Simone Vanderwolf's dance career spans over the past 25 years. Training in all facets of dance with some of Australia's leading dance educators specialising in Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical and Acrobatics.
She has worked extensively a dance teacher/choreographer travelling across Australia working with students from Sydney, Regional NSW, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Batemans Bay, Canberra and Wollongong.
Simone is proud to hold her Certificate IV in Dance Teaching & Management, Cert III in Live Production, Theatre & Events and WWC Certificate. Alongside her dance education, Simone has trained and competed in WAG (Women's Artistic Gymnastics) at a state level representing the metropolitan west region in state championships for 3 consecutive years.
Simone was privileged to work as choreographer for Club Med Lindeman Island where she was in charge of developing and staging entertainment throughout the village. Her choreographic credits include Sydney Royal Easter Show, Sydney Flames Halftime Entertainment, Western Sydney Business Awards, William Rose Ball amongst countless other corporate events. She has many years’ experience in film production, directing and choreographing multiple corporate and private dance concept videos and flash mobs.
With a passion for dance education, Simone has been involved in the development of syllabus used in primary school dance programs. Her students have gone on to hold regional and national titles all across Australia, with numerous other students successfully auditioning for coveted spots in some of the industry's leading hip hop crews.
Simone has judged both nationally and internationally for many prestigious and national dance competitions such as Australian Allstar Dance & Cheerleading Federation, Showcase, Hollywood Bound and The Ultimate Dance Challenge.
A word from Simone to all competitors-
“Each time you step onstage, try to view it as a learning opportunity. Being able to get up onstage and perform for an audience is an achievement in itself! Appreciate the time, effort and skills you’ve acquired to get there. Be proud of your journey, and excited that it isn’t over.”