Amy trained in Australia, gaining her Solo Seal certificate (RAD) and Diploma in Dance. She joined Ballet Cymru in 1996 and danced a variety of roles with the company, becoming Ballet Mistress in 2001 and Education Officer in 2006. In 2009 she was awarded the Jane Attenborough Dance in Education Fellowship through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and became Assistant Artistic Director of Ballet Cymru in 2012.
Amy teaches and choreographs throughout the UK and internationally and in 2009 completed a BA in English and Creative Arts. She has published articles for Dance Europe and Dance Australia magazines as well as a play written in 2009.
Amy has choreographed and co-choreographed a number of works for the company and received her Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning through DTAP and Trinity College London in 2012.
Amy oversees Ballet Cymru’s dance education programmes and regularly delivers work for professional, graduate, aspiring and new-comers to dance. Amy has been a Creative Agent on Arts Council Wales, Creative Learning Through the Arts programme and, having a particular interest in inclusive ballet practice, worked with GDance on Dance Unstuck, a research and development project enabling a wider diversity of dancers to access ballet training. Amy is currently involved in a number of projects which are facilitating change in how ballet, dance and the arts are perceived and represented.
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