Our ShowPony Team
Meet your ShowPony Pole & Burlesque Team Instructors
Our experienced and skilled ShowPony Pole & Burlesque instructors can't wait to welcome you to our studio family! Our talented team has a true passion for dance and movement and are committed to spreading their love for pole, burlesque and lyra with others. With instructors dedicated to each type of dance and skill level, we guarantee you're in good hands!
Head Pony - Pole Dance, Burlesque, Slings & Chair Dance
Dallas Dee is one of Australia’s top showgirls, having taught, danced, judged and competed on stages both nationally and internationally. Dallas is known for putting the SHOW in showgirl – with her routines comprising everything from powerhouse pole combos, live bands, pyrotechnics, backup dancers and monumental glitter drops. Dallas also loves mentoring and teaching the next generation of upcoming ShowPonies at her studio and via workshops. She also produces several shows / showcases each year promoting new performers.
Chilli Rox has been voted Australia’s #1 most influential pole dancer three years running. She is the choreographer for Miss Pole Dance Australia’s iconic opening numbers and emcees the event (as well as countless others throughout the pole year!) Chilli is one of Australia’s elite showgirls. Having taught workshops and emceed and performed around the world in productions such as Pole Theatre UK. Chilli is known for her Aussie Showgirl dance style – i.e. hitting beats, heels, head rolls and SULTRY floorwork! She is the current Pole Theatre Australia – Comedy Champion.
Elke (Sky Dancer)
Pole Dance & Flexibility
Elke is a highly experienced Yoga instructor and talented pole performer. Known for her high octane performances, kick-ass tricks and exotic style, Elke has won several titles and is always an audience favourite! Elke uses her vast knowledge of yoga and the body to ensure all her students feel safe and secure in executing tricks and combinations in her pole classes. Students leave her stretch and conditioning classes having achieved their best mobility and extensions.
Pole Dance, Floorwork, Contortion, Slings & Lyra
Luna is a Sydney-based pole and aerial performer and instructor who is known for her flexy flows, spins and shapes. She has performed in Australia and overseas on stages in Asia, Europe and even Russia. Luna has been teaching for 8 years and loves nothing more than helping her students grow and achieve their goals.
Heels Dance & Conditioning
Anthea is the Queen of Strut at ShowPony! A personal trainer with a flair for calisthenics and lifting, this gal has also trained internationally in Commercial Jazz, Heels and so much more. Anthea teaches our Heels classes and choreographs the most fierce, sassy routines for her girls – making us all believe we should be in the next Beyoncé video!
Pole Dance, Lyra & Stretch
Melainie is the brains behind Pepitas Ice Cream, one of the beaches' cutest small businesses. You might have seen her cute mint green combi van driving up and down the beaches serving up deliciousness! When she isn’t scooping out happiness, she is teaching pole, stretch and lyra at ShowPony! Mel is a supportive and bubbly teacher who will help you to achieve your pole, aerial and flex goals! She loves the community and friendships made at ShowPony and can’t wait to meet you and welcome you into the crew!
Cali is the founder of Cali Rose Creations, a luxe, much loved pole wear and custom costume design brand. She is also an incredibly talented pole dance and teacher. Known for her graceful and intricate pole transitions (as well as her gorgeous flowing locks), you will catch Cali covering pole classes and co-producing Glitz, an annual showcase for up and coming performers.
Beginner Pole Dance & Burlesque
Mini Monroe is a blonde bombshell whose laugh is as iconic as her shows. She is known for her glam costumes in both pole and burlesque and loves a head roll (who wouldn’t with that mane?!). Mini is loved by all our students but is especially treasured by beginners as she is the best cheerleader and supporter of the SPPB newbies. She can’t wait to welcome you into our beginners' pole and burlesque classes.
Randy is a fun, supportive and outgoing pole dance instructor with a strong background in HipHop. She has performed and competed across Australia and internationally and loves choreographing and teaching cheeky, upbeat routines for her students. Randy’s favourite thing is helping her students achieve their fitness goals (well… that and a sale on Spell!)
Kel is a skilled pole and aerial instructor who loves nothing more than making her students smile (and laugh!) She has a warm, outgoing personality and is infectiously positive, bringing out the absolute best in all her students as well as making her a blast to be around! Kel is known for her amazing flexibility and beautiful lyrical dance style.
Jet is a talented pole and aerials performer who is known for her strong and dynamic tricks. We are worried that one day Jet will run off with the circus – but in the meantime we are stoked that she spends some of her evenings teaching lyra at ShowPony!
Kelly Ann Doll
Kelly Ann Doll is the pint pized ‘high octane’ Australian Burlesque Powerhouse who has been entertaining audiences all over the world for well over a decade! Kelly Ann Doll has caught the attention of high profile artists such as The Cat Empire, Amanda Palmer, Briefs Factory, Carla Lippis and Ali McGregor and has been voted worldwide in the Top 10 Most Influential Burlesque Artists in Australia published by 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. There is no doubt that this “captivating burlesque dynamo” has earned her place at the Aussie Burlesque Royal Table and she will be bringing her signature moves to ShowPony Burlesque in 2021!