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Our Teachers



Principal - ARAD RTS CBTS | ISTD | Acrobatic Arts | Rambert Grades | SDS IDB

Melissa is an accomplished and passionate dance teacher with international experience. She is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance having successfully completed the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies. She is also a registered teacher with the Spanish Dance Society, the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), Rambert Grades and Acrobatic Arts, and is certified in Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT), Alixa Flexibility, Pilates and Pound®.


Melissa studied Ballet, Contemporary and Spanish dance at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg, South Africa and completed her Advanced examinations in Ballet and Spanish dance. She emigrated from South Africa to the UK in 2018, and this fresh start reignited her passion for dance and enabled her to return to teaching after spending many years in the corporate environment where she worked as a Learning Consultant, Instructional Designer and Facilitator.


This vast practical experience and understanding of learning principles combined with her dance experience and qualifications enables Melissa to safely, effectively and creatively teach students of all ages and abilities, inspiring the next generation of dancers, and enabling them to progress to the highest standards attainable.



Dance Teacher - RAD RTS CBTS | ISTD | Acrobatic Arts

Kayleigh is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance having successfully completed the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies and is also a registered teacher with Acrobatic Arts.


She started dancing at the age of three in Deal, Kent, working her way through her RAD and ISTD dance exams. At the age of 16 she attended Millennium Performing Arts on a three year scholarship, graduating with a National Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre. After graduating in 2011, Kayleigh went on to perform in Ballet and Irish dancing shows, as well as Christmas pantomimes up and down the country.


In 2014, Kayleigh started working for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as a performer and later took on the role of Dance Captain.


Kayleigh joined P3 Dance Academy in 2021 where she teaches Ballet, Tap, Jazz, AcroDance and many of our dance workshops. 



Dance Teacher

Harriet is an experienced Dance Teacher and active professional performer with a passion for musical theatre. She graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) Performance in Dance and Musical Theatre from Performance Preparation Academy (PPA), Guildford in 2022 and has lots of experience teaching children and adult dance classes.

She has been dancing since the age of 2 where she began her performing journey in baby ballet and tap classes. She then went on to take her examinations in ballet, tap and modern jazz all the way up to advanced levels. Alongside this she also trained as a competitive gymnast.

Since graduating, she has performed in music videos, pantomimes and musical theatre concerts in London, and she regularly takes classes at the prestigious Pineapple Dance Studios in London,  ensuring her knowledge and technique is kept fresh and reflective of the current dance industry.

Harriet joined P3 Dance Academy in June 2024, where she teaches Ballet, AcroDance, and Dance Workshops.

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