The Jody Marshall Dance Company has been in operation as one of Perth’s foremost dance companies for the past 45 years.
Since its establishment in 1976, director Jody Marshall has developed an impressive reputation as one of Perth’s longest running dance schools.
With a staff of high calibre teachers, The Jody Marshall Dance Company offers exceptional training in a variety of dance styles including: jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tap, classical ballet, hip-hop, acrobatics and musical theatre. All teachers have diplomas in all forms of dance. Many of our teachers are also former students of The Jody Marshall Dance Company, returning to educate the next generation of students after time in the professional industry.
Classes are open to all ages, with preschooler classes offered to children from the tender age of 18 months, and fun adult classes including lovely ladies still tapping in their 80s.
The studio prides itself on having many generations of students returning their own children, due to its family orientated atmosphere. The studios core value being to provide exceptional, disciplined training in a fun and friendly manner. Students are promised to excel whether they are enrolled to take a class for fun and fitness alone, or to work towards a professional career in dance, concentrating more intently on exams and competitions.
The Jody Marshall Dance Company has an excellent reputation for producing outstanding dance artists. These artists include Jayne Smeulders. Whom was a principle dancer for Western Australian Ballet and Jody Marshall’s own son Reed Luplau who made his debut on Broadway in “Fiddler on the Roof” and currently performs in new broadway production “The Great Comet.” Many other students have gone on to perform at a professional level turning dance into a career. These students have gained positions world-wide with such companies as NETHERLANDS DANCE THEATRE, AUSTRALIAN BALLET, TAP DOGS, Tokyo’s DISNEYLAND, Los Angeles DISNEYLAND, world cruise lines and in the movie BOOTMEN.
The Jody Marshall Dance Company regularly performs at corporate functions and public events and gains recognition for their outstanding performances with awards at dance eisteddfords and competitions.
WHAT PEOPLE HAVE TO SAY ABOUT US
Professional and Successful... if you are after a family to guide, support, nurture and encourage with years of experience JMDC is the studio for you! Learn and explore ALL genres of dance! You won’t be disappointed I am a student of 28 years and a mum with sons who love the dance, fun and friendshipsAmanda
Amazing dance studio. My 3 children dance at Jody's... my son and two daughters. My daughters especially love to dance. This school teaches superior technique while having fun. Jody's attention to detail when teaching technique is really something. Why go anywhere else. Hands down best studio in the area.Nicole
I can highly recommend JMDC, my daughter has danced here for 5 years. The teaching is to a professional quality with a fantastic focus on technique, all while being fun and making great friendships. The end of year concerts are amazing and I especially like the age appropriateness of the routines and costuming.Lorelle
Can’t speak highly enough about JMDC. Exceptional attention to technique and a highly professional teaching staff. Their end of year performances are second to none. The ladies tap class is one of my most favourite hours of the week. Great workout, loads of fun and a wonderful group of ladies.Rosetta
The level of professionalism, dedication, commitment and enthusiasm of the JMDC teachers is first class! Our daughter has loved learning and growing with the wonderful support of the JMDC family. Highly recommend to others!Tara