Welcome To Jody Marshall Dance Company

About Us


The Jody Marshall Dance Company has been in operation as one of Perth’s foremost dance companies for the past 40 years.

Since its establishment in 1976, director Jody Marshall has developed a impressive reputation as one of Perth’s longest running dance schools.

With a staff of high calibre teachers, The Jody Marshall Dance Company offers exceptional training in a variety of dance styles including: Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Classical Ballet, Hip-Hop, Acrobatics and Musical Theatre. All teachers have diplomas in all forms of dance. Many of our teachers are also former students of The Jody Marshall Dance Company, returning to educate the next generation of students after time in the professional industry.

Classes are open to all ages, with preschooler classes offered to children from the tender age of 18 months, and fun adult classes including lovely ladies still tapping in their 80s.

The studio prides itself on having many generations of students returning with their own children, due to its family orientated atmosphere. The studios core value being to provide exceptional, disciplined training in a fun and friendly manner. Students are promised to excel whether they are enrolled to take class for fun and fitness alone. or to work towards a professional career in dance, concentrating more intently on exams and competitions.

The Jody Marshall Dance Company has an excellent reputation for producing outstanding dance artists. These artists include Jayne Smeulders, whom was a principle dancer for West Australian Ballet and Jody Marshall’s own son Reed Luplau who made his debut on Broadway in “Fiddler on the Roof” and currently performs in new broadway production “The Great Comet”. Many other students have gone on to perform at a professional level turning dance into a career. These students have gained positions world-wide with such companies as NETHERLANDS DANCE THEATRE, AUSTRALIAN BALLET, TAP DOGS, Tokyo's DISNEYLAND, Los Angele's DISNEYLAND, world cruise lines and in the movie BOOTMEN.

The Jody Marshall Dance Company regularly performs at corporate functions and public events and gains recognition for their outstanding performances with awards at dance eisteddfods and competitions.