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BA(Hons) RAD RTS ARAD LRAD
Growing up in Wallingford Lucy first discovered her love for dancing at the Kinecroft Academy of Dance. Lucy trained and passed exams in tap, modern and jazz, however ballet has always been her real passion. In 2011 Lucy was delighted to have been accepted onto the BA (Hons) Ballet Education course at the Royal
Academy of Dance (RAD). She received 3 years of in depth training from
experienced tutors and so many wonderful experiences. Lucy furthered her studies by becoming a Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance and after passing Advanced 2 RAD Ballet she also became an Associate of the RAD.
Since graduating, Lucy has been employed at various schools across London where she gained invaluable experience teaching children from the age of two, up to adults.
Lucy is committed to developing and progressing the technique of her students at all levels, and finds encouraging enjoyment and creativity in the children through dance extremely rewarding.
Although she predominantly teaches RAD ballet, she is also in demand for non-
syllabus classes and runs children’s dance parties, with varying themes for all ages.
Lucy has also worked for the RAD as both a teacher and administrator. She has
been involved in the running and teaching of workshops, summer schools, shows
and exams within this prestigious and world-renowned institution. Lucy’s students all receive excellent RAD Ballet Exam results with a 100% pass rate.
In 2017 Lucy was offered the opportunity to take over the Kinecroft Academy of
Dance. Seizing this opportunity, she moved back from London so she could dedicate herself fully to the school. Lucy loves being able to balance her love of dance with her passion for teaching and nurturing children.
BA (Hons) / DipRSL
From a very young age Chloe trained in many styles of dance varying from Ballet, Tap, Jazz to Irish Dance. She competed in Irish Dance Competitions up to a Preliminary Championship Level as well as achieving Intermediate level in RAD Ballet, ISTD modern and ISTD tap and has continued to Advanced 2 in ISTD Tap. As well as this, Chloe trained full-time for a year at the Performance Preparation Academy where she studied Acting, Singing and Dance. Whilst at PPA Chloe achieved her Trinity Guildhall Grade 8 Speech and Drama as well as her London College of Music Grade 8 Musical Theatre.
Chloe graduated from Buckinghamshire New University with a Degree in Dance and Performance. One of her personal achievements is choreographing and performing a lyrical routine to represent Bucks University at Move it 2013. Chloe also danced in the Para-Olympics Closing Ceremony in London 2012.
In 2016 Chloe joined ID Dance, a NEW Independent teacher training and examination board, ran by Ryan Jenkins and can teach the contemporary syllabus.
Chloe has recently completed her Associate Diploma in Teaching Performance Arts (ADPA) whilst working at Stagecoach Performing Arts as their Event Coordinator where she would create performing arts events for students across the globe including an annual event for students to perform at Disneyland Paris.
Chloe is a young and very enthusiastic dancer who is currently studying for her ISTD DDE certificate at the Linda Sweetzer Teacher Training College.
Chloe is so excited to be joining Kinecroft Academy of Dance, she is looking forward to working towards exams with the students and helping the school grow. Here’s to an exciting future!
BA (Hons), LRAD, RTS- Ballet and Silver Swans Teacher
Beth began her training in ballet from 3 years of age at her local ballet school, the Kinecroft Academy of Dance. Here she preceded through the RAD syllabus graded examinations from Pre-primary through to Grade 8 and also completed her Intermediate vocational exam. Beth went on to study at the Royal Academy of Dance in London. Here she received a First Class BA Honours in Ballet Education, was awarded the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance and achieved her Advanced 1 ballet exam. Beth gained dance teaching experience on her numerous placements within the degree course. Additionally, alongside her studies, Beth had the opportunity to work in RAD ballet schools and on the RADiate project which deliver dance lessons for students with special educational needs. Since graduating from University, Beth provides ballet lessons for dance schools around Oxfordshire, and has also furthered her teacher training by becoming a licensed Silver Swans instructor. Beth is extremely passionate about her work and is thoroughly looking forward to teaching enjoyable, creative and fun-filled ballet classes, and to working with all the students and staff at KAD.
BA (Hons), LRAD
Victoria began dancing at the age of 3 at the Kinecroft Academy of Dance. Here she studied ballet, jazz, modern, tap, contemporary and musical theatre. She has always been passionate about dance and furthered her training through the BA (Hons) Ballet Education degree and the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance at the Royal Academy of Dance in London, graduating in 2016. Whilst studying at the RAD she developed her performance and choreography skills in both ballet and contemporary technique and developed her teaching opportunities. Victoria has taught in a variety of schools across London, training and preparing students for exams as well as choreographing for many performances. In 2017 Victoria formed a youth performance company, Acton Youth Ballet. Here she teaches a wide range of styles and choreographs pieces for performances, festivals and competitions. Victoria also teaches dance on two courses at The Henley College and enjoys preparing students for their future careers in dance.
Laura trained at the London School of Musical Theatre
Credits include: Mousetrap Gala Evening at The Prince of Wales, Hoods, Jason and the Argonauts, Bright Lights Big City, 100 Years at the Wimbledon Theatre, GMTV and BBC Radio 2. She gigs in the local area and in London and is a regular session singer.
Laura has 10 years’ experience in teaching and performing, having coached many children through workshops, afterschool clubs and privately. She has directed, MD’d and choreographed Legally Blonde, Wicked, Matilda and a wide variety of other shows for primary, junior and secondary schools in the South of England.