Taneikah ‘T’ Wescombe
Internationally renowned choreographer and owner/creative director of multi-award winning dance school, The House Of Sole on The Sunshine Coast, Australia.
The House of Sole is more than just a dance school or a business project. It is a well established dance community and a home for many. Applauded for the contagious energy and positive vibe, T is constantly creating an incredible environment for dancers to share their craft and provide perpetual support for each other. Creating opportunity beyond dance and mentoring the youth on work ethic and mindset; Sole is a family that is truly comparable to none.
Taneikah Wescombe, aka ‘T’ is one of the most acclaimed choreographers in Australia, primarily recognised for her powerful and highly entertaining choreography. Starting at a young age in various styles of dance, Taneikah found love in the genre of hip hop at the age of 15. This is where it all began and while it started off small, T is now sought after as an upcoming artist in all facets of urban choreography, crew development and teaching.
T is completely self taught and admired by many for her unique signature urban style, inspired by diverse influences around the world. With individuality playing a lead role, T’s detailed routines and insightful creative direction has seen her produce countless award winning dance crews and pieces; consistently placing in the top of their categories on both national and international platforms.
Her most recent achievements include back to back 1st place winner of Dancers Paradise in Mexico (Sole Fam 2016, 2017). 2016 National champion crew of WOD Australia (Checkmate, varsity division). 2015 National Champion crews and three crews placing in the world top 20 at HHI World Hip Hop Dance Championships in San Diego, USA. Along with two Sunshine Coast business awards and multiple back to back titles won and held within Australia.
Her choreography has featured in successful performances for television shows such as Australia’s Got Talent, X-Factor and Everybody Dance Now and in music videos for upcoming music artists. She has led numerous amount of successful performances, productions, workshops and competition pieces for soloists, duos and crews Nationally and Internationally, as well as high school dance programs and compositions for independent performers. She has enjoyed competition judging and headlining for associated workshops and featured in a variety of concept dance videos.
T is in high demand and well known for her exceptional teaching and mentoring skills. She has a passion for sharing knowledge and a drive that is sure to pioneer the next generation of hip hop dancers. She has always been a young initiator for the community, integral about giving and uniting all dancers to uplift our country and get it on the map. T is branching out as a freelance choreographer and has already begun sharing her expertise with the world, being booked for international workshop tours in Guam, USA, Canada Singapore and of course, Australia.