RAD Ballet & Body Conditioning
Classical Ballet, Pas de Deux & Men’s Tech
Classical Ballet, Pointe & Repertoire
& Head of RAD
Stacey Hope - BSc, MSc (Level 6 Academic Tutor)
Gwenaelle Poiline Santos (Rehearsal Director, Ballet Theatre UK)
Terry Wright (International Ballet Master Teacher)
Oliver Cooper (Principal, Ballet Theatre UK)
Julia Davis (Ex-Principal, Ballet Theatre UK)
Thomas Page (Thomas Page Dance)
Emily Ayres (DanceAyres Company)
Kerry Birkett (English National Ballet)
Caroline Finn-Fisher (Artistic Director of the National Dance Company of Wales)
Christopher Trenfied (Matthew Bourne New Adventures)
Mikah Smillie (Matthew Bourne New Adventures)
Marian Lyne (Pianist)
Gabrielle Toy (Pianist)
Simon Egerton (Pianist)
Russell Harrold (Pianist)
Peter Allison, Physiotherapist & Osteopath (Meridian Healthcare)
Kim Plaza, Nutritional Therapist (Open Nutrition)
Bally Bhathal, Counsellor & Therapist
Julie Beechy, Sports Therapist (Sports Therapy Centre)
Artistic Director, Founder and Principal
Christopher trained at Tring Park School of Performing Arts and The Royal Ballet School and has toured the world with many companies and choreographers. He took early retirement from the stage to focus on his choreographic development and the formation of Ballet Theatre UK. Christopher has since created fourteen full-length ballets for the Company, these include critically acclaimed productions of The Snow Queen, Romeo & Juliet and Beauty and the Beast.
As a teacher, Christopher has appeared on the faculty of many major vocational schools in the UK and held the position of Head of Dance at Midland College, Nottingham, before returning to Tring Park School of Performing Arts as Artistic Director of Encore Dance Company, the touring graduate company of the Tring Park Dance Course.
Christopher has been invited to teach around the world and has recently been an active member of the jury at the international MIE Ballet Competition in Japan, the World Ballet Competition in the USA and the British Ballet Grand Prix.
"In my dual role of Artistic Director of the Ballet Theatre UK company and Principal of The School of Ballet Theatre UK, I am proud to lead the organisation forward with a passion for excellence at all levels and a clear focus on the education and development of our upcoming generation of dancers to achieve their full potential and a long and successful career."