JESSICA KINSELA / Miss Jess
Owner & Principal
Dance has always been part of Jess's life. Her passion started for dance at the age of three. When she was given her first pair of ballet shoes, it was at that moment that her love for dance had blossomed.
As her dance career and confidence grew over the years, she became part of the Parkes Dance Co's Eisteddfod Troupe. Jess is passionate about all areas of dance, especially performance. As a student, she competed across the Central West. Jess has also travelled to the United States with her dance studio, performing in Los Angeles, Madame Tussauds, Disneyland and Carnival Cruise Line.
Jess has a wealth of experience when it comes to teaching. Her previous studies in Education and Children’s psychology has affected her teaching practices greatly.
Her previous teacher, Miss Bre inspired her love for teaching and sharing her passion with other dance enthusiasts. It became clear that taking on ownership and a Principal role at Parkes Dance Co was the right decision.
"To dance is to make lifelong friends and memories."
Dance Teacher and Front Desk
With over seven years RAD Ballet training, Jazz, Musical Theatre and 15 years of dance experience in tap. Miss Jenny brings a wide range of skills and expertise to Parkes Dance Co.
If she's not teaching tap dancing to our Preschool students, you will find Miss Jenny behind the front desk ready to assist our students and parents when they need our assistance.
"I love the positive atmosphere and high standards Parkes Dance Co has for their students."
Dance Teacher and Music Theatre
Since the age of eight, Miss Gracey has been dancing. She took the next step in her dance career in 2018, becoming a teacher at Parkes Dance Co. Her can-do attitude attributes her students' enthusiasm to learn and grow as dancers.
Miss Gracey's favourite class to teach is musical theatre, where she can watch her students work on their creative abilities, combining dance and acting.
Brianna is from Dalby, Queensland and grew up dancing at Southern Star Academy of Dance. Throughout her dancing years she competed in solo and group routines at eisteddfods, cheerleading competitions and recitals. Completing all advanced levels of Ballet, Jazz and Tap through ATOD examinations and achieving her associate teaching diploma through ATOD.
The highlight of Brianna's dancing career was being able to represent Australia in an international cheerleading competition in China, along with a USA dance tour to LA and NYC.
Brianna's favourite thing about teaching dancing is seeing students overcome difficult tasks and find a way for every student to understand, and love the content they are performing.