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 a Diploma of Dance. She received a scholarship to 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 performing soloist roles including ‘Peasant Pas’ from Giselle and ‘Cupid’ from Don Quixote. 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.
Jane has been a Registered RAD teacher for more than 20 years and she travels extensively as an Examiner and Tutor for the Royal Academy of Dance. She has taught at many dance schools in Melbourne, including The Australian Ballet School and is currently teaching at the National Ballet School delivering training in the Full-Time Elite Ballet Performing Arts qualifications and Part-Time programs.
She loves to coach dedicated young dancers and has a firm philosophy for her teaching which includes passing on her love and joy for dance and to encourage the pursuit of excellence.
Jane is a current member of IADMS, Ausdance and Australian Ballet. Additional qualifications include Certificate VI in Training and Assessment, Pilates Mat and Reformer Instruction and Certified in PBT.