Esther teaches Street, Modern, Tap and Adult classes. She started dancing at the age of 3, training in ISTD ballet, tap and modern at the Rollo Academy of Performing Arts in Nottingham.
Whilst at university, Esther developed a passion for and trained in urban dance styles, performing at live events and competitions with the university dance team. Esther holds a Level 4 Diploma in dance teaching from the British Ballet Organisation.
Stacey Atkins is our lovely receptionist and resident hairdresser. She is always at hand to welcome newcomers, answer questions and to take dancewear orders. Stacey is also at every exam day and performance, creating the most beautiful hairstyles for our students.
Louise Banyard - Principal
Louise started dancing at the age of 6 and since then has had an intense passion for dance, which she loves to pass on to others. She has worked her way through the ISTD Ballet, modern, Jazz and Tap syllabi, as well as training in Street, Commercial and Contemporary dance.
At the age of 18, Louise began training in Cheltenham to obtain her ISTD teaching qualifications, and began a course in Performing Arts to obtain a Triple Distinction Diploma.
She performed in various shows and concerts with her dance school including the roles of Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Smee in Peter Pan. During her College career she performed in A Christmas Carol, as Eponine in Les Miserables and as Ariel in Footloose.
Louise began her teaching career at the age of 17 as a class assistant at Dance Pointe. From there she was offered teaching roles in various dance schools around Gloucestershire, including choreographing for shows, teaching at summer schools and preparing students for exams.
Louise was also commissioned to choreograph for schools and colleges around Gloucestershire. At the age of 20 Louise was promoted to principal at Dance Pointe and has devoted herself to developing self-confidence and a love of dance in her students.