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Alex Curran

Senior Dance Teacher

BA Hons Dance, ISTD CDE Classical Ballet, ISTD CDE National Dance, ISTD CDE Tap

Alex started dancing at the age of 2½ at The Judith Hockaday School of Dance in Swindon, Wiltshire. She was extremely committed and quickly excelled in Classical Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, National and Character. Alex progressed through the Grades and was suddenly taking all her Major Dance Examinations at the young age of 15 years old.

As a teenager Alex began to enter numerous Dance competitions all over England. She was awarded the greatest accolade by becoming the All England National Champion of Theatre Dance at the age of 14 and was a part of the winning All England Modern group who had the opportunity to perform at Sadlers Wells Theatre, London.

After her A-Levels, she successfully auditioned for a place at London College of Dance (Middlesex University) where she gained a BA(Hons) Dance. Alex has also gained her ISTD teaching qualifications and has taught dance at numerous Dance schools in London and Surrey.

Alex has now been teaching at The Hawthorns School of Dance since 2004 and enjoys every minute of it. Along with teaching ISTD Dance at The Hawthorns School, Alex also teaches Curriculum Drama & Dance from Reception to Year 2 and Musical Theatre to Year 6.

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