I started my ballet training at the age of 11 at the Affleck Academy of Dancing where I remained for 15 years, during this time I studied classical ballet up to Intermediate level before embarking onmy teacher training. In 2003 I graduated from Northumbria University with a BA Honours degree in Performance and finally gained my IDTA Associate dance teaching qualification in 2006.
Amanda currently employs 8 members of staff, 6 of the 8 have been trained by Amanda from young children in the Dance School, and some as Adults in College. 6 have been trained from young ages in theDance School, and 1 was a Teacher at the Dance School Amanda trained at. All of our Teachers are Professional, DBS Checked, Fully Insured, First Aid and Safeguarding & Protecting Children Certified.
Teesside Festival is first & largest Salsa dance congress of its kind in Newcastle, Teesside, North East. Its one of the most popular in UK Salsa congress scene. In 2013 awarded outstandingachievement to entertainement. Runner up Best Music & Dance Festival in UK Awards. This UK based Salsa congress is 3 nights, 2 Days, 60+ workshops! Plus 16+ Hrs social dancing & parties! Massive line up Regional & International artists, Breathtaking shows!
The school Principal, Gillian Quinn, has been honoured with an MBE for her services to dance. The principal teacher at Gosforth is Hilary Anderson who also holds a B.Phil (Honours) in Ballet andContextual Studies and has an RAD Teachers Diploma. Licentiate Diploma ISTD, Diploma from the London College of Dance and Drama, Associate ISTD in Ballet Modern, Greek and National and is a member of the IDTA Tap Modern and Ballet branches.
We are based in John Spence Sports Centre and with a variety of dance classes to choose from we're sure you'll want to join us! Maps/Directions are informational only. User assumes all risk of use.MapQuest, Vistaprint, and their suppliers make no representations or warranties about content, road conditions, route usability, or speed.
Northern Pole Dance is the leading school for Pole Dance Fitness and Aerial Yoga in the North East with a well proven track record. We were the first Pole Dance Community approved school in Newcastle,long before others became part of the community. Being part of the Pole Dance Community means that we abide by a strict code of conduct ensuring your safety and our professionalism at all times.
Here at the Gillian Quinn School of Dance we provide classes in Theatre Dance for all ages and standards from three year olds to professional students. We hold dance examinations in the disciplines ofclassical ballet, modern jazz, tap, national character, folk and theatre craft, which are assessed by the Royal Academy of Dance, the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and the International Dance Teachers Association.
Newcastle Pole Dancing was one of the first pole dancing schools in Newcastle and has been around since 2007. Based in the heart of the city, Newcastle Pole Dancing School is easy to find and thanksto the multi storey car park directly behind the venue we use, it's easy to park, too. Please note that unfortunately we can't allow pregnant ladies to take part in our pole parties.
There is no need to bring a partner or to book. You will find a lively, sociable and non-threatening atmosphere. Wear light clothing and shoes with a smooth, non-gripping sole. Classes are informaland fun! The Salsa Amor team try to bring you some of the best teachers and performers from around the country and abroad. Follow us on Facebook Salsa-Amor @ the Black Swan and Twitter @SalsaBlackSwan, and check out our videos on YouTube SalsaBlackSwan.
Art should not leave you out in the cold; it should open the door to a possibility of a fuller, richer life. For me, this happened with a performance by balletLORENT. We are supported by Arts CouncilEngland in our endeavour to deliver an eclectic programme of dance for audiences of all ages, in diverse settings and with world-class collaborators. Snow White will premiere at Northern Stage in October 2015, followed by a national tour.