Jacqui is a community arts practitioner in choreography and percussion lecturing at Deakin University in early childhood, primary and secondary Arts Education. She co-founded Wild Moves International in 1991 that nurtured the dreaming for the annual Return of the Sacred Kingfisher festival in 1994 at CERES community environmental arts park. Jacqui is inspired by indigenous cultures and their connection to ancestral spirit and the fostering of identity in the youth generation. She has extensively studied dance styles and drumming techniques of the African Diaspora which has led to many exciting artist in residency programs in schools and the community in Australia, Africa and the Netherlands: "Where journeys Meet" Gasworks Community Arts Park to celebrate Australian Federation 2001 and the opening ceremony for the Deaf Olympics in 2005. Jacqui is a regular community arts practitioner for the Surf Coast Shire's High Tide festival. She has a committed interest in human rights issues and feminist ethnography. This fostered the making of "Children of the Blue Light" filmed in the Slave Dungeons of the Cape Coast Castle, Ghana.