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Fiona started dancing at age 5 in a little ballet school in Port Hedland. After moving to Perth, she also studied in Jazz and Tap. Fiona sat examinations in CSTD & RAD and in 1996 received her Full Teaching Diplomas in CSTD Theatrical and Tapping. Fiona opened the All That Jazz Dance Studio at the tender age of 17, after completing her High School Year 12.
Fiona has danced for over 40 years and has had the All That Jazz Dance Studio for 27 years. She has her Full Teaching Diplomas in CSTD Tap & Theatrical. Fiona also has her First Aid and CPR Certificate and has her Police Clearance and her WWCC. She trained in Classical Ballet (CSTD, RAD, BBO) Tap & Modern Jazz. Fiona went to New York in 2019 and did the Tap Teacher Training Course. She specializes in Tap dance having trained with the likes of Tarik Winston, Chris Horsey, Christine Denny, Brenda Bufalino to name a few. Fiona teaches all forms of dance as well as teaching Tap for the Musical Theatre BA course at WAAPA. Fiona worked at the Civic Theatre Restaurant in Perth for 4 years and was a backup dancer for International Elvis Impersonator ‘Max Pelicano’.
Fiona has also choreographed and performed in many Perth Productions such as 42nd St, Chicago, Cabaret, Cats & Annie. She also performed onstage in 2012 with Chris Horsey for the International Tap Festival in Melbourne, in a piece called ‘The Orchestra’ and in a Perth produced tap show called ‘Sole Mates’ in 2015 at the Perth Fringe Festival. Fiona has also performed in LA. Fiona won the 2012 Perth State Championship Choreography award for her tap routine ‘Sevenation Army’.