Claire Rich

Dance Teacher

Claire is a #JFsurvivor, having joined The Jazz Factory at just two years old and continuing until she graduated high school. Having danced with The Jazz Factory for 15 years, Claire’s love for dance blossomed and she was awarded the prestigious Most Promising Dancer award in 2016. Claire has completed up to Intermediate level of the Australian Teachers of Dancing Jazz Moves Syllabus (2017) and has also completed her HSC dance course through Ecole Ballet Studios (2016-2017). Claire was a member of The JF Dance Company for many years, competing as a soloist and in groups at eisteddfods and competitions in jazz, lyrical, contemporary and hip hop. Claire was also a part of the JF NYC Dance Tour for two weeks in 2015 and again in 2017. After graduating high school Claire was accepted into the NYC Broadway Dance Centre International Student Visa Program and for three months studied under incredible teachers, gaining a wide variety of skills, knowledge and experience from this opportunity. Having worked as an assistant teacher for many years, Claire is excited to start teaching at The Jazz Factory and pass on her experience and love for dance to her students!