March 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Boy - Robert McMillan - who has just commenced rehearsals for "Chess" on the West End in London. Robert is working with the legendary Tim Rice and Benny Andersen (of ABBA fame) on this show as they are the co-writers of the Musical and part of the production team for this Revival. Be Beautiful!

March 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Boy - Robert McMillan - who has just commenced rehearsals for "Chess" on the West End in London. Robert is working with the legendary Tim Rice and Benny Andersen (of ABBA fame) on this show as they are the co-writers of the Musical and part of the production team for this Revival. Be Beautiful!

March 2018

What great fun our Tiny Tots & Pre-Juniors have had this past week with our Teddy Bears Picnic themed Bring a Friend Week . So many lovely Teddies and fun Morning & Afternoon teas with friends and yummy goodies.

March 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Girl - Romy Vuksan - who will be heading to the States at the end of the week to be the lead in an original production called ‘Havana!’ created and choreographed by Tony Award winning, Warren Carlyle, and produced by Tony Award winning Carol Fineman, in association with Norwegian Creative Studios. She will also be performing on NCL’s brand new ship the ‘Bliss’ which also hosts ‘Jersey Boys’ and ‘Prohibition - The Musical’. Be Beautiful! We are so proud of you!

March 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz kids Stanthorpe - our big kids performed as dancing characters on the Jamworks float in the Apple & Grape Grand Parade and did a magnificent job. We are so proud of you!

March 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz kids - Stanthorpe who were awarded 1st place in the Commercial section of the Apple & Grape Grand Parade on the weekend. We are so proud of you!

March 2018

We were so happy to host an acting course with the one and only Tim Carroll from "The 78 Storey Treehouse" this week. Ritz kids are so lucky to have access to current professionals in the Australian Performing Arts Industry. Thanks Tim!

February 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Girl - Romy Vuksan (2nd from R) - who has been cast in Diamonds at the Star Casino Gold Coast and will be performing there in the coming weeks. We are so proud of you!

February 2018

We are so thrilled to have been invited to do a 4 week block of dance classes at Riverhills Kindy. Miss Rhonda is being assisted by Helena & Sophia and we are doing a different dance genre each week with the 1-4 yr olds. Today was ballet and they were so excited to see a "real" ballerina in a real tutu and real ballet shoes!!

February 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Boy - David Sheather (2nd from Left) - who will be performing at the Eat Street Markets with Those Tap Guys over the coming months. We are so proud of you!

February 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Boy - Matthew Manahan - who has been cast in The Production Company's upcoming production of "The Boy From OZ" We are so proud of you!

February 2018

FUN, FUN, FUN at Ritz Playgroup Reunion today. 20 old girls and 20 of their children and a few of their Mums all met up with Missy R for a fun-filled morning of playing & catching up.

February 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Girls and sisters - Romy Vuksan & Marnie Vuksan - who performed together in the Burke Street Mall show for Melbourne's famous White Night celebrations last night. We are so proud of you!

February 2018

Missy Rhonda visited all of our Melbourne based old girls while doing BPAC business in Melbourne on the weekend. It was so great to share dinner with them all and have a quick catchup. We are so proud of all of you. 

February 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Girls - Marnie Vuksan & Joella Jackson - who are both currently on full scholarships to Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance in Melbourne. The girls commenced their first day of classes together today. We are so proud of both of you!

January 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Girl - Chasely Grimes - who was engaged on the weekend. We wish you and Dale all the best for a long and prosperous future together :)

January 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Boy - Austin Cornish - who is currently starring in Priscilla - The Musical on Norwegian Cruiselines in the Americas. We are so proud of you!

January 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz kids Stanthorpe on great performances at Australia Day Celebrations. You were all so professional and the crowd went wild! We are so proud of all of you.

January 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Girl - Romy Vuksan - who is currently starring in the Crown Casino (Melbourne) production of "Legends" (one of Las Vegas most famous shows). We are so proud of you!

January 2018

THANKYOU to Miss Zoe Komazec (currently performing in Mamma Mia! in Brisvegas) who came to The Ritz to teach a Masterclass for us on Monday. Our lucky kids got to learn actual dance routines from "CATS" & "Matilda"

December 2017

THANKYOU to Miss Georgia for providing fabulous Christmas Holiday Vacation care at our Brisbane studio. The kids had so much fun and we look forward to running more of these in future school holidays.

December 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz old boy - Robert McMillan - who has been cast in the Strauss Gala with the Royal Symphony Orchestra for their UK Christmas tour. Be Beautiful!

December 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Stanthorpe students on delivering a wonderful Christmas Pantomime in our Studio Theatrette in only one week. We are so proud  of you all!

December 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz kid - Ruth - who performed at Underground Broadway tonight. You were awesome and we are so proud of you!

December 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Ritz Brisbane kids for your amazing results at our Break-Up Party tonight. We are so proud of you all and hope you enjoyed the movie.

December 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Stanthorpe students on a wonderful display at our Break-Up & Awards Day today. We are so proud of all of you.

November 2017

THANKYOU! to Miss Sarah; Miss Carleon & Mr Kris for delivering GREAT Masterclasses for our students on their last day of classes for 2017. What a fabulous way to finish off our classes for the year.

November 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Stanthorpe students who all blitzed their Public Performance Exams at the Stanthorpe Civic Centre tonight. We are so proud of all of you!

November 2017

Be Beautiful! to all of our lovely Stanthorpe students who are sitting their Jazz, Tap & Ballet exams today. We are so proud of all of you

November 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz old girl - Diana - who gave birth to her second baby this week - a girl named Priya.  We are so happy for you all and wish you all the best for the future.

November 2017

Missy R had the pleasure of attending a baby shower for old girl Erin and was thrilled to see all of these old girls from the 80's and 90's who are still great friends and supporting each other. So much love at the event!

November 2017

We have had the pleasure of hosting Miss Anika this week at The Ritz Brisbane. She is Miss R's mentor on the BSHS Mentoring program and helped out with classes for a couple of days as well as taking some classes herself. We wish you all the best for your future!

November 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Miss Joella who has just been awarded the Jason Coleman Ministry of Dance $24000 Full-time Scholarship for 2018. She will shortly move to Melbourne to take up her place there. We are so proud of you!

November 2017

CONGRATULATIONS

Our Stanthorpe singing students have been busy recording their pieces this month and we can't wait to drop their CD later this year. Be Beautiful!

 

November 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Helena who is currently modelling in the launch of the Claudia Dean Leotard range. We are so proud of you.

November 2017

Be Beautiful! to our Ritz Drama and Musical Theatre students who are all sitting their TCL exams in Brisbane this week.We are so proud of you all and thanks to all of your wonderful Teachers too!

November 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to old boy - Matthew Manahan - who is performing in "Brigadoon" for The Production Company in Melbourne this month. We are so proud of you and so happy that the girls could come to support you on Opening night!

November 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to old girl - Sophie Maddock - who is dancing in "Cinderella" with the Melbourne City Ballet this week. We are so proud of you!

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz kid - Sarah - who was awarded the "Gwen Mackey Award" for the highest marks in QLD, at the CSTD Convention last night. We are so proud of you!

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz kid - Helena  - who was awarded the "Most Promising Major Ballet exam candidate in Qld for 2017" at the CSTD Convention last night. We are so proud of you!

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Stanthorpe Drama & Musical Theatre exam candidates who performed their pieces at the Stanthorpe Art Gallery over the weekend. We are so proud of you all.

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our October Dance exam candidates who have received extraordinary results at the CSTD Convention tonight. Thanks to our wonderful faculty for all of their hard work and dedication to our students in preparing them so beautifully.

October 2017

THANKYOU to Ritz old girl - Cherie FARRY - who has been a brilliant "Miss Music" for our exams this term. We love having her gorgeous smiling face around the studios again.

October 2017

Be Beautiful! to all of our Brisbane Ballet exam candidates and Teachers Certificate & Diploma exam candidates who are sitting their exams over the next few days.

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz old girl and former Teacher - Hayley - who gave birth to her first baby this week - a boy named Milo. We are so happy for you all and wish you all the best for the future.

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Miss Joella who celebrated her 18th on the weekend. We wish you all the best for a long and prosperous future in Performing Arts and in life!

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS To all of our Public Performance Exam Candidates who sat their exams in Brisbane this week

October 2017

Miss Ali & Mr Austin attended the"Aladdin" launch as our Ritz representatives last night. We can't wait for the show to get to Brisvegas and it looks like they had loads of fun meeting the cast!

October 2017

Be Beautiful! to all of our Major Ballet Dance exam candidates who will sit these major exams over the next 2 weeks. We are so proud of all of you!

October 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to old boy Nathaniel Hancock (now in Dein Perry's Tap Dogs) who has been teaching on the Australian Tap Dance Festival faculty this week in Melbourne. We are so proud of you! 

September 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to old girls Romy & Marnie who both danced on the Footy Show Grand Final show last night. They are pictured here with choreographer Jason Coleman. We are so proud of both of you.

September 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz old boy - Josh White - who has been rehearsing with the Brisbane City Youth Opera at The Ritz Brisbane all week in preparation for "Bastien & Bastienne" coming up soon

September 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz kid Lee who won his first ever Drama solo at Ipswich Eisteddfod this week. We are so proud of you!

September 2017

WHAT FUN! - we all had at our first Ritz Stanthorpe Movie night on Friday night. Hopefully the start of another long tradition  

September 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz Brisbane kids for putting on a fabulous display at the Good News Lutheran School 

Book Fair this weekend. You were all fantastic and Miss Makenzie too. We are so proud of all of you 

September 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz Stanthorpe students for putting on 2 wonderful displays at the Stanthorpe Community Expo this weekend. You blew everyone away with your talent and professionalism 

September 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz Old Boy - Matthew Manahan (2nd row, 2nd from Left)- who will perform with the legendary Nancy Hayes when he plays a minor lead role in the Production Company's upcoming show - "Brigadoon" in Melbourne Be Beautiful! We are so proud of you.

August 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz kid - Josh (bottom Left)- who will perform with the cast of "Kinky Boots" at Underground Broadway on Monday 4th September. Be Beautiful Josh! We are so proud of you 

August 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to old boy - Jared Wright - who has been dancing in "Crane" with HET National Ballet in Holland this month. We are so proud of you!

August 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to all of The Ritz Stanthorpe students who performed so well at Tenterfield Eisteddfod this past week. Out of 32 entries, 31 were awarded 1st, 2nd or HC. Whoooo Hooooo!

August 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Savannah & Helena who were selected to perform with the Melbourne City Ballet Company in their Caloundra performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" yesterday. We are so proud of both of you.

August 2017

THANKS to our very talented Musical Theatre & Drama students for putting a great show at the Springfield Mini Show today. Thanks to Miss Georgia for co-ordinating this fabulous production

August 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - Meet our newest qualified Drama Teachers - Miss Miriam & Miss Sophia who have both passed their ATCL exams for Speech & Drama with Trinity College London. We are so proud of both of you and Miss Carleon too!

July 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz Stanthorpe. We have finally moved in to our brand new studio at 4/7 Reeves Rd, Stanthorpe and we have a custom built sprung-floor dance studio; a sound-treated, Dr Seuss themed singing/drama studio; a fun canteen; a comfortable waiting room; an office; and still more to come including new bathrooms; dressing room and fit-out of our own Theatrette. We are so excited to be able to bring this venue to the town and hope that it will become a hub for performing arts and dance related clubs in Stanthorpe. 

July 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz old Boy - Matthew Manahan (extreme L in photo) who attended his first Helpmann Awards in Sydney over the weekend. Matthew will soon be coming back to Brisbane to reprise his role of "Rudy" in "Cabaret" - The Musical for it's Brisbane season at QPAC

July 2017

Welcome! - to Miss Stacy Robson - who will be teaching our Acrobatics class in Stanthorpe. We hope to build this in to a program within The Ritz Stanthorpe catering for all age groups of dancers and performers.

July 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz old boy - Robert McMillan - who has just opened in "Cats" International Touring Cast in one of the lead roles of "Mr Mistoffles". Robert is currently performing with the cast in Germany. We are so proud of you!

July 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz kids - Savannah & Helena who competed on the Nickelodeon show "Slimed" and made the finals. Go "Bad as Ballerinas!!!" We are so proud of you!

July 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz old boy - Matthew Manahan (2nd from left in photo) - who is currently playing the titular role of "Paris" in "Paris - A Rock Odyssey" in Melbourne. We are so proud of you.

July 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to all of The Ritz kids Brisbane and their Teachers on a brilliant Biennial Festival at Joigny Theatre over the weekend. You were all fantastic and we are so proud of everyone! 

June 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Phoebe - the first Ritz kid to compete in Ipswich Eisteddfod solos this year and placed 2nd in her Tap Solo. We are so proud of you!

June 2017

BE BEAUTIFUL! - to our gorgeous Performance Team who will all be competing at BPAC this week. Here is the 8 & U Tap Group with our Team Mascot <3

May 2017

BE BEAUTIFUL! - to Ritz old girl - Sophie Maddock (far right standing in photo) - who is currently in the full-time training program with Melbourne City Ballet Company and is sitting her semester assessments this week. We are so proud of you.

May 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! to  Ritz kids Sophia (Winner of the Senior Ballet Scholarship at GBPAC) and Taylah (Winner of the Intermediate Tap Scholarship at GBPAC). We are so proud of both of you.

May 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! to  Ritz old boy - Nathaniel Hancock - who is now a member of Dein Perry's Tap Dogs and was one of the faculty at the Inaugural Sydney Tap Festival this week in Sydney...whoo Hoo!

April 2017

BE BEAUTIFUL! - to Ritz kids - Helena & Savannah - who are currently in Melbourne doing the Australian Ballet School ITP Summer School. We are so proud of both of you.

April 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! To Ritz old girl and former Ritz Teacher - Miss Kailyn (L in photo) - on her wedding yesterday. Kailyn Cole is pictured here with another old Ritz Girl and former Ritz Teacher - Miss Sammi - so wonderful to see these girls still besties after all these years 

April 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz old girl -Marnie Vuksan - who performed her first professional corporate gig in Melbourne last night at the Miss World Australia Awards. We are so proud of you

April 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to our very young and very new Performance Team at their Pre-Eisteddfod concert this week and equally proud of their Coaches, Miss Ayelen & Miss Rajna, valued Teachers of our school and former students as well. So proud of all of you!

April 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to Ritz old boy - Matthew Manahan - who opened in "Cabaret" the Musical in melbourne this week. He is pictured here (front L) with the entire cast and the legendary Nancy Hayes who came to see their show. We are so proud of you!

April 2017

CONGRATULATIONS! - to our 3 most recent TCL Associate Diploma Candidates who presented a remarkable afternoon of Entertainment at the Stanthorpe Art Gallery this week. "The Associates" was a fabulous show. Well done Sophia, Miriam & Lily. We are so proud of all of you!

March 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Ritz Old Boy - Robert McMillan - who has just commenced rehearsals for "Chess" on the West End in London. Robert is working with the legendary Tim Rice and Benny Andersen (of ABBA fame) on this show as they are the co-writers of the Musical and part of the production team for this Revival. Be Beautiful!

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