Isabella Hood is an Australian dance performer, choreographer and teacher. She began her dance training under the Directorship of Dale Coles at Toowoomba School of Dance learning in the styles of RAD ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and contemporary dance. She went on to complete a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance at Queensland University of Technology, and in 2017, continued into postgraduate studies, earning herself first class Honours.
As a part of her post-graduate studies, Isabella joined Expressions Dance Company (re-established as Australian Dance Collective) as an apprentice, and later in 2017 as an ensemble member, going on to work with choreographers such as Natalie Weir, Amy Hollingsworth, Gabrielle Nankivell, Christina Chan, Melanie Lane, Cass Mortimer Eipper, Stephanie Lake and Dominic Wong. She toured nationally and internationally with the company to China and Hong Kong (2018- 2019), collaborating with CCDC and Beijing Dance/LDTX.
In 2019, she completed her Yoga teacher training, and is now based in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, working as a freelance artist. She is also studying Nutrition, Zenthai Shiatsu Bodywork and researching the extensive realms of Yoga.
Isabella is currently creating a new interdisciplinary theatre-based work in collaboration with somatic sound designer and performer, Jag Popham.
Meet Our Staff
Virtual Administrative Assistant & Social Media Management
Pam has been keeping TDCPS active on social media and managing our website since 2014 from her home in Chicago, Illinois (USA). She also helps with administrative duties. Pam has been a dance teacher and choreographer for over 35 years and has been the studio manager for three top dance studios in the Chicago area, as well as Program Director for the American Dance Training Camps. With over 10 years as an executive administrative assistant, she now has her own virtual assistant business helping dance studios and performing artists thrive.
TDCPS Tutu Coordinator
Choosing the perfect tutu or costume for TDCPS students is vital for an up-and-coming young dancer. Trisha Stephens, who has spent 14 years fitting ballet dancers has an eye for detail, colour, and importantly the correct costume for the music of a dancer. Trisha assists parents and dancers weave their way through the sometimes challenging world of dance costumes to ensure their dancer looks their best and has the confidence to take on competitons, auditions and photoshoots.