With 12 years dance teaching experience behind me working with all ages from 2 years to adult including amateurs and professionals, I am very confident in my craft. I am a qualified dance teacher with the ISTD, I have a full clean driving license and a DBS check. My teaching experience includes the styles contemporary, jazz, musical theatre, tap, street dance, and ballet.
2019: Dance Teacher for adults at !Audacious Church.
2018-2019: Dance teacher for Dance Force United in tap and modern.
2018: Dance teacher for Acton Ballet School, adult ballet.
2014-2018: Dance teacher for Fancy Footwork with children aged 2 to 16 in tap ballet and modern.
2012: Dance teacher for The Heights Dance School with children aged 7 to 13 in tap and modern.
2011-2012: Dance teacher for B-Tech and HNC and Degree Dance at Manchester College
2011: Contemporary teacher at Centre Pointe Vocational College
2011: Contemporary teacher for pre-vocational students at York Ballet Scholars
2010/2011: Dance Teacher for senior graduate class at KS Dance
2009-1010: Community dance workshop teacher for Magdela Opera working with vulnerable children aged 7 to 9
2008/2009: Dance Teacher for New English Contemporary Ballet Associates
Nov 2009: Chesterfield residency teacher/choreographer (workshops with GCSE dance pupils)
Nov 2008: Chesterfield residency teacher/choreographer (workshop with GCSE dance pupils)
2007/2008 Special Needs Teaching Assistant at Dovelands Primary School, Leicester
2019: Choreographer for !Audacious Church dance team
2019: Competition choreographer for Dance Force United
2017: Choreographer for short film Dark Souled Creatures
2015: Choreographer for short film The Puppet Masters
2012: Guest choreographer for Yat Sen Chang, former principle of English National Ballet
2012: Choreographed ‘System of a Dance ‘at 3MT Fringe Festival Manchester
2011: 1st prize Student Choreography at KSD
2011: Choreographed 3 contemporary group pieces at York Ballet Scholars
2010-11: 5 contemporary solos for The International Cecchetti Competition
2010: 1st prize Student Choreography at KSD
2013: Intoto Dance Company, pieces by Ben Duke, Neville Campbell, Jorge Crecis
2012: Dancer in ‘White Chalk Diaries’ with Peter Grist and Company
2012: Guest dancer for Espinosa Dance Project programme 4
2012: Performed ‘Morning Mist’ with Ampersandance
2011-12: Performed own choreography ‘System of a Dance ‘at 3MT Fringe Festival
2012: Attended Phoenix Dance Company workshop
2011: Company Dancer for Duguid Physical Theatre Dance Company
2011: ‘WWW.’ with Anima Dance Company
2011: 'Allegro Dance Tour' with Allegro Dance Company
2011: Contemporary solo 'Roosh Kama' with Kate Simmons Dance
2011: 'La Sylphide (solo role: Effie)' with Kate Simmons Dance
2011: Created Duet and Pas de Trois in 'Protect Me' with Peter Grist and Company
2010: Created a solo in 'GAP Project'’ associated with Contact Theatre Manchester
2010: 'Westend to Broadway' with Kate Simmons Dance
2010: 'Nutcracker' with New English Contemporary Ballet
2009: Created duet 'Frontier' at Edinburgh Fringe Festival at Dance Base with NECB
2009: 'Science On Stage' at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall with NECB
2009: 'Something About Others' New English Contemporary Ballet School end of year production
VOCATIONAL DANCE TRAINING
2012-2013: Intoto Dance Company at London Studio Centre
Trained in: Graham, Cunningham, Realease, Limon, and Contact Improvisation, Ballet, Jazz, and Singing.
Teachers: Sue Booker, Leesa Phillips, Lyndsey
2010-2012: 2 year professional dance course at Kate Simmons Dance
Quals: ISTD level 4 Diploma in Dance Education (DDE) in Ballet, Tap, and Modern.
Trained in: Graham technique, Advanced Ballet, Pointe work, Classical pas de deux, Jazz, Tap, Spanish Dance, and Singing
Teachers: Kate Simmons, Gillian Hurst, Emma Briggs, Linsey Kidd, Peter Parker, Tracey Baxter, Tracey Moss
2009 - 2010: Foundation year at New English Contemporary Ballet School
Trained in: Cunningham, Released Based technique, Partner work, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Singing.
Teachers: Niall McMahon, Benoit Egloff, Belinda Basu, Jamie Thompson, Martine van Santen, and Amy Skeoch
1998-2008: Training at Susan Robinson School of Ballet
Trained in Ballet – Advanced Level, Jazz and Tap