Stages Dance School Nuneaton
ALISON TURNER – M.A.A.D, M.M.A.G

SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, DIRECTOR OF DANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY AND FOUNDER OF STAGES
Alison is the founder of Stages and has been the head teacher since 1989. Alison is teacher trained in all units including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Freestyle, Contemporary.
Fit Kidz Programme, YMCA fitness trained, Groove F.X, Cardio Kick Boxing, St. Johns First Aid.
Registered on the exercise professionals register, CRB updated every year.
Alison is a full member of the Association Of American Dancing.

NICOLA BARRY

DANCE COACH
Nicola has been a teacher at Stages since 1998.
Nicola is teacher trained in all units including Jazz, Modern, Freestyle, Latin and Ballroom. CRB updated every year.
Nicola is a World Ballroom Dancing champion.

ELIZABETH WILKINS M.M.A.G

Assistant Dance Teacher

Elizabeth is currently studying with the Association Of American Dancing and is a dance instructor for the AAD examination work at student teacher level.

MADELAINE BRINDLEY M.M.A.G

Assistant Dance Teacher

Madelaine is currently studying with the Association of American Dancing and is a dance instructor for the AAD examination work at student teacher level.

Guest Teachers

LEYTON TURNER

GUEST PRESENTER AND TEACHER
Leyton Turner has a BA (Hons) in Dance & Theatre Performance including Dance, Drama & Singing. Leyton trained at Bird College and then continued on to an educational programme at The Place.
Leyton has performed with the Richard Alston Dance Company, teaches dance in Spain and has most recently performed in Cyprus and New York.

“I love coming back to Stages and teaching the students the most up to date dance routines and seeing them progress”

DANIEL CANAVAN

GUEST PRESENTER AND TEACHER
Daniel graduated from the Midlands Academy Of Dance & Drama in 2007 and since then has been dancing for Thompson Cruises. Daniel has danced in various commercial events and most recently returning from Slovenia where he performed in top class cabaret shows and casinos. Daniel is also a semi professional model.

“I really enjoy coming back to where I was taught, teaching the kids with challenging and upcoming styles and seeing a project complete”

CRAIG BARRY

GUEST PRESENTER AND COACH
Craig has been a professional gymnast since the age of eight and is Junior European Champion & World finalist and member of the Commonwealth Games Squad 1998.
Craig is a part of the Atlanta & Sydney Olympic Squad and British Champion for eight consecutive years.

“I love teaching the kids at Stages, it’s great to see them building confidence and developing their gymnastic skills”