Meet The Staff

All staff are fully qualified and CRB checked.

We follow the BATD  child protection policy.


IDA Principal

MBATD (Ballet and Stage Branch)

AIDTA (Ballet and Theatre Craft)


Mandy is our principal teacher at the Island Dance Academy, she holds a Life Membership with the British Association of Teachers of Dance and is also an Associate Member of the International Dance Teachers Association. She has danced professionally on cruise ships and many other shows around the world, and has run the Island Dance Academy for over 20 years. 


IDA Teacher

ABATD (Ballet and Stage Branch)


Sue is a valued teacher at the school; working with us for many years, entering exams and choreographing multiple dances in each of our production shows. Sue specialises in, and teaches most of the schools Tap and Jazz classes. Like Mandy, she has also travelled with her professional dance career, working abroad and on cruise ships around the world. 


IDA Teacher

BBO (Ballet)

AIDTA (Street Dance and Freestyle)


Chloe trained at BBO in London. Chloe holds a Level 4 teaching diploma in Ballet as well as an Associate Diploma in Street Dance and Freestyle. Chloe ran her own school for a number of years taking students successfully through examinations, shows and competitions.