My Background

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I have a Master of Teaching (Primary Education) from Sydney University and a Diploma of Dance  Teaching Studies in Classical Ballet through the Royal Academy of Dance London. I have danced professionally in Australia and overseas, owned my own dance studio for 10 years, worked as a primary school teacher and been teaching classical ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and lyrical to children and adults for 21 years.

Some of my professional credits include:

  • Tap dancer for the American Tap Dance Foundation performance in Times Square New York City

  • Ballet dancer with the Joffrey Ballet New York City Summer Intensive

  • Jazz dancer for Keith Urban live at the NRL Grand Final

  • Tap dancer with the Tapworks Company

  • Tap dancer for Hat’s Off live at the Seymour Centre Sydney

  • Corporate and in-store promotional video for Gloria Jeans

  • Hip hop dancer in Merv Mac’s Cheerleader music video

  • Jazz dancer in the short film Dak Dak

  • Tap dancer for the Barbara Duffy Tap Ensemble live at The Performance Space New York City

  • Jazz dancer for the Sydney Dance Company Studios jazz ensemble    

I have worked as a ballet, jazz and tap examiner for Australian Dance Vision which involved travelling across New South Wales, Victoria & Queensland dance studios to examine their students and provide written reports. I was also a ballet tutor for Australian Dance Vision at yearly teacher workshops, training teachers in ballet technique, pointe shoe work and syllabus strategies in New South Wales and Victoria.

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