Founder And Principal Katie Perrin
Miss Katie is very excited to open up classes with KT’s Academy in the Hertfordshire area and cant wait to meet everyone who joins the KT family.
Here’s a little bit about Katie’s experience in the industry before beginning her adventure with KT’s Academy.
Katie started dancing at an early age, attending various performing art schools over the years where she began her training in Tap, ballet, jazz, street, drama and singing. At the age of 10 Katie moved down to Cornwall where she continued her studies in musical theatre completing a BTEC national diploma at St Austell college gaining a triple distinction grade. She then moved back to London to train at the London college of music in Ealing Broadway and received her BA HONs degree in Musical theatre. Graduating with an agent, Katie landed her first role in the musical “hamlet “and went on tour around Italy on a ten month contract. Some of her other credits include “Grease” playing the role of Rizzo out in Cyprus, landing a place out in Hollywood for the Hollywood immersive programme at the Beverly Hills playhouse studios where she went on to train along side Gary Grossman and Michael petted. She also landed the role of princess Fiona in the musical “Shrek” (2016) touring the whole of Italy. Katie has a passion for the performing arts industry And enjoys teaching and giving knowledge and confidence to young Children. katie has experience in teaching at many different performing art and dance schools such as MV dance, Five-star dance academy and is now excited to start the team at KT’s Academy Of Performing Arts. Qualifications :BTEC National Diploma in musical theatre ,BA Hon’s degree in Musical Theatre, DBS checked, First aid certificate. Lamda private teacher.
Miss Jordan-Dance Teacher
Jordan graduated from Stella Mann College in Bedford with a Trinity Diploma in Musical Theatre.
Jordan’s interests in musical theatre and dance started when she was four years old, attending Sylvia Young Theatre School.
Her past productions include ‘Footloose’ with RARE Productions, ‘Wizard of Oz’ at Urdang Youth Academy, ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ and ‘RENT’ at Tring Park School and ‘Catch the Action’ at Stella Mann College.
After graduating she’s gone on to perform abroad in Cyprus and Mallorca and join a touring Panto playing Princess Jasmine in Aladdin.
Jordan loves teaching all styles of dance and can’t wait to work with the rest of the team!’
Miss T graduated from Stella Mann college in July 2019 with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre. Before this I trained at Stage Right Performing Arts Centre and came away from this with a level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance.
Miss Anna- Gym CoachAnna Is very excited to be able to support KT’s Dance Academy with the New Acro and Tumbling Classes. Anna started Gymnastics from a very young age and attended various different gymnastics clubs. Knowing from a young age that the Gymnastics and Sports industry was were Anna wanted to be she continued her studies in Health and Fitness and Gymnastics Coaching. Anna has been in a number of different Gymnastics Competitions and Displays from a young age and has worked as a Gymnastics Coach for 14 years now, to a variety of ages and abilities. Anna enjoys helping children and adults enjoy Gymnastics and Fitness.
British Gymnastics Club Teaching Award Levels 2 – 4
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Early Years
NVQ Level 2/3 Fitness Instructor/Personal Training
DBS checked and First aid trained.
Miss Gemma- Dance & Singing coach
Gemma trained at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London, and has been working professionally ever since, performing in the UK, abroad and on cruise ships. Alongside performing Gemma also teaches as it’s something she is really passionate about, seeing the confidence and knowledge of a young student continue to grow, week after week, gaining an insight into the industry and learning important life skills. Gemma has years of teaching and performance experience, and is really proud to be able to share her passion with the children and young adults at KTs Academy!
Miss Nicola- Dance Teacher
Nicola Is very excited to be able to support the opening of KT’s Dance Academy.Nicola Started dancing from a young age and attended tap, jazz, street dance and gymnastics classes every week. Knowing from a young age that the dance industry was were Nicola wanted to be she continued her studies in performing arts through to college and has a BTEC National Diploma in performing arts.Nicola has been in different dance performances from a young age and has worked as a entertainer in America and Kos.Nicola now currently teaches different dance and fitness classes and enjoys helping children and adults enjoy dance.
Qualifications – BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts, BTEC National Diploma in Sport , Zumba Fitness,Yoga Teacher, DBS checked and First aid trained.