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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.

Danielle
Gerrard
Teacher

Danielle brings experience from all over the world, most recently returning from the UK. She has multiple qualifications in Dance and has a strong passion for all facets. Danielle is guest teacher at BDA teaching in between her overseas contracts as a professional performer and choreographer. Her consistent presence in the field proves invaluable in passing the up-to-date knowledge on to the students at BDA.