (2021), Jekyll & Hyde (2018), Wicked (2017), Hair (2016), Associate Choreographer for The Addams Family (2015), Choreographer for The Phantom Of The Opera (2014), Carousel (2013), Assistant Choreographer for Footloose (2012) & A Chorus Line (2011) and Choregrapher for The Last Eisteddfod (2007) and The Producers (2008) for the Arcadians.

Natalie is known for her fun filled high-energy classes and her dedication to her students of all ages. She aims to be a positive role model for her students and looks forward to continuing to share her love for Pilates and the performing arts with all her students in the future.