Miss Jane was born in South Africa and grew up in ballet studio’s studying RAD (Royal Academy of Dancing), ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) and Cecchetti style. She attended the University of Cape Town Ballet School in South Africa and has been qualified as a Ballet and National Character Dance teacher in ISTD method for over 30 years.
She instructed briefly in South Africa before immigrating to America, where she taught in Connecticut, Kentucky and locally in Florida. Miss Jane follows the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus and as The Studio Dance Company’s youth ballet instructor, she takes great pride in keeping her dancers up to date with International standards. She begins by creating ballet magic with the little ones, then carries that over with the older ones as they continue to fall in love with ballet and develop a great respect for dance. She truly enjoys working with her students where in addition to studying solid ballet technique, they discover the joy and freedom of movement, along with the rewards of hard work which is showcased at the end of the year recital.