About Us

"The DANCE MODE family works to develop children's skills in a fun and creative classroom environment. We strive to bring out the best in all our children through the love of music and dance".

Miss Elise - Founder & Director

Miss Elise Kiely

Energetic. Bubbly. Caring. Playful. Loving.

Miss Elise tried on her first pair of ballet shoes at age three and has had a passion for the performing arts ever since.

She received a full scholarship to Ed5 International where she received a Certificate IV in Performing Arts, she also trained at Broadway Dance Centre in New York. Shortly after, Elise went on to work for Norwegian Cruise Line as Principal Dancer/Dance Captain over a 10 year period. Other Credits include performing the lead role in Patti Wilcox’s ‘Paradis,’ ‘Blues Brothers Show’ in Monte Carlo, Barcelona Grand Prix, Principal Dancer in Tiger Martina’s ‘Vegas’ The Show.' Elise worked at the ‘Roncalli Show’ in Germany, flying from there to Macau to perform in ‘Viva La Broadway.’ 

Miss Elise has worked with children as a Dance Teacher/Choreographer for the last 15 years. She founded DANCE MODE to share her love and passion for dance with the next generation. She is so proud of the studio and all the children, seeing their smiles and hearing their laughter in the studio brightens her day. She feels honoured to be entrusted with your precious children to explore the world of dance in a fun and safe environment. 

Elise has her Working With Children Check, is double vaccinated and is First Aid Qualified.

What Parents Say

"Elise has opened up a whole new world for my daughter, through dance. She has gone from being a shy, timid girl that I was unable to pull away from my leg to a confident little lady who skips her way into dance class! We have seen such positive changes in our girl and we are forever grateful to Elise at DANCE MODE for that!"

--  DANCE MODE Mum  --