Amanda Jane Pearson
Amanda Jane Pearson is an Advanced Level Member of ADA (Australasian Dance Association – formally FATD – Federal Association of Teachers of Dance). She has been a member of FATD / ADA for 38 years completing Examination Grades from Primary through to Advanced level.
Amanda Jane has a teaching career that spans over 25 years in Sydney & Brisbane teaching ADA Grades from Pre-Primary through to Advanced level with majority of Students always receiving quality marks in Jazz, Tap & Classical Ballet. Past students have received working contracts on Cruise Ships, Musical Theatre Productions, TV Commercials, Music Videos and Disneyland Paris. Throughout her many years as a Dancer and Choreographer, she has performed at various Queensland Industry Events including a three year contract performing in Warner Brothers Movie World’s Dance Show on the Gold Coast from 1991 to 1994. During her years as an Actress, she appeared in Television Commercials, Stage Productions and a three month contract in Network Ten’s Grundy’s TV Series “Punishment” alongside Barry Crocker, Cornelia Frances and Hollywood Actor, Mel Gibson.
Aside from her Dance Qualifications, Amanda Jane owns and operates Miss Jane Casting, a TV Commercial Casting Consultancy in Brisbane. She’s cast hundreds of National & International TV Commercials for a period of 18 years. As a Casting Director, she has extensive knowledge and experience in the Film & Television Industry. Amanda Jane has been working with Children in both the TV & Dance industry for over 25 years and always encourages a positive experience with their learning and performing.
Amanda Jane is a Mother of two dancing girls and feels blessed to experience the dance industry from all avenues – as a Dance Mum, Dance Teacher and as an Adjudicator. She believes this gives her a wonderful understanding of the Dance Industry and the love, hard work and commitment it takes to be involved with Eisteddfods. Amanda Jane provides honest and helpful critic in a positive and encouraging manner.
Phone: 0414 564 693