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Welcome to Tailfeatherdance!

 

Dedicated to Dance Education and Performance

With over 30 years of dance teaching experience; Tailfeatherdance provides young adult dancers with additional learning needs a creative platform to explore dance and develop dance, movement and performance skills in different genres.


Tailfeatherdance believes in promoting inclusivity, celebrating

diversity and widening participation within the performing arts.

Tailfeatherdance is committed to providing quality

teaching provision within a person-centred approach

to develop each artists dance and performance skills. 

Since 2017, Tailfeatherdance has provided opportunities for its dancers to study Choreography, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Street Dance, Ballroom and Latin, and Dance Fitness.

BENEFITS OF DANCE

Disability Dance

Cognitive Development

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

 

Involvement

Engagement & Participation

Creative & Imaginative Exploration

Expression, Musicality & Interpretation

STAFF

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ANDREW - Volunteer Dance Assistant
I love being a dance assistant with Tailfeatherdance and I enjoy going to the theatre, eating and playing on my PS5.

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DEBRA - Volunteer Dance Support- 

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DONNA- Volunteer Social Media Wiz 
I enjoy cycling, going to the theatre as well as watching Netflix series!

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FIONA- Volunteer Dance Support
I am an Aussie, wife and mother. I love spending time with family, friends, travel, always somewhere new to explore and long country walks with my cocker spaniel Daisy.

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LAURETTA - Volunteer Dance Support 
I used to be a professional dancer so I really enjoy helping with Imogen’s classes. Also, my daughter and son-in-law attend the class.

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JO - Volunteer Dance Support & Social Media Wiz 
I recently retired after 30 years as a police officer and I now have a new passion which is supporting the awesome Tailfeather dancers and helping with the social media. 

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MARIETTE - Volunteer Dance Support 
Mother of three, the youngest dances with Tailfeatherdance. I work as a yoga teacher and educational support assistant in a SEN secondary school.  I have a background as a contemporary dancer/teacher and occupational therapist. Assisting at Tailfeather brings it all together and it’s inspiring watching the creativity and talent of the young dancers

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IMOGEN

Founder & Director of

Tailfeatherdance & TailfeatherTV

Bush Davies School of Ballet & the Performing Arts and The Urdang Academy

Dance teaching practitioner since 1991

Member, International Council of Dance CID

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

RAD Qualified Teacher 1996 (not current)

Dance styles taught: Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theatre Dance, Street Dance, Dance Fitness, Choreography, and Dance from different Cultures.

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