Dance and Entertainment Biography
Dance and Entertainment Training
Practical: Ballet (RAD & Cjecketti), Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Spanish, African, National, Ballet Mime, Dance Teaching Methods (Ballet – RAD & Creative Movement), Choreography
Theory: Bennish Dance Notation, Dance History, Dance Music History, Child Psychology, Dance Teaching Methods (Ballet + Creative Movement), Choreography
Previous Work Experience
ALISON ASTLEY ARAD AISTD
Alison trained at The Northern Ballet School in Manchester, UK from the age of sixteen for three years, she studied many aspects of dance and qualified to become a Royal Academy of Dance teacher. They obviously recognized her natural teaching ability as she taught at the school after completion of her training.
Alison then travelled and danced with The Paris Dance Show, Jacques Dechaut Company for twelve months before settling in Warrington, UK. Here Alison opened her own Dance School. She was a founder member of The Jazz Cats and ran fitness classes. Her dance team did some TV work with Sky and performed around the UK in various shows as a supporting act.
Luckily for us, Alison has recently moved to Dubai, whilst retaining her dance school in the UK.
Elouise has been interested in art since she was a child. She received her school colours for art in High School, and got distinctions for Art History, Painting, and Sculpture in her final year.
Elouise then went on to study and attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Communication at The Open Window School of Visual Communication. After obtaining her degree, she went on to design album covers for various music groups and did all the illustrations for the novel "Memories on a Plate".
Today, she works with children at Building Blocks Nursery and teaches art for StepUp and in her spare time. She enjoys sketching, painting and design work.
Jumeirah Music Centre prides itself with a solid and dedicated team that work together towards promoting high standards of music education for children starting from a very early age.