MISS SARA

Studio Owner - Dance Technique - Baby & preschool  - Troupe - Solos - Adult Fitness

Born in country NSW, Sara has trained and performed in various styles for the last 23 years. Sara has 11 years professional experience in the dance & entertainment industry, 7 of those spent in Melbourne. She prides her self on her recognition that every person has different dreams, aspirations & abilities, and wishes to help them move and achieve, no matter how small or big their goals may be.

Sara has work for many large studios in Melbourne teaching many different styles from babies to adults, dance for fun/fitness classes, as well as putting students through exams with fantastic results, and choreographing for competitive troupes, and duo/solo classes. She has also worked as a studio manager for two Melbourne studios and been a part of 2 other studio administration teams . With this epic combination of industry work, qualification, teaching and studio management experience, Sara is very excited to be opening her very own dance, acrobatics and fitness school, Sara Jane Studios, in Appin in 2021.   

Recent Training, Qualifications & Achievements :

- Royal Academy of Dance Ballet Trained

- Pullars Unique Technique Tap Trained

- MLC Dance Teacher of Year 2019

- World University Dance & Cheer Championships Orlando, Florida

- Masters Of Choreography (Melbourne shows)

- Australian Dance Vision Ballet & Jazz Exam Teacher

- Acrobatics Arts Qualified Teacher

- Acrobatics Arts Preschool Qualified Teacher

- Progressing Ballet Technique Qualified Teacher 

- Xtend Barre Qualified Instructor

- Certificate in Pilates Mat

- Mental Health for Dancers Seminar

- First Aid Certified

- COVID19 Infection Control Certified

- Working With Children Check 

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MR GLEN GASPI

Hiphop Extraordinaire  - All Hiphop - Solos - Latin Fusion

Since he was a very young boy, Glen was forever dancing along to Michael Jackson, knowing even then he wanted to be a performer. Glen's great loves lie in the styles of Hiphop and Ballroom/Latin dance, a dynamic fusion which often comes through in his choreography. In 2012 Glen made it to the grand finals of Australia's Got Talent with his crew Kookies n Kream, which sparked a string of National and International performances to follow.

Glen is inspired by the way performing arts has constantly grown. He endeavours to constantly learn, and is inspired by what life has in store for him. Glens years industry experience, fun relaxed personality  and ability to engage with students of all ages made him the pefect fit for the Sara Jane Studios Team.

Recent Training, Qualifications & Achievements :

- ED5International Graduate 2014 Diploma In Performing Arts

- Australia's Got Talent Grand Finalist

- Cruise Ship performer Pacific Princess touring internationally

- The Dream Dance Show Business (Marko Panzic & Kate Sanchez) 

- Working With Children Check

-COVID Infection Control Certified

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MISS EMMA

Cruise Ship Queen - Dance Technique - Tap

- Adult Dance

Emma began dancing aged 5, learning all styles. Attending Wollongong High school of the Performing Arts, she was always performing in selected Company groups for Southern Stars, Dance Festival and the Illawarra Performing Ensemble that travelled around the South Coast and internationally to Malaysia. 

Emma then studied full time dance at ED5INTERNATIONAL, and in 2013 moved to London to continue learning and advancing her performance skills. The last three years she has been working for Princesses Cruises, as part of the production cast. Combining her love of performing and travelling into a dream job. 

 

Emma has taught for dance studios both in Australia and internationally, and has always enjoyed teaching, and seeing the kids grow as performers. With a wealth of training and experience Emma knows how to make her classes the perfect balance of fun and hard work. 

 

Another wonderfully experienced industry professional, Emma commented she loves seeing her students achieve their goals as dancers, and this made her an excellent choice for the Sara Jane Studios Team.

Recent Training, Qualifications & Achievements :

- ED5INTERNATIONAL Diploma of Dance

- ED5INTERNATIONAL Certificate IV in Dance

- Princess Cruises Dancer (Emerald Princess, Ruby Princess, Emerald Princess, Crown Princess)

- Dancers For Events Dancer

- LOcREaDO Dance Company Dancer 

- Black Tie for Breast Cancer

- Mardi Gra after party

- Luna Park

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Miss Bianca

Up & Coming Choreographer  - Junior Teacher-  Assistant Studio Manager

Up and coming choreographer and teacher Bianca is youngest member of the Sara Jane Studios Staff. You will find her teaching lyrical/contemporary on Wednesdays, assisting through classes and junior troupe and floating around the studio making sure all is well, as assistant studio manager. She may look familiar as she was previously a dancer at Studio 7 Dance School. 

Bianca has been dancing since the age of 8. Studying in various styles of dance including Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap and Acrobatics. Bianca has pursued her love for dance outside of the studio with her acceptance into a performing arts school where she continued her dance studies.

 

She also embraced all performance opportunities offered to her within the curriculum. Some of her performances include both Regional and State dance companies as well as School Spectacular. Bianca is a dedicated and passionate student and teacher who is always challenging herself and striving to learn more. She looks forward to sharing her passion with her students and is very excited to guide them along their dance journey.

Recent Training, Qualifications & Achievements :

- Selection in performing arts high school

- Regional & State Dance Companies

- Schools Spectacular

- First Aid