Amber was born in Sydney Australia and began acting at the age of 12, while training at the prestigious Australian Theatre for Young People. Amber landed roles on successful television programs such as Heartbreak High, Breakers, and All Saints. In 1994, during the filming of the movie Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, director Bryan Spicer picked Amber out of a crowd of extras and gave her the role of the Ooze Kid.
Amber later trained at the Ensemble Acting Studio, a three-year acting conservatory. During this time she appeared in films such as The Big Night Out. She also landed roles in Eclipsed, Fainting Your Way to the Top and Moving Day. Her theatre work includes productions of The Boys and Secret Bridesmaids Business which she performed at the Soho Theatre in New York.
Amber Virtue also lent her hand to TV presenting for MTV and for the Disney Channel, shooting on location in Australia and in the US. Amber was on air seven days a week in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, and was even dubbed in Mandarin. During Amber's time on Studio D, she was personally nominated for an Astra Award for most popular presenter on Australian TV. The show was nominated several times for a Logie Award for most popular children's Television program, and was number one in the ratings for four years in a row.
After Studio Disney, Amber spent some years in the US pursuing American work, shooting a film in LA called Coax, and landing a Green Card. Her most recent short film, Dear John, which she co-wrote, directed, and starred in, has been entered into local film festivals in America and Australia. Amber recently won the lead role in a comedy pilot called The Unlikely Planet. Amber Virtue is also an accomplished teacher. Teaching drama at various different performing arts schools in across Sydney. She also runs many theatre sports programs and teaches acting for film.
Brenna has over 20 years experience in teaching drama. She has a B.A (Theatre) and a diploma of drama teaching A.S.D.A. She studied intensively at some of Sydney’s premier drama and dance schools including McDonald College Performing Arts School, A.T.Y.P, Ross Coleman’s Performing Arts Centre and is a member of the NSW Speech and Drama Association.
Brenna has performed professionally in the entertainment industry since the age of 14, with such shows as “The Wizz’ the footbridge theatre, ‘Ned Kelly and the City of Bees’ at the Sydney Opera House, Sinbad at the Zenith theatre. She toured throughout Australia as a singer/dancer with various concept shows, ‘Tom Jones Show’, ‘Blues Brother’s, and ‘Say You Say Me’ productions.
She has also performed for corporate events, live shows, theatre restaurants, promotional work and children’s theatre. Brenna performed in her own show Tick Tock Time which she co-wrote and directed. Tick Tock Time performs throughout Australia in clubs, festivals, agricultural shows, entertainment centres and the starlight foundation. Her talents took her on screen where she appeared in films and TV commercials (Diet Coke, Yardley, Westfield's, Betty Cuthbert story - ABC) to name a few...
Brenna teaches drama for academies, schools, drama exhibition classes, gifted and talented workshops, preparing H.S.C drama monologues and owned and directed Imagine Studios Performing arts centre. Brenna also coaches students for their AMEB exams from preliminary right through to teaching level. The AMEB (Australian Music Examinations Board) accreditation is recognised professionally not only within Australia but also overseas, where it is one of the most respected bodies in this field.
Throughout the years Brenna has directed and choreographed many productions.
Chris is known for his freestyle ability and his unique Hip Hop style which is a fusion of multiple street and studio styles that can be blend into any piece of music.
He began his passion for dancing at the age of 17. He started off as self-taught Street dancer focusing on Hip Hop, Popping and Breaking. After 4 years of part-time training in various studios and performing for different clients, Chris was Then accepted Into 2 full time dance schools for the duration of 2 years ( first year being Mango Dance Studios and second being Brent street ) where he trained in Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Commercial Dance, Acting and singing.
He now works as professional Dancer and Actor having credentials such as : Dancer/ Assistant choreographer for Toyota "Vitz" TVC, Actor and dancer for Nutri-Grain "challenges" TVC, Dancer for "Miss China Pageant Sydney" for Channel TVB, Actor for "Aida" by opera Australia, Dancer for "Miss Chu" and "La wrap" promotion videos and much more.
Chris also has been trained in Taekwondo, Capoeira, Muay Thai , ju-jistu aswell as Motor racing and car stunts.
Joey is a versatile dancer/choreographer, who emerged from a self-taught street background. His career in dance began about 5 years ago and he has since had a successful run in choreographing crews for Hip Hop dance competitions. His most recent win, placing #1 at this year’s 2013 Australian Hip Hop Championship with his dance team – Royalty Crew.
Royalty Crew is a phenomenon dance crew that has allowed both national and international audiences to experience a new level of dance and entertainment. Performing in environments ranging from dance competitions, high school performances, sporting events to major national and international music events, for artists such as B.o.B, Kci, Jojo, Bone Thugs n Harmony.
Joey’s is passionate about teaching the younger generation the art of Hip Hop. He turns heads everywhere he performs, with his awesome tricks and amazing choreography. So roll out the red carpet and book your spot now at one of his classes!