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.

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.


1. Belonging and inclusivity

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.

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.

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