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  Our Teachers    

Anikó Solti MSc, DDE ISTD

 

Anikó trained in classical ballet and contemporary dance in Budapest, Hungary, where she received her modern dance teaching certificate at the age of 18. She then spent 7 years working as a professional dancer and dance teacher in Europe before continuing her education in London, UK. Credits include Die Fledermaus, Wiener Blut and other Operettas, Tempo at Casino Estoril, and films such as Mario and the Magician and the Phantom of the Opera. She graduated from LABAN in 2005, receiving her Masters in Dance Science and is now a fully qualified ISTD ballet teacher.

Anikó has been teaching classical ballet in the UK since 2008, entering children for graded examinations at the ISTD and leading recreational classes for adults. Anikó’s students have performed at the Jackson’s Lane Theatre and the Peacock Theatre, London, as well as in the West End musicals Matilda and Lion King. Recently, Anikó was approached by the Barbican Theatre to rehearse 12 of her students for Dmitry Krymov Lab's A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It).

 

Qualifications:

  • Level 6 Certificates in Imperial Ballet, Choreography and Health & Safety, ISTD, 2017

  • Progressing Ballet Technique, 2017

  • DDE ISTD, 2014

  • DDI ISTD, 2011

  • MSc Dance Science, LABAN, 2005

  • Community Sports Leaders Award: Dance, 2003

  • Diploma in Arts & Education Management, 1998

  • Certificate in Modern Dance Teaching (Graham), 1998

Rochelle Reid

Rochelle discovered her passion for dance at an early age.  Having trained in a range of genres, including ballet, jazz, contemporary and tap, she was awarded a scholarship to attend the Urdang Academy of Dance to carry out her professional performing arts training.

 

Having graduated with Highly Commended, Rochelle enjoyed a professional career in which she worked on various productions at home and overseas and also in the luxury cruise line industry. In recent years Rochelle’s professional focus has shifted; recently gaining a Level 5 Diploma in Dance Teaching with BBODance, she now seeks to pass on the benefits of her experience to the next generation of young dancers as they discover, nurture and develop their passion for dance.

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Clea Godsill MA

 

Clea is an accomplished dance teacher, performer and choreographer with a passion for igniting imaginations through dance. Clea has had the privilege of teaching a variety of dance styles including ballet, contemporary, jazz and tap to students from diverse backgrounds and age groups. She has held teaching positions with companies including Project Female Dance Company, West End in Schools, and South East Dance. As a guest teacher, Clea has taught for Sussex Dance Network, Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance, Wendy Whattling School of Dance, Marina Dance Studios and the Russell Martin Foundation. Driven by a commitment to nurturing creativity and improving confidence through performing opportunities, Clea has choreographed dance pieces for young people which have graced venues like The Old Market theatre, Brighton Fringe and Brighton Dome.

Alongside her teaching and choreographic endeavours, Clea has performed professionally with companies such as Frankly Speaking Productions and Tanzkompanie Theater St Gallen, Switzerland. 

Clea holds a Master's degree in Contemporary Dance from London Contemporary Dance School. She completed her professional dance training at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.

Clea is thrilled to share her love for dance with students, honing their skills, and instilling a lifelong appreciation for the transformative power of movement.

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