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Our Team

ADCC has a team of talented teachers with many qualifications and years of experience, who pride themselves in teaching all students to be the best they can be, while encouraging them to enjoy their dancing.

Renee Whiter



Miss Renee is the founder and Principal of ADCC (formally Sparkles Dance Studio - SDS) with over 45 years experience in dancing. She first started training in Gymnastics before learning Modern and Highland dancing at Lynn Scaif Academy of Dance and Anne Roberts School of Dancing in Townsville. After relocating to Wagga Wagga she continued her Highland dancing as well as Ballet and Jazz at Yvonne O'Connors School of Dance, she also studied Jazz at Mina's Dance Academy.


Renee started student teaching at the age of 15 in Wagga Wagga. After moving to Canberra in 1994 she continued teaching for local dance schools before opening her own Studio in 1997 at Macarthur Scout Hall. In 1989 Renee completed her SDAA Higland Teachers exam and her ATD Jazz teachers in 1998 and is a USASF internationally qualified Cheerleading coach and judge.


Renee competed sucessfuly at many eisteddfods, Theatrical Competitions and the South Pacific Championships. She was a Super League Raiderette for the Canberra Raiders, performed at the opening of the University Games, and performed with the RMC Band. Renee also Choreographed for School Productions and the Dance School Performace Galla.


Students that Renee has taught have gone on to study at Brent Street Performing Arts in Sydney and have been accepted into the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), New Zealand School of Dance and Transit. Students have also performed in the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company, Canberra Philharmonic Society, Raiderettes and Ecole Ballet and Dance Theatre.

Charlotte Whiter
ADCC Dancer of the Year 2015


Miss Charlotte has 10 years of teaching experience in Dance and Cheerleading, She is currently completing her second year of the Royal Academy of Dance Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies course. She is an IASF qualified Cheerleading and tumbling coach.


Charlotte successfully auditioned and was accepted into Ev & Bow Full Time training centre in Sydney. She was accepted into the Aus dance Escalate Choreography Mentoring Program, where she worked with the Ballet Master of the Australian Ballet Paul Knobloch. She also Completed the New Zealand School of Dance Winter School in New Zealand. She has performed in Six amateur theatre productions (High School Musical, Joseph, Cats, Annie, Funny Girl and Barnum). Charlotte Has also participated in seasonal work with Regprom Marketing & Promotions she has performed in Many Christmas productions and has hosted 2 shows. Charlotte has performed at the CAT awards, Sids Kids it takes two fundraiser, The Multicultural festival with the Red Cross and the Canberra Show with Canberra Regional Cheerleading.


Charlotte Started dancing in 2002 at Sparkles Dance Studio as a 2 year old Tiny-Tot. She has trained in all styles of dance and cheerleading. She has completed major dance exams in Ballet (RAD), Jazz, Tap and National Character (BAL) Since the age of two Charlotte has been a member of the Studio's Elite Performance Group (Solos, Duo/Trios and Troupes). Charlotte has competed successfully in many local, interstate and international competitions and eisteddfods.

Clare Flood
ADCC Dancer of the Year 2017


Miss Clare has been dancing and competing for thirteen years. She has training in all styles of theatrical and classical dance. Clare has competed successfully in local, interstate and international competitions.


Clare has achieved high level marks in all her Ballet, National Character (RAD) exams and Tap and Jazz (BAL) exams. She has She has training as an instructor in the Kinderballet program.

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