Elements Collective

Welcome to Elements Collective

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to Elements Collective owner Leah Tilney (B-girl Flix) and fellow dancer Sammy Herbert (B-girl Tiny locks) for winning not only the Australian prelims but the Pacific Qualifier in NZ for BATTLE OF THE YEAR they are both off to the WORLD FINALS in Germany in October!!! 



Brand new show: M.I.N.D.E.D.

After a successful 5 week creative development funded by the Australia Council for the Arts Projects Fund, Elements Collective is proud to showcase their brand new touring work M.I.N.D.E.D directed by Leah Tilney.

The show brings us on an emotional journey through movement and character connection. Using their expertise in world class break-dancing and contemporary theatrics pushing boundaries of hip-hop theatre with pristine acrobatics, intricate choreography and intense body awareness with an entirely QLD based cast of performers. 

Cast members: Brad "Yogi" Harrison, Benny "Bucho" Garcia, Travers Ross and Leah Tilney (B-girl Flix).
Dramaturgy by Emma Serjeant of ESP, Music Composition by Ben Ely (Regurgitator) and Light Design by Daniel Anderson.

M.I.N.D.E.D just recently won the Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund to premier at the festival in 2017.
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Does your school or dance studio need a teacher?

Elements Collective are one of QLDs premier Hip-hop dance companies and have a fantastic range of B-boying/B-girling  (breakdance), hip-hop (Street dance) and Acrobatics/Tumbling & Tricking teachers.

We currently supply teachers and programs to over 20 schools and studios throughout Brisbane and Gold Coast.
Email us HERE to enquire about our programs and staff!




Hire CUPO Venue for Events, Workshops, Classes or Rehearsals.

Please email bookings@cupo.com.au for availability!



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Elements Collective are regarded as one of Australia’s leading hip-hop dance companies. They have become pioneers in the hip-hop entertainment and education industry in Australia and are committed to supporting the growth of the Brisbane dance community.

Elements Collective are across all the elements of hip-hop and other than dancers are able to provide DJ’s, Rappers and Graffitti artists to suit your needs. 

Elements Collective run a weekly open breaking session, international guest workshops and public events ensuring a place exists for local artists to develop new skills across all the elements of hip-hop.

Working closely with diverse community organisations around QLD, Elements Collective provides workshops, program facilitation and mentorships for at-risk and disadvantaged youth. They also place expert teachers in external dance studios and local schools to provide a high quality of dance education.

Elements Collective are leading the way in the genre of hip-hop dance theatre in Queensland by supporting local artists through creative development and the support and presentation of new and innovative dance works. 

The directors, dancers and other artists involved with Elements Collective all share the passion to inspire creative and innovative work in the dance community and are constantly pushing for a unique, professional and new direction for hip-hop dance in QLD.


CLASSES: Elements Collective currently run over 20 classes per week through their external teaching programs at dance schools around Brisbane including: Mater Dei Dance, Kidz Academy of Performing Arts, Generation Dance, Cranfield School of Dance, C.A.P.A, Ellapointe, Street Tread and Universal Dance Company to name a few.

WORKSHOPS: Elements Collective supply professional choreographers and teachers to schools, clubs and community organisations around Brisbane. Elements Collective have a implemented a unique and successful syllabus for Hip-hop / Street and Break dance classes throughout QLD and a widely known throughout Australia for their elite facilitators, many of whom have represented the country at World level events.

PERFORMANCES: Elements Collective are Brisbane’s premier hip-hop dance company, not only are they well known for their representation in Australian hip-hop culture, but also known for having a huge list of experienced , versatile and talented performers who create exclusive and exciting entertainment for sporting teams, corporate showcases, demonstrations, promotional work, film, TV and advertising.

PRODUCTIONS: Elements Collective create exciting, innovating and new hip-hop based dance theatre. With a cast of some of the best street dancers in Australia, Elements Collective currently have 2x touring shows: “Goldy and the 3 B-bears” a children’s dance theatre and comedy work and “One Way” an open age, full length, dance theatre piece along with a 3rd production currently in creative development. All 3 shows are available for seasoned residencies, touring and festivals.

- Workshop Facilitators
– Regular Dance & Acrobatics Teachers
– Exclusive Choreography and show development
– Programming
– Mentoring
– Performers
– Entertainment
– Theatre productions / Touring 
– Event Management

Founded as an agency for performers & teachers in 2008, Elements Collective’s studios officially opened doors in September 2010.
Elements Collective are actively involved in Brisbane’s hip-hop community hosting regular classes as well as community & schools programs, events, workshops and performances.

Studio Space
Elements Collective is run from the CUPO venue at 17 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley.
Studios are available for hire through www.cupo.com.au or by emailing bookings@cupo.com.au

Elements Collective is independently owned and directed by Leah Tilney (B-girl Flix).

The idea for Elements Collective evolved through the collaboration of founding members:

  • Leah Tilney (B-girl Flix)
  • Tom Horn (Tom Thum/ Born Fresh Records)
  • Conan Whitehouse (Photographer / Fre Agentz Crew)
  • Joe Mackay (Eloquence – The Winnie Coopers)

Elements Collective has a growing list of facilitators and performers that provide unique and exciting work. Focusing on workshops, teaching tours, regional and rural work, live shows, corporate events and many more.

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