Trainee - Dance Adjudicator
Born and raised in North Queensland, Kiara Watkin studied all genres of performing arts that included classical ballet, tap, modern jazz, contemporary, hip hop, acrobatics, speech and drama, music theatre and voice. She competed successfully in competitions around Australia and New Zealand.
Kiara completed all of her Royal Academy of Dance ballet exams and her C.S.T.D tap and modern exams. Upon graduating, she relocated to Melbourne to pursue her career as a professional dancer. Kiara attained her Advanced Diploma in Dance at the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and her Diploma in Music Theatre under the direction of Kelly Aykers.
She has performed around the world in many theatre productions, music videos, television commercials, at corporate events and fashion shows. Her highlights include performing for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Miss India Finals and Parklife Productions of ‘Pippin’ and ‘Bombshell.’ Kiara has studied film/television and modelling which saw her appearing regularly in TV shows such as ‘Neighbours’ and ‘The Doctor Blake Mysteries.’ Kiara also represented Australia in London at ‘Top Model Worldwide.’
Kiara has attained her Certificate IV in Pilates and Fitness and is a qualified personal trainer and reformer pilates instructor. Now a devoted Xtend Barre and Pilates instructor and a dance teacher, with over 18 years of dance experience and training and a diverse set of skills across teaching and performing, Kiara absolutely loves the performing arts world and passing on her passion and love for this industry to everyone.
Phone: 0432 316 442