About Kookies n Kream Dance School
As seen on Australia’s Got Talent, Grand Finalist “Kookies N Kream” is now 1 of the newest dance school in Sydney, specializing in kids hip hop and ballet since 2014.
Meet the Kookie and the Kream
Kookies N Kream Dance School is run by husband and wife, Jet and Mims Valencia
Jethro Valencia aka Jet , is the lead hip hop choreographer and director of Kookies N Kream. Learning as a freestyle dancer in the mean streets of Sydney, made Jet’s transition to choreography authentic and unique. Over the course of more than 10 years, national and international titles were synonymous to his name.
A graduate of Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Arts, Jet has found her passion in coaching and later on in teaching. His creativity and consistency has set foot in Australia’s Got Talent Grand Finals for 2 years, 2012 and 2019 with his home grown kids crew Lil Kookies.
“I have been dreaming about Kookies n Kream dance school since Australia’s Got Talent. I’m so happy to say it’s now a reality. And now it begins… let’s get our dancing shoes on and have a boogie with the Kookie”.
Miriam Yousif-Valenca is the lead ballet teacher and Studio Manager of the Kookies N Kream Dance School. Known to her students as Miss Mims, she is trained in the worldwide renown UK’s Royal Academy of Dance ballet, jazz, contemporary and street / hip hop. Her portfolio of clientele includes international artists Apl de Ap from Black Eyed Peas, Far East Movement, Jennifer Lopez and Australians X Factor Nathaniel and The Voice winner, Anja.
A graduate of Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, major in Public Relations and Advertising, Miss Mims has found her passion in teaching instead. She earned her teaching training from a preschool dance franchise Rhythm Factory, Royal Academy of Dance and The Addlib (Philippines dance company).
Progressing Ballet Technique Certified Teacher since 2020
“Everyone has an inner dancer in us. I can’t wait to help mould little dancers to become the not just great dancers but the best