Meet our dedicated teachers...

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Jahn Regan

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Creative Director and founder of JAKSA.
Private & group singing, CSTD Jazz & Pre-Classes

Miss Jahn has extensive singing, dancing and acting training at various venues such as Sharon Alback Dance Centre, David Atkin’s Dynamite Dance Studio, Sydney Dance Company & The Conservatorium of Music. She has studied under Mary Martin, Colin Keats, Don Graydon, Kelley Abbey, Keith Hawley and Jason Coleman to name a few.

Miss Jahn has performed nationally and internationally across a variety of genres and venues, including Captain Cook Cruises and the Sydney Opera House with various theatrical stars such as Rhonda Burchmore, Simon Gallagher, Roxanne, Peter Andre and Trevor Greene while teaching at an array of performing arts schools across Sydney and Brisbane.

Miss Jahn continues to perform at various corporate events, stage shows and musical theatre.

Alexia Tseros

Percussive Tap, Jazz & Lyrical, Pre-Classes

Miss Alexia completed a Bachelor of Arts; majoring in Dance & performance in 2017 and has years of on-stage experience in theatrical performance, performing all over NSW in various stage shows, eisteddfords and corporate events. She has also completed all RAD Ballet exams up to Advanced 1.

With over 19 years of dance training and over 7 years of teaching, Miss Alexia’s attention to detail along with her strong dance technique helps the students to develop quickly under her kind guidance.

Lana Thompson

Drama, Musical Theatre, Pre-Classes

Miss Lana has been studying RAD and CSTD dance and drama for 15 years, 9 of those at Jaksa Performing Arts Studio. In 2016 she was nominated for "On Stage" which is a presentation and exhibition of group and individual performances and projects by Higher School Certificate Drama students.

An experienced performer, Miss Lana has been heavily involved in musical’s with various Theatre Companies and has been recently contracted by Glasshouse Productions securing a lead role in a new stage show touring RSL & corporate venues throughout NSW.

Shaylee Larkin

Pre-Classes, Junior Ballet, Junior Lyrical

Miss Shaylee graduated from ED5 International in 2017. She has had 15 years of dance training in all genres, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop and Contemporary and is currently in her second year studying Certificate 4 in Performance at Ed5 International.

Alex Perritt

Drama, Musical Theatre

Bio to come...

Glen Gaspi

Hip-Hop

Since he was young Glen never stopped dancing to Michael Jackson, that’s when
he knew he wanted to be a Performer, he loves to dance Hip-Hop and
Ballroom/Latin. 2012 Glen had participated in the show Australia’s Got Talent
with his dance crew Kookies n Kream and happily danced their way to the Grand
Final with that spark they performed International and National Shows in
Australia. He then trained at ED5International where he fulfilled a Diploma in
Performing Arts in 2014. Glen also went on to work with Princess Cruise Lines
where he performed on the Pacific Princess touring internationally for 8
months. He then joined the cast of The Dream Show Business 2018 run by the
guidance of Marko Panzic and Katie Sanchez.
Glen is inspired by the way how performing arts has constantly grown and
continues to see what the world has install for him in the future and to
constantly learn.

Abbey Dawson

Pre-classes, Junior Ballet

Bio to come...

We look forward to welcoming you to our JAKSA family!