Teaching Staff

Karla F.IDT
(Examiner)Principal

Karla started dancing at the age of 5; throughout the years she competed in various festival and shows, as well as working her way through her dance exams. She has been teaching for the past 9 years during which she has thoroughly enjoyed watching her students grow into strong performers. After gaining her advanced grades she chooses to continue onto her teaching qualifications, where she qualified with the Independent Dance Training. She has recently become principal of Starlight Dance Works where she knows she can continue to build a happy environment for the students to learn and enjoy their time spent with us.

Paige
 Class Teacher

Paige is a level 2 gymnastics coach and she  also coaches acro-gymnastics. Her passion is to help children reach their potential in a safe and fun environment. She has been involved in gymnastics for 7 years and has been qualified as a coach for 6 years.

 

Paige has been involved in the teaching of our Acro classes and is enjoying every minute of it.  

Abbie L.IDT

Abbie started dancing at the age of 5; since then she has successfully auditioned for many TV adverts and films such as The Shell Seekers, and also a training video for Barnados. She also has experience in London's West End, where she performed in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for a year and was then in Billy Elliot at London's Victoria Palace Theatre for 3 years. She was on a full scholarship for a year at the Centre for Advanced Training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Abbie is currently studying at the Royal Academy of Dance in London 

Guest Teacher
Helen F.IDT (Examiner) 
Musical Theatre, Drama & Singing 

Helen is a well known and respected teacher within the local area and has a vast knowledge of teaching and examining expertise.  Helen has been involved in producing various children’s productions locally and won an award for her production of Billy Elliot as part of the Billy Youth Theatre Project. She is also a very successful agent representing both children and professional adults in Musical Theatre.  We are thrilled that Helen is teaching at the school and that her wealth of experience is being passed on to our students.