Teacher
Kathryn Pearce   AISTD DIP (MT, TD) DDE (IB, NB)

Kathryn started her training at The Bristol College of Dance, she then continued her professional Dance and Teaching qualifications at The Judith Hockaday School of Dance and Drama, where she gained her ISTD Advanced Vocational Examinations in Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap Dance and National Dance.

Kathryn also gained her teaching qualifications, DDE (Diploma in Dance Education) in Imperial Ballet, Tap Dance, Modern Theatre and National Dance and holds the Associate Diploma in Modern Theatre and Tap Dance
and Associate in Imperial Ballet and National Dance.

Following graduation of college Kathryn performed professional in several Summer Seasons in the UK, before opening the doors to First Steps School of Dance

The school has been running for many years and is now linked with its Senior school run by Miss Carly Hall.

First Steps and Carly Elizabeth school of Dance have enjoyed many years of success, and many of their former pupils are now working around the world as professional dancers and teachers.
Teacher
Carly Hall   LISTD (MT, TD)DDE (IB)
Carly began her training here at First Steps then went on to study at The Bristol College of Dancing and graduated to The Judith Hockaday School of Dance and Drama.
 
Carly has gained her ISTD Advanced Vocational Examinations in Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre and Tap Dance, and holds the highly regarded Licentiate status of the ISTD in both Modern Theatre and Tap Dance, and the DDE (Diploma in Dance Education) level with the Imperial Ballet.

Carly has a passion for performance and choreography which has been recognised and awarded at The ISTD awards, All England Dance Competitions and many more  Eisteddfods, Festivals and Competitions. 

Carly is a qualified and recognised Tutor delivering the ISTD DDI and DDE teacher training courses. Carly teaches and tutors students at both The Bristol College of Dancing and The Linda Virgoe Dance Academy.

Carly encourages and nurtures all her students to achieve their full potential in all areas possible.  Many of Carly’s students have gone on to professional Performing Arts, Musical Theatre and Ballet Schools, with many dancing professionally or now teaching. 
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Kathryn Pearce AISTD DIP (MT, TD) DDE (IB, NB)
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Tel: 0117 949 5357   -  Email: info@firststepsdance.co.uk