Matthew Geronimi chose to pursue dance as a career not long after embarking on a ballroom journey at the age of 8. This journey quickly lead him to winning Australian Junior Champion for Ballroom and Latin and World Representative for Australia for Junior World Latin. He is also trained in jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, modern and ballet.

 

Matthew’s credits include; Primary Dancer on many Australian Tours with Nikki Webster, danced in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games Opening and Closing ceremonies, 22nd in the world for Youth World Ten Dance and Finalist on channel 2 Strictly Dancing, all before the age of 16. Matthew then went on to study full-time Dance at Brent Street. Since then he has been a guest entertainer for Royal Caribbean cruise lines, Top 10 finalist on So You Think You Can Dance. Principal dancer on X Factor 2010, principal dancer in the motion picture Happy Feet 1 & 2, Dancer in Lady Gaga’s Sydney Monster Ball, and Dancer and Magician Assistant in the world premiere of The Illusionists at the Sydney Opera House from which he then toured with the production throughout Australia and in Singapore. These experiences have allowed Matthew to work with world-renowned choreographers such as Jason Coleman, Jason Gilkison, Matt Lee, Kelly Abbey and the iconic Wade Robson.

In 2013, Matthew danced at the NRL Grand Final along side Jessica Mauboy and Ricky Martin, as well as performing in Australia’s Got Talent Finale. He was also assistant dancer to Juliette Verne for a piece in So You Think You Can Dance Australia. Matt performed with Chris Horsey in the opening number for the Rob Guest Endowment in 2014. In the June/July school holidays Matthew was a featured ensemble member in Bonnie Lythgoe Productions Snow White; A Winter Musical with Magda Szubanski. Peter Evrett, Kyle Sandilands and many more…2013 through 2015 saw Matt continuously touring with the Illusionists 2.0 Company performing in Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, New Zealand, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, Melbourne and Perth. In 2015, Matthew finished touring with The Illusionists 2.0, and later performed in Bonnie Lythgoe’s Pantomime Aladdin and his Wonderous Lamp at the State Theatre, Sydney, during June/July school holidays. Matthew has also performed in various corporate events choreographed by Debbie Graham including industrial Tap and many more.

 

During 2016, Matthew was engaged in the role of Featured Ensemble, Dance Captain and Assistant Choreographer to Juliette Verne in the recent production of Cinderella; Bonnie Lythgoe Productions at the State Theatre July 2016. 

 

Matthew is constantly motivated to use his experiences in the professional dance industry to train and coach aspiring dancers and students who have never thought to try dance. He strives to give all children and adults the opportunity to dance and express themselves.

Matthew Geronimi

Dancer / Choreographer / DJ

Professional Info

Zoë Komazec

QUALIFICATIONS

C.S.T.D / TD / Tap

C.S.T.D / TD / Modern Jazz

A.I.C.D Associate

TRAINING

Singing            Beverley Peart (Classical Voice and musical theatre) 2002 - 2009 

                         Libby O”Donovan (Pop and Music Theatre) 2010 – 2012

Acting            Advanced Professional Development Acting Course Actors Ink. Adelaide 2012

                       Acting Workshop with Thea McLeod 2012

Dancing        Barbara Jayne Dance Centre Adelaide 1994 - 2012

FILM & TELEVISON

SGIC                    Featured Actor        Various Channels

Great Southern Lands            Featured Extra            Various Channels

The Fairies - Series Three            Rainbow the Activity Fairy    The Fairies Channel 7

So You Think You Can Dance         Top 80 Dancer            Shine Australia

GO! Music Video                Dancer            Sister2Sister

    

STAGE & THEATRE

Matilda The Musical                    Swing /             Louise Withers Associates

                        Assistant Dance Captain

The Illusionists 2.0                Dancer / Magician Assistant    Asia Live Network

                        Dance Captain

CATS! Now and Forever             Tantomile /            Really Useful Group                                          U.S Rumpleteaser, Sillibub, Demeter

The Addams Family Musical        Indian Ancestor/Puppeteer     New Theatricals

                        Understudy Wednesday Addams

Adelaide Fringe ‘Illure’            Dancer/Magician Assistant    Ding Productions

Carols in The Domain 2015            Dancer            Chris Horsey

Bob the Builder                Host                The Entertainment Store

Anything Goes                Bonnie                Therry Society

    

CORPORATE

Belle Trio – Singapore            Lead Vocalist            Kieron Kulik

The Noisy Lion Stage Show            Raa Raa Suit Character    Point Cook 

Rockhampton Meet & Greet        Elmo                Rockhampton Christmas Pageant 

Festival Theatre Christmas Proms        Dance/Choregrapher        Ding Productions

T20 Strikers                    Dancer            Ding Productions

Adelaide Crows Award Ceremony    Dancer/Singer            Ding Productions

Adelaide Crows Award Ceremony    Choreographer        Ding Productions

Opening of The Entertainment Centre    Dancer/Magician Assistant    Ding Productions

Blackjack                    Backup Vocalist / Dancer    Ding Productions

Rewind                    Dancer            Ding Productions

Paradigm                    Dancer            Ding Productions

A Christmas Folly                Dancer /Singer        Ding Productions

Broadway / New York            Dancer            Ding Productions

Bandstand                    Dancer / BV            Ding Productions

Come to the Cabaret            Dancer / BV            Ding Productions

Hollywood Swing                Dancer / BV            Ding Productions

Illure                    Dancer / Magician Assistant    Ding Productions

Bollywood                    Dancer            Ding Productions

Elder Park - Light the Night            Backup Vocalist / Dancer    Ding Productions

KingPin Launch                 Dancer            Ding Productions

Finder Medical Research Foundations    Dancer            Ding Productions

Foodland Christmas Function        Dancer            Ding Productions

HIA Awards                    Backup Vocalist / Dancer    Ding Productions

National Wine Centre            Dancer            Ding Productions

Burlesque                    Dancer            Ding Productions

House of Fun                Dancer            Ding Productions

Le Ball Du Cabaret                Dancer            Ding Productions

Broadway                    Dancer / Choreographer    Ding Productions

APPEA Conventions            Dancer            Ding Productions

TOYOTA - Hip Hop in the 80’s        Dancer            Ding Productions

Tap Rover                    Dancer            Ding Productions

NYE 2011                     Dancer / Singer        Ding Productions

The Sanctuary - Adelaide Zoo        Dancer            Ding Productions

Advantage SA Banquet            Dancer            Ding Productions

Masquerade                 Dancer            Ding Productions

International Day for the Older Person    Dancer / Choreographer    Ding Productions

Youth Awards- City of Playford Civic Cent    Dancer            Ding Productions

Christmas Cracker                Dancer            Ding Productions

Ganster / Roaring 20’s            Dancer            Ding Productions

Kaleidoscope                Dancer            Ding Productions

Optus Launch Adelaide Division        Organiser / Dancer        Ame Delves

Studio 54 NAB Barossa Valley        Dancer            Amy Mete

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Tahliah Hodgkinson

            Training

        Certificate IV in Dance          – Completed at Ettingshausens in 2015
           Ballet (RAD)                  – Completed to ADV.2     Completed at FNQ Dance Academy
        Tap and Modern (ISTD)          – Both completed to ADV.2    Completed at FNQ Dance Academy
        Modern and Tap (FATD)          – Both completed to Gold Star    Completed at FNQ Dance Academy        
        Singing                 - Sydney Vocal Academy
        Acting                 - Troy Harrison

            Employment history

    Musical theatre                Phantom of the Opera – Cairns Choral Society               (Dancer/Chorus)
                    Wizard of Oz The Musical – St Andrews                           (Dancer/Chorus)
                    Oliver the Musical – St Andrews                       (Dancer/Chorus) 

    Commercial                   Santa Train – Cairns Central Children’s Promotion    
                     Cairns Taipans Cheerleader - Three Consecutive Seasons
                     Optus Promotional Performance - Entertainer
                     Twilight Chinese New Year Performer (Motif Dance Productions)
                     Promotional Work at NRL Games (Creative Stars)
                       Frequent Work with Showtime Productions - Entertainer
                    DJ and entertainer for Ignyte Entertainment

    Hip-Hop                          365 HipHop Cairns Crew - Battled in Stomp the Nard and Block Party
                         Involved Performing at Children’s Events and                                      Entertainment Functions

    Stage                              Regional Touring Ballet / Contemporary Show 2015/16
                     (Australian Global Entertainment) 

    Film                                            Bollywood Movie Extra / Dancer (White Hill Productions)

    Teaching                          FNQ Dance Academy Teacher for Ballet, Tap and Jazz                                                          Ettingshausens Teacher for All Styles
                                    Performance Arts Western Sydney (PAWS) Teacher for All Styles
                    Ignyte Entertainment Teacher for All Styles

Lacinda Frisk

Dance Training:
Dance Kinetic School of Performing A rts - Jazz: 15 years
- Ballet: 14 years
Distinctions in RAD Ballet Exams:

- Primary
- Grade 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
- Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate &

Advance 1, Advanced 2
- Contemporary/Modern: 12 years
- Tap: 1 year
- Musical Theatre: 3 years
- Drama Student (HSC/Externally): 5 years

Performance Experience:

Dance School

- 13 years Solo and Ensemble Experience
- 2001: Carols by Candlelight, Cronulla Plaza
- 2003 - 2006 & 2008: Australia Day (Opera on the Beach) South Cronulla
- 2002 - 2014 School / Community Fetes
- 2012 – 2015 Royal Easter Show Performer School
- Sydney Region Dance Festival
- State Dance Festival
- Sydney Region Dance Camp
- Sydney Region Dance Ensemble
- School Spectacular 2009, 10, 11 & 12: Including selection in NSW State Musical Theatre Ensemble (2009 & 2012) and NSW State Ballet Ensemble (2011 & 2012)

Singing Experience –:

Vocal Range: E3 – G5
Singing School 2012 - 2015
- 2013-2015: School Fetes and Local Markets Competition
- 2011 & 2013: Cronulla 'Plaza Popstars' Finalist
- 2013: 'Star Search' Talent Quest
- 2013: B-FABBULOUS Eisteddfod
- 2015: Fast Track & I Wanna Be Famous Showcase

Composition

- 2014: Original Piece - 'We Are Who We Are' for Year 12 Graduation

Gig Experience:

- 2013 & 2015: Official Chinese New Year Parade – Coordinated by The City of Sydney
- 2015: National Priceline Conference - Performer

Musical Productions:

- 2015: Rod Herbert - EMS Legally Blonde the Musical – ‘Delta Nu’
- 2015: Julian Batchelor - RMS Hairspray the Musical – ‘Amber’

International Experience:

- 2011 Alana Haines Australasian Awards (New Zealand)

Choreographic Experience:

- Dance Teacher 2011-2015
- Fast + Fresh Finalist 2012-2013
- Solo Choreographer 2012 – 2015
- HSC Core Composition (Core Performance and Major Performance): Nominated for ‘2013 Callbacks’

Significant Achievements:

2006

- City of Wollongong Eisteddfod Ballet Shield – ‘Most Outstanding Ballet Dancer’
2009
International Theatrical Dance Competition

- Qualified for the World Final International Theatrical Dance Competition (Niagara Falls) 2011
- City of Wollongong Eisteddfod - Finalist Theatrical Scholarship

2012

- 'University of Western Sydney: Talent Development Scholarship'
- Fast + Fresh – Finalist
- City of Wollongong Eisteddfod - Finalist Theatrical Scholarship

2013

Fast + Fresh
- Winner: 'Best Solo'
2015
- ‘The Fairies’ – Christmas Magic Concert – Australian Tour December 2015
- Short Sharp Dance Company
- Accepted into the ‘2016 ED5 Full Time Program’ 

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