Our Teachers

 

LISA NICHOLSON ARAD PDTC

RAD Ballet & Adult Ballet

Lisa trained at the Royal Ballet School and after graduating, danced with The Birmingham Royal Ballet for ten years.  Subsequently she gained her Professional Dance Teachers qualification from the Royal Academy of Dancing in Battersea.  She spent the next few years teaching freelance for the Central School of Ballet, The London Studio Centre, The National Youth Ballet Club and The London Children’s Ballet Club.
LUCY BISHOP AISTD
RAD Ballet, ISTD 
Modern & Tap
Lucy started ballet with Miss Goodchild at the age of 3.  She gained a musical theatre diploma from Performers College in Essex; while there she performed in Beijing as part of China’s Olympic bid. After graduating, she appeared in cabaret, including performances with Lionel Richie and Dame Shirley Bassey.  Having completed a dance tour of the Caribbean, she returned to perform in the UK.  She is thrilled to be involved with Dorchester Ballet and Dance again and enjoys teaching children of all abilities.
LOUISE TURNER BA (Hons)
Contemporary, Dance Fusion, Street Dance, Performance class
Louise trained at Eleanor Rowan Dance School in Northern Ireland and with Miss Goodchild; in Ballet, Modern, Tap and Historical dance. She has a strong foundation in all dance styles specialising in Contemporary dance. She obtained BA (Hons) in Arts Practice and Cultural Policy, HND in Contemporary Dance at Coventry University and a BTEC in Performing Arts at Weymouth College. She co-founded ‘Breaking Grounds Dance Theatre’ and ‘Missing Time Dance Theatre’ Louise was the Disability Arts Co-ordinator for Dorset from 2000-2004 and the Arts and Health Co-ordinator from 2003-2004.  She believes dance is great to build confidence and is an opportunity for freedom of expression to develop the whole person, mind, body and soul.
KEVIN SELBY
Adult Tap & Ballroom
 
Kevin started dancing with the Club when he was nine years old and attended classes in many dance disciplines. He teaches Adult Tap across a wide range of ability from complete beginners to those who have been tapping for many years and is very experienced in choreography and staging shows.
Friday nights are “Strictly Ballroom” when he teaches all of the popular ballroom dances.
REANNA WHITE PDD AAC1

Little Stars, ISTD Tap & Modern, Performance Tap, Junior Performance Team , Acrobatic Arts, Body Conditioning, Commercial Jazz
Reanna started dancing at the age of three at the Morini Davies School of Dance in Dorchester.  After a one year pre-vocational course at Performers College in Essex she gained a Professional Dance Diploma from Millennium Performing Arts in London.  She is currently studying for her ISTD teaching qualification and has recently qualified as a teacher of Acrobatic Dance.  She is thrilled to be a part of Dorchester Ballet and Dance and wants to inspire students by sharing her experiences of professional training and performing.
BECKY WELLS ISTD DDE
Zumba Gold

 

Becky started dancing with Bronda Kale when she was three years old and then continued with her Modern and Tap at June Hornby’s. She studied Tap and Modern at Roynon Dance Centre in Southampton and has gained the Diploma in Dance Education qualification from the ISTD. In addition, Becky is qualified to teach aerobics and Zumba.