Teachers
 
 
Principal
Faye Harmsworth (AISTD)
Faye has been dancing since the age of 4, studying Royal Academy grades at the Balinska Studio of Ballet, as well as attending West Street and the Central School of Ballet. Faye left school with 3 ‘A’ levels and went on to the London College of Dance in Bedford, where she gained her degree in dance and qualified as a ballet teacher in 1998. Following this, she has then gained experience working for various Ballet schools in and around North London teaching pupils from 3 years upwards before taking over The Lucy Harmer School of Dance in 2002 and then the Linda Young School of Dance in 2006. Faye has two daughter's.

 

Elizabeth Denton (AISTD)
Liz has always loved dancing and at the age of 8 started ballet with Junice Frost who introduced her to the Cecchetti Syllabus. It was then that she realised dance was her passion. Liz gained a scholarship to train at The Northern Ballet School on the Jazz course. After graduating she danced professionally for a number of years before returning to teaching.
Mandy Waller
Mandy has been dancing since the age of 3 and has been fortunate enough to dance in many major ballet productions including The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and Coppelia. Mandy attended classes at the Central School of Ballet as part of the Associate programme and then continued her dance training at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary, where she graduated with a BTEC Higher National Certificate in Dance. Since then Mandy has danced professionally in Ballet and Contemporary productions for a number of different companies in various venues including The Linbury Studio Theatre, The Bloomsbury Theatre, The Royal College of Music Theatre, Swindon Dance Theatre, Siobhan Davies Studios (London), Modern Art Gallery (Oxford) and at the Oxford Festival. 

 

 
Pianists
 Jo Frith

 

 
Maurice Horhut

 

Rina Grouvea