Mary has been teaching at Rosalle for 6 years. At the age of 10 she won a RAD Scholarship. She went on to join the Royal Ballet School and danced with the Royal Ballet and Opera Ballet at Covent Garden. Mary went on to teach at the Bristol School of Dancing and also at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Having also run her own dance school for many years, Mary has a wealth of experience, both of performing and teaching, to offer our ballet students.
Aydin trained at the State Conservatory in Ankara, Tanz Academy in Berlin and on the
teaching course for professional ballet dancers at the Royal Ballet School in London. She has worked with choreographers and teachers including; Rudolph Nureyev, Todd Bolender, Peter Van Dyke and Valerie Adams. Aydin has performed professionally in many classical ballets and productions with the Ankara and Istanbul State Ballet companies including; Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Carmen, Faust, My Fair Lady and Fiddler on the Roof.
Aydin is a teaching member of Royal Academy of Dance, and has extensive experience of teaching, choreographing and entering students for all levels of RAD exams.
Emily trained at The Centre Performing Arts College in London with Karen King, graduating with a full DDE teaching qualification from the ISTD in ballet, tap and modern. Since leaving college she has taught extensively in many local dance schools in Surrey and in January 2013 opened Tatsfield Village School of Dance on the Surrey/Kent border.
Emily has taught Modern, Tap and Jazz dance at Rosalle for the past 8 years and as the new Principal is very excited about guiding the school forward. Her wish is to inspire a love of dance to flourish amongst a new generation of young students.
Born in Kenya, Michelle moved to Vancouver Island, Canada as a young child where she began dancing at the local dance school. By fourteen she had been offered a place at the National Ballet of Canada in Toronto. Missing the west coast, Michelle eventually returned to Vancouver to further her career working with professional dancers such as Joe Lauglin, Reid Anderson , Earl Kraul and Beverley Bagg.
In 2007 Michelle moved to London where she was given the opportunity to work with West London School of Dance. This encouraged Michelle to focus her career on dance education, which led her to acquire her teaching certification through the British Ballet Organization.
Annabelle trained at Doreen Bird College, graduating with a BA (Hons) degree in dance and theatre performance. Whilst at college, she toured with Bird Theatre Company, gaining experience both
on-stage, as a performer and dance captain, and off-stage as a stage manager. After graduation, Annabelle worked with a number of emerging contemporary choreographers on new performance pieces in a variety of genres.
Annabelle has taught dance for the past 18 years and was previously deputy head and acting head of an established dance school based in Surrey. Throughout this time, Annabelle has taught ballet, tap, modern, jazz and contemporary to students at both local dance schools and vocational schools and has recently completed the RAD CBTS.
Hayley graduated from Italia Conti where she gained DDI and DDE qualifications in Modern and Tap. Since qualifying she has taught at various schools all across London, from baby classes, pre- professionals, professionals and adult beginners covering a range of styles including; tap, modern, jazz, contemporary, street and musical theatre. She has taught BTEC and HND level and recently qualified as a gym instructor too, teaching fitness to both children and adults.
Hayley is also an experienced performer with an impresive resumé, collaborating with a wide range of companies and artists. Her experience has allowed her to develop a extensive range of skills and a versatile, adaptable way of working.
Hayley enjoys sharing her professional experience with the Rosalle students.
Alexandra is our first point of contact at the school and a vital member of the team. Dealing with enquiries regarding classes, timetables, class trials, uniform and invoicing, Alexandra is there to help. Full contact details can be found on our 'Contact' page.
Maria has always had a passion for dancing and performing and graduated from The Centre Performing Arts College with a DDI teaching qualification in Modern and Tap. Maria is currently working towards DDE with Karen King.
As well as teaching, Maria trains with hip hop / commercial companies several times a week.
She enjoys teaching children as she loves to see her students flourishing in confidence as they master new skills. She is looking forward to joining the team in September and is excited to meet all the students.
Tamsin Trained at Laine Theatre Arts with the Betty Laine Scholarship and went on to complete a degree in Musical Theatre at GSA.
Whilst training at Laines, Tamsin took who teaching exams and has been teaching professionally in schools and colleges ever since.
Recently, Tamsin has been Associate Choreographer in the West End and continues to work professionally in theatre and television whilst pursuing her love for teaching and inspiring others.