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Mrs R Nickerson - Subject Leader of Dance

Mrs Nickerson has worked both professionally and as a teacher within the performing arts sector for many years. Her experience in dance stemmed from an early age where she studied IDTA qualifications in styles including ballet, tap, modern and stage and then progressed to university to achieve a degree in Contemporary Dance.

Mrs Nickerson has also has a specific love for musical theatre. She has choreographed numerous musicals over the years.


Mrs R Thompson - Teacher of Dance

Mrs Thompson been teaching at Wath Academy for eight years, where she leads the Department of Dance. Mrs Thompson started dancing quite late, at the age of 14. She has studied ballet, modern, jazz and street dance, gaining RAD advanced qualifications. After a BTEC in Performing Arts at college, she achieved a first-class honours degree in dance, performance and teaching. She teaches all styles of dance, including contemporary, urban, break, African and hip-hop, as well as running the Wath Warriors cheerleading team. Outside Wath Academy, Mrs Thompson has been involved in many performances and dance companies, including Ludus Dance.