STEPHEN TANNOS is arguably one of the most innovative minds in Performing Arts in Australia. His unique and exhilarating choreography, combined with his infectious personality and incredible work ethic has quickly established Stephen, as the most in- demand Choreographer in the country.
Stephen was born in Sydney and has trained extensively in all styles of dance as well as singing and acting. His career took off initially in Musical Theatre with roles in Cats ('Tumblebrutus' and understudy to 'Mungojerry') and Fame -The Musical choreographed and directed by Kelley Abbey, where he toured all through Australia. He was also part of the cast of a large-scale production of the opera 'Carmen' Choreographed by Kelley Abbey in 2013.
Stephen has also enjoyed much commercial success as a performer - he was selected to be a part of the Top 20 in the 2009 season of the hit TV show So You Think You Can Dance where he gained notoriety for his unusual dance style. His credits also include dancing with Artists such as Ricky Martin, Natalie Bassingthwaite, Jess Mauboy, Ricki Lee as well as countless performances and appearances on various TV shows.
However, it is now Stephen’s choreography and Direction skills that are truly making the Industry sit up and take notice – both locally and Internationally. It began with showcases and events and then Stephen collaborated with Morgan Choice to create and direct 'Tannos & Choice' with help from Producer Marko Panzic. Their very first production played sold out seasons in both Sydney and Tasmania and received overwhelming feedback from the public and their peers in the Industry.
Stephen’s stand-alone choreography has been featured on Channel 10’s 'So You Think You Can Dance'. He had the privilege of creating six routines including one group routine - all to rave reviews from the judges and the public. He also reently co-choreographed Genesis - The Dream Dance Company... . He truly is a one of a kind Artist.
Eden Petrovski started dancing at the age of 3 with Ettingshausen’s Dynamic Arts. Eden continued her dance studies with a further 3 years training at Ev&Bow Fulltime Dance Training Centre, Ettingshausens fulltime and the Certificate Program at the Alvin Ailey School, New York.
Eden has been fortunate enough to work with well known choreographers such as Sarah Boulter, Anton, and Kelley Abbey just to name a few. Eden has also had the opportunity to assist Sarah Boulter on SYTYCD and recently was selected in the top 20 for the 2014 Season 4, Australian version of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’. Eden has performed numerous times at the Short & Sweet Dance Festival and was a performer in a short dance film choreographed by Victoria Chiu.
Eden recently worked as a dancer in Opera Australia’s AIDA on Sydney harbor this year and is currently a company member of the The Dream Dance Company. Most recently Eden has worked as a dancer in London and Hong Kong and is currently touring workshops around Australia.
Lauren has worked under the guidance of Australian industry greats including Kelley Abbey, The Squared Division, Marko Panzic, Matt Lee, Kate Wormald, Simon Lind, Sarah Boulter, Debbie Ellis, Stephen Tannos, Mitchell Woodcock and the list continues. Lauren has also had the privilege to have worked for international choreographers such as Wade Robson, Chris Scott, Travis Wall and Parris Goebel. Lauren most recently featured in the Dream Dance Company's national touring show.
Film and television credits include; 2014 So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) Season 4, where she became Runner up, George Millers motion picture "Happy Feet 2" where she worked under the instruction of Wade Robson, the motion picture "Goddess" choreographed by Kelley Abbey, appearances in the tv series "Dance Academy" on ABC and Xfactor performance with international guest artists "Jessie J" and "Cher Lloyd".
Appears in Music Videos of Artists such as RedFoo, Prinnie Stevens, Alpine, Zoe Badwi and Cam Nacson, "Live to Dance" Foxtel TVC, Australia Day "Lamb" TVC, Foxtel Summer TVC and Kmart "Irresistible Prices" TVC .
Lauren won the prestigious Sydney Eisteddfod eight times in classical and championship sections and was also a place getter in the Robert and Elizabeth Albert Junior Ballet Scholarship at this eisteddfod. Lauren was an Associate of the Australian Ballet School. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, a Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours and a Masters of Health Law from the University of Sydney. In 2010, Lauren completed the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies with the Royal Academy of Dance to attain her Registered Teaching Status and every year sends hundreds of students for their ballet exams all over NSW. Lauren is currently completing her Diploma in Dance Teaching and Management and her Cecchetti Associate Teaching Diploma.