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PRINCIPALS

Vikki started dancing at the age of 4, learning Ballet, Tap and Acro and later Modern Theatre. She trained with Penny Meekings from the age of 12 and qualified as a ISTD Modern Theatre and Tap teacher in 1992. She has since gained Licentiate status in tap dance.

 

Vikki runs the school with Jackie and continues to enjoy teaching modern, tap and drama classes at Splitz!

 

Vikki has produced and directed many shows over the years at Splitz and also directed and choreographed at the Barn Theatre in Welwyn Garden City.

 

 

 

 

 

Jackie trained at West Street School, Covent Garden. Stage experience includes performances with Sadlers Wells Youth Ballet and Cork City Ballet.

 

Jackie holds the Certificate in Dance Education in Cecchetti Ballet and Modern Theatre, Advanced and Fellowship qualifications in Imperial Ballet. In 2005 she was appointed as an examiner for the Imperial Ballet faculty.

 

Jackie regularly covers classical ballet classes at Performers College, Essex and has taught and adjudicated at the ISTD Ballet Awards.

F.I.S.T.D. & Examiner

L.I.S.T.D.  

TEACHERS

TEACHERS

Gemma began dancing at the age of 5. As a child she trained in ballroom, latin, disco, ballet, tap and line dancing. She has also studied Hip Hop, house, locking, breaking, popping and whacking. She went to The Dance College with Penny Meekings where she gained her teaching qualifications in Imperial Ballet, Tap, Modern and National along with vocational exams in these. Gemma has taken her "Authentic Street Dance" qualifications with Urban Strides where she gained a level 4 diploma in performing arts with a Distinction.

She has performed at Sadlers Wells, The Mermaid, The Bridewell and Her Majesty's Theatre. She was a showgirl in "Swing from the Apple" with muffintop entertainment from 2008 - 2015.

Gemma started  at Splitz in 2009 and teaches ballet, tap, modern and street  5 days a week!

Gemma Nash 

C.D.E.

Chloe Winter 

BA (Hons) 

 

Chloe graduated from London Studio Centre with a 2:1 BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre and Dance. Chloe trained initially at Splitz School of Dance from the age of 4 and is now a cover teacher for the school.

Her experience includes being a senior dancer in three pantomimes at the Hawthorne Theatre, playing Madonna in "We will rock you" and numerous college productions, including "Dance Overture" at the Wimbledon Theatre in  July 2016.

 

 

 

 

Kim has been teaching Drama and Musical Theatre for over 8 years. at various drama schools and theatre companies. Since graduating with a 2:1 BA (Hons) Degree in Film and TV Production, Kim has been working as a Freelance Theatre Director and Writer. Her directing credits include: ’30 Minutes’ (also written by) (Theatre N16),‘My Recollection’ (Intermission Theatre) and 'Indignitas' (Cockpit Theatre). Assistant directing credits include: ‘Blackhander’ and ‘Gertrude’ both with Theatre N16 and 'Twelfth Night' (UK tour). Kim is also studying on an MA Course in ‘Text and Performance’ at RADA.

Louise Davis

D.D.E.

 

Louise started her training at the age of 15 at Splitz School of Dance and went on to DNA Studios taking a 3 year performing arts Diploma where she began her commercial and musical theatre training as well as developing her vocals and beginning her teaching qualifications. She has performed in various theatres and stages including Her Majesty's Theatre. Louise completed her ISTD DDE in tap, modern theatre and ballet at the Dance College in 2016. Louise also teaches fitness classes after obtaining her Level 2 Exercise to Music Qualification in March 2014 and trains aerial skills such as lyra (aerial Hoop) and silks as well as doing shows and competitions on these and has competed at advanced level international competitions on hoop.

Kim Southey 

BA (Hons) 

Daniel starting teaching singing classes at Splitz in September 2018.

Daniel has just embarked on the postgraduate programme at Trinity Laban where he is studying flute performance. He completed a Bachelor of Music with Honours Degree at the University of Birmingham. He has played flute and piccolo with CBSO Youth Orchestra, Kidderminster Festival Orchestra and has enjoyed performing both as a soloist, having given several charity recitals and in various orchestras and swing bands in the Herfordshire area.  As well as the flute, Daniel also plays saxophone, piano and clarinet. He regularly works as an accompaniest, teacher, musical director and freelance musician in musical theatre, having played for the National Youth Music Theatre's production of West Side Story in 2013 and countless other amateur and youth productions since. He has also musically directed many productions including Bugsy Malone, Tell Me on a Sunday, Annie, Narnia and The King and I.

Daniel Ephgrave 

BMus (Hons)

Louise Davis

D.D.E.

 

Louise Davis

D.D.E.