Staff

Vicki Durning – Principal

 Fellow and Examiner of I.D.T.A

Vicki Durning - Principal

Vicki has 40  years teaching experience and is a senior examiner for IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) and as a faculty member is responsible for creating all of the IDTA Tap syllabus work.

Vicki travels the country to perform lectures and conducts Scholarship classes for IDTA, BATD, Northern Counties and the Stage Dance Council. Vicki is also one of only fifty three Adjudicators in the UK for the Federation.

She has trained students who have become championship winners and finalists in such competitions as Miss Dance of Great Britain and The All England Dance Finals. Many have won Scholarships and  have gone on to become professional performers.

 

 

 

 

Natasha Bradshaw

Teacher 

Natasha Bradshaw Teacher

Natasha trained with Vicki from a very young age competing in many festivals and competitions, including the All England Dance Finals in London where she gained 3rd place, as well as making the Grand Final at the prestigious Miss Dance of Great Britain. At 18 Natasha moved to London to further her training at London Studio Centre where she received the Wall Trust Scholarship.

Upon completion of her BA Hons degree course Natasha successfully auditioned for Royal Caribbean, and spent 2 years based in South East Asia as Dancer and Aerial Captain. She has also worked with Las Vegas producers and Choreographers such as Kevin and Marcel Wilson and Douglas Johnson. Natasha has danced at the World Famous Royal Opera House as part of the Pet Shop Boys World Tour – Inner Sanctum.
Natasha has expanded on the timetable and introduced more challenging subjects such as contemporary, lyrical and aerial hoop. Allowing students to broaden their dance training.