Academy welcomes new Director

Posted February 2nd, 2011 in General by Classical Coaching

Long time member of the TPCCA Senior Faculty, Julie-Anne Kerr, has become a Director of the Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy as of January 1st 2011 and will be jointly responsible with Tanya Pearson for the Academy’s ongoing success.

In this newly created role, Julie will work closely with Tanya Pearson to address the growing needs of the Part-Time Academy. Tanya Pearson will continue as Director of the Full Time Academy and Artistic Director of Sydney City Youth Ballet and teacher of the Part Time Academy.

Julie began her early ballet training with Tanya Pearson before joining The Royal Ballet School in the United Kingdom. She is an RAD Registered Teacher and, earlier this year, was appointed to the Regional Panel of the Royal Academy of Dance.

Julie has been teaching for more than 25 years, 22 of them with Tanya Pearson. She played an integral role in establishing the first Junior School at TPCCA and was its first Principal. Julie has travelled with Tanya Pearson to several International Competitions and on a number of overseas tours. She is passionate about Mrs P’s teaching methodologies and sharing this knowledge with students and teachers.

Kellie Conolly and Vana Campbell will remain Principals of the Junior School and continue to do an outstanding job nurturing the young talent within the Academy and instilling the passion of ballet.

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