Past Students

Past Students

During the last twenty years, Karen has taught many successful students:

Elizabeth Wagner

RAD Full Intermediate Commended; Advance Rad Commended; Associate Teachers ATOD and onto Bachelor of Dance Education. Elizabeth is now head of dept. Morayfield SHS.

Shona Rye

Honours RAD Pre Intermediate and Full Intermediate; Advance RAD Commended; QUT Assoc. Dance. Shona has performed at Jupiters Gold Coast, Queensland Ballet Country Tour Education group and Cruise Ship entertainment.

Erin Peters

Karen taught Erin all levels of Tap; Jazz Ballet to Junior Teachers ATOD then she went onto Cruise Ship Entertainment.

Nikki Ashby

Nikki received at my school Honors in Pre Intermediate and Full Intermediate; Placed in the Finals of the Australian Ballet School; Commendation in the Intermediate RAD finals then onto QDSE; QLD ballet Professional year.

Kelly Edwards

Karen taught Kelly up to RAD Full Intermediate – Highly Commended ; Finals Australian Ballet School; then onto QDSE; Qld Professional year; Queensland Ballet Company.  Kelly while at Karen Jacobi Dance & Performing Arts Academy, won Junior; Intermediate and Senior ATOD Ballet.

Cassandra Rooke

RAD Intermediate Highly commended then onto QDSE and the New Zealand Ballet School – Cassandra at age 14 years stared in the Queensland Ballet company’s Alice in Wonderland.

Jordanna Whittle

Commended in RAD Full Intermediate then onto Assoc. in Dance QUT and now has her own business in palates. First in the State and Australasian ATOD Jazz and Ballet Scholarships Senior.

Kathleen Doody

Commended Full Intermediate RAD; First in Jazz; Classical Intermediate and Senior State and Australasian Scholarships then onto Qld Ballet Company Professional Year and now at present Queensland Ballet Company member.

Kyle Wood

Advance Two RAD Distinction; Grade Six Musical Theatre Distinction; Advance ATOD Ballet; Tap; Jazz Honours with Distinction then onto QDSE ( won a scholarship); New Zealand Ballet School; now New Zealand Ballet Company member.

Danielle Wilkin

Karen taught Danielle from age Three to Twenty-one years of age. Danielle gained her Advance Two RAD with Merit and all her Advance Tap; Jazz; Ballet in ATOD; Associate ATOD Teachers. Danielle now has her own studio at Dalby and has successfully been teaching on her own for three years at The Southern Star Dance Academy.