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Pulsate Dance Force is one of the leading dance institutions in North East Victoria. At our school, we aim to encourage a widespread love of dance, welcoming children and adults who can’t help but feel the rhythm!

Established in 2001, we aim to create a positive, welcoming environment which is encouraging for all.

About Pulsate Dance Force

Located in the City of Wangaratta, Pulsate Dance Force is a comprehensive dance studio for recreational students and passionate dancers who have their sights set on a professional career.

Our welcoming studio offers an extensive range of styles for students from ages 2 years old to adults. To ensure classes are suitable for those who attend, we offer class options across styles, age groups and abilities.

Hailing from Wangaratta and beyond, the teachers at Pulsate Dance Force have experience in a range of disciplines and many have performed professionally. Our collective approach is to share our love of dance and bring out the best in our students while being supportive and encouraging.

Don’t forget… if you don’t love it, it’s free!

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OUR VISION

Our vision is to create a world where everyone can access the magic of dance. We have witnessed first hand how dance can build character, confidence and friendships. This beautiful, enriching sport is an incredible tool to teach body awareness, self-discipline and teamwork. Through our service of teaching dance, we strive to provide exceptional coaching and leadership to our students. While striving to instill the importance of etiquette and manners, we also focus on good self-esteem and positive body image.

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Our Teachers

The Pulsate Dance Force team of accredited and friendly dance instructors have a range of skills they can share with our students.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Sam
Director & Owner

Sam Pulvirenti has been dancing since the age of 6, taking her earliest steps with Pulsate Dance Force as a junior student.

After training in Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, Lyrical and Contemporary, Sam moved to Adelaide to pursue her dance career, becoming part of the faculty at The Australian Company of Performing Arts, and a member of The Talent Agency.

After beginning her family, Sam moved back to Wangaratta where her dance training had begun. Fully accredited through the AUSTRALIAN TEACHERS OF DANCE (ATOD) & ACROBATIC ARTS, Sam took over the ownership of the studio in 2016 and has now built the dance family she always dreamt of.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Tanya
R.A.D. Ballet Teacher

Tanya Singh is a registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance and our principal Ballet teacher at Pulsate Dance Force. After taking up dance at an early age, Tanya trained in London before returning to Australia to launch Pulsate Dance Force in 2001.

Many of Tanya’s students have excelled in their exams with honours and distinctions, with many also going on to have fulfilling dance careers. Having now passed on the Directorship to former student Sam Pulvirenti, Tanya remains involved with Pulsate Dance Force as a dedicated teacher.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Emily
Dance Teacher

Emily has been involved for dance for over 20 years and is trained in ballet, neoclassical, lyrical, contemporary and jazz.

Having trained for four years with the Australian Ballet School, Emily now shares her passion for lyrical and contemporary dance with the students of Pulsate Dance Force.

Emily appreciates being part of her students’ dance journey, and hopes she can inspire them to be the best version of themselves.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Katrina
Manager & Hip Hop Coach

Katrina Pulvirenti grew up dancing in Wangaratta and competing until the age of 18.She trained full time for two years at The Space Dance and Arts Centre and has an Acrobatic Arts Certification.

Katrina’s most studied and perfected styles to teach and dance is Hip Hop and Urban. Her dancing and teaching have taken her to the U.S., Singapore, NZ, Norway, and all across Australia.

As her main goal when teaching, Katrina is focused on educating students in music, grooves and feel, to grasp an individual style of their own.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Brittany
Dance Teacher

Miss Brittany has been trained in all styles of dance and is currently teaching jazz, tap, and acrobatics at Pulsate Dance Force. Her dance journey began at the age of 5 and since then she has competed in multiple competitions across Australia.

Trained in both Jazz and Tap and with an Acrobatic Arts Certification, Brittany prides herself on keeping up to date with industry knowledge and development within the dance community Australia wide in all styles of dance.

She loves teaching because of the joy it brings to her students, and she loves being able to see the improvement and growth of each student’s abilities throughout the years.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Ainslie
R.A.D. Ballet Teacher

Ainslie Bryant has many years experience in the styles of lyrical, contemporary and ballet. She began her ballet training at Pulsate when she was a little girl under Miss Tanya, not only developing amazing technique but also coming to share the core values that are so highly regarded at Pulsate Dance Force.

Ainslie is a qualified school teacher and has a phenomenal connection with all of her students. She has a positive and loving energy and puts all this into her ballet classes at Pulsate.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Beth
Versatile Dancer & Teacher

Bethany Elcock is a versatile dancer and teacher with an energetic and fun vibe, who is currently in her second year of full time training at The Ministry of Dance.Bethany has been dancing since the age of 4, and has since graduated Pulsate and undertaken her student teacher studies with Miss Sam. She was a member of the Advanced Elite team for many years. Beth is also a certified Acrobatic Arts instructor.

Beth was accepted into the prestigious full-time dance school – Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance and is currently studying her dance education at this pre-professional level. Miss. Beth comes back to Pulsate as often as she can and loves to pass on her new techniques and teachings onto all of our students.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Franca Aylward
Administration

Franca is our number one administrative manager!

Franca has been involved at Pulsate for over 13 years with her children undertaking their Elite level of training for many years at Pulsate. In 2018, Franca joined our administration team handling all inquiries allowing Miss Sam and our teachers to concentrate on what they do best – teaching!

Franca prides herself on 5-star customer service & a personalised experience, and always puts the needs of the children first when helping families with enrolments at the studio.

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Rosemary Drewe
R.A.D. Ballet Teacher

My name is Rosemary Drewe.
I am a fully qualified Royal Academy of Dance Teacher and have been teaching for many years. My daughter Katherine Fraser and I had the very successful ballet school in Albury for over thirty years .

I was born in Wagga and started to learn ballet in Wagga , until I went to the Frances Scully Borovansky ballet school in Sydney as a full time student .

I studied under teachers who were at that time household names.
Kathleen Daintry, Jessie Brownly , Dame Nellie Potts and when he had time the great Borovansky himself .

All these were expert in their fields and the ladies were examiners for the royal academy of dance. I am a registered teacher with academy and have done all my exams from primary to advanced.

I have taught many children ,some with special needs ,these children hold a very special place in my heart as my late husband and I had a beautiful Downs Syndrome son and adopted a fine young man with Autism.

My daughter and I had wonderful exam results in our years of teaching together. Passing on knowledge to the young is an honour and to do it properly is vital.

I look forward to meeting your children, and am thrilled to be teaching with such fine young teachers. I like to see myself like a Nanna and think of children as gifts that need care and protection . Family being the most important part of any community.

I look forward to meeting all of you .
Rosemary Drewe . A.R.A.D ( Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance)

Dance Instructors Wangaratta
Miss Caitlin

Caitlin has been taught within the pulsate walls from when she was a tiny tot.
Caitlins passion has always lied with passing on her love for dance onto the little dancers of today. Caitlin is currently studying her R.A.D teachers course and is also a certified Acrobatic Arts teacher.

Fun, love, passing on knowledge , born and raised in the studio , nationals dancer, soloist team member – she understands the importance of team work and the dynamics of being a hard working dancer.

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