Principal, Dance Teacher
Bethany Roberts trained at a very young age in all aspects of the performing arts where her love for the industry began.
After going on to dance college to complete a Level 3 Btec Extended Diploma in Dance, where she had a variety of industry professionals share their knowledge and technique, has then gone on to study her Diploma in Dance Education with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD).
Bethany has been a professional dancer on the Leeds Rhinos Heart Yorkshire dance team and continues to dance for the Huddersfield Giants cheerleading squad.
Bethany has worked for the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, teaching cheerleading and street dance in a variety of settings including schools, holiday camps and even working along side the Army Welfare Service on international projects.
Bethany has performed in various shows at spectacular venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Disneyland Paris and Sadler’s Well’s Theatre, London, not forgetting her principal roles in pantomime and competing in local dance competitions.
Training & Qualifications:
• Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work •
• Pediatric First Aid •
• Safeguarding •
• Understanding GDPR •
• BGU Cheer Coaching Qualification •
• Acrobatics Arts •
• ABD Contemporary •
• Progressing Ballet Technique •
• Level 3 Btec Extended Diploma in Dance •
• ISTD •
Niamh graduated from the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre course at Leeds Conservatoire. Upon graduation, she was the winner of the 'Principal's Award for Contribution to the Conservatoire.
Niamh is a professional performer, having recently starred in Berwick Kaler's 'Old Granny Goose' Pantomime at the Grand Opera House York. She has also worked with 'Imitating The Dog' theatre company on their project with 'Maison Margiela' for Paris Fashion Week.
Alongside her performing career, Niamh has a passion for teaching and has taught dance, drama and musical theatre for over six years at various academies across Yorkshire. She loves working with young people, helping to progress their individual skills, whilst emphasising the importance of ensemble, teamwork and respect.
Carlene Wood has been dancing since the age of 3! She has studied at the New Jersey School of Ballet, is a graduate from Performing Arts High School of Philadelphia and has studied at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. She has performed in numerous professional musical productions and has worked as a dancer and dance captain on American Hawaiian Cruise Line in the USA, where she hails from. She has taught extensively in America and here in the U.k. She is excited to pass on her experience, knowledge and passion for dance and musical theatre onto the next generation of performers!
Dance Teaching Assistant
Isabella has a great passion for the performing arts, in particular Musical Theatre, in which she hopes to succeed and make a career in.
Isabella loves helping, in particular our pre-school dance classes which she adores!
Dance Teaching Assistant
Lydia has trained since a very young age in a variety of different dance and performance styles where her passion for the arts began.
Lydia is currently in full time training at CAPA College in Wakefield, where she is studying Performing Arts, Musical Theatre. Here she is being trained by current industry professionals in all aspects of dance, drama and singing. In 2019 she trained with BYMT (British Youth Music Theatre) for two weeks and performed in their show of 'Extinction', from this she gained her grade 8 musical theatre with Trinity College
Lydia has performed in various shows in amazing venues from Yeadon Town Hall to Winter Gardens, Sadler's Well's Theatre, The Royal Albert Hall and Disneyland Paris. She also competes in local dance competitions and championships, aswell as Miss Dance Of Great Britain and in 2020 she qualified for The World Dance Challenge where she gained a 1st place in teen show dance.
Lydia had also had some TV credits such as, Last Tango In Halifax and Ackley Bridge.