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 .
(Office) 01638 577095 (Mobile) 07941289648
Hannah Stockbridge – AIDTA Teacher
Hannah started dancing at Splitz at the age of 6.
In 2010 Hannah studied Dance at Long Road Sixth Form College. At this time She decided that teaching was where her passion lay and took her first teaching exam in 2009 under the training of Clare Fagg.
Hannah is now a full time teacher at Splitz teaching all disciplines whist continuing her teaching qualifications.
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.
As a young dancer Stephanie gained performance experience participating very successfully in Dance Festivals around the UK, qualifying for the All England Dance Competition and was also involved in many local musicals. Through her childhood training with the IDTA Stephanie was presented The IDTA Anglia Theatre Region Cabaret Performer of the Year Award (Inter), was chosen to participate in the Associations International Theatre Dance Awards, including the Ken Dodd Tap Award. Stephanie was also nominated to dance at The Gladys Thorpe Memorial Awards.
As a teenager Stephanie trained at The Urdang Academy as a Junior Associate member. She then trained professionally at London Studio Centre where she toured with The Jazz Dance Company giving her the opportunity to work with many prestigious choreographers and directors. After graduating Stephanie performed as a dancer on luxury cruise liners, toured the UK with theatre shows, took children’s shows around the country and performed in annual pantomimes.
Stephanie is extremely excited to be working with Splitz Theatre Artz and is looking forward to sharing her passion with the bright stars of the future!
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.