Head of RAD Ballet
RAD RTS CBTS, RAD CBTS MENTOR, AISTD DISCO/FREESTYLE, ISTD DDE MODERN, TAP & BALLET, ACROBATIC ARTS CERTIFIED TEACHER, PROGRESSING BALLET TECHNIQUE, NC DANCE PERFORMANCE
Stephanie grew up in Germany with her parents and started dancing from the age of seven and came to live in Scotland in 2000.
After leaving school Stephanie auditioned and did a full time three year course run in conjunction with Moray College UHI. During her three year course Stephanie also undertook a two year full time Professional Teacher Training Course. Stephanie graduated in 2006 with an NC in Dance Performance and internationally recognized teaching qualifications from the Royal Academy of Dance and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance.
Stephanie’s love for dance and performing turned into a love for teaching and sharing that love with all of her students. Stephanie has taught full time performing art students, school age pupils and adults, both in the UK and Hong Kong where she gained valuable experience working for the DMR School of Ballet. Returning to Scotland in 2009 Stephanie taught for the North Aberdeenshire Dance School in Old Meldrum and Tarves, Gordonstoun Private School and of course Moray Dance.
Stephanie has also worked alongside the RAD as a mentor for students enrolled onto the Certificate In Ballet Teaching Studies. Guiding, training and supporting new teachers.
At present, 2022, Stephanie now only works for Moray Dance.
Stephanie strives to provide the best teaching for each of her students, she is continually improving her professional development by attending courses and exploring new teaching methods.
Having performed in many successful shows Stephanie has also been instrumental in organising and choreographing numerous performances during her training and her teaching career.
Stephanie has also entered children for dance examinations under the RAD and ISTD in UK and Hong Kong and holds a 100% pass rate.
Over the years Stephanie has seen many of her students leave as they move onto the next chapter of their lives but they will always be ‘MD Stars’ to her.
Stephanie is proud to teach for Moray Dance and excited to join TFX providing a high standard of qualified teaching.