Joanne started dancing aged 4, moved to Nottingham and joined Tozer Studios aged 8 where she met her teacher Alison Willet. Joanne trained in many styles of dance including Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, National and Greek. Achieving a high level in all her dance exams. Alison Willett inspired Joanne with her passion for dance and encouraged her talent, this led to Joanne receiving a scholarship to train at The Hammond School, Chester.
‘Dance like no ones watching!’
Joanne has been a member of a professional dance company performing in numerous shows, Pantomimes and Concerts including performing at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London. Now a qualified ISTD dance Teacher she teaches a diverse range of dance styles including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Street Jazz and Burlesque. She has worked for numerous organisations including the education sector as well as being a freelance teacher throughout the East Midlands.
Joanne’s dream has always been to dance and she is now lucky enough to teach and encourage her own students, which has inspired her to open Signature Dance Studios in the Nottingham City Center. Joanne is passionate about creating a fun & friendly home for dance in the heart of the East Midlands.