Teachers...

Becky Garland

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Becky started dancing at the age of 4 at Miss Morrison's School of Dance, Nottingham. At the age of 11 she was selected for one of just 22 places available to join the Royal Bellet School, London. While she was there she trained primarily in Classical Ballet. She later transferred to the Arts Educational School, Tring, where she trained in all other genres.

Becky has been fortunate enough to have enjoyed a career in performing on stage that has taken her all over the world. She has worked with Westend and Broadway choreographers, whilst performance managing for Princess Cruises. Becky is thrilled to be able to share her experience and knowledge with our students.

Sian Jones

Sian trained in Musical Theatre and Acting at The Academy for Theatre Arts, achieving the highest possible grade. Alongside teaching, Sian has experience as both a performer and director, having performed in theatre productions across the Midlands, Manchester and London. She has also recorded voiceovers for radio and film, and directed multiple full scale plays with small casts of young people. She frequently works as a singer, performing at various events and performances, alongside teaching musical theatre, dance and singing. Since 2018, Sian has been working in Dubai as Performing Arts teacher at both Drama Scene and 815 Dance & Performing Arts Training Centre. We are so lucky to have Sian join our team as she returns from Dubai and cannot wait to welcome her into our G&P family. 

 Anneli Pearce

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Anneli began dancing at the age of 2 at Jill Clewes Performing Arts Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, studying numerous styles of dance. Her love of teaching began when she became an assistant at Jill Clewes, and she went on to study to become a professional teacher at the British Ballet Organisation, London, gaining her full dance teaching qualifications.

Anneli has performed in many theatre productions. She also ran her own Street Jazz classes, and was dance teacher of Stagecoaches Congleton and Macclesfield for 6 years. Anneli has a keen passion for choreography and she has enjoyed working as a freelance choreographer. She has also gained experience as a creative director and as a singer. Anneli could not be more excited to share her love of performing with our students.

Ameila Dykes-Meredith

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Ameila began dancing at the age of 2, training at Steelworks Performing Arts Studios, Stoke-on-Trent. Developing a passion for teaching, she studied with the British Ballet Organization, London, to become a qualified dance teacher, firstly acheiving a Diploma and then going on to obtain higher level teaching qualifications. Ameila also has vast performing experience in theatre, and has also appeared in various films and television programs. In 2018, Ameila was given the honor of recording the demonstration video for the BBO's new Grade 4 level of their Musical Theatre syllabus, filmed at bbodance headquarters. Ameila thrives on being able to pass on her knowledge to students and carefully guide them through their dance and performing education.

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