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Peta-Maree Jacobsen
Principal

Peta-Maree is a zealous and outgoing dancer, full of character she followed her life long dream of opening a dance school in 2006. Since then she has been dedicated to her students and does her best to pass on her knowledge and love of dance to all who walk into her studio. She has helped her dancers to reach their potential and achieve amazing results. It didn’t take long for BDA to become the elite studio in Bundaberg.

Daniel
Jacobsen
Admin and marketing manager

Over the years Daniel has been in the background of BDA mostly worrying about his own business as a video and digital media producer. Being the husband of Peta-Maree, his involvement in BDA has slowly grown and now he takes care of the digital presence and administration side of things.

Amy
Maidment
Teacher

Amy is a charismatic dancer who loves to bring the stage alive with her creative ideas. She has an amazing connection with young children and can bring the wildest dancer out of the most most timid child. Amy begins the journey with the little ones in Ready, Set Dance! and our Munchkins classes where they learn to move to music and other fundamental skills. Growing up dancing herself, Amy has a huge repertoire of styles that she has mastered, including tap, jazz, classical, musical theatre, hip hop and acrobatics. With a Certificate 4 in Dance Teaching and Management, a Bachelor of Learning Management and also a teaching qualification in the Acrobatic Arts syllabus, Amy comes to us highly qualified and experienced. She also leads the acro and tumbling classes alongside Peta-Maree. Amy is a Swiss Army knife at BDA and also helps out with admin work and generally keeps BDA more organised than all our staff combined.

Jess
Nisbet
Teacher

Jessikah started training in Hip Hop in her early teens at ‘The House of Sole’ and has been choreographing and teaching at numerous dance spaces through out the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Gold Coast ever since. She has made appearances in multiple TV productions and music videos. She has since completed her Certificate IV in Dance and Certificate III and IV in Fitness training and is ready to share her passion for Hip Hop and bring forth her unique flare of Urban Choreography to the world of dance. Jess has a HUGE amount of attitude and an even greater amount of talent, proving her worth with many Hip Hop routines that have claimed 1st prize time and time again.

Sylvia
Stellino
Teacher

As a Dance Coach at several dance colleges and schools, Sylvia comes to BDA with years of experience and a solid foundation of the ATOD syllabus. Sylvia has had huge success in choreographing for a number of school musicals and has received accolades and awards for her artistic creations throughout South East Queensland. Having a Bachelor of Secondary Education, Sylvia understands what is required to teach students in a professional and safe environment.