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UNLOCK. UNBLOCK. PERFORM.

JLC focuses on understanding the fundamentals and wholistic development of a performers technique.

WHAT WE OFFER.

We offer a range of ways to learn including:

Online Google Meets Sessions:

Private Lessons

 

In-Person Sessions: Both Melbourne and Geelong Venues

Private Lessons

Group Lessons

 

We take pride in offering a diverse range of subjects including:

Acting 

Singing

Dancing

Flute Lessons

 

Learn how to make your auditions and performances pop with our Performance/Vocal Health, Performance Anxiety and Audition Preparation Sessions!

We also offer Yr7-10 and VCE Subject sessions for students studying:

Yr 7-10 Music

Yr 7-10 Drama

VCE/VET Dance

VCE Drama

VCE Theatre Studies

VCE Music Performance

VCE Music Inquiry

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GEELONG PRIVATE COACHING

Coaching is available for online or face-to-face learning!


Geelong-Based Coaching is available during: 

Tuesdays: 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Thursdays: 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fridays: 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Saturdays: 4 pm - 7:30 pm

GREATER GEELONG PRIVATE COACHING

Coaching is available for online or face-to-face learning!

Melbourne-Based Coaching is available on:

Mondays: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fridays: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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ONLINE COACHING SESSION

This service is a new service we have created in 2021! We now have students all over Australia and want to keep growing! If you are interstate and are wanting lessons, get in contact!

Time is Flexible

SELF-TAPE SESSIONS

This service is for students needing an extra edge on their self-tapes. Whether it be a university audition, agency auditions or audition for a gig, we have you covered. *ONLY FOR VICTORIANS*

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ABOUT THE COACH

Passionate Coaching Performance Arts Professional

Jamie Long has been dancing and singing for over 20 years being trained by some of the industry's finest. Jamie began her arts journey with Melbourne Dance eXchange (MDX). She trained in a range of styles as well as being a member of their Elite Training Team, performing for festivals and Starlight Foundation. This sparked her passion for becoming an all-rounded performer. She then continued her training at The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet refining her skills and focus in Contemporary and Ballet specifically Vaganova-Based Training. Jamie has performed for various events and in various spaces including the MCG, The Arts Centre, The Palace Theatre, and The National Theatre to name a few.


Jamie has also trained in musical theatre studying at the VCA in their Music Theatre Studio Course, 2015, and ShowFit, 2016. Her credits include Little Shop of Horrors (Crystal), Fame (Iris Kelly), and The Addams Family (Spanish Gypsy Ancestor). Her most notable roles include “Maria” in The Sound of Music to “Heather Chandler” in the Victorian Amateur Premiere of Heathers. 


Her love for musical theatre and dance led her to choreograph and coach in the last 7 years. Jamie has choreographed a school competition piece, conducted a 180 girl choir on the stage of Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne (1st place) in 2015. She has also choreographed a few shows including, Altona City Theatre’s sold-out season Alice in Wonderland: The Pantomime in 2016. Jamie has also been the O'Brien Icehouse Resident Acting Coach between 2018-2019 for their Grinch/Alice In Wonderland Shows and Wicked of Oz shows. Her most recent credit is working on "The Masked Singer" on Channel 10.


She has also worked for the Melbourne Academy of Performing Arts as a teacher of Music Theatre, Drama, and Voice and Created and founded the dance and character classes at the O'Brien Icehouse. Currently, Jamie works as a resident teacher with CentreStage Performing Arts Academy (CPAA) in Geelong. She is currently also studying her Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) at the Australian Catholic University. She works with various schools, directing, vocal directing, and choreographing shows. She has also completed the Estill Level 1 and 2 Training course and has just recently become a qualified Vocal Health First Aider.


Jamie believes in creating and maintaining well-rounded performers with an in-depth knowledge of proper technique, musicality, physicality, stage presence, and especially vocal health.


Her principles of Unlock, Unblock, Perform mean a lot to the companies vision and what it always wants to be associated with. To put it simply, in order to emote on stage truthfully, we have to be vulnerable and ready to give everything to the audience. Unlocking any tension. Unblock any issues that cause unease and discomfort. Perform like your heart, soul and mind depend on it. Because the moment you can master that, the truth is effortless.

JLC IS VHFA QUALIFIED

JLC is passionate about keeping singers safe. The Vocal Health First Aid Qualification is a new achievement, taking a step in the right direction to achieving our goals of guiding students with safe vocal practise to ensure a strong and healthy instrument.

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BARK REVIEWS 5 STARS

We are always striving to help people who reach out and take the opportunity.

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Want to hear more about how I can transform your life through performance? Contact me today to schedule a session through the form below or on social media!

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