Teachers

Julie-ann Lucas School of Dance offers a wide range of classes across all areas of dance.  Our teachers are all experienced dancers with various qualifications and personal achievements.

Julie-ann Lucas (Bradley)

is the Principal of the school and full-time teacher.  Julie-ann established her studio in 1990.  She holds qualifications in C.S.T.D. (Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dance) and R.A.D. (Royal Academy of Dance).

Julie-ann is supported by a fantastic group of passionate teachers, many of whom are past students themselves.

Katrina Davison (Dance/Acro)

Katrina is a past student and has been teaching at the studio since returning from the Moulin Rouge in Paris.  Katrina is qualified in C.S.T.D. Theatrical and Tap and has been instrumental in our students achieving outstanding results in their examinations.

Ellen Cunningham (Musical Theatre)

Ellen is a past student and began teaching at JAL dance in 2009.  She completed her Associate Diploma in Musical Theatre (Performing) in 2013 and has directed and performed in many amateur theatre productions over the past 10 years.  Ellen is currently studying to become a high school teacher majoring in Drama, Mathematics and Physics.

Anna Johnston (Hip Hop)

Anna has been teaching hip hop at our studio on and off for the past 4 years now.  Anna has been a Broncos cheer-leader and performed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  In 2015 she ran away with the circus, literally; Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Baily .  The children love Anna’s classes as they are always challenging and hard hitting.

Sophie Kennedy (Dance)

Sophie is a senior student at JAL and has just completed her Cert3 in dance at RAW in 2018.  Sophie is currently studying to become a Podiatrist.