Louise Fitzgerald, "Miss Louise", is Principal of the school. Having danced since the age of 2, winning several competitions and awards, as well as performing in a multitude of shows in her amateaur career, she gained a Distinction for a BTEC in Performing Arts before going on to study on a professional dancers and teachers of dance course at Preston College of Dance. This included being trained at the highest level of dance whilst learning the ISTD teaching syllabus. Louise then became an assistant teacher at a school in Preston for a few years before opening her own school back at home in Ellesmere Port. Louise teaches all the dance lessons herself and hopes to keep developing the school, to offer even more classes and performance experiences for all the children both now and in the future.
BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS
ISTD GOLD JAZZ AWARD
ADVANCED 1 IMPERIAL CLASSICAL BALLET
ADVANCED 2 ISTD TAP DANCE
ADVANCED 2 ISTD MODERN THEATRE DANCE
ADVANCED 2 ISTD NATIONAL DANCE
INTERMEDIATE RAD BALLET
ISTD BALLET TEACHERS ASSOCIATE
ISTD TAP DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATE
ISTD MODERN THEATRE DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATE
LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN DANCE EDUCATION (DDE) FOR CLASSICAL BALLET, MODERN THEATRE DANCE AND TAP DANCE (INCLUDING LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING IN DANCE AND HEALTH AND SAFETY IN DANCE)
FIRST AID FOR BABY AND CHILD
ENHANCED DBS (CRB) CHECKED
LOCAL AUTHORITY APPROVED CHAPERONE FOR CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER
Carly trained in Musical Theatre at Merseyside Dance & Drama Centre, Liverpool (now known as Studio 10). Her first job in the industry was at Disneyland Paris, Since then she has performed all over the world including; Children's Theatre shows in the UK like Oliver twist and Alice in Wonderland, numerous contracts in the Middle East including the Bahrain Formula 1 as a vocalist, many Theatre pantomimes across the UK and several Cruise Ship contracts as lead female vocalist performing in Musical Theatre Production shows whilst sailing the world! She has a huge passion for teaching Musical Theatre and for encouraging children to progress and enjoy her favourite genre. Lessons will not just be about singing Musical Theatre songs they will be about performing them as a whole and having fun along the way!