Meet Our Team

We provide our students with personalised instruction from the best teachers in South Africa & the World. Our teachers have demonstrated histories of successful professional dance careers and are passionate about using their stories and experiences to help younger aspiring dancers. 

 

Together, we provide our students with interactive training that challenges both their bodies and their minds.

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Founder & Managing Director

Holly Gruver

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Resident Ballet Teacher

Ken Yeatman

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Guest Music Theory Teacher

Aukse Trinkunaite

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Live Drummer

Tommy Gruver

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Classical Ballet Teacher

Lex Gruver

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Physiotherapist

Sam Kirby Smith

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Guest Music Theory Teacher

Phenye Modiane

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Performance Studies

Sylvaine Strike

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Resident Ballet Teacher

Angela Malan

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Nutritionist

Jenna Bowes

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Guest Music Theory Teacher

Mandy Fivas

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Office Manager & Design Specialist

Claire Cafetzoglou

Come Join 

Us

+27 78 798 5133

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Friends of JAC

Seeking to expose our students to excellent international training and equip them with the tools needed for their chosen paths, we host regular master classes in collaboration with renowned & respected dancers, choreographers, and masters.

Guest master classes take place both live in our studios and over Zoom, enabling us to partner with experts from across the world.

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Guest Teacher

Michael Trusnovec

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Guest Teacher

Michael Waldrop

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Guest Teacher

Rory Freeman

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Guest Teacher

David Matamela

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Guest Teacher

Runqiao Du

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Guest Teacher

Carli Olivier

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Guest Teacher

Sylvaine Strike

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Guest Teacher

Monique Martinengo

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Guest Teacher

Tyler Gilstrap

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Guest Teacher

Jenalee Thompson

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Guest Teacher

Christian Tátchev

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Guest Teacher

Hope Mamaine