Miss Deborah Jayne – Principal
BA Honours Degree in Dance & Performing Arts
DDI & DDE ISTD Ballet/Tap/Modern
Deborah started dancing at an early age and trained to a professional level. She obtained a BA Honours Degree in Dance and Performing Arts at Hertfordshire University before qualifying as a teacher with ‘The Centre’ for Performing Arts and Kingston Teaching Training College. Previously Deborah had attended Laine Theatre Arts and London Studio for theatre studies and musical theatre.
Deborah has been performing professionally in theatres for many years and has built up her career performing in theatre and television.
Throughout her career Deborah has taught dance in a number of reputable dance schools and in colleges she has choreographed for a number of companies including some well known holiday companies, choreographing their ‘in-house’ productions, she has also choreographed for musicals, films, fashion shows and charity events. Deborah follows the established Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, her genres taught include ballet, modern, tap, hip-hop, contemporary and musical theatre. She enjoys using her professional experiences to teach to a high standard and finds teaching rewarding and fulfilling.
Diploma in Dance and Musical Theatre. DDI & DDE ISTD – Ballet
Miss Kate studied dance and musical theatre at The Arts Educational School and furthered her training at The Performance Preparation Academy where she continued to expand her dance and musical theatre training. Since this time Miss Kate has performed as a dancer for various professional companies and was privileged to take part in the Olympics closing ceremony. Miss Kate has always enjoyed teaching and after obtaining her teaching qualifications with the ISTD, she now teaches for various schools, teaching Ballet, Tap and Modern. Miss Kate teaches our Southfields Ballet classes.
Miss Lizzie Jay
ISTD Examinations in Ballet/Tap/Modern
Lizzie is currently a History student at University College of London and has a wealth of teaching and performing experience, currently playing the lead in the new West End show ‘The Other School’. She trained in dance, acting and singing from a young age, having taken graded examinations in Modern Tap and Ballet. Lizzie has also taken graded singing examinations and has worked as a dance, drama and singing tutor for a number of years working for various dance and theatre schools in and around Surrey. Lizzie also works at the QE11 School teaching performing arts to children with learning difficulties.
All the teachers are CRB checked