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Adele Hyland

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Current location: Sydney, Australia
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Adele Hyland is a former Professional Ballroom Dancer who specializes in the divisions of Latin, Standard as well as American Smooth and Rhythm. Adele was the Australian National Champion in 4 various styles and has represented Australia in 3 World Championships. She is one of the current Presidents of DanceSport Australia.


Adele Hyland has had an extensive and varied career in Ballroom Dance, having performed, adjudicated and choreographed to international acclaim. As a performer, she has represented Australia in 3 World Championships and is one of only two Australian dancers to have won National Titles in 4 styles of dance.

She has choreographed for Strictly Ballroom, commercials, and multiple television shows including Dancing with the Stars and Strictly Ballroom. Adele was also awarded the United States Heritage Award for International Services to Dance in 2001 for the coordination and choreography of the Sydney 2000 Olympics Closing Ceremony.

Adele has maintained a private AMPA DANCE studio in Sydney, Australia over a period of 35 years, whilst also teaching from Primary to Tertiary levels within the NSW (New South Wales) Education system.

Currently, Adele is one of the Presidents of DanceSport Australia as well as an Australian delegate to the World Dance Council and World DanceSport Federation. She has taught and enjoyed many styles of dance, with a particular passion for the International Style Latin and American Style. She has had a great deal of success as a teacher and mentor to both aspiring and international prize winning dancers and is grateful for the opportunity to pursue high standards in holistic dance practice at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA).



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