Rubber Duckies


This class is taught by:

Jessica Parr

Jessica Parr: Company Co-Director
With over 12 years experience as an independent dance instructor and choreographer, Jessica's choreography in jazz, lyrical, ballet, pointe and tap have won numerous local, regional and national awards. Dancers, who were trained by Jessica, have worked in music videos, theatre, television, motion pictures, have been accepted into impressive dance companies and have become dance instructors and choreographers themselves. Her experience includes teaching at studios throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties in California from 2000-2006 then in Gaston and Mecklenburg counties in North and South Carolina from January 2008-April 2012. After which, she returned to California and started working with South Coast in Spring of 2012. Additional experience includes High School dance choreographer in Pacifica Dance Program from 1997-2000. Jessica is a well-rounded and gifted dance instructor who desires to share her talents by influencing others thru teaching. Jessica believes in motivating and educating students of all levels and from all walks of life. She helps them to feel confident about their bodies, skills and talent, while building self-esteem, confidence, and discipline to reach dreams.

Valerie Barrow

Valerie has been dancing since she could walk. She has had 20+ years of training in Tap, Jazz and Classical Ballet through the Westminster performing arts center, Bethel Ballet Academy and The Metropolitan ballet Company. She has also had 10+ years of training in Hula and Polynesian through her Halau, Hula O Napualani. Her performances include: Luaus, Recitals, O.C. Fair shows, Special Events, and The Nutcracker Ballet. Valerie has been teaching dance for ten years. She became an assistant teacher at age 12 and has been teaching + choreographing her own classes since she was only 14. She is currently sharing her passion and love for dance through performing in shows, teaching ballet and hula at birthday parties, and teaching + choreographing at South Coast Performing Arts.

Ashley Parker

Ashley Parker’s training began with Irvine School of Dance at the age of 9. She then joined Ballet Pacifica where she furthered her technique in classical Ballet until the age 17. While studying with Ballet Pacifica, she attended several Summer Intensive programs, such as, School of American Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Miami City Ballet. After graduating High School, Ashley moved to New York City to join Joffrey Ballet’s year-round trainee program for 2 years. She has performed in several ballets including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Giselle and Mid Summer Night’s Dream.

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed Dec 13 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Thu Dec 14 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Sat Dec 16 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Ashley Parker
  • Wed Dec 20 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Thu Dec 21 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Sat Dec 23 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Ashley Parker
  • Wed Dec 27 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Thu Dec 28 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Sat Dec 30 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Ashley Parker
  • Wed Jan 03 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Thu Jan 04 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Sat Jan 06 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Ashley Parker
  • Wed Jan 10 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Thu Jan 11 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Sat Jan 13 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Ashley Parker
  • Wed Jan 17 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Thu Jan 18 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Sat Jan 20 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Ashley Parker
  • Wed Jan 24 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Jessica Parr
  • Thu Jan 25 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm with Valerie Barrow