Jess Toatoa

urban, commercial, Contemporary & perspective dance company

This is Jessica’s second year with Red Studio. 

She has been dancing since a young age starting under the guidance of Norris Dance Studios tutor Kylie Norris where she achieved NZAMD’s top jazz award at the age of 14yrs and The Ora Burnett jazz scholarship at 15yrs. Jessica then went on to expand her repertoire as a dancer at the Palace Dance Studio in 2014, where she danced in the crews Sorority, Request & The Royal Family with international choreographers Parris Goebel & Kiel Tutin. In that time she was a part of the New Zealand Hiphop Dance film "Born to Dance" in 2014 & Justin Bieber’s "Sorry" music video in 2015. Leaving the Palace in 2016 she was offered a spot in the “All that” Tempo Festival Jazz Show 2016 cast. Leading to another professional dance show in March the following year called  “Synthesis” and most recently Kiel Tutin’s production “A Million Moves” late last year.

Now at 19 years of age Jessica is continuing to explore more of the dance industry, performing under Momentum Productions, member of the Skycity Dance and Cheer team, member under 3WJ+Boy Agency and dancer with “NZX”.