Robbie Williams back up singers


Exciting news …… DLDC has been exclusively asked to  source and select a team of  20 young talented performers who will have the opportunity of a lifetime to be a part of  Robbie Williams Swing Tour shows in Brisbane in September.    The team of children will be appearing live on stage in a segment with Robbie !!  If you are going to the show, watch out for them.


James Portas is “Strictly Ballroom’s” biggest hit.




Playing the role of Luke in the Brisbane season of “Strictly Ballroom” was a life changing experience for DLDC pocket rocket James Portas. James is a true triple threat and he now dreams of a career in Musical Theatre. We know he’ll be sure to achieve his dreams. With James’ raw talent, passion and determination no obstacle will be able to get in his way. Big things ahead for our pint-sized superstar!!

Cassandra Merwood Dreaming Big

Former student and long time DLDC “family” member Cassandra Merwood has quickly set about establishing herself as one of the top dancers in the country by landing a spot in the latest “The Dream Dance Company” show “The Secret Society”. Graduating DLDC full time as our top student in 2014, we are all so happy that she is mixing it with the best dancers professionally now!! We knew it was going to happen for her, her dedication and passion for dancing and performing is second to none. We are super proud of you Cass!



Leilani De Marco performs for Justin Bieber

2012 DLDC full time graduate Leilani De Marco has danced her way into Justin Bieber’s latest series of video clips performing in “Sorry” (seen by more than a billion people on You Tube) and “What Do You Mean?” video clips. She’s currently in the USA taking part in the launch of the “Parri$ Project”. Another former DLDC student living her dreams! Well done Leilani can’t wait to see what you are a part of next!

Leilani %22What do you Mean%22

Leilani %22Sorry%22

Alyssa Myers steals the show

Playing the part of “Brigitta” in the all time classic musical “The Sound of Music”, Alyssa Myers has stolen the show with her flawless performance. All of us in the DLDC family know Alyssa is one of the hardest working young performers and it comes as no surprise that she was a complete stand out in the show. Onward and upward from here for our young star!

Alyssa Myers plays the role of "Brigitta" In the Sound of Music Musical

Alyssa Myers plays the role of “Brigitta” In the Sound of Music Musical

Jared cruising along well !

One of DLDC’s outstanding students who started at DLDC at a very young age and completed full time with us before being accepted onto Princess Cruises on their beautiful new ship.  Having finished with Princess, Jared is now heading for The Big Apple (New York) to try his luck on Broadway.  We wish him Chookas and feel sure with his wide and excellent range of talents from his singing to acting and dancing we shall soon see him on stage in a big musical.  Check out his link to see how he has been going.

Check out Jared’s awesome showreel here! 


Annie at Jupiters Casino

Wow  …  DLDC talented kids will soon be at Jupiters Casino Showroom performing an excerpt from one of our favourite musicals “ANNIE”  –  Lucky ducks !!!

Channel 9 – The Block Glasshouse

Congratulations to our former DLDC student and DLDC full timer CARLENE and her husband MICHAEL in their quest on Channel 9’s The Block Glasshouse series currently being screened.   Gorgeous Carlene started at DLDC as a young child and continued through to full time study with us before successfully taking up a contract at Universal Studios Japan.  Chookas Carlene …. the DLDC family wishes you and Michael great success !!    PS Loved your spare bedroom styling Carlene !

The Block Couple

The Block

The King and I

DLDC Talent and Students CHLOE LIEW, CAMERON MCDONALD AND LACHLAN MCDONALD have successfully been offered roles in the forthcoming Opera Australia production of THE KING AND I.  Congratulations to all and to former pupil Bailey Kelleher who will play LOUIS in the production.



Shannon Holtzapffel a former student of DLDC has been selected to take up the role of judge on Ch10’s brand new season of So You Think You Can Dance. MJ, XTina, JLo, Whitney, Kylie and now back home to judge our premiere dance show!! What a star!

Shannon Holtz


DLDC’s talented students just recently modelled and danced in the very latest fashions to hit Brisbane’s Westfield Garden City for the coming Winter season.  Taking to the catwalk under the artistic direction of Simon Lind, our Seniors opened the Festival with a hip production in some equally hip gear on Thursday evening April 4.  It was then up to our Juniors to represent DLDC talent with kids’ parades each day until Sunday 7 April.  What a blast they all had and how proud were we all !  Thanks Team …..

Ostelin Television Commercial

Keep your eye open for the new Ostelin Television Commercial going to air soon featuring 3 of the talent from DLDC agency including the “lead lady” Laurel Santry, Megan Bishop and Robyn Schacht.  In the meantime, check out the version they also featured in last year below …….


New Purple Wiggle – “Wake Up Lachlan”

Former past Full Time Student of DLDC LACHLAN GILLESPIE has won the coveted role of new Purple Wiggle to replace retiring Wiggle “Jeff”.   Lachlan studied full time at DLDC in musical theatre and commercial dance which led him to successfully gain a position at WAAPA to further his career.   Congratulations Lachy from your friends and teachers at DLDC !

‘Wake up Lachlan’ – New Purple Wiggle

CV blitzing the Australian commercial dance scene

Past full time student Christopher Van Doren (alias CV) can be seen in just about every commercial dance gig going nationally.  After completing a short stint on cruise ships following his full time year at DLDC, CV has just gone from strength to strength dancing for Kylie Minogue, XFactor and countless other commercial dance gigs.

Is this what you would like to do??  Give DLDC office a call and check out how we can help you to realize your dream to work in this exciting industry.

Chris Jhureera – “Cirque du Soleil The Beatles Love”

Well how time flies by………..Chris Jhureera from DLDC full time 2007 is still performing at Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas show “The Beatles Love”.    So if you are dropping by Las Vegas soon don’t forget to go and see this AMAZING show with our AMAZING and much loved CJ.