Carole Riley

Carole trained at The Doreen Bird College of Theatre Arts in London and worked professionally as both a dancer and choreographer in the UK and as far afield as Australia. 


Carole has over 20 years’ experience teaching children and adults and is an Associate Member of the IDTA.

Laura Murphy

Laura trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance from 2008 until 2012.  Laura performed in various dance projects and was a dancer in the 2012 Olympic closing ceremony.


After graduating with a BPA (Hons), she started teaching in schools across the North and West Yorkshire specialising in contemporary and ballet. Laura is an Associate Member of the IDTA.

Abbie O'Brien

Abbie trained at Phil Winston’s Theatreworks College in Blackpool and has returned to dance in recent years.  Abbie is an IDTA pre-Associate Member.

Helen M Johnson BA FISM

Helen studied singing with Michael Hampshire and Yvonne Seymour and piano with Cynthia Wood. After gaining a degree at UCRYSJ (York St John) stayed in Ripon and taught music to all age groups. She has worked with local schools, choirs, musical societies and dance schools.

Helen has over 20 years teaching experience and is a fellow of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.

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