Suzanne Arrigo

Head of Ballet


Suzanne - Perth's only RAD examiner with a lifelong passion for ballet. Suzanne started her ballet training under well-known teacher Norma Atkinson and gained her RAD Advanced (2) at the tender age of 14 along with having spent time as a student of the West Australian Ballet Scholarship programme. 

After dancing overseas professionally, Suzanne embarked on her teaching career. With a real enthusiasm for teaching classical ballet she gained her RAD Teaching Certificate and RAD Diploma both with Distinction and also qualified with the CSTD Teaching Diploma.


Suzanne has been teaching classical ballet for almost 30 years and enjoys the opportunity of sharing her knowledge and experience at all levels including tutoring at various Summer/Winter School Workshops. Suzanne loves working with students of all ages and is passionate about instilling the love for this art form to all she teaches.

Suzanne's enthusiastic personality is evident in her role as an RAD Examiner and she has been examining for 13 years both interstate and internationally. Just recently, Suzanne was excited to receive the news that she has been successful in being appointed as RAD Solo Seal Examiner.

Suzanne loves living in the coastal city of Perth where she has a shoe collection to die for!


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