Caroline began her dance training at the Surrey School of Ballet and continued on to a performers course at the prestigious Rambert School of Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance in 1998. Following her training Caroline pursued a dream to travel; during her 5-year stay in the USA she danced and choreographed for: The Vail Youth Ballet Company, David Taylor Dance Theatre: Denver and Vail Valley Theatre Company of Colorado; she was also a permanent member of the teaching staff at the Vail Valley Academy of Dance. Since returning to the UK in 2005 Caroline achieved her associates and registered teachers status with the Royal Academy of Dance and most recently has successfully completed a BA (Hons) in Dance Education.
Caroline has taught for a number of highly respected Ballet Schools including: Denise Winmill School of Dance, Hurst Lodge and Orwell School of Dancing. In 2011 Caroline set up the Junior’s program for English National Ballet School and ran the classes for over 3 years before leaving to have a baby in 2014. Most recently Caroline was invited to join the team behind ‘Reimagined for Ballet Class’ and ‘Adventures in Pre-School Dance’ series of CDs; working with professional dancers and musicians to add a teachers view and choreography for the accompanying videos.
Ballet, Tap & Modern Teacher
Helena trained at London Studio Centre, studying a wide variety of dance styles, including: ballet, tap, jazz, salsa and partner work, and gained a BA (Hons) Theatre Dance. In her final year she specialised in Musical Theatre, culminating with performances with the Seedtime Company. After graduating Helena went on to perform in Madagascar Live, and featured as a dancer in the short film Moments. She began as an apprentice with Springs Dance Company, which involved performing, teaching and touring throughout the UK, and this is where Helena found her passion for teaching. She has since gone on to take her Diploma in Dance Instruction in Ballet and Modern with the ISTD, and is currently working towards her Tap DDI. She has taught and choreographed for various dance and drama schools and also enjoys teaching couples for their first wedding dances.
Helena joins Kids Love Dance to teach Pre-School Ballet and the Tap & Modern classes. She looks forward to sharing her passion and experience with the young dancers at KLD.
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Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Examination Date
Tuesday 21st November 2017