Since 1993, The Jazz Factory prides itself on being a warm , nurturing, and family-orientated studio that provides top-quality professional performing arts training.

We run classes for children of all ages and of all levels of dance training and experience and are committed to providing students with the most up to date dance techniques and styles.

Our aim is to foster a love of dance and a freedom of self-expression through movement. Enjoyment is our number one priority, however all children are encouraged to develop their dance style and technique to their full potential.

We offer classes in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Acro, Technique, and Commercial Jazz as well as ATOD Jazz examination classes and RAD examination classes. We offer specialty invite-only classes for our advanced students as well as the award-winning pre-school programs ‘Ready Set Dance’  and ‘Ready Set Ballet ‘  as seen on Nick Jr for ages 2-5 years old.

We also have our very own Dance Company which allows select students to perform at community events and eisteddfods throughout the year and a Theatre Company for passionate musical theatre performers ages 8-18 years.

Our director, Kim Dresner, has been a part of The Jazz Factory family since 1996. She has trained in all forms of dance, as well as theatre and music. Kim has taught dance for many years both in Australia and overseas. She is a qualified Associate Teacher with the ATOD.

All teachers at The Jazz Factory are experienced in many forms of dance and are passionate about sharing their expertise and creating artists who love to dance. They are committed to bringing out the best in their students, while providing a safe and nurturing dance space for them to express themselves.

The Jazz Factory students regularly receive prizes at all major Sydney and regional eisteddfods, as well at State and Australasian Championship levels. 95% of all examination students have received Honours Plus or Honours with Distinction gradings.

Former students have danced with the Sydney Dance Company, Bondi Ballet, the Compañia Nacional de Danza in Madrid, Bollywood, Cruise Ships and ADT (Australian Dance Theatre) and have undertaken further dance study at HSC and university level.

Every two years, Kim takes advanced Jazz Factory dancers to New York for a dance intensive, helping take their dance to the next level. Read all about our intensive here: JF NYC TOUR 

With beautiful custom-built studios on level 2 of Gordon Centre, The Jazz Factory is proud to be the North Shore’s most popular dance studio!


We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team that love what they do.

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