After graduating from the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts, Jackie followed a professional dance and singing career which encompassed a wide range of activities. Her experience varies from summer revues to a West End stage musical; from cabaret through to television and film.
Guest teaching jazz at Vocational Colleges, Jackie was thrilled to land a position in the Modern Theatre Department of Elmhurst. Teaching at Elmhurst and running her own “Hayward Dance”, Jackie had 20 years of fulfilling teaching and was delighted to be invited to be an Examiner for the Modern Theatre Faculty. She enjoys coaching FDI and CDE at several recognised Dance Centres as well as teaching children in schools in her locality. Jackie is a member of the Tap Committee.