Shaelyn Hughes has trained in performing arts for many years. She is trained in voice, acting, musical theatre, Broadway/commercial jazz, ballet, contemporary/lyrical, tap, acrobatics, hip-hop and Pilates. In 2016 she graduated with a Diploma of Musical Theatre at Kelly Aykers Fulltime dance, where she was awarded the full scholarship. In 2017 she received a Certificate 4 in Mat Work Pilates instruction at Aligned for Life. Shaelyn made her musical theatre debut in the 2012 production of Billy Elliot the musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne. Shaelyn’s TV credits include featured dancer in the ICC Cricket World Cup (GEM), dancing with the Stars promo (Channel 7) and the lead daughter in the comedic Laminex’s TVC commercial. Shaelyn has a huge passion and eye for chorography and the creation of pieces. Shaelyn most recently has been workshopping a piece of work set to be performed at RAW Australia. Shaelyn assists Kelly Aykers at various workshops & auditions. Shaelyn also participates in adjudicating many dance competitions around Victoria. Shaelyn has gained the education of creation from many wonderful choreographers. Shaelyn has taught at various schools around Melbourne in many genres as well as choreographing a music video clip, showcases & competition solo/VET work and in which she recently received a choreographers award in Sydney. Shaelyn holds a current First aid, Police and Working with children’s check as well as education from multiple dance teacher workshops including the 2017 psychological and anatomical workshop- ‘Cue the Dancer’. Shaelyn is rewarded when she brings her pieces to life and sees all of her students shine on stage or in class.