Elaine trained at Elmhurst Ballet School, The Centre Performing Arts College and London Contemporary Dance School at the Place.
Jazz, Contemporary and ISTD Modern Theatre and Tap
Elaine danced professionally for many years before embarking on her teaching career. Elaine quickly moved into vocational teaching and specialised in Jazz technique. She has taught at many vocational establishments including Performers College, Italia Conti Arts Centre, Tring Park and The Centre Performing Arts College.
Elaine became an Examiner for the Modern Theatre and Tap branches of the ISTD in 2004. She is privileged to have created some work for the Modern Theatre Jazz Awards and to be on the Modern Theatre lecturing team.
Elaine teaches Jazz technique, Contemporary, and ISTD Modern Theatre and Tap syllabus work including the DDE Teaching Qualifications.
As well as teaching at Creative Academy since 2011, Elaine also works at the Linda Sweetzer Teacher Training College.