Drama Tutoring, TEaching and Coaching
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
Jessica Lily is a fully qualified secondary and primary school teacher, with over twenty years of experience and training in the Arts. She is passionate, multi-skilled with a compelling vision of promoting excellence in all aspects of the Performing Arts.
She has a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts in Drama including accreditation in Dance, Media Production and Performance Art. Jessica also has a Graduate Diploma in Education majoring in Drama and minoring in Media. She studied Aboriginal Musical Theatre through WAPPA in Broome and Advanced Screen Acting and Theatre at NIDA in Sydney. Jessica also went on to completing a Production internship with RMITV in Melbourne and was later employed as a Director at Orion Studios.
Jessica Lily has taught in remote communities in Western Australia, Newtown High School of the Performing Arts in NSW as well as teaching and directing students at Orion Studio in Melbourne. Her previous teaching positions in Perth include John Curtin College of the Arts as a Gifted and Talented Teacher, South Thornlie Primary School as the Drama Specialist, and Iona Presentation College. At Kalamunda Senior High School as the Performing Arts Coordinator her students participated in Yoh Fest and won many awards including most ‘Emotionally Evoking Performance’, her students were selected to perform in the grand final. She is currently implementing a whole school Performing Arts program in her primary school, aligned to the Western Australian Curriculum.
Jessica Lily places great emphasis on inspiring young minds and creating possibilities. “Through the wonderful world of the Arts, I can make a difference to every student’s wellbeing and education by being adaptable, resourceful and will drive high performance with high care.
My students are always encouraged and taught to move beyond the given norms, to confront boundaries and undertake challenges that will push their learning to new heights.
Performing Arts is a creative outlet where students can freely express themselves, where creativity and imagination is celebrated.
I see the Arts as a basic entitlement of every child allowing each one to gain access to real and imaginative worlds.”
Sessions are in a safe friendly environment where creativity can be freely explored and discovered. They are available online or in person and each session is targeted to meet your specific goals and needs.
Tutoring and Coaching sessions include:
- ATAR practical exam preparation
- Primary and High school tuition (Drama)
- Tertiary admission audition preparation (WAAPA)
- Year six transition into Performing Arts programs at specialist schools
- Speech and Enunciation
- Auditions for Screen or Stage
- Script breakdown and Analysis
- Character development
- Acting processes and techniques
- Confidence Building
- Feedback on Monologues, Scenes etc
Jessica Lily, a performing arts teacher in Western Australia, wants schools to make the arts a powerful catalyst for educational reform using artistic creative expression that will enrich students’ knowledge and abilities.
“Acting is about representing the human condition and telling stories that are meaningful,” she says.