BALLET AND MODERN THEATRE
Robyn Baker L.I.S.T.D. D.D.E. Ballet P.T.T.L.S.
Robyn trained at the Elmhurst Ballet School, after graduating she taught and performed in the UK and overseas. At Dance Art Studio she teaches Ballet and the higher Modern grades up to vocational level. Robyn is also co-founder of Sussex Youth Ballet Company.
Adele Mason L.I.S.T.D. Ballet, CDE Modern & Tap.
Adele has 30 years teaching and choreographing experience in all ISTD genres and ran her own school for 20 years.
She is currently teaching and entering students in various dance schools and is also studying for her ISTD degree level qualification in Dance Pedagogy.
Fiona trained at the world-renowned Laine Theatre Arts. She made her West End musical debut aged 11, also appearing in local and professional productions including several pantomimes, the UK tour of ‘Evita’, and a music video with Annie Lennox (choreographed by Michael Clark).
Past pupils have gained places at vocational colleges and contemporary dance schools including Laban, The Place and London Studio Centre.
With over a decade of teaching experience, Fiona is also qualified to train dance teachers. Her most recent set of Vocational exam students received Distinctions.
BALLET, TAP AND MODERN THEATRE
Lynda Forster A.I.S.T.D. (Dip.) D.D.E. Ballet, Tap & Modern Theatre
Lynda trained at the Stella Mann College of Performing Arts. After graduating she worked professionally in the UK and abroad. She undertook a teaching post training student dance teachers in Athens, since returning she taught freelance in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz to children and young professionals before founding
Dance Art Studio in 1995.
BALLET, TAP & MODERN
Cara Richardson I.S.T.D DDE Ballet, Tap, Modern & BA (Hons) Dance Theatre
Cara has danced since a young age and trained in ballet, tap, modern and contemporary dance. Her training continued professionally at Laban dance college in London. Following her degree there, Cara studied for her ISTD teaching qualifications in all three dance genres at Chichester. In the past Cara has been a member of the English Youth Ballet, Brighton and Hove Youth Dance Company and Strictly Ballroom and Latin. She has performed at venues both at home and abroad in Denmark. Cara currently teaches dance to students across Sussex and loves to inspire students of all ages to enjoy dance and reach their full potential.
The spectacular dancing of Lee Payne has inspired many dancers to get their tap shoes on! Lee is a graduate of the Millennium Performing Arts College. His musical theatre credits include Riverdance, Singing In The Rain and Magic of The Dance, whilst his theatre credits include Bouncers, Jeckyl and Hyde, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and Hamlet. Leaving no stone unturned, Lee is deeply musical and expressive, always on the edge, always pushing the boundaries of rhythm to new heights through his feet.