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Principal

Anna M Teach, P.G.C.E. (QTLS), BA Hons. Dual F.I.S.T.D. R.A.D. Registered Teacher, FDI & CDE Certificates in Modern, Tap, Ballet & National. L.A.M (Gold Medal). LCM Dip. Anna is an experienced teacher, choreographer, producer and examiner. Anna started her training at the Loreto Bamber Dancing Academy, Southport under the direction of her mother Pamela Bamber. On completion of a Diploma in Musical Theatre & Dance at Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre, Liverpool she moved to   Germany where she danced, choreographed and later taught at the Ballet Studio Bremen; here she was commissioned to introduce the I.S.T.D . Modern and Tap syllabus to the school from grades to vocational standard. Alongside teaching Anna sung   professionally as the lead singer with the group, ‘FEVER’ on the North West Club circuit. Whist working in the industry opportunities arose naturally progressing Anna’s career into choreography. Credits include musicals : Carousel - The Grand, Blackpool, West Side Story - The Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, Bat Boy – Viva, Blackpool, Summer Showcase – Soho Theatre, London, Graduates Showcase - West End Theatre, London, Anything Goes – The Grand, Blackpool, Kiss Me Kate – Spanish Halls, Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Cabaret – The Theatre, Blackpool, Crazy for You – The Grand, Blackpool. Dance   works:  Cinderella’s Story & Circus through Time - St Mary’s Theatre, Twickenham, Pandora’s Box - Kingston Performing Arts Centre, Alice in Wonderland Ballet - Kingston Performing Arts Centre. Pantomimes  – Aladdin, Dick Whittington, Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella, Southport Theatre. Gazette Awards - The Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, Fashion Shows & Festivals. As a qualified teacher of dance and performing arts Anna holds RAD registered teacher status, Fellowship Certificates in I.S.T.D. Modern & Tap, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (QTLS) and a Musical Theatre Diploma from the London College of Music; adding to her skill set, Anna is a fully qualified teacher of Yoga and Pilates.  Having experienced firsthand the stimulation of theatre, both academically and emotionally, Anna further pursued her   passion for dance at Roehampton University; the No. 1 University for Dance Research in the UK. Graduating with a BA (Hons) in Dance & Psychology; here she   expanded her knowledge by training with world-leading researchers and recognised dance artists from diverse backgrounds and specialisms, advancing skills in a variety of commercial and contemporary dance genres. Believing the study of dance goes beyond performing, embracing both the theoretical and artistic attributes   Anna continued her studies graduating from the   renowned Royal Academy of Dance with a Master’s degree in Dance Education. As a researcher Anna is particularly interested in the impact of somatic practices upon dance training, musical theatre as a standalone dance genre and the importance of the arts in education. Anna is the principal of TMT Theatre Arts and has taught at various dance schools/ colleges both in the UK and abroad. She has been employed by The Royal Academy of Dance for the past 4 years as a mentor facilitating student teacher placements for 2 nd  and 3 rd  year B Ed students. Alongside teaching she is a performing arts/musical theatre examiner for OCR , Arts Awards advisor and currently lectures BA Musical Theatre as Head of Dance for the Creative Arts School. She has been teaching successfully for over 20 years. Her experience with children is vast, not only as a performing arts & dance teacher but as a previously registered foster carer, qualified nursery nurse and parent. As an educator Anna is extremely passionate about providing training of the highest quality, embracing and thriving of student achievement.   She feels dance and performing arts enables children to express themselves freely developing a strong sense of self awareness and confidence, developing transferable skills for life.
© TMT Ltd. 2017

Principal

Anna M Teach, P.G.C.E. (QTLS), BA Hons. Dual F.I.S.T.D. R.A.D. Registered Teacher, FDI & CDE Certificates in Modern, Tap, Ballet & National. L.A.M (Gold Medal). LCM Dip. Anna is an experienced teacher, choreographer, producer and examiner. Anna started her training at the Loreto Bamber Dancing Academy, Southport under the direction of her mother Pamela Bamber. On completion of a Diploma in Musical Theatre & Dance at Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre, Liverpool she moved to   Germany where she danced, choreographed and later taught at the Ballet Studio Bremen; here she was commissioned to introduce the I.S.T.D . Modern and Tap syllabus to the school from grades to vocational standard. Alongside teaching Anna sung   professionally as the lead singer with the group, ‘FEVER’ on the North West Club circuit. Whist working in the industry opportunities arose naturally progressing Anna’s career into choreography. Credits include musicals : Carousel - The Grand, Blackpool, West Side Story - The Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, Bat Boy – Viva, Blackpool, Summer Showcase – Soho Theatre, London, Graduates Showcase - West End Theatre, London, Anything Goes – The Grand, Blackpool, Kiss Me Kate – Spanish Halls, Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Cabaret – The Theatre, Blackpool, Crazy for You – The Grand, Blackpool. Dance   works:  Cinderella’s Story & Circus through Time - St Mary’s Theatre, Twickenham, Pandora’s Box - Kingston Performing Arts Centre, Alice in Wonderland Ballet - Kingston Performing Arts Centre. Pantomimes  – Aladdin, Dick Whittington, Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella, Southport Theatre. Gazette Awards - The Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, Fashion Shows & Festivals. As a qualified teacher of dance and performing arts Anna holds RAD registered teacher status, Fellowship Certificates in I.S.T.D. Modern & Tap, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (QTLS) and a Musical Theatre Diploma from the London College of Music; adding to her skill set, Anna is a fully qualified teacher of Yoga and Pilates.  Having experienced firsthand the stimulation of theatre, both academically and emotionally, Anna further pursued her   passion for dance at Roehampton University; the No. 1 University for Dance Research in the UK. Graduating with a BA (Hons) in Dance & Psychology; here she   expanded her knowledge by training with world-leading researchers and recognised dance artists from diverse backgrounds and specialisms, advancing skills in a variety of commercial and contemporary dance genres. Believing the study of dance goes beyond performing, embracing both the theoretical and artistic attributes   Anna continued her studies graduating from the   renowned Royal Academy of Dance with a Master’s degree in Dance Education. As a researcher Anna is particularly interested in the impact of somatic practices upon dance training, musical theatre as a standalone dance genre and the importance of the arts in education. Anna is the principal of TMT Theatre Arts and has taught at various dance schools/ colleges both in the UK and abroad. She has been employed by The Royal Academy of Dance for the past 4 years as a mentor facilitating student teacher placements for 2 nd  and 3 rd  year B Ed students. Alongside teaching she is a performing arts/musical theatre examiner for OCR , Arts Awards advisor and currently lectures BA Musical Theatre as Head of Dance for the Creative Arts School. She has been teaching successfully for over 20 years. Her experience with children is vast, not only as a performing arts & dance teacher but as a previously registered foster carer, qualified nursery nurse and parent. As an educator Anna is extremely passionate about providing training of the highest quality, embracing and thriving of student achievement.   She feels dance and performing arts enables children to express themselves freely developing a strong sense of self awareness and confidence, developing transferable skills for life.