Gillian Quinn MBE
As well as running her own Dance School, Gillian Quinn founded the North of England College of Dance of which she is the Principal. She is also the artistic director of Ballet Nomad as well as Dance Kaleidoscope Youth Dance Theatre.
Gillian became an international examiner for the R. A. D. in 1969. She is a member of the Royal Academy of Dance and holds a B.Phil. (Hons) Arts, a Diploma in Sports Psychology and the Advanced Teachers Diploma of the R.A.D.
She is a member of the IDTA and is qualified to teach ballet, modern jazz, tap, ballroom and Bokwa. Gillian was awarded an MBE for services to Dance in December 2012.
Gillian trained with Nellie Potts, Audrey DeVos and also with Madam Preobrajenska in Paris. She danced professionally for eight years
Hilary K. Anderson B.Phil.(Hons) Ballet & Contextual Studies, R.A.D. Teachers Dip., Licentiate Dip. I.S.T.D. Dip. London College of Dance and Drama, Dip. Sports Psychology, Associate I.S.T.D. in Ballet, Modern, Greek & National, Member I.D.T.A. Tap, Modern & Ballet.
Keith Anderson B.Phil. of Ed., Cert.Ed. Ex. Course director of Performing Arts, Tyne Met. Background in electrical industry. Specialising in entertainment technology. Lecturer in Dance History and Anatomy for the Dancer Ex. College based lecturer and examiner for GCSE and GCE Dance. Experience: as a performer – actor, singer, dancer - and producer from straight plays to musicals to opera for many, many years. Founder member and Tour Manager for Dance Kaleidoscope.