Jane Kesby

Jane Kesby began her ballet training at a young age at The McDonald College and completed her studies at the Australian Ballet School before beginning her career with the West Australian Ballet company. 

She then relocated to Europe where she danced professionally for 10 years as a Soloist with the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Zurich Ballet and had the great privilege to work alongside internationally renowned artists, directors, ballet mistresses & masters, dancers and choreographers. Before returning to Australia, she completed her Royal Academy of Dance Professional Dancer’s Teaching Diploma in London with Distinction.

Jane has taught both in the day school and After Hours program of The McDonald College for over ten years and travels regularly to international competitions with our senior classical ballet students. She has trained and nurtured many of our most successful ex-College students and has been Assistant to the Artistic Director of the Premier State Ballet Youth Company for over five years.

In 2015, Jane was promoted to Head of Ballet at The McDonald College.