Our Teachers

NIKKI WILKINSON
Nikki is the Principal Teacher at AMJAZZ. She teaches Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet and Aerial Body Conditioning. Nikki has been dancing since the age of four and has been classically trained in RAD Ballet and has achieved all of the AJDA levels and the BBDS Hip Hop levels. Nikki has been teaching for over 18 years and her experience in dance has lead her to a position as a national AJDA examiner and choreographer.
Nikki also dances professionally – she has danced in theatre productions outside of the studio, choreographed for local productions and has taught at many dance workshops throughout NZ. She is the choreographer and director for our AMJAZZ Creative Dance Performance group.

PAM SHANKS
Pam is owner of AMJAZZ and currently teaches Jazz and Tap. Pam has been dancing since the age of eight years and has been classically trained in RAD Ballet and has achieved NZ Modern to Intermediate levels, and American Jazz to Solo Seal. She has passed both American Tap exams and BBDS Hip Hop exams.
Pam has choreographed and danced professionally ain theatre productions outside of the dance studio. With over 20 years of teaching experience behind her, Pam is a national examiner for the AJDA.

TEACHERS for 2017
Nikki Wilkinson
– Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Performance Class
Pam Shanks – Jazz, Tap 
Talia Jamieson
– Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, Pre-Intro Jazz
Grace Dekker – Hip Hop, Aerial Body Conditioning, Tap
Madelyn Skilton – Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Tap
Bronwyn Woolford – Mini Movers, Pre-Intro Jazz

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