Joanne Collins - Dance Tutor
Joanne Collins A.R.A.D, A.B.B.O
Joanne is a professional dancer, choreographer and examiner, currently working with Apollo Theatre Company and The Human Agency; She is the senior ballet tutor for the Apollo Theatre College in Wairau Valley with Sarah Boocock.
Joanne trained in Melbourne at The Victorian College of the Arts, going on to perform for three years with Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines as Dance Captain, and Aerial performer, touring North and South America, the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada. This included soloist roles in musicals such as Singing In The Rain, Gypsy, All That Jazz, Piano Man, 42nd Street, Will Rogers Follies, Chicago, and Sweet Charity.
Since returning to New Zealand, Joanne has performed in three National tours with: The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and danced at numerous events around the North Island such as Fight for Life and Lakeside Rotorua. Joanne has also appeared in various t.v shows including Shortland Street, Spartacus, The Almighty Johnsons, and Golden.