Principal: Emma Armour AISTD AIDTA
Emma has always loved dancing from being young and spent many years on the stage. She trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London. From there she went on to gain her dance teaching qualifications with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. She has always had a passion for teaching and gained lots of experience teaching for other schools before deciding to run her own, Footsteps Academy of Dance.
Emma put her invaluable experience into her teaching and is dedicated to providing expert and quality tuition. She is committed to her professional development and spends a lot of time attending courses and seminars to gain even more expertise and qualifications. She is a qualified teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and the International Dance Teachers Association. Emma is qualified to teach Progressing Ballet Technique and most recently a qualified acrobatics teacher with the Acrobatic Arts.
She has been running Footsteps for over 12 years and absolutely loves her Footsteps family. She balances it with looking after her two girls and the school is very much a family affair with her Mum, Jeni involved with the admin. Emma's focus is very much on the wellbeing of all of her students. She is proud of both the high standards of dance and also the caring and inclusive nature within the school.
Teacher: Nancy Wei George
Nancy trained at the prestigious Doreen Bird College of Dance, Musical Theatre and Performance. She enjoyed a long career in Musical Theatre, appearing in Mamma Mia, Singing in the Rain, Fame, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Hair in the West End. Other theatre credits include Beauty and the Beast (RSC), 42nd Street, Me and My Girl, South Pacific, Promises Promises, The Good Woman of Setzuan and Nation (National Theatre) . Nancy has always loved working with children and has much experience teaching Dance, Drama and Singing to children of all ages. As a busy Mum to her 7yr old and 3yr old daughters, she owns and runs her own business of children's music classes for under 4's and teaches at various Theatre and Dance College’s. She has been teaching at Footsteps for the past 3 years and loves being part of the Footsteps family.