Jane Inglis-Keen Adv Dip ABSTC ARAD Examiner

Jane Inglis-Keen has been a dance teacher specialising in Classical Ballet since 1997. Jane trained at the Victorian College of Arts and The Australian Ballet School graduating with Distinction in Diploma of Dance.  She received a scholarship to the Princess Grace Ballet School in Monaco where she was coached by Marika Besobrasova.

Jane performed with the Australian Ballet Dancers Company then joined The Australian Ballet Company under Maina Gielgud performing soloist roles including ‘Peasant Pas’ from Giselle and ‘Cupid’ from Don Quixote as well as performing in Etudes, Checkmate, Taming of Shrew and Nutcracker.

After her dancing career, Jane obtained an Advanced Diploma of Dance Teaching (High Distinction) at The Australian Ballet School under the directorship of Gaileen Stock which included: Ballet Methodology (Vaganova), Contemporary, Choreography, Character, Anatomy, Child Psychology, Music, Benesh Notation, and Dance History.

Jane is a qualified and registered Teacher, Examiner, Mentor and Tutor for Royal Academy of Dance, with more than 25 years’ experience. Her teaching highlights include The Australian Ballet School in the Associate program, Guest teacher with International Ballet Workshops and many RAD Intensive Workshops within Australia and abroad.

She loves to coach dedicated young dancers and has a firm philosophy for her teaching which includes passing on her love for dance, to encourage the pursuit of excellence and special interest in ballet conditioning, anatomy, somatic studies, and dance education.

Additional qualifications include Certificate VI in Training and Assessment, Alida Segal International Character Dance Syllabi, Perfect Form Physiotherapy, Pilates Mat and Reformer Instruction and Certified in Progressing Ballet Technique and Progressing Contemporary Technique.

Jane is a current member of IADMS, Ausdance and The Australian Ballet and Society.