Interactive Zoom pedagogy

With the recent and urgent shift for dance practitioners (teachers in particular) to move their work online, I have been leading sessions on interactive Zoom pedagogy to support this transition. These sessions give participants the experience of my interactive online classroom where I model approaches that I have developed in the higher education sector over…

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Broadway Jazz for Seniors

This year I am the commencing teacher for Queensland Ballet’s Broadway Jazz for Seniors class. My love of dancing bloomed in a musical theatre environment, so I’m ecstatic to be going back to my stylistic roots and bringing passionate older dancers with me. This class focuses on Broadway Jazz artistry and choreography, drawing from some…

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Ballet for Seniors

I have taught Ballet for Seniors classes at Queensland Ballet since 2018. Grounded in ballet technique, my class includes barre work, centre practice and choreographic sequences pitched for older adults who are new to dance (or coming back to it after a little or no so little break!). I work through exercises slowly, explain technique,…

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The Quest

The Quest (2019) was a movement workshop program led by professional artists to develop a new performance work. Working with a team of teaching artists, led by Sandi Woo, we undertook the development of community performance work in two stages. The first stage was weekly workshops with three community groups: Access Arts, Micah Projects, and…

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‘Daggy dancing’ with QUT Library

In 2018 I had the absolute pleasure of leading a ‘daggy dancing’ session for QUT Library’s team-building day. My task was to ‘reinvigorate’. So, naturally, I led 30 librarians in embodying zombie-like qualities and we danced to Thriller. This was a particularly memorable session as the group had an incredible enthusiasm for trying something completely…

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