Sample of Roles and Ballets Danced

Colas – La Fille Mal Gardee – Ashton
Mercutio & Benvolio – Romeo and Juliet – Beriosov
Lucentio – The Taming of the Shrew – Cranko
Nutcracker Prince – Prokovsky
Principal Man – Flower Festival at Genzano – Bournonville
Franz – Coppelia – Various Productions
Aramis – The Three Musketeers – Prokovsky
Camille de Rosillon – The Merry Widow – Hynde
Peasant Pas Deux – Giselle – Various productions
Bransle Gay Pas de Trois – Agon – Balanchine
Blue Boy – Les Patineurs – Ashton
Gurn – La Sylphide – Various productions.
Principal Man Second Movement – In the Glow of the Night – Choo San Goh
Five Boys – Who Cares? – Balanchine
Soloist Boys – Rubies – Balanchine
Soloist Boys – Theme and Variations – Balanchine
Koki – Raka – Staff
Soloist Boys – Configurations – Choo San Goh
Ugly Sister (Ashton Sister) – Cinderella – Ashton
Pas De Trois – Three Dances to Japanese Music – Carter
Ballet Imperial – Balanchine
Jester – Swan Lake – Various Productions
Florestan Pas de Trois – The Sleeping Beauty – Various productions
Pas de Six – Anna Karenina – Prokovsky
Petrushka – Fokine
The Fire Bird – Fokine

Various others…

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Student Successes & Testimonials

I first began private coaching sessions with Andrew Lyons when I was around 10 years old. Today I am an Australian Ballet School graduate and a professional dancer & artist with Queensland Ballet Company. Put simply, Andrew is an integral part of where I am today. Andrew not only imparts to his students highly developed technical and artistic skills, he instills in them discipline, determination, passion and drive.

Every student of this art form is going to encounter obstacles and challenges between themselves and their end goals. I can say honestly that Andrew’s guidance and mentorship have equipped me to navigate the sometimes daunting journey of the young professional artist.

Be prepared to work hard, be prepared to learn but more importantly be prepared to be inspired. Andrew Lyons is world class training.

David Power
Artist - Queensland Ballet

Andrew Lyons Classical Coaching
2018-01-21T18:52:05+00:00

David Power
Artist - Queensland Ballet

I first began private coaching sessions with Andrew Lyons when I was around 10 years old. Today I am an Australian Ballet School graduate and a professional dancer & artist with Queensland Ballet Company. Put simply, Andrew is an integral part of where I am today. Andrew not only imparts to his students highly developed technical and artistic skills, he instills in them discipline, determination, passion and drive. Every student of this art form is going to encounter obstacles and challenges between themselves and their end goals. I can say honestly that Andrew’s guidance and mentorship have equipped me to navigate the sometimes daunting journey of the young professional artist. Be prepared to work hard, be prepared to learn but more importantly be prepared to be inspired. Andrew Lyons is world class training.
Andrew Lyons has been one of the most influential and pivotal classical ballet teachers in my fifteen years of study. Working with him has always been a great pleasure for me. I, along with countless other dancers, have benefited greatly from Mr Lyons’ unique ability to interweave highly developed technique with the integral (and often forgotten) artistic elements of classical ballet training.

Mr Lyons coached me for the majority of my Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Vocational Graded classical ballet examinations, all of which I received a score of 90% or above. I also received a mark of 100% with High Distinction for one of my exams, a result I strongly attribute to his coaching.

Hannah Hughes
Queenlsand Ballet Junior Extension Program

Andrew Lyons Classical Coaching
2018-01-21T18:39:56+00:00

Hannah Hughes
Queenlsand Ballet Junior Extension Program

Andrew Lyons has been one of the most influential and pivotal classical ballet teachers in my fifteen years of study. Working with him has always been a great pleasure for me. I, along with countless other dancers, have benefited greatly from Mr Lyons’ unique ability to interweave highly developed technique with the integral (and often forgotten) artistic elements of classical ballet training. Mr Lyons coached me for the majority of my Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Vocational Graded classical ballet examinations, all of which I received a score of 90% or above. I also received a mark of 100% with High Distinction for one of my exams, a result I strongly attribute to his coaching.
My parents had heard about a male dance coach named Andrew Lyons. I had also heard of his extremely exacting standards so I was nervous when my parents arranged for me to attend private coaching with Andrew for my Classical Ballet and Contemporary dance studies at the age of 9.

I soon realized that whilst Andrew is very exacting he is also a warm and nurturing teacher. Like many other of Andrews students I passed all of my Royal Academy of Dance examinations with distinction under his watchful eye. A high point for me was winning my Classical Section of the McDonalds Performing Arts Challenge with a beautiful classical solo choreographed and coached by Andrew.

Nathan Mennis
Artist - Royal New Zealand Ballet

Andrew Lyons Classical Coaching
2018-01-21T18:52:44+00:00

Nathan Mennis
Artist - Royal New Zealand Ballet

My parents had heard about a male dance coach named Andrew Lyons. I had also heard of his extremely exacting standards so I was nervous when my parents arranged for me to attend private coaching with Andrew for my Classical Ballet and Contemporary dance studies at the age of 9. I soon realized that whilst Andrew is very exacting he is also a warm and nurturing teacher. Like many other of Andrews students I passed all of my Royal Academy of Dance examinations with distinction under his watchful eye. A high point for me was winning my Classical Section of the McDonalds Performing Arts Challenge with a beautiful classical solo choreographed and coached by Andrew.
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Andrew Lyons Classical Coaching