Shaelyn has trained in performing from a young age. She is trained in Voice, Acting, Musical Theatre, Broadway/Commercial jazz, Ballet, Contemporary/Lyrical, Tap, Acrobatics, Hip-Hop and Pilates. In 2016 Shaelyn graduated with a Diploma of Musical Theatre at Kelly Aykers Fulltime Dance, where she was also awarded the full scholarship. In 2017 a Certificate 4 in Mat Work Pilates Instruction was added to her skills.
Shaelyn made her professional musical theatre debut in the 2012 production of Billy Elliot the Musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne. Shaelyn’s TV credits include featured dancer in the ICC Cricket World Cup (GEM), dancing with the Stars promo (Channel 7) and the lead daughter in the comedic Laminex’s TVC commercial.
Shaelyn has a huge passion and eye for chorography and the creation of performance works and she also participates in adjudicating many dance competitions around Victoria. Shaelyn has gained insight from the creations of many wonderful choreographers in the industry and has taught at various schools around Melbourne in many genres. Her work includes choreographing a music video clip, showcases & competition solos along with VET work in which she recently received a choreographer’s award in Sydney.
Shaelyn is rewarded when she brings her pieces to life and sees all of her students shining on stage or in class.