About Us

The Ettingshausens Story

Ettingshausens is a Dance, Theatre and Martial Arts centre that has been operating in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire for over 25 years. Founded by Natalie and Michael Ettingshausen, Ettingshausens is an industry leader in both Performing Arts and Martial Arts.

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Behind Ettingshausens

A shared passion

Ettingshausens offer a broad range of classes for preschoolers to full time students in a range of disciplines from dance to karate, acting to acrobatics or singing to grappling.

OUR values

1. Belonging & inclusivity

Everyone matters and we all belong here.

2. Respect

For others, our craft and ourselves.

3. Joy

Letting it feel good and sharing that happy feeling at the studio and beyond.

4. Growth

Training, improvement, motivation, learning & feedback.

#EttsFam. all in. always.

Everyone belongs here.

We love what we do and we love sharing it.

Our faculty have been carefully selected for strength in their respective fields, whether it be the specialist pre-school teachers, hand-picked martial arts instructors, enthusiastic and experienced recreational dance team or industry recognised career and competitive dance choreographers.

We are proud to support our community and give back

Ettingshausens gives back

Ettingshausens gives back supporting Headspace Miranda
Ettingshausens gives back supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ettingshausens supports Dance For Sick Kids
Ettingshausens supports the Pyjama Foundation
Ettingshausens supports Relay For Life Sutherland Shire Cronulla

Our Ambition

Ettingshausens gives children the opportunity to be creative, have fun and make life-long friends - all in an encouraging, supportive environment with highly qualified, industry professional teachers.

We have a renowned facility spanning 2 campus', offering 12 fully equipped studios, 8 air-conditioned, professionally staffed reception and office, CCTV throughout, plenty of parking and student area with kitchen.

In essence, Ettingshausens draws together a well-reputed, driven and unique resident faculty and community of students eager to learn and grow, extend, expand, achieve and become stronger.

We can't wait to have you be a part of the #ETTSFAM! Contact us for any enquiries or assistance.

recognition in the community

Ettingshausens small business champion performing arts winner 2021
Ettingshausens Winner 2018 Local Business Awards Sutherland Shire Performing Arts
ettingshausens small business champion performing arts finalist 2022
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