Alexandra Teachers

Janis Darvill

Janis trained at Bush Davies and worked professionally in commercial theatre, rep and TIE for twelve years before having children and embarking on a teaching career.

Her professional experience included choreographic work for repertory musical productions and youth theatres. She has been teaching classical ballet and modern jazz to children and adults for over fifteen years and has also undertaken fitness programmes for adults.

Her main interest is in training older teenagers, although she enjoys teaching children of all ages. She holds a PGCE in secondary teaching (11-19 years)and has experience of teaching a range of subjects to this age group.

She has a broad interest in the arts and holds an MA in early modern literature.

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Janis Darvill
Gemma Gardner
Kerry Mace
Shanna Oswald
Kaori Nakazawa-Cowie
Alex Cowie
Danielle Ashton

Denise Ponsonby (Principal)



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