ISTD DDE in Tap, Modern and Ballet
A Bristol trained dancer, Emma’s love for dance grew as she trained professionally gaining her teaching qualifications in I.S.T.D Ballet, Modern and Tap. After her training, Emma’s professional career began in Scandinavia where she worked as a dancer, choreographer and teacher with in a contemporary based company. On returning to Bristol, Emma began teaching at local schools and joined the Annette Adams School family in 2003. Emma continues to work as a freelance dance teacher and choreographer whilst specialising in the Schools Vocational Modern Syllabus. Within her role, she has choreographed and coached numerous students who have gone on to secure places and be awarded scholarships at many prestigious London Colleges.
The Principles role enables Emma to focus on key areas of the school, working along side and supporting the teaching faculty to ensure the continued development and training of each individual student. Emma's commitment to the school ethos, "Every Student Matters" is at the fore front of her passion within all aspects of dance and the performing arts.
Manager of the School
Elaine has been part of the School for the past fifteen years, firstly as a parent and in recent years supporting the admin team. Elaine has previously worked in education and is passionate about all aspects of the performing arts, running the Bristol Dance Eisteddfod and producing and directing Key Stage 2 shows at the Olympus Theatre. Elaine is committed to the Annette Adams School of dancing and endeavours to maintain the ethos of our School family.