Victoria Bremner-Packer, BA Hons, AISTD, DDE – Principal
Imperial Classical Ballet, Modern Theatre & Tap
Victoria trained at The Roshe School of Dance and The University of Surrey graduating with a Bachelor of Arts First Class Honours in Dance and Culture specialising in Classical Ballet under the instruction of Jennifer Jackson (Royal Ballet) Contemporary Dance and Choreography. Upon graduation, Victoria enjoyed a successful career as a professional Contemporary Dancer with Odyssey Dance Theatre, Singapore where she performed and choreographed throughout Asia performing repetoire including Instinct, Innocent Light and Begin, Stop, Start, End.
Victoria’s passion for performing and teaching inspired her to open a professional dance school in West Sussex with a Modern and Contemporary style which is accessible for children and young people of today.
She is a devoted member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and was awarded her Associate with a Distinction in 2004. She holds the ISTD Diploma in Dance Education (Imperial Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre) and is currently preparing for her ISTD Licenciate. She has also recently been awarded a part scholarship by the ISTD to continue her studies at The annual ISTD Summer School. She is a CDET Approved Teacher with the Council for Dance Education and Training and has been awarded the Council’s certificate of good professional practice.
Victoria’s students have performed at major dance platforms including Sadlers Wells and Royal Festival Hall, London and in a variety of musicals including Billy Elliot, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Oliver as well as taking class at The Royal Ballet School. Students also participate in Master Classes at The ISTD and have also demonstrated at ISTD examiner training sessions.
She has led classes, workshops and devised programs for many dance and arts related organisiations including:
Odyssey Dance Theatre, Singapore
NRG2 in partnership with Laban and Hampshire Dance, Hampshire
Step into Dance with The Royal Academy of Dance, London
Highfield & Brookham Independent Schools, Hampshire
The Dialog Project, West Sussex
Hundreds of students have benefited from Victoria’s instruction and experience and as such the school enjoy a remarkable examination success rate with a high proportion of students achieving at Distinction level from Primary Grade right through to Vocational Level.