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80’s flashmob dance

We are young, heartache to heartache we stand

Welcome to the dancetastic world of The Cassettes: Australia's leading 80s Dance Classes and Flashmob Troupe!

The Cassettes provide professional, fun and unique 80s Dance Classes for Beginner to Advanced Dancers.  Our teachers are exceptional.  Our dancers, insanely excellent.

The Cassettes' Flashmob Troupe dazzle Festivals and Special Events with hilarious and inventive 80s Flashmobs and Roving.  Amazing costumes, unbeatable sound and powerful performances get large-scale parties officially started.

The Cassettes lead fantastic 80s Hens Workshops.  Our Festival and Corporate Workshops magically charge groups, instantly creating a feeling of celebration, are led by Director Marissa Treichel.

Led with trademark high-quality, humour, originality and zest, The Cassettes are home to Australia's original and best 80s Dance Classes.  You've heard of Burning Man, now witness the Running Man.

  • The Cassettes classes encourage people to feel better about themselves, and to escape their personal self-doubt.

  • Thank you for bringing your dancing amazingness into our lives and inspiring us to reach new limits.

  • What a special, exciting, amazing, crazy-fun ride being part of an 80’s Flashmob Dance Troupe is!  So grateful!

  • Thank you for giving me so many opportunities:  To express myself, wear crazy costumes, learn amazing choreography, become emotionally, mentally and physically stronger and to meet all the beautiful dancers along the way….I am so much more confident, and experience exhilaration on a regular basis now.

  • This was my favourite workshop in 15 years at Woodford.

  • I absolutely loved my first Cassettes dance class today!!!  So glad I did it.

  • Jun 24, 2017

    Dance at The Cassettes!

    Kudos to our fantabulous Mix Tapes, The Cassettes’ beginner – intermediate 80s Dance Crews. Another 8-week term is done and dusted, although I’m still finding pieces of glitter stuck to my head. There’s 1 week left to catch the Early Bird for Term 3.  But first, let’s revel in and enjoy what just happened during Term…

  • Jun 15, 2017

    Greased Lightning!

    Grease was one of many excellent films I watched at an inappropriately early age.  Like Dirty Dancing, Ghostbusters and Mannequin, the songs from Grease are happily embedded in my cellular memory.  So when The Cassettes and I heard the Bruns Picture House were showing the film on June 24, we got excited! Released in 1978 and set…

  • May 29, 2017

    Creatives of Byron Shire

    Marissa chats with dancer, yogi, artist, film maker and Hot Stuff dance teacher, Vivianne Frehner.  From Switzerland and now based in Byron Shire, Vivi covers important topics such as having a sore ass, why 80s music + dancing are a match made in heaven, and how to expand your aura. Vivi’s Hot Stuff Dance Class is on Thursdays 6pm…

  • May 19, 2017

    Death of a grunge god

    Soundgarden were my chosen teen-angst / best-band-to-bake-to of the 90s.  Superunknown did not leave the kitchen tape deck often.  I’d listen to Chris Cornell’s screeching banshee voice while stirring chocolate cakes, as if it were a sexy, sacred hymn. Birthed in Seattle in the mid 80s, Soundgarden were a pioneer of the grunge and alternative rock movement.  This flowed…

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