Staff

clareMrs Clare Pugh ARAD AISTD DIP Teaching Cert (principal)

Miss Clare graduated from Northern Ballet School gaining all teaching certificates in RAD ballet and ISTD ballet, tap, national and modern theatre dance.
Once leaving Northern Ballet school she worked and lived in Greece for 10 years teaching and managing two schools. She choreographed for Athens dance school competition each year as well and entering all ages of children for RAD and ISTD examinations.
Miss Clare taught English as a foreign language in a private English school and movement and dance in nursery schools in the town of Larissa.

After leaving Greece, Miss Clare taught as Head of Dance at St James Independent School for Girls.
Following that she started teaching at Holland House Prep School where she is the form teacher of year 1.

Miss Rachel Gradwell ARAD PDTD RTS – Ballet Teacher , Tap Teacher and Jazz/Modern Teacher

Miss Rachel is joining Instep School of Ballet September 16.
She trained at The Millennium Performing Arts School  where she gained extensive experience in performing arts. She then went on to further her knowledge and trained at The Royal Academy of Dance to gain Registered Teacher’s status and Associate of the RAD.
Miss Rachel has performed at The Royal Opera Company playing the parts of dancer and actress in L’heure and La Calisto. She has also performed numerous times in Disney Land Paris. Rachel is currently teaching Ballet, Tap and jazz/Modern.

 

sarahMiss Sarah Razzell, BA Hons Ballet Education – Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Street Dance

Sarah trained at the Royal Academy of Dance, graduating with a BA(Hons) Ballet Education and registered teacher status.
Whilst studying at the RAD, Sarah has taught and assisted at various dance schools in south west London.
Before moving to London she also appeared in annual school shows in her home town of Halifax.
Sarah is currently teaching Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Street Dance.

jessicaMiss Jessica – BA Hons Teacher of graded examination lessons

Miss Jessica has been taught be Miss Clare for 15 years and has gained Up to Intermediate in her RAD ballet. Jessica also trains in Jazz at the school. Miss Jessica has extensive experience in the performing industry and has appeared in numerous TV commercials and series.

chloeMiss Chloe – Teaching Assistant

Miss Chloe is currently completing her A Levels and has gained Advanced 1 examination with Instep School of Ballet. Chloe assists on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturday mornings.

saphiaMiss Saphia – Teaching Assistant

Miss Saphia is currently studying and has gained up to Intermediate Foundation with Instep School of Ballet. Saphia assists on Saturdays.

natalieMiss Natalie – Teaching Assistant

Miss Natalie is currently studying for her A levels and has gained Intermediate Foundation in ballet with Instep School of Ballet. She is also studying at The Royal Academy of Dance. Natalie assists on Tuesday evenings.