Jacqueline started her early training in her home town St Austell, Cornwall at the Capitol Dance School before studying at a fulltime vocational school at the age of 14 with Mrs Patricia Smith in South Wales. Jacqueline furthered her training in the heart of London´s West End from the age of 16 at the Urdang Academy, Covent Garden gaining a Diploma in Musical Theatre.
Jacqueline has travelled the world as a professional singer, dancer, examiner and choreographer and has worked extensively for a number of awarding bodies. Jacqueline has taught at many Independent schools teaching many styles of dance and LAMDA Drama grades.
Jacqueline has been a Chairman for several volunteer dance groups and causes and most recently Chairs the Gravesham Performing Arts Festival committee in North West Kent.
Jacqueline recognising that the dance sector was due to become subject to more stringent regulations from the government has worked studiously to gain a wide range of skills and accreditations including her BTDA Level 4 Diploma in Theatre Dance in Classical Ballet & Modern Jazz and the ISTD Certificate in Dance Education in Imperial Ballet, Tap Dance, Modern Theatre and Freestyle. In 2005 Jacqueline became an approved Tutor at Goodman Dance Centre for the FDI & CDE Qualifications with the ISTD and in October 2008 Jacqueline was one of the first to achieve the Licentiate IDTA in Street Dance. In February 2011 Jacqueline gained her DTLLS with Trinity College through the BBO. Jacqueline holds Fellowships with the ISTD, IDTA & BTDA and is a Registered teacher with the RAD.
Jacqueline has a vast experience in Teacher Training and has tutored and successfully coached many new aspiring teachers on Ofqual accredited courses.