CSDS Faculty


Miss Keirstin Long

Miss Keirstin”s professional career started in her youth with appearances in numerous soap operas, advertisements, TV movies and movies.

Her dance career includes touring contracts in Sydney and Asia in Cabaret, for Regency Artist and Glen Walsh Productions. She was Dance Captain for the ABC TV Australian National Christmas tour and Sega World, Sydney. Miss Keirstin was also a member of Tap Dogs for the Opening Ceremony at Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.

Keirstin also made numerous TV appearances and tours for Disney Entertainment Australasia and Promotechniques, where she later became resident choreographer.
Keirstin started teaching at the age of 16 with LangshawDancity in Sydney and Aquianas College.

Moving to Canberra she first taught at Canberra Youth Ballet before taking a job as head of Theatre Arts at Lisa Clarke School of Dance, all the while studying and Teaching at Vital Action Pilates Studio.

In Perth Miss Keirstin became owner and Principal of The DancEdge Co. a boutique dance school in Mandurah which ran successfully for 12 years. During this time the school regularly enjoyed excellent Examination results in RAD Classical Ballet and ISTD Modern, Jazz and Tap with a 100% of students receiving results at a Merit to Distinction level.

In 2013 Keirstin became a Regional Panel member for the Royal Academy of Dance till 2018.

In 2015 & 2016 Keirstin undertook the leadership of the Modern/ Contemporary Dance Department at Pevnev Ballet Academy .

In 2018 Keirstin became head of Classical Ballet at Dance Fit Dance Academy and Toxic cheer and Dance, while still maintaining her Elite students at The DancEdge co.

Returning home to Sydney in 2019, Keirstin took a position at Pose Performance Academy where she is now head of Classical Ballet.

  • ARAD, AISTD Assoc Dip, STOTT Pilates level 2
  • Certified Progressing Ballet technique
  • Regional advisory Panel member RAD WA