Richmondshire Youth Theatre are very excited to be working alongside The Rhythm and Shoes Dance Academy to support the creativity of our joint members. As a result we can now offer Acting Awards via tge International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA). While not compulsory, this is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining a recognised acting qualification.
The Rhythm and Shoes Dance Academy are an award winning, family run Dance Academy with studios on the Gallowfields Trading Estate in Richmond. Their principal, Mrs Hazel Richmond, attended Royal Academy Ballet lessons from the age of 3 ,in addition to Tap & Modern lessons, at age 16, she began a full-time Dance Teacher training course at the North of England College of Dance, where she was coached by International Royal academy Examiner Miss Gillian Quinn (MBE). Mrs Richmond also has a passion for Musical Theatre and is a full acting member of Darlington Operatics. Along with her 2 daughters qualified Dance Teachers Louise and Hannah, they deliver weekly dance classes across all dance styles including Ballet, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Street, Acrobatics, Mini Movers & Musical Theatre. They are delighted to have recently welcomed Elliot Allinson to their team, Elliot trained at the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School and Urdang Academy in London. Elliot has performed in several West End Musicals and touring productions including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Sound of Music and Oliver! and Matilda. For further information about The Rhythm and Shoes Dance Academy please click on the link below:-http://www.therhythmandshoesdanceacademy.com/