Natalie Simôn, Principal
Natalie has been involved in dance since she was a preschooler, starting with her first ballet class when she was 3 years old and worked up to an advanced level in both ballet and jazz. In 2008 she passed her Advanced Diplomas in ballet in jazz with NZAMD and passed her Advanced One ballet exam with the RAD.
Her end goal was to be a dance teacher and she went on to achieve the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies with the RAD. She is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and an Affiliate teacher with the Australian Teachers of Dancing. In 2012, she proudly opened Canterbury Academy of Dance and is delighted to see the school continue to flourish year after year.
Emily Rosevear, Teacher
Emily has been dancing for over 17 years. Taking classes in ballet and jazz up to an advanced level.
Emily has passed her Advanced One exam with the Royal Academy of Dance and has her Solo Diploma with the New Zealand Association of Modern Dance.
When teaching, she particularly enjoys coming up with new choreography and working with motivated and passionate dancers.