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Kathryn Stevens
Contemporary Tutor

Kathryn has had a keen interest in dance since she was young taking ballet and acro until starting her GCSE’s. At school Kathryn gained a B in GCSE dance and an A in her A Level dance studies. Following this, she trained and studied at the University of Chichester for 3 years and gained a BA(Hons) degree in Dance. She then stayed on for a fourth year to complete a PGCE in secondary Dance and has since led Dance GCSE at a secondary school in Hampshire and introduced Dance and Gymnastics in a primary school in Berkshire. She currently works at Oxford High School as a PE and Dance teacher predominantly teaching Dance, Gymnastics, Pilates and Trampolining.

In her university training, Kathryn studied ballet, contemporary, Dance criticism, Interdisciplinary dance, the history of dance, dance performance and choreography among other modules. Kathryn successfully auditioned to be in the 3rdyear dance company 3Fall and toured to perform at various venues in the UK. She worked with three professional choreographers during this time; James Wilton, Antonia Groves and Carmine De Amicis. This is when Kathryn found her love for teaching as they worked with GCSE and A Level Dance students teaching them repertoire from the touring works.

Alongside her teaching of academic dance, Kathryn has worked for Kobika Dance Company in Buckinghamshire teaching contemporary and Senior Company classes. She also has attended various professional classes at The Point and has attended workshops with James Wilton Dance Company in Brighton.