Lucy French - Dance Teacher
Company Name: Lucy French School Of Dance
Location: Kinsale, Co Cork, Ireland
- Attended: Level 1 Teacher Training, Norway, 2017, Level 2 Flexibility, Core and Pointe Intensives, 2017
Lucy grew up in Kinsale, Co Cork and is the daughter of well known Irish artists Kate and Philip French. After training in dance from a very young age, she was accepted after audition to the prestigious Northern Ballet School, Manchester at 17 years old. She then undertook the three year full time Professional Teacher Training Course at N.B.S and graduated in 2002 with the N.B.S Teaching Diploma with Distinction and internationally recognized teaching qualifications from the Royal Academy of Dance and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance. Lucy went on to teach in Norway at Aalesund Ballettskole, and then on to Scotland at Ecosse Performers College (a full time dance college). She has also worked recently as a mentor for the Royal Academy in London, mentoring new teachers on their new Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies, helping to train the teachers of the future.Lucy has worked on her qualifications since leaving college and is continually improving her professional development She has performed herself in many successful shows and has now also organized and choreographed numerous sell out shows over her teaching career including a Norwegian version of "My Fair Lady"! She has also entered many children for dance examinations under the I.S.T.D and R.A.D and holds a 100% pass rate. Lucy is a member of the Teaching Council of Ireland, she is Garda vetted and a qualified first aider.