Instructors

Jill Dreaddy (She/Her)
Principal and Artistic Director

A native of St. John's, Newfoundland, dancer, choreographer and dance educator, Jill Dreaddy discovered her passion for dance at the age of 5. As a young dancer Jill was eager to explore the world of dance outside of her own Province and studied at Quintee Ballet School and continues to travel to various Canadian Cities, L.A. and New York for open classes, workshops and courses. 

After graduating from dance college, Jill established JILL DREADDY DANCECO in 1997 (CBS). Jill expanded in 2006 with a second location in St. John's. Jill teaches Flamenco, Ballroom & Latin, Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Solo Latin, Ballet/Pointe.

Musical Choreography Credits:

  • Oliver! for Holy Heart High School (1998)
  • Princess and the Pea for Holy Spirit High School (2000)
  • Evita for Beothuck Players (2001)
  • Gypsy for TaDa! Events (2007)
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show for TaDa! Events (2009)
  • Little Shop of Horrors for Holy Heart High School (2009)
  • Alice In Wonderland for TaDa! Events (2010)

Jill's knowledge of dance and its many forms, accompanied with her extensive experience, have taught her that ANYONE CAN DANCE! 

Adele Walsh (She/Her)

Adele’s love for dance started in her hometown, Bolton, UK at the age of 3. She enjoyed a variety of dance disciplines, examinations, competitions and being on the stage!

Adele followed her dream of being a dance teacher and graduated from the Professional Dance and Teachers of Dance at Preston’s College. Upon graduation, Adele furthered her dance education at North Liverpool Dance Academy obtaining her Diploma in Dance Education (DDE) in ISTD Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre. At the same time, Adele became qualified as a Zumba instructor and is certified as an Acrobatic Arts instructor. She teaches a wide range of styles including Hip Hop, Lyrical, Broadway, Jazz, Tap, Ballet/Pointe and more!

Adele has taught at various dance schools in the UK, and spent a year performing and teaching in Cyprus. Adle has been teaching at JDD since 2019. 

Abby Rowe (She/Her)

Abby graduated from the Dance Performance Diploma Program from George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario. As a dancer Abby has trained in Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet/Pointe, Contemporary, Broadway, Modern, and Tap. Along with teaching dance, Abby is a Company member of Kittiwake Dance Theatre. Abby has been teaching at JDD since 2020.  

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