All staff at Daniels Dancing Academy are qualified and CRB checked.
Staff provide correct technical teaching in a sincere and professional manner. They are proficient in teaching and encouraging children with special needs.
All Staff are experienced in working both backstage and performing in the theatre.
MRS VICKI DANIELS (Principal)
L.I.D.T.A. Tap, Theatrecraft & Modern Jazz
I.D.T.A. Dance Exercise & Gymnastic Dance Teaching Diplomas
L.I.S.T.D. National Dance
L.A.M.D.A. Gold Medal Speech & Acting
Associated Board of Speech Grade 8I.S.T.D.
Advanced Greek & Modern Jazz
Vicki Daniels was trained at Grandison College, Croydon and Pattisons Theatre Arts, Coventry.
She holds teaching qualifications in all core Theatre subjects - Ballet, Tap, Theatre-craft, Modern Jazz dance plus Dance exercise, Gymnastic dance as well as Ballroom and Drama.
Following a 3-year Teacher training course at Pattisons and performing professionally in pantomimes & cabarets she then taught at Pattisons Theatre Arts for 12 years before establishing Daniels Dancing Academy in 1989.
In addition, she has conducted Ballroom & Latin courses at Earnsford Grange School and Stoke Park Community College in Coventry and Rugby School. She has held one-night courses for Kenilworth 41 Club in Ballroom and Tap dancing.Coached at both Coventry Olympic Gymnastic and Coventry Rhythmic Gymnastic clubs. Choreographed for Coventry and Kenilworth Gang Shows.
1995-2000 Choreographed Three Spires Musical Societies Pantomimes at the College Theatre.1997 Choreographed 'Me and My girl' for Three Spires Musical Society.
I now conduct dance classes in many varied subjects, from Rock n Roll to Salsa, at schools in Warwickshire, Northhamptonshire & West Midlands for 'Sainsbury's Active Kids'.More recently I am teaching creative exercise classes and conducting Tea Dances at care homes for the elderly. I find it very rewarding helping enthuse those with disabilities and dementia.
MISS LILY GIBB
Pre-Associate 1 & 2 Tap
Gymnastic Teaching Diploma
B-tech Diploma Performing Arts
Miss Lily has been dancing at Daniels Dancing Academy since the age of 7.
She studied Ballet, Tap, Freestyle and Gymnastic Dance. Whilst taking her academic exams she continued dancing and attended other duties at the Academy.
Lily holds the Associate Freestyle and having completed a B-Tech Diploma in Performing Arts, at Coventry Technical College. She studied Animal Management at Stratford College and now works as a dental nurse in Leamington.
As well as all this she teaches Freestyle, Gym & tap and is currently preparing for her Level 4 Tap and Advanced 1 Tap performers.
Animals are her passion and at her home, in Kenilworth, her family keep cats, dogs, goats and alpacas!