Jacinta Murphy 

-R.A.D. Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (2013)

-R.A.D. Registered Teacher Status (since 2013)

-R.A.D. Intermediate (2005)

-Borovansky A.I.C.D. Affiliate Teacher (2018)

-Affiliate Teacher A.T.O.D. Ltd. (2017)

-Working With Children Check

-First Aid Trained (HLTAID001, HLTAID002, HLTAID003)

Other relevant training

- Discovering Repertoire Level 2, 3, 4 (2018)

- Grades 6, 7, 8 Syllabus Strategies (2017)

- Grades 4-5 R.A.D. Focus on Character (2017)

-Teaching Strategies R.A.D. Grades 4-5 (February 2017)

-Teaching Strategies R.A.D. Grades 1-3 (February 2017)

-Child Safe Standards Training Course, Victorian Government (November 2016)

-Insight Into Exams R.A.D. (2016)

-Grade 4-5 R.A.D. Focus on Dances (2016)

-Grades 4-5 R.A.D. Training Course (2014)

- Grades 1-3 R.A.D. Training Course (2013)

Jacinta Murphy spent 12 years training under Dianne Parrington at the Victorian Ballet School, Fitzroy. She completed Royal Academy of Dance examinations from Grade 4 to Grade 8 with Honours and vocational examinations to Advanced 1.

During this time she also completed VCE Dance under Dianne Parrington and Julie Mostyn and received 46 as a study score. She was subsequently invited to audition for Top Class.

In 2008 after spending two years performing with the Young Dancers' Company under Nicole Ryan, Sue Hayes and Laurel Martyn, Jacinta was accepted into the Victorian College of the Arts. At VCA she studied full time (Bachelor of Dance) in classical ballet, contemporary, pointe, pas de deux, repertoire, choreography and anatomy. Whilst at VCA, Jacinta performed in new and restaged works by Neil Adams and Stephanie Lake as well as performing in classical repertoire pieces such as Serenade (Balanchine), Don Quixote (Petipa), Raymonda (Petipa), Sleeping Beauty (Petipa) and An Evening (Murphy).


 In 2009 Jacinta received a performers contract with Disneyland Tokyo.


In 2013 Jacinta completed the 2 year Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies with the Royal Academy of Dance (and under the mentorship of Josephine Woodberry) and is now a registered teacher. Jacinta has extensive experience teaching R.A.D. Classical Ballet, VCE Dance, Pointe, National Character, Neo Classical, Contemporary, Jazz and Conditioning. Her training has resulted in outstanding results in R.A.D. examinations, competitions as well as students being accepted into vocational training programs.

Jacinta's performance highlights include performing Raymonda's Vision (Raymonda), The Lilac Fairy (Sleeping Beauty), Lead Girl (Serenade), The White Witch (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe), Snow Queen/Christmas Angel (Nutcracker), Pas de six (La Vivandiere), Titania's Attendant (Midsummer Night's Dream).

With a 12 years teaching experience and a genuine passion for educating young people in R.A.D. classical ballet. Jacinta decided to launch her school in January 2017.

Ballet classes are held in Glen Waverley, Melbourne and focus on nurturing and encouraging each individual so they can reach their full creative potential.

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