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Jennifer Dean

Studio Director

Jennifer is a Victorian based dancer / teacher who has trained in all genres including Jazz, Tap, Contemporary / Lyrical, Hip Hop and Ballet. With 15 years teaching experience she has had the opportunity and pleasure of educating and mentoring students of all ages and assisting them through their dance journey and beyond. 

  

Jennifer completed the majority of her Dance training in Canberra under the direction of Jackie Hallahan at Dance Development Centre and under Michelle Chapman at Dance Co. Canberra. Jennifer then went on to complete her Diploma in Dance Performance with Dance World Studios in Melbourne and graduated in 2005. She then went on to teach for multiple schools across Melbourne, this is when she discovered her love teaching others. 

  

15 years later in 2020 she finds herself pursuing a long-awaited dream of owning her own dance school. Kiewa Valley Dance is a result of this and she is beyond excited to watch the school grow and share her passion for dance with the community.

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Emma Jory

Hip Hop

Emma began their dance journey at the age of 3, training in Ballet at her local dance school in Temora. Since moving to Albury in 2009, they have trained in Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip hop, Musical Theatre, and Tap. Over the past 3 years Emma has found a passion for teaching students of all ages.

At Wodonga Senior Secondaey College, Emma completed a Certificate II in Dance, specialising in Jazz and Contemporary, and a Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching, where they found a love for choreographing. Since then, Emma has been studying towards a Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management at MYPA.

Emma has since volunteered as Assistant Choreographer for AWTCo's Thumbelina production, along with their Dance Captain for Phantom of the Opera.

Emma is thrilled to be Teaching at Kiewa Valley Dance, and hopes to inspire all students on their dance journeys.