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About Us

Come and join in the fun and excitement at The Bloc!!! The Bloc offers boys and girls of school age an opportunity to learn dance and the art of performing with a strong emphasis on positive self esteem and enjoyment.

Our team of teachers are committed to share their love of dance with your child and provide them with technical excellence in a safe and nurturing environment. The centre has three spacious studios, students rec room and comfortable reception area.

 

We showcase a mid year concert held locally in June and end of year concert held in Wollongong around November/December. Students also dance in local community performances throughout the year to give family and friends the opportunity to enjoy the children's new found skills.

Lessons are 45 min long allowing sufficient time during class to run a warm up, learn routines and to cool down.

Located at the tip of the Southern Highlands 20 minutes south of Campbelltown.

The Bloc Dance Academy was established in 2010 to provide the Wollondilly Shire with a fun learning environment

 

Studio

The Bloc Dance Academy is the largest dance studio in the Wollondilly Shire. The studio is located in Bargo, 20 minutes south of Campbelltown. Our premises offers:

  • Three large dance studios

  • Singing/Piano studio

  • Sprung dance floors

  • Full length mirrors

  • Ballet barres

  • Acrobatic equipment and mats

  • Surround sound

  • Ducted air conditioning

  • Spacious waiting areas for students and parents

  • 2 kitchen areas for students

  • Lockers for students

  • Dancewear shop

  • Ample parking at front and rear of studio

  • Costume room with costume hire available

  • EFTPOS

 

Faculty

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SAM

Samantha has an obvious love for dance and teaching which lead her to open this studio in 2010. Being a member of the dance community for over 25 years she has a wealth of knowledge to share with her students. 

During her professional dancing career she has had the opportunity to perform locally and abroad including at Disneyland California, Walt Disney World, Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, The Sydney Olympic Games, Charity Events and many Concerts and Eisteddfods. Whilst Samantha loves to dance she has a passion to teach the art of performing to others.

Her studio has grown over the years into one of the most reputable studios in Sydney. Producing technical and industry ready dancers. Samantha’s students have performed and competed all around Australia and internationally. Many of her students have received many prestigious awards within the dance community. Students who have grown up under Samantha’s mentorship have gone on to complete full time dance and entered the professional dance world after graduation.

Samantha has also showcased her award winning choreography in Australia and The United States of America. In 2015 and 2017, 5 of her routines were awarded first place at one of the nations most elite competitions. She has also been awarded several “outstanding choreography” awards over her teaching years at various eisteddfods.  

Samantha is a member of ATOD and is trained in all genres of dance, and has enjoyed teaching over the past few years. She regularly participates in workshops recently at The Australian Dance Performance Institute, Sydney Dance Company, Disney and The Edge in L.A. 

Samantha has a BA of Primary Education and is a practicing teacher. Her passion lies in education and she has an extremely nurturing and warm hearted personality that guides all her students to succeed. 

She has also has also studied a BA of Medical Science majoring in Human anatomy, this allows her to understand how the body works and relate it back to dance so students are taught correctly.

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