Principal Yvonne Browne studied at the Andrew Hardie College in South Kensington and went on to teach for the Dublin City Ballets full time student course and Childrens school, holding workshops for educational schools and also performed for Dublin City Ballet in Coppelia, and Les Sylphides.

After 2 years in Ireland Yvonne went on to perform professionally in Singapore, Korea,and the Far East and numerous European tours.

Yvonne also performed in Professional Pantomimes and Summer seasons back in the UK.

But Yvonne's love of teaching lead her to open her own dance school in Gidea Park providing classes in Ballet,Tap,and Modern with a very high success rate and outstanding results in I.S.T.D Examinations

Yvonne was invited to teach the boys and girls at The Woodlands Preparatory private schools Warley and Hutton Manor as part of the curriculum and taught there for 2 and half years.

Pupils have also taken part in The Bobby Dazzler and Mardi Gras Productions giving the pupils the wonderful opportunity to perform on a West End Stage.

Yvonne was proud to be asked to become a teacher for the Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy and was also asked to perform in the Queens Jubilee Show at Hyde Park.

The School now also teaches Dance, Drama and Singing,and along with her other teachers now has classes in West Thurrock, and Grays.

In 2017 Yvonne qualified as an Acrobatic Arts Module 1 Teacher and is excited to be introducing Acrobatic Arts wonderful syllabus to Dance2drama.

 

 



 

KRISTINA THACKER 

Kristina trained at Anthony Clifford Studios (ACS) since she was three years old and has taken ISTD Exams in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, and Disco Freestyle, Rock'n'Roll, Latin and Ballroom.

Kristina began her teacher training assisting dance classes at ACS, and has gone on to take  her DDI Ballet, and DDE modern Teaching qualifications.

Kristina also teaches Jazz Technique classes to Year 10 and Year 11 GCSE dance students at Chadwell Heath Academy.

Kristina has performed at the Opening Ceremony for the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium with Mass Movement.

Has taken part in 6 major dance shows, competed in the ISTD Premier Janet Cram Heats, participated in the Shakespeare's School Festival where she played the role of 'Puck' in a Midsummer Night's Dream, volunteered to choreograph and perform a dance for the annual OAP Party at Chadwell Heath Academy and has competed in my disco competitions gaining various trophies.

Kristina started teaching for Dance2drama in 2017 at the Thameside Theatre Venue, and is enjoying teaching the lower school.