The Academy

Jane Moore Academy of Ballet was established in 1987. Since then, the Academy has earned an industry reputation for teaching excellence with students from the Academy regularly auditioning and being accepted into the Australian Ballet School. The following ex-JMAB students are currently enjoying successful dance careers.

Marcus Morelli - ex JMAB student & ABS 2013 graduate joined The Australian Ballet Company Jan 2014

 - ex JMAB student & ABS graduate 2013 joined the Queensland Ballet Company Jan 2014

Sasha Moffatt ex JMAB student & ABS 2013 graduate

Vanessa Morelli - ex JMAB student joined the Queensland Ballet company in 2013

Brooke McAuley ex JMAB student & ABS 2012 Graduate joined the Semperoper Dresden Opera Ballet 2013

Brittany Haws & Maddy Grahamex JMAB students graduate ABS 2012 Royal New Zealand Ballet gave them both short term contracts to dance in their production of Giselle

Abigail Oliveiroex JMAB Full-time student 2012 joined the Manila Ballet Company, Phillipines 2014

Eloise Fryer - ex JMAB student joined The Australian Ballet Company in 2008

Kristy Corea - ex JMAB student & ABS 2008 graduate joined The Australian Ballet Company in 2009

Dena Kaplan - ex JMAB student and JMAB Guest Teacher cast in the musical 'Carousel' and Disney's 2004 production of 'The Lion King'; Dena has had numerous TV series appearances, her most recent being cast in the TV series 'Dance Academy' as Abigail.

Ariel Kaplan - ex JMAB student cast in the professional musicals in 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat'; played Molly in 'Annie'; Gretel in 'The Sound of Music'; and Young Cossette in 'Les Miserables'. 2004 Ariel shared the role with four other girls as Nala in 'The Lion King' Ariel was later cast in TV series 'The Saddle Club' as Lisa Atwood and currently cast in CH 10's TV Series 'Neighbours' as Imogen Willis

Kassie Martin - ex JMAB student was in the Melbourne cast of 'The Sound of Music'; Electra in 'Cats' ; traveled Australia with 'The Great Moscow Circus'; Australian tour of 'Giggle & Hoot & Friends', performing as Stephanie from 'Lazy Town'; currently with the cast of 'Wicked' touring Australia and NZ after being a part of the Asian tour in 2012. 

Jane Moore students also performed in The Production Company’s 2010 production of ‘The King & I’; in 2009 with The Australian Ballet  in Graeme Murphy’s ‘The Nutcracker – Clara’s Story’ ; Crown Casino’s 2009 Christmas Launch and in previous years, professional musicals including The Production Company’s 2008 show ‘Mame’ and Disney’s 2005 Australian production of ‘The Lion King’.

Academy students undertake RAD Examinations; take part in Guest Teacher Extension Classes; prepare for Auditions; compete in Eisteddfods and Dance Competitions (solo / duos / trios / troupes) and also participate in the Annual Jane Moore Academy of Ballet Concerts.

RAD Ballet Teacher's Workshop 2014

Section A Finalists: Lilysophia D & Grace C
Section B Finalists: Lili F & Charlie D HM
Section C Finalists: Emma D, Abi R, Tina P HM & Jessica P HM
Section D Finalist: Emily B 1st Place
Mable Pryde Finalist: 16 & Over Colleen G

R.A.D. Grade Exam results 2013 (August - Examiner Miss Robyn Croft)

100% pass rate.  82% passed with Distinction. 

The Academy’s students who achieved the top 3 marks were:

100% - EMILY B (Grade 8) & JESSICA P (Grade 7)

98% - JOSHUA G (Grade 8)

96% - TINA P (Grade 7)

The following students achieved 80% & above:

Primary:  (95% class passed with Distinction)

Holly McC (89%), Paris X (87%), Charlotte B & Zoe H (84%)

Grade One:  (82% class passed with distinction)

LilySophia D & Jessica P (91%), Grace C (86%), Isabella L& Madeleine V  (85%) Oskar H (84%), Bella O & Olivia Y (83%) Kirra I & Freya H (80%)  

Grade Two:  (65% class passed with distinction)

Tiah B & Abbey P (86%), Olivia W (85%), Chloe C (83%), Michelle D & Lana P (82%)  & Olivia G (81%) 

Grade Three:  (50% class passed with distinction)

Emmanuelle F (90%) Jade L (86%) Charlie D & Violet F (84%) 

Grade Four:  (92% class passed with distinction)

Holly S (85%), Amelie F & Emily MacR (83%), Hailey S (80%) 

Grade Five:  (94% class passed with distinction)

Emma D, Erin J & Abi R (86%), Mahaelia C (85%), Lili F & Ruby W (83%), Sophia B (82%), Ellie B, Evie C, Anna C, Matisse L & Zoe McF (81%) & Jared G (80%)

Grade Six:  (100% class passed with Distinction) 

Molly F (92%), Delilah R (88%), Caitlin I (87%), Erin S & Mona Z (83%), Ishka de S (82%), Skye L, Jessica L & Isabella W (80%)

Grade Seven:  (83% class passed with Distinction)

Jessica P (100%), & Tina P (96%), Brooke MacR (92%), Aimee J (88%), Caitlin J (84%)  Cyd B-P (81%) & Daniella K (80%)

Grade Eight:  (83% class passed with Distinction)

Emily B (100%) Joshua G (98%), Amber I (83%) Abbygail C (81%) Ashleigh D (80%)

R.A.D. Grade Awards (Sunday 16th September 2013 - Adjudicators Audrey Nicholls & Kirsty Martin)

Grade Three:  1st - Emmanuelle F   2nd - Charlie D   3rd - Jade L

Grade Four:  HM - Amber S & Holly S

Grade Five:  HM - Ellie B, Evie C, Lili F, & Zoe McF

Grade Six:  1st - Molly F & 3rd Caitlin I

Phyllis O’Donahue Artistry Award - Isabella W, HM – Skye L

Encouragement Award- Nina I

Grade Seven:  1st - Tina P   2nd- Caitlin J   HM - Delilah R

Phyllis O’Donahue Artistry Award - Jessica P  

Grade Eight:  1st - Emily B

Encouragement Award - Amber I  

Audrey Nicholls Award for most potential of all students in all levels - Emily B   

R.A.D. Vocational Exam results 2013

A 100% pass rate. The Academy’s students who achieved the top 3 marks were:

Intermediate Foundation:  Molly F, Caitlin I, Jessica L, Nina I, Isobel R, Delilah R & Isabella W

Intermediate:  Ashleigh D, Kirsty-Lee E, Amber I, Chloe P-M, Jessica P, Danielle W

Advanced 1:  Claudia D

R.A.D. Kathleen Gorham Scholarships 2013

Intermediate Foundation: HM - Molly F, Delilah R & Isabella W

Intermediate:  Artistic Award - Jessica P   HM - Chloe P-M & Danielle W  

Ballet Teachers Workshop Scholarship Awards August 16th 2013

AA 6 - 7 years:       2nd - Jessica P 3rd - Sienna S  HM- Holly McC

A  8 - 9 years:        HM - Emmanuelle F

B  10 - 11 years:    Finalist - Molly F

C  12 - 13 years:    3rd Place - Emily B  

D  14 - 15 years:    Finalist - Danielle W

Mabel Pryde 16+ years:   HM - Brittany H

2013 Eisteddfod Results

Fantastic results achieved. Many solos, special Awards, aggregates, troupes and teacher aggregate trophies were won. Congratulations to all children who competed in 2013 – Well done !!  For results CLICK HERE

VET VCE Dance Certificate II 2013 Results

Congratulations to the 2013 JMAB Year 12 VET Dance class. INSPIRATIONAL! 100% satisfactory completion on Certificate II and all students received above averages study scores, including one perfect score. There were also multiple student invitations to audition for Top Class and multiple students participating in the Top Class Performance.

Brilliant effort!  Well done and congrats to JMAB VET VCE Dance 2013 student Jessie-Claire Stuart who will perform at Top Class 2014! 

Amazing results!  Well done and congrats to JMAB student Kelsey Holden who achieved a perfect score of 50 for VCE VET Dance 2013. Kelsey will perform 3 of her 4 dances at Top Class 2014!

2013 Medals for students attending over 10 years at JMAB

10 Years - Maddy C, Jessica L, Sarah C

11 Years - Olivia B, Natalie B, Sarah C, Emily C, Dulcie E, Justine G, Anna M & Lil N

12 Years - Aoife B, Taylor C, Elizabeth P, Chloe R, Renee V & Tanya V

13 Years - Zoe M & Gabrielle M

14 Years - Elizabeth G, Alexandra M & Jessie Claire S


2012 Achievements

2012 R.A.D. Grade Exam Results (August - Examiner Miss Debra Whitten)

A 100% pass rate.  82% passed with Distinction. 

The Academy’s students who achieved the top 3 marks were:

99% - JESSICA P (Primary)

98% - EMILY B (Grade 7), JESSICA P & TINA P (Grade 6), MOLLY F (Grade 5), HENRIETTA F (Grade 2)

97% - GRACE C (Primary) & LANA P (Grade 1)

The following students achieved 80% & above:

Primary:  (95% class passed with Distinction)

Jessica P (99%), Grace C (97%) Giselle C (95%) Oskar H & Olivia Y (94%)  Leila N & Bella O (93%) Ava W (91%) Isabella L (88%) Sienna S (86%)  Madeleine V (85%) Kirra I & Zara P (84%)  Freya H (82%)   

Grade One:  (82% class passed with distinction)

Lana P (97%) Alyssa M (94%) Isla McD (92%) Olivia W (91%) Helen C (89%) Michelle D (87%) Tiah B, Oriel C, Coco N & Ruby W (86%) Chloe C & Olivia G (85%) Eliza H & Isabella P (80%) 

Grade Two:  (73% class passed with distinction)

Henrietta F (98%) Emmanuelle F (92%) Lauren G & Jade L (82%) Mia O (81%) Isabella S (80%) 

Grade Three:  (47% class passed with distinction)

Abi R (88%) Amber S(87%) Hailey S (86%) Amelie F (80%)

Grade Four:  (92% class passed with distinction)

Gabriela P (95%) Caitlin I (94%) Molly H (92%) Erin J & Abi R (90%) Emma Holbrook (89%) Isabel McV (88%) Ellie B & Anna C (87%) Evie C & Zoe McF (86%) Ruby W (85%) Yuri N (82%) Lili F, Matiss L & Anna R (81%) Annabelle H-S (80%)

Grade Five:  (94% class passed with distinction)

Molly F (98%) Caitlin I (93%) Jessica L (91%) Ishka de S & Isabella W (89%) Maddison C & Madeleine W (86%) Lilli H (85%) Erin S & Stavroula V (83%) Isobel R (81%) Madeleine S (80%)

Grade Six:  (91% class passed with Distinction) 

Jessica P & Tina P (98%) Caitlin J (94%)  Joshua G (92%) Genevieve M (90%) Brittany C (87%) Aimee J & Madeleine S (86%) Madeline P (85%) Olivia B (81%)

Grade Seven:  (83% class passed with Distinction)

Emily B (98%) Anna M-Z (91%), Amber I (90%) Tanya V (88%) Monique F (87%) Elizabeth P (86%) Abbygail C & Elise Jacob (84%) Evangelia V (83%) Aoife B & Lucy M (81%)      

Grade Eight:  (86% class passed with Distinction) 

Sofia S (91%), Brianna A (90%), Kirsty-Lee E (88%) Colleen G & Jessie-Claire S (85%) Dulcie E (84%) Alexandra M-Z (80%) 

 

2012 R.A.D. Grade Awards (Sunday 16th September - Adjudicators Audrey Nicholls & Kirsty Martin)

Grade Three:   3rd - Holly S ($100)    HM - Amber & Hailey S

Grade Four:     2nd - Ellie B  ($125)   3rd - Abi R  ($100)

                           HM - Evie C, Lili F, Emma H & Zoe McF

Grade Five:      HM - Molly F & Isabella W

Grade Six:        1st - Jessica P ($250)   2nd- Tina P ($175)

                           Phyllis O’Donahue Artistry Award - Aimee J ($100)

                           HM - Genevieve M & Madeleine S

Grade Seven1st - Emily B ($275)   2nd- Amber I ($175)

Grade Eight:    1st - Brianna A ($275)   2nd - Sofia S ($175)   HM - Kirsty-Lee E

Audrey Nicholls Award for most potential of all students in all levels - Jessica P ($250) 


2012 R.A.D. Vocational Exam Results

A 100% pass rate. The Academy’s students who achieved the top 3 marks were:

99%  -  Tina P (Intermediate Foundation)

98%  -  Jessie H (Advanced 2)

97%  -  Jessie H (Advanced 1)

*Please note that Jessie qualified for the RAD Genee Award held in New Zealand Dec 2012, a very prestigious event.

Congratulations to all these students who took a vocational exam.

Intermediate Foundation:

Olivia B, Brittany C, Monique F, Aimee J, Caitlin J, Tina P, Jessica P &Madeleine S

Intermediate:

Madelyn B, Emily B, Dulcie E, Colleen G & Joshua S

Advanced 1:

Jessie H, Kelsey H, Gabrielle M, Zoe M & Jade W

Advanced 2:

Natalie B, Jessie H, Allison R, Emma R & Emma S

 

2012 R.A.D. Kathleen Gorham Scholarships

Intermediate Foundation:   2nd - Tina P      3rd - Jessica P    HM - Aimee J  

Artistic Award - Caitlin J

Intermediate:   3rd - Emily B                

Advanced 1:  HM - Jade W     

Advanced 2 / Solo Seal:   2nd - Jessie H


2012 RAD Ballet Teacher's Workshop Audition Results

Section AA (6 - 7Years) 2nd Place Tiah B Gr 1

The following finalists will be required to perform a Classical Solo at the finals to be held later in the year. 

Section A (8 - 9 Years) Finalists Erin J - & Holly S 

Section B (10 - 11 Years) Finalist with HM Tina P & Semi-Finalist  Molly F

Section C (12 - 13 Years) 1st Place Emily B; Semi-Finalist Brianna A; Semi-Finalist Sophia S

Section D (14 - 15 Years) Semi-Finalist Jade W 

Mabel Pryde (16+) Finalist Amy de P; Finalist Allison R


2012 Eisteddfod Results

Fantastic results achieved. Many solos, special Awards, aggregates, troupes and teacher aggregate trophies were won. Congratulations to all children who competed in 2012 – Well done !!  For results CLICK HERE


2012 VET VCE Dance RESULTS

Congratulations to all 2012 JMAB VET VCE Dance students - 100% pass rate!

Only 15 students in the state achieved over a score over 40 in Y12, two of whom were JMAB students. Congratulations to Alison R Firbank Girls' Grammar / JMAB who achieved a score 48 and Natalie B Distance Ed / JMAB who achieved a score of 41.  Well done to former JMAB students Devon C Mornington SC who scored an incredible 50 and Jaimi McK Mornington SC / Joanne O'Kelly School of Dance


Congratulations Jessie Hamilton VCE TOP ACTS 2012 Season 

Jessie was one of the 30 performers chosen from more than 170 students who performed in the Top Class concert series.

Top Class is a series of concerts that presents work by VCE students from 2011 in Drama, Theatre Studies, Music Investigation, Music Performance, Music Style and Composition, Dance and VET Dance. Top Class is part of the VCE Season of Excellence 2012 which also includes Top Designs, Top Arts, Top Screen and Top Acts

Herald Sun 15 May says:

'Her dedication to dance has seen her master difficult techniques and also excel in the VCE last year at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School.

Hamilton, who is studying classical ballet at The Jane Moore Academy of Ballet, is one of 30 performers selected to perform in Top Acts

The show is the pinnacle of the annual VCE Season of Excellence, which is managed by the Victoria Curriculum and Assessment Authority.'


2012 MEDALS FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING OVER 10 YEARS AT JMAB

10 Years - Olivia B, Natalie B, Sarah C, Emily C, Dulcie E, Justine G, Anna M & Lil N

11 Years - Aoife B, Taylor C, Elizabeth P, Chloe R, Renee V & Tanya V

12 Years - Zoe M & Gabrielle M

13 Years - Elizabeth G, Alexandra M & Jessie Claire S

14 Years - Madison C


2012 Exciting Events - Former Students

Brittany Haws & Maddy Graham (former JMAB students) performed with The Royal NZ Company in 'Giselle'

Brooke McAuley performed with The Australian Ballet Company at the Sydney Opera House in 'Swan Lake'

Vanessa Morelli ( former JMAB student for 14 years including 2 years Full-time Ballet Program) auditioned successfully for The Queensland Ballet Company and starts her contract in 2013

Abigail Smith (former JMAB student, VCASS then WAPPA) has gained a place in The West Australian Ballet Company

Jessie Hamilton (former JMAB Full-time Program student) auditioned successfully for the 2013 intake of students into The Queensland Ballet Company professional Year 

Abigail Oliveiro (our 1st year Full-time Program student) completes her contract with the Australian Ballet Education Programme 'Out There' for 2012 whilst Amy de Paoli (Full-time Program student 2012) has auditioned successfully for the position in 2013.

Eloise Fryer (former JMAB student) currently performing with Australian Ballet Company

Mia Heathcote (former JMAB student currently at A. B. S.) graduates to Level 7 in 2013

Marcus Morelli & Sasha Moffatt (former JMAB studenst currently at A. B. S.) graduates to Level 8 in 2013

Brittany Haws, Maddy Graham & Brooke McAuley (former JMAB students) successfully graduated from A.B.S. in 2012

Dena Kaplan (former JMAB student / current JMAB Guest Teacher) re-cast in TV series 'Dance Academy' as Abigail.

Kassie Martin (former JMAB student) still under contract in 'Wicked' touring Asia.

 

 

 
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