Miss Jo

Miss Joanna Mouhtharis
RAD Teaching Certificate

Miss Jo teaches Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, All levels Wigglebugs to Senior.

Joanna started as a student at The Academy of Performing Art many years back. Miss Jo, as the kids call her, graduated and obtained her teaching certificate as a qualified RAD ballet teacher in 2006. She is an experienced teacher in Classical Ballet, Jazz and Hip hop, joining The Academy teaching staff 12 years ago.  The experiences she had honed working as a freelance dance instructor around Sydney for several years came with her and her love and passion for dance shines through by sharing dance with her students.

In furthering her dance education, Jo continues to update and improve her knowledge and skill in all dance fields by attending as any courses as she can. She continues her professional development training yearly and she absolutely loves sharing her knowledge with her students. Joanna has coached her students in preparation for exams and choreographed team performances in eisteddfods which have received numerous placing awards. She is a highly skilled teacher in all other forms of dance including EDTA jazz, modern lyrical and hip hop. She teaches all ages ranging from Wigglebugs to senior level. Joanna’s love for dance is equal to the love she has for her students that will always continue.

Little known fact:  Jo has 2 adult children, husband Sam and loves a sweet treat occasionally.