Registered Teacher RAD, ISTD & CDTA
Philosophy: By providing the student with the knowledge and basic skills, coupled with empowering the student to question thoughts and ideas, and the freedom to explore and express themselves, todays learners are not fearful of making mistakes, but through caring, being daring and sharing, are able to learn and improve, and enjoy their adventure in becoming both able and capable lifelong learners.
Having graduated from one of England's finest vocational institutions, Jacqueline Morrow, Reg’d Teacher RAD, Assoc. ISTD, Assoc. CDTA, has delivered both academic and vocational instruction to students at beginner level both young and old through to pre-professionals in school, studios, and colleges. She has also delivered workshops and professional development opportunities within private and public institutions at both the school and college levels internationally.
Jacqueline's methods of delivering instruction embraces both the syllabus material in addition to all other facets of teaching dance education and dance appreciation including history, artistry, style and musicality, spatial awareness, improvisation and choreography. Having been raised and educated globally, living in Singapore, Australia, Canada, England, Scotland, China and Egypt, Jacqueline has been exposed to a diverse range of culture, religion and politics. As an educator, Jacqueline delivers instruction with absolute consideration to growing bodies and minds.
After attaining her teaching qualifications, Jacqueline taught for both the private and public education institutions in the U.K., Canada, China, and more recently Egypt, at both the school and college levels. Her involvement includes teaching students in grades 1 to 11, supporting the Learning Through the Arts program to students in Kindergarten through to grade 3, and providing dance education in classical ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, and theatre movement at all levels. Developing and promoting dance programmes for children and adults from beginner to pre-professional, she has prepared students for examinations in ballet, jazz, and tap, hosted vocationally graded examinations for both the Royal Academy of Dance, and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance. She has also prepared students for local and provincial competitions, yearend concerts, and musical choreography in numerous shows, both amateur and professional.
Kootenay Dance Academy is thrilled to have Jacqueline back on staff and offering her expertise to all ballet students.