Peta-Maree Jacobsen

Peta-Maree is a zealous and outgoing dancer, full of character she followed her life long dream of opening a dance school in 2006 when “Shall we Dance!!” was born. Since then she has been dedicated to her students and does her best to pass on her love of dance to all who walk into her studio. Starting from 2012 she has pushed her dancers to achieve amazing results and renamed the studio Bundaberg Dance Academy, quickly becoming an elite studio in Bundaberg.



Emma was one of only 15 students within Australia to be accepted full-time into the prestigious National Ballet School in Melbourne. Upon completion of her training Emma received her Advanced Diploma of Dance majoring in Classical Ballet. She then went onto dance professionally overseas performing with various artists including The Royal Ballet and Darcy Bussell in the London Olympics. Emma is eager to pass on her vast knowledge, experience and expertise within the classical genre.


Amy Maidment is a charismatic dancer who loves to bring the stage alive. Amy specialises in Hip Hop, however she loves inspiring the younger children to move in the studio and learn fundamental skills in the class.

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.