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.
F.T.D.I Registered Teacher
Examiner & Adjudicator
Licenciate Teaching Diploma, Dance Educator
Miss Dale completed her teaching exams in London towards the end of an extensive dance career. She grew up dancing in many competitions and performances in New Zealand. This led to competing in Adagio dance at the World Championships (U.S.A) after winning the Australasian, South Pacific and Asian Pacific titles.
Miss Dale also trained in Los Angeles and New York after winning an L.A. Dance force scholarship.
In New Zealand, she has danced with the Northern Ballet Company and has appeared in various television presentations, including being a lead starlet in the movie King Kong.
Mrs. Dale is the official Pianist for Theatrical Dance International and full-time Pianist for the Patricia Rowley Dance Studio. Mrs. Dale has played for dancers in Australasia and the U.K. as well as many areas in New Zealand. She is also a qualified Music Teacher.
She has been awarded the “top 100 Musicians, 2010” and was elected a London Musical Fellowship Life Diploma.
ASSISTANT & TRAINEE TEACHERS
Miss Anita Sharp Ballet Tap & Jazz at Sunnynook Community Centre) Has passed Solo Seal Ballet, Jazz and Lyrical and Contemporary
Miss Piyara Perera (Lyrical) Has passed Solo Seal Ballet,Jazz and Lyrical
Miss Jan Pasco (Pre School and Primary at Sunnynook Community Centre) Has passed Solo Seal Ballet
Miss Sarah Flynn (Pre School through to Primary ballet, beginners jazz and tap at Manuka Primary)
Our Trainee Teachers have completed all dance examinations in all genres and are trained for teaching qualifications. They have much performance experience including performances 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