Amy trained at the English National Ballet School and Hammond School. Upon graduating Amy joined the English National Ballet Company performing in all UK and international tours. Her repertoire includes The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Nutcracker, Coppelia, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, Raymonda, Paquita, Rite of Spring, Double Concerto, Facing Viv, Melody on the move, Drink to me and Trapeze. Amy has also danced for the Zurich Ballet Company in Balanchines ‘Symphony in C.
Musical Theatre credits include a featured dancer in the Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Concert (Royal Albert Hall), ensemble and understudy Meg Giry in Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre, West End), swing and understudy Judy in Billy Joel’s ‘Movin Out’ (Original London Cast Victoria Apollo, West End). Other credits include the 100th Royal Variety Performance dancing for Andrea Bocelli (Royal Albert Hall/ITV) and the Royal Variety Performance 2011 dancing for Hayley Westenra (Lowry theatre, Manchester/ITV), dancer for Take That in the ‘Concert for Diana’ (Wembley Stadium), Ordinary Boys music video, Commercial for Abi Dhabi bank, BBC Shakespeare season ident and a workshop for Billy Elliot the musical. DVDs include the ‘Concert for Diana’ and the Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Concert.
Miss Laura Longate
Born in Padova, Italy, Laura began her classical ballet training at the Ballet Centre School of Dance, where she studied from 1991 untill 2003. She later obtained her diploma from the Royal Academy of dance with distinction. Laura also was awarded A scholarship to study at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London before pursuing her professional dance career. Laura danced professionally with English National Ballet company and Vienna Festival Ballet both in the corps de ballet and as a soloist. Her repertoire included: Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, Rhapsody in Blue, La Sylphide, Coppelia and many more.
Miss Jacqueline Clarke Mitchell
Originating from Newcastle Australia Jacqueline has been dancing all her life.Whilst growing up Jacqueline trained with The Australian Ballet Junior School, Tessa Maunder O.A.M and The Marie Walton Mahon Dance Academy. Jacqueline has been the winner of various awards including The Society Of Dance Arts Scholarship, The Wenkart Foundation Classical Ballet Championship and City of Newcastle Senior Ballet Scholarship.
At the age of 16 Lynn Wallis – Royal Academy Of Dance, Artistic Director, awarded Jacqueline with Distinction in the RAD Advanced 2 Examination with a mark of 97%. Upon receiving this achievement Jacqueline was offered a full scholarship to The National College of Dance where she received a Certificate 4 and Diploma in Dance Performance. Since graduating Jacqueline has danced for The Australian Ballet Company, Royal Caribbean International and Cody’s Moving Group. Jacqueline has also attained Registered Teacher Status after completing the RAD Classical Ballet Teaching Studies Program.
Miss Rebecca Peters
Miss Rebecca talent was apparent from a very young age and began her training in White Lodge, The Royal Ballet lower school in Richmond London. Miss Rebecca had the honour of performing for Her Majesty the Queen whilst dancing with the Royal Ballet Company in the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Later Miss Rebecca toured the Uk with the Birmingham Royal Ballet and went on to spend 3 years at The Estonian Vanemuine Ballet Company where the companies repertoire was diverse, performing in numerous classical and neo-classical ballets. Since leaving Estonia Rebecca has performed with Cork City Ballet and London Ballet Ensemble.
Miss Therese began her training in Dublin Ireland, where she studied with Dublin Junior Ballet School and later the Collage of Dance where she had vast performance opportunity from an early age, including a performance for the President of Ireland. At age 16 Therese was awarded a full scholarship to study ballet at Central School of Ballet London for 3 years. Upon graduating she was then presented with another scholarship from Daria Klimentova, principal ballerina from English National Ballet to study at the Prague Summer Masterclasses. Therese went on to dance with the National Ballet of Ireland and English National Ballet company dancing in many different productions where highlights include a special performance of Swan Lake on a floating stage in the lake of the Palace of Versailles gardens, Paris. Another unique performance was Swan Lake in Wembley Stadium in the Concert for Diana, guests included the Royal Princes William and Harry, this show had an audience of 70,000 people and was aired live on television around the globe so viewed by millions. Therese has also danced with Take That, performing corps de ballet and soloist roles in a wide variety of classical and neo classical ballets. Miss Therese founded Regal Ballet, and believes that when children attend their ballet lessons they should be inspired by their teachers! This is why each member of the team has been a professional ballerina to a significantly high standard performing in some of the finest ballet companies in the world, and are all highly experienced ballet teachers, recognising the care, attention and warmth that is so important when teaching young children.
Born in Scotland Kirsten began her training at Scottish Ballet as a Junior and Senior Associate before moving to London to train professionally at Central School of Ballet. After graduating she joined Estonian National Ballet as part of the corps de ballet performing roles in ballets such as Swan Lake, La Sylphide, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and David Nixon's Three Musketeers. Moving back to London Kirsten joined English National Ballet, achieving a career highlight, performing in Swan lake-in-the-round at The Royal Albert Hall. She continues her career working as a soloist with Cork City Ballet performing roles such as Swan Lake Pas de Trois and Jewels from Sleeping Beauty. As well as teaching for Regal Ballet School Kirsten has also taught for The West London Ballet School, Kensington Ballet School and Elizabeth Henderson's School of Dance.
Born in Brazil, Celisa trained in Rio de Janeiro, at the Maria Olenewa State Dance school where her talent was apparent and won a scholarship with the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St Petersburg , Russia. Her awards include the prestigious 1st prize at Conselho Brasileiro De Dança Competition (Rio de Janeiro, 2000) and Prix de Lausanne Apprentice scholarship winner (2003). Celisa joined one of the best ballet companies in the world the Royal Ballet company in covent garden London in 2003. Her repertory with the Company was vast and included roles in Romeo and Juliet, Giselle (pas de six), The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Coppélia (prayer), Swan Lake, Manon, La Sylphide (first Sylph) and The White Couple in Les Patineurs. Celisa's amazing experience and warmth with the children shines through in her classes.
Amber was born in London and trained at the Royal Ballet upper School and Central school of ballet. Performances include-Phantom of the Opera (Meg Giry), La Traviata (Sweden), Nine the Musical (Sweden), The Opera Show-original cast UK, USA, Scandinavian tour, Soloist. Amber has also has filmed a wide range of commercials incorporating contemporary/classical ballet for Bacardi, Yves Saint Laurent, Orangina , SKY,BBC SYTYCD,Nokia, Strictly Come Dancing to name a few. Music videos and films have given Amber the opportunity to work with artists such as Madonna, Duffy, Jessie J, Calvin Harris, Black Eye Peas, and Florence and the machine at the Brit Awards. Recently she was lucky enough to perform alongside Keira Knightly as one of the dancers in Anna Karenina Amber's solid training in ballet has given her the opportunity to work with many fantastic choreographers and perform some challenging roles. She has taught for PERFORM in St Marys Church St. Mary's, Stoke Newington Church Street London N16 9ES , The Kensington Ballet School and Regal Ballet School. 'Ballet is the foundation for every type of dance. My classes involve movement, fairytales and finding the fun in being creative whilst introducing your little one to the magical world of ballet'