Our Teachers

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Miss Jemima


Jemima began her love of Ballet Tap & Jazz at the McAlpine Dance Studio,  before further training in Ballet under Miss Stassinopoulos at the Vacani School of Dance (Cecchetti) and with Anna De Boisson at West London School of Dance. Following her training at The Royal Academy of Dance, Jemima completed her BA (Hons) Degree at the London Contemporary Dance School.

Jemima has performed a range of work under choreographers including, Maresa von Stockert, James Wilton, Richard Alston, Dam van Huyn and Merce Cunningham repertoire, curated by Jeannie Steele.

Jemima's  love of  the classroom and working with children propelled her to take her teaching qualifications through the ISTD. 

Jemima puts her invaluable experience into her teaching and is dedicated in providing expert and quality tuition. Many of Jemima's ex-students have gone on to study at full-time vocational schools including, The Royal Ballet School, Arts Educational School Tring Park, Elmhurst, Central School of Ballet, London Contemporary Dance School & Laban. 

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Miss Chloe

Ballet, Tap, Modern, Singing & Acting Teacher

Chloe started dancing at the age of five at Deborah Capon School of Dance, where she trained in Ballet, Tap, Modern and National, reaching Advanced 2 level in each genre. Here she was also given the chance to compete and perform, both locally and nationally. Chloe was then offered a place on the Musical Theatre course at Bird College, where she trained in various styles of dance and theatre performance.  Realising her passion for teaching, Chloe then returned to Deborah Capon School Dance College to complete her ISTD Teaching qualifications, where she gained her Diploma in Dance Education in Ballet, Tap and Modern and has now been teaching at various dance schools in and around London for the past 5 years.  

In 2014 Chloe was lucky enough to be a finalist at the 'All England Dance Finals' where she won 2nd place for her tap solo, she was also awarded a ‘Premiere Special Commendation’ at the 2015 ISTD Star Tap Awards and has performed with the tap company 'Tap Attack' in many theatres and competitions around the country.  

Chloe is very excited to be joining the team at Archway Dance Academy.


Miss Bethan

Guest Teacher

Bethan started performing from a young age, taking lessons in dance, singing and acting in her home town in East Sussex. From here she went on to study at the Brit School before furthering her training at the Arts Educational Schools, graduating in 2017 with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre. She now works as a professional musical theatre actress and most recently appeared in the production of ‘Young Frankenstein’ at the Garrick Theatre, West End. 


Alongside working as a performer and a dance teacher, she also has a love for fitness and is a Barre Instructor at various studios across London.


Miss Poppydene

Ballet, Tap, Modern and Street Dance Teacher

Poppydene Lingham is a graduate from London Studio Centre and has worked with artists such as Little Mix, Anne Marie, James Arthur and many more. She has performed at renowned events including X Factor, Radio 1 Teen awards, Hits Radio, Top of the Pops and has also taken the stage with UK’s biggest Hip Hop company Boy Blue at The Barbican and Saddlers Wells Theatres. 

Teaching assistants


Miss Orla


Miss Laura