Miss Poppy LeMar - Principal

Tap, Ballet, Competition Classes. 

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Miss Poppy was trained at Sylvene School of Dance, this is where her love of dance, choreography, and teaching began. Becoming a student teacher at just 14, she choreographed for the Bi-Annual show; as well as assisting in exam classes. Allowing Poppy to discover her love of teaching.

Graduating with a Honours Degree in performing Arts from The University of Bedfordshire, Poppy utilised various aspects of the course to gain further experience in teaching. In 2013 Poppy then qualified with the UKDDF. Poppy has all round theatre experience including, box office manager, make up and hair assistant, stage hand, costume designer and stage manager- the ideal extra experience to know all aspects of the profession.

Poppy has performed on stage many times as both a dancer and actress her proudest achievements:

  • Guys and Dolls the Musical- Questors theatre, Ealing, London.
  • Return to the Forbidden planet- Questors theatre, Ealing, London
  • Junior War Horse Productions- The Old Vic Studios, London Waterloo

Nisha

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Street Dance, Competition Classes, Contemporary Classes 

Nisha Vyas-Myall has trained in street dance, contemporary, ballet and musical theatre, all of which she teaches. She has been qualified with the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) since 2009 and also holds a Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning (2015) from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She also holds a BA hons degree in Performing Arts from the University of Bedfordshire.

She has been performing for over a decade. Her credits include the West End, televised events, Cultural Olympiad projects as well as community events in Bedfordshire such as BedFringe and the River Festival.


Lisa

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Preschool teacher

Lisa is from Necton, a small village in Norfolk. At the age of 16, she moved to London to undertake a three-year course in Musical Theatre and Dance Studies at the London Studio Centre. After graduating in 2007, Lisa gained a place in the five-strong cast of UK Theatre Tour ‘Back To Broadway’ (JMS Productions), with whom she toured for 18 months throughout the UK as lead vocalist and dance captain.

In 2009, Lisa began cruising as lead vocalist onboard various cruise liners, travelling all over the world.  Over the year’s in-between contracts, Lisa has enjoyed a variety of exciting roles.  She worked as a dancer in the BBC 1 drama adaptation of ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ (2008), She has also featured as a dancer for Channel 4s ‘Friday Night Project.’  

In 2014, Lisa decided to widen her knowledge of dance and fitness, and qualified as a fitness, aerobics and Zumba instructor. For the past 3 years Lisa has taught dance, singing & fitness classes whilst starting her own business Perfect Partytime, an agency providing performers for parties & events including singing princesses & break dancing superheroes!