Clare Wilders: Owner
PDTD RAD RTS
ISTD DDE (Modern)
Clare trained at the London School of Classical Dance, later known as the West Street School of Dance, on their full time accredited dancers' course.
From there she graduated straight into the profession where she worked for twenty years, appearing in West End Musicals, movies, pop videos & television, working with choreographers including: Bruno Tolioni (Halifax & Sainsburys adverts), Peter Darling (Phantom of the Opera), Anthony Van Laast (Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat & Souls in Motion) & Luca Tomassini (Rachael Stevens & Geri Halliwell).
After a short switch in directions during which she gained years of teaching experience in different activities, she has returned to the dance studio via the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) on their Professional Dancers Teaching Diploma (PDTD), which she gained with distinction. This qualifies her to teach and enter students for exams in the RAD ballet syllabi up to & including Advanced 2. She has enjoyed coaching student dance teachers studying their DDE exams with the Anna Morgan College in their teaching practice modules.
Continuing her professional development she also gained her Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance's (ISTD) Diploma in Dance Education (DDE) qualifying her to teach the Modern Theatre syllabus & enter children for these exams too.
Clare also freelances for several schools in the South East, most recently having been a regular guest teacher for the Tring Park Associates Holiday courses.
She holds the RAD's Registered Teacher Status as well as being recognised by the Council for Dance Education (CDET). She is also an RAD Silver Swans licensee & is certified in Progressing Ballet Technique.