NZAMD Snr Jazz - NZAMD Contemporary –NZAMD Ballet -BAL Jazz – Musical Theatre – Jnr and Snr performance.
Kerry is owner and full time teacher with Drury Lane and has been for the past 45 years. She is a freelance Director/ Choreographer. She also designs sets, costumes and lighting.
Her many annual accomplishments include, competition dances, choreography for body builders, fashion shows including ‘Restyled’, pre-match entertainment for international rugby games, choreography for productions.
She is the Director/Choreographer for the very successful Impact Cabaret. Kerry also trains the Drury Lane performance groups, seen performing at events and functions all around the Waikato. Kerry says’ “I love my job. This group of teacher’s is the best. You will get the experience of a lifetime if you come join us and dance”.
NZAMD Jazz, NZAMD Hip Hop, Jnr Performance
Hannah has been dancing with Drury Lane Dance and Performance for 19 years and has been teaching for the past 6 years. Over the years she has trained in Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Ballet, Musical Theatre and Contemporary. She has completed her NZAMD Solo in Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet & Hip Hop. As well as her BAL solos in Jazz and Tap.
At age 22, she has just completed her Bachelor’s degree in Communication studies and graduate certificate in Marketing.
Hannah has been nominated for NZAMD scholarships in Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet and Hip Hop, and was a member of the Intermediate Performance Group for 6 years giving her the opportunity to travel and perform in Disneyland, Los Angeles. With this group she has also performed around Waikato at many events such as All Black matches, Magic netball, Balloons over Waikato and Relay for Life. She has successfully competed in many dance competitions around the North Island and danced with the Chiefs Cheerleading squad. Hannah is currently a member of the Impact Dancers, which she loves. Hannah has recently choreographed for and performed at major events such as Coca Coca Christmas in the park and Lakeside Rotorua.
Hannah enjoys teaching all styles and levels. She is loving the opportunity to share her passion for dance with her students.
Body Conditioning for dancers.
Megan has had an association with Drury Lane Dance and Performance over the past 18 years as both a parent of a dancer, and as a qualified Zumba instructor taking the Zumba classes at Drury Lane in 2012-2014.
Megan is delighted to be able to also share her enjoyment as a qualified Personal Trainer, (after completing her National Level 3 and Level 4 Fitness Certificate in Personal Training in 2012) and combining the two fitness styles with the Body Conditioning classes.
She enjoys the fun and comradery with the students during a class workout, and watching their fitness levels, flexibility and strength improve each week.
NZAMD and BAL Tap
Dana has been dancing with Drury Lane Dance and Performance for 19 years. During this time, she has studied a range of styles including Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Ballet, Contemporary and Musical Theatre. She has completed her BAL Major Solo in Tap and NZAMD Solos in Tap and Hip Hop.
After finishing her studies in 2018, Dana is also currently working as the Engagement Coordinator at the University’s Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts where she enjoys being exposed to a huge range of concerts, performances and events.
Dana is really enjoying the opportunity to share her love of dance and music with her students.
NZAMD Jazz & Hip Hop
Ruby is 17 years old and has just graduated from high school in 2020. She is now studying full-time at Wintec to become an Occupational Therapist. Ruby has been dancing with Drury Lane Dance and Performance for 14 years and throughout this time, has studied the styles Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, and Contemporary. She also completed her BAL Tap Solo Diploma in 2018 and NZAMD Hip Hop Solo Diploma in 2020.
Ruby has been nominated for NZAMD Scholarship Nationals in Hip Hop and Jazz for the past 4 years. In 2018 she placed 5th in the Hip Hop division which was a big achievement for her. Ruby had also been a member of the Intermediate Performance Group for 4 years which brought her many opportunities to perform around the Waikato and compete at dance competitions around the North Island. She has also had the opportunity to perform with a group of dancers from Drury Lane at Coca Cola Christmas in the Park for the past two years which was an amazing experience.
Ruby really enjoyed teaching her own classes for the first time last year and is now very excited to take on more to share her love for other styles of dance.
Ashley joined Drury Lane in 2008. She was a part of the Performance Group and More Impact before moving to Sydney to study Performing Arts.
She graduated from ED5 International with a Diploma in Performing Arts as a Vocal Major. She has trained in RAD and the Vaganova method for ballet as well as in, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Hip Hop and Commercial Jazz.
Some of Ashley’s professional work includes; The NSW Premier’s Concerts, Phantom of the Opera and the Style Runner brand launch.
NZAMD Hip Hop
Abbey is 18 years old and is beginning her first year at Waikato University studying a Bachelor of Arts. Abbey has been dancing with Drury-lane since her first dance class in 2014. Throughout this time Abbey has studied NZAMD jazz, hip hop, tap, contemporary and BAL jazz. She has also completed her Hip hop solo diploma in 2020.
She has been in the intermediate performance group for the past two years, this group has brought many performing opportunities around Hamilton and Auckland. She was also a member of the Drury-lane hip hop crew for three years, this gave her experience in dance competitions around the north island. Abbey was nominated for the NZAMD scholarship nationals for the past four years in hip hop.
Abbey is very excited to teach and mentor students and share her love of dance.