Our History, Mission, Facilities & Program

Elena De Cinque


Mario De Cinque


Elena & Mario De Cinque founded ED5International in 1991.

The De Cinque name is synonymous with the training and tuition of young Australians in Performing Arts. They have over 30 years expertise and knowledge and have worked with many generations, producing impeccable talent for the Australian and overseas entertainment industry.

Our Mission

ED5 International is built on excellent, honesty, integrity and professionalism and has a genuine interest in supporting each individual with their ambitions.

It is owned and operated by Elena & Mario. Ed5 Students benefit from a supportive family environment whose staff members care about the student’s progress, achievements and experience.


The ED5International Junior School operates a 5 Star studio complex in North Strathfield, Sydney.

ED5 is just a 15 minute train ride from Central Station. The facilities include 4 large studios, a gym, 2 singing rooms, kitchenette, change rooms, showers and outdoor seating area.

Situated in Bakehouse Lane, George Street, lot’s of convenient facilities are located nearby – www.bakehousequarter.com.au 


ED5International offer all Performing Arts disciplines:


  • TAP
  • JAZZ


Classes are offered to 3yrs to 18yrs of age.


  • RAD Classical Examinations
  • ATOD Tap and Jazz Examinations
  • Private Tuition
  • Overseas Competitions
  • Disneyland and USA Performances
  • European Tours
  • ASQA Accredited ED5International 2 year Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts (see our full-time website to see ED5 graduate success www.ed5international.com.au/fulltime)


The programs are designed specifically for the different ages to receive a solid foundation in the Performing Arts.


All ED5 students have successfully graduated in Year 12 to either pursue a career in the industry or to embark life at university or the workplace.