We are so excited to welcome Jacinta Ross-Ehlers to our staff in 2020.
Jacinta is an amazing dancer, teacher & coach and she brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her years of experience in the dance world.
We are looking forward to having her enthusiasm, joy and expertise at PSB next year!
Jacinta was born and trained here in Perth.
At 15 years of age, she continued her ballet training on scholarship at the Academie de Danse Classique Princess Grace in Monte Carlo. It was in her 3rd year at the school in 1991 when she won a cash prize at the prestigious ballet competition the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland.
Jacinta was accepted into the Bern Ballet Company, Switzerland at 18 years of age where she danced solo and Principal roles with the company for 3 years before continuing her career with Basel Ballet Switzerland for another year.
She returned home to Perth to join the West Australian Ballet Company in 1995. Jacinta danced solo and Principal roles with the company for 11 years before retiring to have a family.
Since retiring she has been a Lecturer with the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts for 10 years, along with guest teaching and adjudicating at competitions and many schools throughout Perth.