Ballroom Dance, having performed, adjudicated and choreographed to international acclaim. As a performer, she has represented Australia in 3 World Championships and is one of only two Australian dancers to have won National Titles in 4 styles of dance.
She has choreographed for Strictly Ballroom, commercials, and multiple television shows including Dancing with the Stars and Strictly Ballroom. Adele was also awarded the United States Heritage Award for International Services to Dance in 2001 for the coordination and choreography of the Sydney 2000 Olympics Closing Ceremony.
Adele has maintained a private AMPA DANCE studio in Sydney, Australia over a period of 35 years, whilst also teaching from Primary to Tertiary levels within the NSW (New South Wales) Education system.
Currently, Adele is one of the Presidents of DanceSport Australia as well as an Australian delegate to the World Dance Council and World DanceSport Federation. She has taught and enjoyed many styles of dance, with a particular passion for the International Style Latin and American Style. She has had a great deal of success as a teacher and mentor to both aspiring and international prize winning dancers and is grateful for the opportunity to pursue high standards in holistic dance practice at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA).
- Australian National Champion in 4 styles
- 4-time South Pacific Exhibition Champion
- Has represented Australia in 3 World Championships
- A former representative in the Ballroom and Latin divisions in the World and Asian Pacific Championships
- Coach to Junior, Youth and Amateur Australian and British Open Champions
- Has cast the dancers for the movie Strictly Ballroom as well as choreographed for this film as well as for other commercials and multiple television shows including Dancing with the Stars and Strictly Ballroom
- Organizer/choreographer of the closing ceremony dance segment at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
- Holds a Fellow Degree in the Australian Dancing Society
- Examiner of the Australian Dancing Society
- Member and Adjudicator of the World Dance Council
- Member and Adjudicator of the World DanceSport Federation
- Member of Dancesport Australia Ltd.
- Awarded the United States Heritage Award for International Services to Dance
- Has maintained a dance studio for over 35 years