Our Team

Kathryn Billings

Principal

Kathryn Billings started dancing at the age of 3 at her local dance school her passion for dance continued through school and college when she then moved on to study at the Royal Academy of Dance gaining a BA(Hons) Art and Teaching of Ballet and was awarded by the Academy a Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance (LRAD) and a registered teachers status (RTS)

 

After Graduating Kathryn has continued to teach primarily in Croydon and Bromley. Kathryn founded her own school, Kathryn Billings School of Dance in Bromley in 2008 which started off with 3 pupils it then expanded to Croydon, which has run under the MK Dance name since 2009. 

Kathryn has taught over 300 pupils during her teaching career, developing students for examinations with 100% success rate. Kathryn also currently mentors new students for the RAD Teaching certificate.

 

Alongside all her teaching Kathryn is also a Mummy to Poppy, Matilda, Eliza and Arlo.

Zoe Quinney

Zoe started dancing at the age of 5 at her local dance school in Caterham. She studied dance at college along side A-levels and was selected to enter a regional competition (Young Creative's) which entailed creative workshops to develop contemporary and choreographic skills.

 

She was given the opportunity to perform at the Royal Opera Theatre and perform a piece of her own choreography at a university in Essex. She then went on to gain her ISTD teaching qualifications in ballet tap and modern at Chichester College. She has been teaching for 2 years now. 

Alice Moore

Alice started ballet at the age of 7 at her local ballet school. She then went on to join the Birmingham Royal Ballet then the Royal Academy of Dance in London where she graduated with a BA (Hons) Ballet Education and Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance (LRAD). During her time at the Royal Academy of Dance, Alice was fortunate enough to be selected to perform alongside Darcy Bussell. In addition to this Alice has performed on the One Show at BBC Broadcasting House and danced ‘The Strictly’ as well as being involved in a VT performance in January 2017 for the BBC programme “Let’s Sing and Dance for Comic Relief”

Lottie began dancing at the age of 4, at the Pamela De Waal School of Dancing in Devon, before joining the Royal Ballet School Associates. She competed  nationally in dance competitions, winning Bronze and Silver medals in the All England Dance Finals becoming the South West of England Junior Ballet Champion.

Lottie continued her training at Bird College of Dance and Theatre Performance in London, where she graduated with a BA Honours Degree in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre. 

Lottie is on hand to help with workshops, festivals and with exams.

Lottie Smith

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