Meet The Team
STARS PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY IS MORE THAN THEIR INCREDIBLE FACILITIES & STUDIO
The staff at Stars enthusiastic, patient and great with students of all abilities. They have a love for all things performing arts and always take care to listen and help their students. All choreography and scripting are done in-house and tailored specifically to each student's age and ability. Stars also has the wonderful Cassie and Allison in administration
Founder, Head Choreographer & Teacher
Miss Jess has been choreographing and teaching dance, acting and singing since 2009. She is fully qualified in every style she choreographs and teaches.
She gained her qualifications in Melbourne, with a Diploma of Dance Teaching & Management and Certificate IV in Training & Assessment along with qualifications in Acrobatic Arts, Competition Adjudicator and First Aid. She has also completed many courses in dramatic arts and theatre, as well as having over 25 years’ experience singing, acting and dancing.
Miss Jess founded Stars in 2015 as a place where students of all ages could develop a lifelong love of dance, acro, acting and singing, while also having fun, learning and growing in a safe and enjoyable environment.
Fun Fact: Miss Jess performed the opening act for Justice Crew in 2013.
Choreographer & Teacher
Miss Michalla has been choreographing and teaching at Stars since 2021. Prior to this she was a teacher's assistant at Stars for 3 years and a loyal student since 2015. Miss Michalla is great with kids, patient and precise, and keeps classes fun and engaging.
Qualified in Assistant Teacher and First Aid
Miss Brooke has been a teacher's assistant since 2019 and a loyal student of Stars since 2015. She is fantastic with kids and helps students feel welcomed and comfortable while keeping everyone on-track.
Miss Jayde has been a teacher's assistant since 2019 and a loyal student since 2015. She is very skilled in Acrobatics, has an eye for detail and will always help others to grow and learn with a smile.