Clare Fagg (Principal) FIDTA RAD (recognised Teacher)
Clare trained at a local dance school from the age of 3 completing every medal and grade examination throughout the disciplines of Ballet, Tap, Modern and stage Dance, winning many major competitions and qualifiying for the ‘All England Competition’ . Clare went on to study Jazz and American Tap with The Bodywork Company and danced alongside Loui Spence many times who was also studying there. Clare also had the pleasure of dancing with Dougie Squires and his ‘Second Generation’.
On leaving school Clare trained as a Beauty Therapist, specialising in photographic and theatrical make-up. in 1995 Clare qualified as a Dance Teacher and was nominated for a teaching scholarship by her examiner. Clare opened Splitz Theatre Artz shortly after with the help of her mother Gladys who had been a professional dancer. Clare is now training to be an examiner with the IDTA .
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Elizabeth Harris, Fellow and Examiner IDTA
Elizabeth has achieved all of her dancing and professional dance teaching qualifications under the tutelage of Miss Yvonne Goût. She trained with Miss Goût and her late sister, Norma Laker, from an early age and was fortunate to teach at their school for over ten years. Her own dancing school has been established in the Muswell Hill area of North London since she started it with just a few students in 1999 and offers introductory classes for young children through to coaching for vocational exams and dance teacher training. Elizabeth is qualified to teach Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Theatre Craft, Dance Exercise and Freestyle Dance, and also examines all of these disciplines at amateur, performer and professional levels in her role as an Examiner of the International Dance Teachers’ Association; both in the UK and overseas. Elizabeth is also a Professional Member of the Royal Academy of Dance (Mutually Recognised Teacher) and a CDET Recognised Teacher. She looks forward to joining Clare Fagg and her team at Splitz Theatre Artz on a Thursday from March 2018.
Tiffany Britton – Singing and Drama Teacher
Tiffany was part of the renowned National Youth Music Theatre. She appeared on Blue Peter performing in the ragged child. She sang in leading roles touring America, Canada, and performing in New Yorks Broadway,London’s West End and the Edinburgh festival. she completed to distinction and hours level LAMDA examinations including a Teachers Diploma. She then studied classical singing and dram at the Conservatoire de Bordeaux in France.
In her professional role as a singer she has worked as a feature performer for a producer in London, recording as a session singer for such groups as Chicane featuring Tom Jones. Her biggest successes so far have been performing as part of The Yung Punx at a festival in Japan to an audience of 12,000 people and at Glastonbury festival.
Tiffany has been a teacher a Splitz for many years and is now head of Singing and Drama.
Bryony started dancing at a very young age, training at Prime Movers School of Dance and Theatre Arts, where she regularly took part in shows and festivals. She trained in ballet, tap, jazz, modern and musical theatre, before adding contemporary to her repertoire at the age of 13. Bryony was also an associate at the Urdang Academy. Her first experience of choreography came during her school years, gaining her full marks for all practical exams.
During her last year at Hills Road, Bryony was nominated for Young Creatives – a national youth choreography competition, run by the Arts Council – and progressed to the semi-finals at the Royal Opera House. In that same year, she set up a successful dance platform with two others, raising thousands of pounds for charity.
As well as being commissioned by various companies (including Keystage Arts and Heritage Company) for both dance teaching and choreography work, she co-founded Elevation Youth Dance Company, based in central Cambridge, whose first work was awarded 5 stars when it was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014. Alongside this, Bryony has also choreographed numerous musicals for adult and youth companies in both Cambridge and Winchester.
Bryony holds a first-class honours degree in Choreography and Dance from the University of Winchester, where she was given the graduation award for outstanding contribution to her course. As well as teaching at various schools and colleges in Cambridge this year, Bryony is studying for a Masters degree in Dance Performance and Choreography at the University of Bedfordshire, and has now completed a Professional Diploma in Nutrition.