ABOUT TAILFEATHER DANCE
Founder of Tailfeatherdance & TailfeatherTV
Bush Davies School of Ballet & the Performing Arts The Urdang Academy
30 years experience dance teaching practitioner
MA (Dist.) Specialising in Inclusive Dance Research
RAD / ISTD trained
Diploma in Education & Training (D.E.T)
FSET / QTLS
CDMT Recognised Teacher
Enhanced DBS | First Aid Qualified
Dedicated to Dance Education and Performance
BENEFITS OF DANCE
Creative & Critical thinking
Recall & Sequential thinking
Focus & Concentration
Health, Fitness & Wellbeing
Stamina & Resilience
Mobility & Range of Movement
Posture & Balance
Ambition, Motivation & Achievement
Self-esteem & Self-confidence
Teamwork & Collaborative Working
Engagement & Participation
Creative & Imaginative Exploration
Expression, Musicality & Interpretation
Katie is a Dance Education Specialist with 15 years experience in performing arts. She trained in contemporary dance and ballet at The Laban Centre (now Trinity Laban) to degree level and qualified with a BA (Hons) in Dance Theatre. She continued her training by studying for her PGCE (Secondary) at Brighton University and completed her teacher training at a performing arts college in Kent.
Since then, she has worked for several arts organisations including Woking Dance Festival, The Place and the Royal Opera House. Until the company closed in 2020, Katie was the Learning Manager for the Richard Alston Dance Company developing resources and organising educational workshops across the country in coordination with the RADC company on tour.
WHO ARE WE
With over 30 years of dance teaching experience; Tailfeatherdance provides dance technique and performance classes to young adults with learning disabilities.
Tailfeatherdance believes in promoting inclusivity, celebrating diversity
and widening participation within the performing arts.
Tailfeatherdance is committed to providing a person-centred approach to develop performing arts skills.