TEACHERS

SARAH JANE JONES

Director / Choreographer

Sarah Jane Jones started dancing at the age of 3 and has since been involved with countless choreography and performance projects for music artists, the Gold Coast Indie Film & Networks, corporate events, functions, Warner Bros Movie World’s ‘Fright Nights’, Disney displays, and numerous TV commercials. Sarah has participated in several international dance workshops, learning from world class dancers & choreographers, and now with over 23 years of experience & training, Sarah Jane wishes to pass on her love for dance through SJJ CREATIVE.

JULIE JONES

Adv. Diploma A.D.A. / Teacher / Choreographer

Dance principal of "Wild Child Acting and Dance Studios", a successful performing arts school in South-East Queensland, established in 1987. After 27 years of operation, Julie and Philip Jones moved Wild Child Studios to Hamilton Island while Sarah opened "SJJ Creative". Julie and Philip returned home in 2015 and are now teaching at SJJ Creative.

PHILIP JONES

Acting Teacher (Principal of Wild Child Studios)

Philip has been teaching film, TV & theatre acting for over 25 years and has gained experience in TV commercials, numerous TV soaps, TV series, feature films, stage productions, training videos, voice-overs, fashion parades and modelling assignments. 

Philip teaches the secrets of screen and stage acting, as well as audition and motivational techniques, improvisation, script analysis and dialects.

HAYLEY JONES

Teacher

Hayley Jones began her dance and acting training at the age of 3 and started teaching at age 15. At age 16, Hayley attended the Australian Dance Performance Institute (Cert IV Dance), where she was awarded the highest marks in contemporary dance.  Hayley is also a certified personal trainer and currently works as a dance teacher / choreographer, film / TV actress, dancer and photographic model in both Queensland and NSW.
 
Hayley Jones has had over 22 years of training in jazz, commercial jazz, classical ballet, contemporary, lyrical, slow modern, cabaret,  tap, hip hop, musical theatre, F.A.T.D & R.A.D exams, photographic modelling and TV, film & stage acting with respectful industry professionals from all over Queensland and NSW. 

GAYLEEN GOW

Ballet Teacher / Adv. Diploma A.D.A / R.A.D.

Coming soon.

CINTIA DE MARCHI

Ballet Teacher / Choreographer

Cintia De Marchi began studying classical ballet at the age of six. She graduated from three different classical ballet schools in her hometown in Brazil, and from the age of 14, she began participating in competitions and workshops throughout Brazil, winning numerous awards.

When she was 17, she qualified to attend the Bolshoi Theatre School in Brazil, the only school of Bolshoi theatre outside of Russia, and graduated as a classical ballerina.

From the age of 26, she attended the Seville Company Dance Center in Seville, Spain, and in 2014, Cintia moved to Australia and started to work as a teacher / choreographer in various dance studios, including  The Graduate College of Dance, one of the most prestigious ballet graduate schools in Perth, WA, where she achieved two important competitions as a teacher and choreographer, RAD FESTIVAL and ALANA HAINES AUSTRALASIAN.

JESSICA PAGE

Teacher

Jessica has been dancing for over 10 years, training in jazz, commercial jazz, tap, hip hop, classical ballet, pointe, slow modern, lyrical, contemporary, musical theatre, singing and F.A.T.D & R.A.D exams.

Jessica has been involved with countless stage shows and performances around Brisbane and is currently studying Cert III in Dance / Musical Theatre at ADPI (Australian Dance Performance Institute).

CLARENCE KENT

Teacher / Choreographer

Clarence Kent is a modern abstract Hip Hop dancer. He started dancing at the age of 9 discovered his love for it at the age of 16 and now pursues his dreams in the world of dance.

Clarence’s style stems from popping and hip hop while using many more styles to create his own identity that involves unhumane and engaging movements. He is continuously growing as an individual dancer and also inspiring the whole of Australia constantly through his art form.

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