Sarah Bradshaw FISTD
alice smith level5 professional dance
ballet, contemporary, commercial
Miss Sarah trained from the age of six with Miss Larraine and Mrs Morgan at Northwood Ballet School and was a cecchetti scholar. Sarah went on to Bretton Hall College of Performing arts where she gained her BA (Hons.) (Alumni include Wayne McGregor)
Miss Sarah pursued her teaching qualifications and gained her Diploma in Dance Education and Fellowship status from the ISTD. Sarah has gained Advanced 2 in the Cecchetti method of Classical Ballet and has been teaching at Northwood Ballet School for 20 years, she loves it with a passion. Sarah is a committee member for the Cecchetti Associates. She has written several articles for 'Dance' magazine for the ISTD and has recently enjoyed adjudicating at the Epping Forest Dance Festival. Miss Sarah has been the presenter of the prestigious Mable Ryan Awards at Sadlers Wells Theatre for the past two years and dreams of being an examiner one day!
miss Alice trained at northwood ballet school and the susan handy school of dancing. Alice performed as a workhouse child in drury lane theatre in london's west end in oliver! along side kerry ellis, russ abbot and steven hartley. She was lucky to be a part of the 50 year anniversary performance with 'original fagin' ron moody.
at 16 she began her vocational training at KSDance where she gained her DDI teaching qualification. She performed as a soloist with Allegrodance’s touring company in Les Sylphides, and won the KSDance Choreography competition for two consecutive years. She then went on to win a full scholarship to train at Tring Park School For The Performing Arts where she gained her Level 5 Diploma in Professional Dance. Alice was a Cecchetti Associate and Scholar and has performed at the royal ballet school and sadlers wells. She teaches all Levels of Ballet, Contemporary, Commercial Jazz and Pas de deux coaching. .
Jenni Bristow DDI (ISTD)
Miss jenni started dancing at the age of 3 at the Susan Handy School of Dancing, where she studied Cecchetti Ballet, Modern, Tap and Contemporary until she was 16. Jenni then earned her first professional job in a dance commercial for 'Train to Gain.'
At 17 she then went on to train at the Northern Ballet School, completing a three year course and gaining her National Diploma in Professional Dance, as well as her Diploma in Dance Instruction in ISTD Ballet. While at Northern Ballet School, she performed in many productions and their jazz company 'Jazzgalore'
After graduating, Jenni then went to work with MSC cruises as a dancer where she performed two West End style shows a night. Jenni then went on to complete her teaching qualifications in Cecchetti ballet and Modern Theatre at the LSTTC. She also teaches Tap, Contemporary, Jazz and Street Dance. Jenni is now having a break from performing and is persuing her teaching career, as well as being a busy Mum to her young daughters.