When on ‘home ground’ in Australia, Jacqueline works to choreograph and produce the concert celebrations of such dance teams as the NRL Cronulla Sharks, St George Illawarra Dragons, producing huge half time shows for half time NRL games from 500-1800 performers, as well as providing choreography for the Brisbane Broncos, Melbourne Storm and North Queensland Cowboys for finals series and balances working with the NBL Illawarra Hawks dance team along with working with the Australian Turf Club, Nine Network and Fox Sports regularly.
Jacqueline’s business JLDEntertainment.com.au works in conjunction with US based company ChoreographyPros, specialising in providing game ready, entertaining and diverse Pro Sports dance team choreography and who are currently scouting for talented Aussie dancers to audition to join dance teams to live the dream. Jacqueline is the first Australian choreographer to teach at CP and her have routines on an NBA court.
As part of this scouting process, ChoreographyPros is hosting The Choreography Pros’ (CP) Dance Team Convention.
The convention is a dance intensive for dance teams, individual experienced pro dancers as well as auditioning pro dance team hopefuls. A Pro-Level Convention, participants must be 18 years or older and experienced at picking up advanced level choreography in a short amount of time and then performing it immediately after. CP’s Dance Team Convention welcomes both dance teams as well as individual participants.
CP’s goal for the convention is two-fold in providing professional sports organizations with game ready, entertaining, diverse and crowd-pleasing choreography, and also to provide prep classes and dance conditioning to individual dancers for upcoming auditions.
Since returning to Australia, one of Jacqueline’s dancers Kati Manning of the Cronulla Sharks and Illawarra Hawks has landed a position with the NBA Denver Nuggets dancers after attending this years ChoreographyPros convention this year. Kati continued on to Denver to spend a week auditioning and interviewing for the team. Kati now returns to the US to commence training with her new squad.
Dancers are now auditioning and working under JLD.Entertainments teams to gain the correct training and preparation in order to audition and make the US teams for next season.