Teachers

Miss Patricia Rowley
F.T.D.I   O.D.T.S. (GKC ADV) Registered Teacher
Examiner & Adjudicator
Adv. Teaching Diploma (London) Dance Educator

Founder, Director and Principal Teacher

Miss Rowley began her teacher training and taught for quite a number of years in Australia, before moving to New Zealand.
Miss Rowley has taught professionally in the United States, England, Germany and Australasia.
She is on the board of several dance councils and is the President of Theatrical Dance International.
She has written and devised syllabus work for many organisations.
She is known as a Teacher of Teachers.

Miss Keryn Dale 
F.T.D.I Registered Teacher
Examiner & Adjudicator
Licenciate Teaching Diploma, Dance Educator

Principal Teacher

Miss Dale performed in the Northern Ballet Company – won the LA Danceforce convention Scholarship – was also
Planet Dance Northern Region Contest winner. She commenced dancing at the age of 3 and won over 500 medals and trophies whilst performing in competitions – dancing ballet, tap, jazz, impromptu. Miss Dale has performed in a number of states in the USA, including competing in Adagio dance at the South Pacific, Asian Pacific and World Championships.
She has appeared many times on various television presentations and was lead Starlet in the Movie King Kong –
Also danced with the John Rowles shows throughout New Zealand.

Nathalie Dale
L.T.C.L.  L.C.M.T.
Pianist

Mrs. Dale is the official Pianist for Theatrical Dance International. Mrs. Dale has played for dancers
in Australasia, the U.K. as well as many in New Zealand.
She has been awarded the “top 100 Musicians, 2010” and was elected a London Musical Fellowship Life Diploma.

Assistant & Trainee Teachers for 2021

Miss Jamie Tait (Tap & Jazz)

Miss Anita Sharp (Contemporary, Junior Ballet & Jazz, also kids dance class 3-4yrs)

Miss Ellen Crowe (Lyrical)

Miss Catherine Raynel and Erika Tsuchiya (K-Pop)

Mrs. Pauline Boyd (Open Senior Jazz)

Hannah Tolentino (Kids Hip Hop)

Our principal teachers focus on syllabus through terms one to three, with examinations in September in our own studio.    Through term four children use their dance training to prepare for their performances in the two end of year Variety Shows in December.  Our Trainee Teachers have completed all dance examinations in all genres and have performed in Disneyland.  They bring a positive inspirational enjoyment to their classes.  All assistant teacher lessons are overseen by one the principal teachers to ensure a high level of achievement is maintained.