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Established in 1990 by Julie-Ann Lucas, JAL Dance is one of Brisbane's leading performing arts studios offering classes in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical acrobatics, hip hop, singing, and musical theatre.

At JAL Dance we promote an encouraging and supportive atmosphere, a place where the children love to be, whilst providing them with quality training.  Our Studio’s aim is for our students to enjoy their dancing, gain excellent technical skills and finish each year with a sense of personal satisfaction.

JAL Dance has a large variety of classes for every skill level from beginner to professional. Whether you are interested in a career in dance or looking to have some fun through a great form of exercise, we have a class that’s right for you!

Our Studios

Our Studios

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Four dance studios
Fully sprung dance floors
Professional sound system
Singing studio
Two comfortable waiting rooms


Our Team

Julie-Ann Lucas (Bradley)

Julie-Ann is the Principal of the school and a full-time teacher.  Julie-ann established her studio in 1990 at age 16 and has nurtured and grown her community ever since.  She holds qualifications in C.S.T.D. (Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dance) and R.A.D. (Royal Academy of Dance). Julie-ann brings an unparalleled commitment to her craft and has successfully paved the way for many industry professionals. 

Julie-ann is supported by a fantastic group of passionate teachers, many of whom are past students themselves.


Carolyn Gilby

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Jacqui Devereux

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Cherie Lange

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Jess Hetherington


Connor Nantes

Greta Gilby

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Lauren Rutherfod

Shay Staffod

Meg Bradley

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Kelly Modulon

Maddi Modulon

Ashton Gyde

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Phillip Ambrose

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