Jacquie trained at The Bush Davies School and the Central School of Ballet. She worked with Northern Ballet Theatre (A Simple Man, Coppelia), Vienna Festival Ballet (Swan Lake UK tour), Weiner Ballet Theater (Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker European tour) and The Georgia Ballet, USA where she performed the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker.
Her musical theatre credits include the UK tour of Oklahoma, The Phantom Of The Opera in Hamburg, Germany as Dance Captain and Ballet Chorus and the USA tour of The Phantom Of The Opera, with her husband Ray Gabbard.
After returning to London she trained as a Pilates Teacher with Body Control Pilates and she is now a fully qualified teacher and holds a level 3 REPS. In 2014 Jacquie gained the ISTD’s DDI diploma teaching qualification in ballet.
Photograph with Suzanne Gielgud by © Mike Champion