Jane Inglis-Keen - Dance Teacher
Company Name: NTBS & TDC
Location: Hampton, Victoria, Australia
- Attended: Level 1 Teacher Training, Melbourne, 2019
Jane Inglis-Keen Adv Dip ABSTC RADRTS Jane has been a dance teacher specialising in Classical Ballet since 1997. She studied at the Victorian College of Arts under Anne Woolliams and the Australian Ballet School graduating with a Diploma of Dance (Distinction). At the ABS, Jane had the incredible opportunity to work and learn from Margaret Scott (Director), Gaileen Stock, Gary Norman, Terri Charleworth, Robert Ray, Leigh Warren, Christine Howard to name a few. During this time, she received a scholarship to study at the Princess Grace Ballet School in Monaco where she was coached by Marika Besobrasova. She danced with the Australian Ballet Dancers Company then joined The Australian Ballet Company under Maina Gielgud. Jane performed soloist roles including ‘Peasant Pas’ from Giselle and ‘Cupid’ from Don Quixote as well as many other ballets. After her dancing career, she obtained an Advanced Diploma of Dance Teaching (High Distinction) from the Australian Ballet School under the directorship of Gaileen Stock. She is a qualified and Registered teacher and Examiner for the Royal Academy of Dance. Jane has studied the Australian Ballet System Training (Vaganova), International Character Syllabus with Alida Segal, Contemporary dance with Margaret Wilson and Progressing Ballet Technique with Marie Walton-Mahon. She has completed Level 1 Physiotherapy Perfect Form with Lisa Howell and holds a Fitness Instructor Certificate IV and has a great interest in Pilates and body conditioning. Jane has taught at the Australian Ballet School and has adjudicated for Eisteddfods. She loves to choreograph solos and coach dedicated young dancers and has a firm philosophy for her teaching which includes passing on her love and joy for dance and music, to foster each child’s potential and confidence and to encourage the pursuit of excellence. Jane has been a member of the VIC/TAS RAD Panel and the Chairperson from 2011-14. Jane holds a current Working with Children Card, First Aid Level 2 Certificate and TAE Certificate IV Training and Assessment. Jane is a member of IADMS and Australian Ballet Society.