Jess has completed 12 years of formal dance training with the Kerry Moore School of Ballet in Ballarat. Upon completing her VCE where she completed VET Dance Jess moved to Melbourne to undertake a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree from Monash University.
Jess also has a Master of Teaching from The University of Melbourne. She has been working in a secondary school for the past 3 years specialising in Dance, Drama and English.
Jess was awarded 'Best Choreographer' at the 2017 Youth Lyrebird Awards for her work on the school production as well as being nominated a second time the following year. Jess is very passionate about ensuring that every student is able to succeed and build on their own personal goals.
Jess is teaching VCE Dance units 1-4 at Cathy-Lea in 2020.