Lucie - Grace started dancing at Sidmouth Ballet School when she was 13. At 17 she gained a place at Performers Dance College where she studied for 3 years receiving the girls award in her second and third year. Among lots of commercial work, Lucie - Grace went on to dance in ‘Spirit of the Dance’ touring worldwide.

Lucie - Grace returned to teach at the school in 2002, where she has been ever since and became part owner of the school in 2006, taking on the role of creative partner in charge of the RAD department.

Lynne started dancing with Sidmouth Ballet School when it first opened in 1981, she then went on to study and teach at Stonelands School, where she gained her ISTD Modern Theatre teaching qualification.

She moved back to teach at Sidmouth Ballet School / East Devon Dance in 1995 working alongside Jan and Rae in running the school until their retirement in 2006. She is charge of the day to day running of the school, administration and the ISTD department.

After leaving Sidmouth Ballet School, Cassie studied at English National Ballet School, whilst there she gained Honours in Benesh Notation,Elementary solo reading examination, National Certificate in Professional Dance-classical ballet. A level dance - A. She was selected to perform at a gala in Florence Italy, where she was spotted by the Director of La Scala Ballet Company in Milan Italy who offered her a contract with them.

Whilst dancing at La Scala she performed in Sylvie Guillem’s Giselle (with the amazing lady herself ), Sleeping Beauty and the Italian Ballet Excelsior, which they also performed in Genoa Italy and at the Opera Paris de National in Paris. She has also had contracts with English National Ballet where she performed in their Swan Lake in the round at the Royal Albert Hall, and Ballet Ireland where she toured all around the Uk and Ireland.

Cassie has since then gone on to gain her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) with the Royal Academy of Dance and also passed her RAD Advanced 2 Ballet exam to gain her ARAD status.

Grace started dancing at Sidmouth Ballet School from the age of 3 and went on to further her training at Masters College where she gained her diploma. After doing various commercial jobs and teaching in Dubai, Grace returned to the school in September 2015.

She is currently working towards her ISTD Tap and Modern teaching qualification and is the first teacher in the area to become a Bounce dance Fitness instructor and qualified to teach the new ID dance contemporary syllabus. Grace has now gained her coaching qualification from Acrobatic Arts.




Multiplicity 2018

Our next production - Multiplicity, will be held at the Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth from Wednesday 2nd - Saturday 5th May. Tickets are available from the theatre box

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