Avril was born into a musical family. Her training started with piano and eventually evolved into a passion for dance, singing and all things performance related. She is extensively trained in Broadway and Commercial Jazz, Tap and Musical Theatre. Avril completed her professional training at Dance Factory, The Victorian College of the Arts and Harbour Dance Centre (Vancouver). Since completing her studies her performance credits include regional and international (New Zealand) tours of children’s theatre shows, as well as performances for the House of Burlesque in Melbourne and many cabarets, festivals and musical theatre productions. Previous credits from her time in Vancouver, Canada include Reinvention of Disco (2014-15 seasons), Onyxx Dance Co. and Cabaret Torlage - the longest running cabaret show in Vancouver. Her time in Vancouver also gave her the opportunity to work in television, festivals, and corporate events. A passionate and dedicated teacher, Avril loves to share her experience with other dancers and create a fun and inviting atmosphere in the studio.