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"Inspirational teachers to inspire greatness"

PROUDLY ACCREDITED BY THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS


MEET OUR PRINCIPAL

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ROSIE BAKER

Rosie is one of our beloved teachers and founder here at Performanze over 12 years ago!

Rosie's teaching philosophy is to give our young dancers the confidence to be themselves, to love their own identity/creativity and be proud of their achievements. Team work is important as is the ability to have self value within the team itself, to understand personal strengths and to work on "tricker things" and not give up.  

Rosie's work ethic can be described as insane! Her pride and passion in Performanze drives her. She leads by example to the students and is a can do person. 

A FEW FUN FACTS ABOUT MISS ROSIE:

Favourite thing about teaching: To see students radiate/glow after success
Favourite hobby: Arts and crafts.
Other: Teaches in schools during the day and runs and teachs at Performanze. Loving Mum to Alfie and Bella and wife to Husband Martin. Rosie is a family person, who believes that childhood should be magical and special. 

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Our teachers are chosen with the utmost care to ensure they have the right experience and personality to join Performanze.We are on a mission to provide a safe, fun and caring environment, encouraging a love of dance for all our students. We not only teach dance steps, but we teach life lessons, such as patience, kindness, passion, teamwork, self-confidence, and determination.

Our teachers are passionate, work with enthusiasm, dedication and commitment .They believe in the importance of their job for your child

 


MEET OUR TEACHERS

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JILL BURNETT

Miss Jill is our head of classical dance for 12+ years. A highly experienced and heavily qualified teacher she is a specialist with a degree in early years education. Miss Jills classes are outstanding, capturing the hearts of her students she transfers detail, dedication and passion to her students who love her classes and her as a inspirational teacher. 

A FEW FUN FACTS ABOUT MISS JILL

Favourite thing about teaching: Choreographing for shows. 
Favourite hobby: Going to watch her husband play cricket and baby play dates with her daughter Clara. 
Other: Works as a Nursery manager, runs her dance school in Rugby and is a proud Mum to Clara and wife to Richard. A family person with a strong love of Dance .

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CHARLOTTE HAGGART 

 Miss Charlotte joined Performanze in 2012 and continues to coach private lessons, cover lessons and workshops. Formerly coached and mentored by Miss Rosie, Miss Charlotte has similar values and teaching styles. Miss Charlotte is a qualified and experienced dance teacher and a specialist degree in circus and aerial (silks, hoop and more.) 

Miss Charlotte is expecting her first baby with her husband Chris   in June 2019. 

A FEW FUN FACTS ABOUT MISS CHARLOTTE:

Favourite thing about teaching: Shows and events
Favourite hobby: Walking Sol and funny furry husky
Other: Miss Charlotte loves climbing and works at O2 and go ape on aerial rigs, whilst regularly performing stilts, aerial and other circus gigs. She is Married to Chris and expecting their first baby in Summer 19.  

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DANNI MILLIN

Danni is an unbelievably gifted performer, a dancer, aerialist, singer and actress. Trained at the prestigious Urdang with a BAhons in dance and musical theatre. Danni works professionally in the industry and teaches regularly when not in contract. Danni has worked in the UK and Internationally on cruise lines. Danni demonstrates and inspires every student in her class. Preschool are captivated by her imagination and creativity and seniors aim to dance like their inspirational hero.   

A FEW FUN FACTS ABOUT YOUR NAME:

Favourite thing about teaching: Choreography 
Favourite hobby: Drawing and reading, growing plants, and knitting. 
Other: Danni enjoys spending time with her twin and younger brother, or taking class in London studio 68 & Pineapple

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HANNAH PONTING

Hannah is a professional  Musical Theatre performer and a graduate from Urdang academy. Hannah has 2 Westend credits to her CV plus UK stage shows. Hannah loves teaching and gives all her students her full attention and explains dance technique with passion and precision. Miss Hannah moved to Berkshire in 2019 however still returns for workshops and holiday clubs.   

A FEW FUN FACTS ABOUT HANNAH:

Favourite thing about teaching: diversity of ages and Hannah especially enjoys teaching senior students
Favourite hobby: Hannah is a gifted singer with a beautiful voices and always singing
Other:  Hannah is busy preparing her wedding for the Summer to her Husband who also happens to be a Westend Performer!!

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