Established in 1986, Heidke Dance Studio is a prominent ballroom dancing studio on Brisbane’s northside. 

After a very successful dancing career, Ross and Patricia Heidke specialise in sharing their knowledge of and passion for their sport. They offer tuition for all abilities from beginners to professional dancers and have coached Australian, Australasian and South Pacific champions. They also train and examine dancers for their teaching qualifications.

Qualifications

  • The Heidke Dance Studio is Accredited with DanceSport Australia.

Ross Heidke

  • Coach - Level 3 New Vogue. Level 2 in Standard and Latin American.
  • National Adjudicator Level 3 – New Vogue, Standard and Latin American.

Patricia Heidke

  • Coach – Level 2 in New Vogue, Standard and Latin American.
  • National Adjudicator Level 2 – New Vogue, Standard and Latin American.

Both Ross & Patricia have adjudicated at Australian, National and South Pacific Championships and most major DanceSport Championships in Australia for many years.

Career Highlights

  • 5 years Undefeated Queensland Professional New Vogue Champions.
  • Australian Professional Rising Star New Vogue Champions.
  • Australasian Professional Open Standard and New Vogue Champions.

Supporting the Dance Industry

Ross Heidke

  • Executive Committee Member of the Australian Dancing Society for over 30 years.
  • Australian Dancing Society State Treasurer for 13 years.
  • Australian Dancing Society National State Director for 24 years.
  • National President of the Australian Dancing Society for a 3 year term. ( Elected by Members Nationally )
  • Helped organise State Competitions and Championship events for the A.D.S. for over 30 years.
  • DanceSport Australia Examiner for Professional Qualifications in Standard and New Vogue for both Coaching and Adjudication Levels.
  • Awarded the 2005 and 2007 Australian Dancing Society’s Brolga Award for outstanding service to the dance industry in Queensland.
  • Awarded Life Membership of the Australian Dancing Society in Sept. 2009.

Patricia Heidke

  • 8 years Chairperson for DanceSport Queensland.
  • Currently on DanceSport Australia’s Accreditation Commission.
  • Former Queensland Registration Officer (12 years).
  • 32 years working on Australian Dancing Board & DanceSport Australia Committees.
  • Current President of the Queensland Associated Dance Studios Society (Q.A.D.S.)
  • Has worked on organising committees for Jupiters DSQ Open and Q.A.D.S Titles