Embrace is brought to you by InsideOutside Dance, a leading dance school for people with disability.
Jessica Wilson (Lead)
Making her professional artistic debut with Embrace, and previously enjoying six years of community musical theatre, Jessica has been dancing with InsideOutside Dance for three and a half years. Jessica holds multiple gold and silver medals in Queensland State Dance Champions.
Madeline Stuart (Lead)
Madeline Stuart is joint owner of InsideOutside Dance and has been dancing since the age of five. Madeline is internationally known as the first supermodel with down syndrome, walking eight seasons at New York Fashion Week, and featuring in the likes of Vouge and Cosmopolitan, Madeline is a recognised disability advocate and influencer. Holding medals in Queensland State Dance Champions, Madeline has previously danced with the Royal Ballet, at the 2015 Special Olympics and featured in the 2017 musical Grease.
Denzal Van Uitregt (Lead)
Denzal has been dancing with InsideOutside for five years and was born to dance. Denzal won the 2014 Australian title at Just Dance – holding his five-year Australian Just Dance title from 2014-2018. Denzal has competed at the 2015 Just Dance World Cups held in France and again in 2019 in Brazil, placing third at the 2017 Just Dance World Cup. Denzal previously performed in the 2016 dance production Shade and was a cast member at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony. Denzal holds multiple Gold and Silver medals from the Queensland State Dance Championships.
Kalamoana Sawtell (Support)
Making her professional artistic debut with Embrace. Kala holds multiple medals from the Queensland State Dance Champions and has been dancing with InsideOutside Dance for five years. Kalamoana graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Interactive & Visual Design. Kalamoana has danced with 2017 Royal Ballet, was a member of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony and the 2015 World Games for Special Olympics.
Anthony Gomez (Support)
Making his professional artistic debut with Embrace. Anthony has been dancing with Insideoutside for the past two years. While at high-school, he enjoyed performing in multiple school productions and dance events. Anthony has an explosive personality that can light up a room with his constant giggling smile and famous backflip!