Eleanor - Principal
BA (Hons) RAD: RTS ARAD AISTD (DDE)
Eleanor trained at the Royal Academy of Dance in London, graduating in 2013 with a degree in Ballet Education. She has also achieved the RAD Advanced 2 examination and the Level 4 diploma in Dance Education with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.
Since graduation, Eleanor taught in Germany - and has had a successful career as a freelance teacher in London, where she specialised in teaching boys. She has taught and choreographed for schools in Cambridge and adult classes for Cambridge University Ballet Club.
Sophie - Ballet Teacher
BA (Hons) RAD: RTS ARAD
Sophie started dance at a young age, attending weekly classes in ballet, tap and modern. As her training developed, she took various graded examinations in RAD ballet and ISTD modern and performed in various events and productions, before pursuing an ambition to become a ballet teacher. In 2009 Sophie gained a place at the Royal Academy of Dance on the BA (Hons) Ballet Education programme gaining registered teacher status and achieving associate status on completion of the Royal Academy of Dance's Advanced 2 Examination.
So far, Sophie has enjoyed a varied and exciting teaching career, preparing students for examinations, show choreography and rehearsal, teaching audition classes, leading workshops and short courses, as well as taking on a role as Head of Ballet in a project to restructure a performing arts school which is now thriving.
Mariesha - Contemporary Teacher
BA (Hons) LSC
Trained at London Studio Centre, while there I was lucky enough to work with choreographers such James Cousins, Joseph Toonga, Wayne Parsons and Kerrie Nicholls.
Since graduating I have worked as a TA at DanceEast CAT, taught at a few local dane schools such as The King Slocambe School of Dance, The Octagon Studios, BlackBourne School of Dance and PWL. Along side being in a couple of music videos and qualifying as a ‘Total Barre’ instructor and setting up my own classes- ‘BarreTONE’.