Nel began her dance training at a young age studying Classical Ballet, Tap and Modern techniques and continued through her university years in the UK. During this time she performed in many dance productions and was the recipient of several dance awards, including the Bishop prize for Dance at the University of Bath. Nel also studied piano, undertaking Royal Academy of Music performance and theory exams to Grade 5 level, orchestral percussion, and has been involved in various choirs and choral societies as a soloist and group singer.
Establishing her career as a Professional Linguist at the Foreign Office in London, Nel also maintained her passion for dance and endeavoured to keep dance as a part of her adult life, taking classes at Pineapple Studios in Covent Garden alongside her work. Now as a mother of two and having settled in Perth in 2010, she taught and facilitated music sessions for 0-5 year olds, proving to be very popular with children and parents alike, and in 2013 joined the teaching team of the Charlesworth Ballet School. With her warm and engaging personality and oodles of enthusiasm to share her wonderful knowledge and passion for dance and music, she continues to capture the hearts of our students. Nel teaches our school students at our North Perth and Burswood Studios, she is also a teacher and Manager of Kindy Dance Time, our sister school and the preschool program we recommend for students aged 2 to 5 years old. Many of our CBS students begin their dance journey in KDT and then transition through to classical classes under the expertise of Miss Nel!Back to Our People