Brief info

Fiona started dancing at age 5 in a little ballet school in Port Hedland. After moving to Perth, she also studied in Jazz and Tap. Fiona sat examinations in CSTD & RAD and in 1996 received her Full Teaching Diplomas in CSTD Theatrical and Tapping. Fiona opened the All That Jazz Dance Studio at the tender age of 17, after completing her High School Year 12.

Fiona has danced for over 40 years and has had the All That Jazz Dance Studio for 32 years. She has her Full Teaching Diplomas in CSTD Tap & Theatrical. She trained in Classical Ballet (CSTD, RAD, BBO) Tap & Modern Jazz. Fiona went to New York in 2019 and did the Tap Teacher Training Course. She now has an ATTT certificate from the American Tap Dance foundation as part of that training.

She specializes in Tap dance having trained with the likes of Tarik Winston, Chris Horsey, Christine Denny, Brenda Bufalino to name a few. Fiona teaches all forms of dance as well as teaching Tap for the Musical Theatre BA course at WAAPA. Fiona worked at the Civic Theatre Restaurant in Perth for 4 years and was a backup dancer for International Elvis Impersonator ‘Max Pelicano’.

Fiona has also choreographed and performed in many Perth Productions such as 42nd St, Chicago, Cabaret, Cats & Annie. She also performed onstage in 2012 with Chris Horsey for the International Tap Festival in Melbourne, in a piece called ‘The Orchestra’ and in a Perth produced tap show called ‘Sole Mates’ in 2015 at the Perth Fringe Festival. Fiona has also performed in LA. Fiona won the 2012 Perth State Championship Choreography award for her tap routine ‘Sevenation Army’.

Fiona has enjoyed choreographing many Perth productions such as Chicago, Cats, Cabaret and The Full Monty.

She has also enjoyed teaching at 2023 Sydney Tap Festival and has been teaching for the Australian Tap Festival for the past 4 years. The highlight being taught by the amazing Anthony Morigerato from the USA in 2023 in Melbourne for the Australian Tap Festival. Fiona cannot wait to teach at this years Festival here in Perth.