Meet our Teachers

Our teachers are qualified, professional, experienced and most importantly, passionate dancers themselves.


Emily Briddock

Emily is the Director of Genesis Dance Academy. Her passion drives the Academy and her goal is to consistently offer a high quality of extra-curricular dance classes for children aged Prep to Year 12 in Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Tap and Jazz.

Stefanie Samuels

Jazz, Contemporary

Stefanie has been dancing her way across the stage from the young age of four. She has studied Ballet, Contemporary, Tap and Jazz for the past twenty years and has completed a three-year Bachelor of Musical Theatre degree. Stefanie has since taught Ballet, Contemporary, Tap and Jazz at a private dance school for four years in Brisbane. She has completed a Diploma of Education and for the last two years has taught dance at Pimlico State High School. She is excited to continue imparting her knowledge of dance and sharing her passion with her students.

Jessica West

Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary

Miss Jessica West has many years of performance experience in all genres. Jessica studied classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop and tap, and completed her RAD Ballet Exams to Advanced Level 1. After training in a full time classical ballet school, she is currently in her second year studying at Conroys Performing Arts School. She has taught ballet, jazz and tap previously on the Sunshine Coast and we are very excited to welcome her to our Genesis Dance family.

Sian Eveleigh

Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary

Miss Sian trained full time and completed her Certificate IV with Raw Performing Arts, and has worked professionally as a dancer and performer. Sian performs with Mega Jam Crew and has taught Hip Hop for a number of studios around Brisbane.