Bio
Jamilla Deville is one of the world’s best-known pole dancers, and a pioneer of the art form. Having trained in various forms of dance, as well as adagio, trapeze, corde lisse and silks, Jamilla is one of the most experienced performers and instructors on the world stage. She is the original Miss Pole Dance Australia and was also voted by the global pole community as IPDFA International Instructor of the Year for 2010 & 2011. Jamilla is also known as the face of X-Pole Australia and has been a huge fan of & ambassador for the brand internationally since its inception. www.jamilla.com.au info@jamilla.com.au
Renowned for her strength, athleticism and grace as a performer, Jamilla’s understanding and mastery of such crucial elements of pole dancing as safety, body alignment, aerial fitness, and balance have set her apart as a leader in her field, making her offerings as an instructor and performer invaluable to dancers the world over.
Jamilla is the creator of The Art of Pole DVD Series, proclaimed by its fans to be “the pole dancing bible” and influencing pole dance styles and teaching techniques across the globe. The Art of Pole Collection is the topselling pole dance instructional DVD series available in the world today.
Inspired by reaching new heights and helping other dancers to do the same, Jamilla’s love is for instructing and performing, as well as traveling and connecting with dancers everywhere.
“Pole dancing is an art form, something beautiful and inspiring, which contains elements of sensuality and theatricality through graceful movement, music, and costume. It’s emotional and tells a story. That whole package is what makes it an art in itself.”

Titles

  • Miss Pole Dance Australia (2005)
  • Founder of the International Pole Federation (2006)
  • Creator, Producer & Star of The Art of Pole DVD Series (2007-13)
  • Head Judge & Criteria Development, Australian Pole Dance Championships (2009)
  • Head Judge & Criteria Development, Australian Pole Dance Championships (2010)
  • Official Judge & Performer, California Pole Dance Championships (2010)
  • Pole Spin Magazine Instructor of the Year (2010)
  • IPDFA International Instructor of the Year (2010)
  • IPDFA International Instructor of the Year (2011)
  • Pole Dance International Magazine Instructor of the Year (2011)
  • Pole Dance International Magazine Best DVD Series (2011)
  • Head Judge & Criteria Development, Australian Pole Dance Championships (2011)
  • Official Judge, World Pole Dance Championships, Budapest, Hungary (2011)
  • Official Judge, Miss Pole Dance Australia (2012)
  • UPA Pro-Poler of the Year, 2014