Lecturer in Dance Education.
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PGCE: Dance Teaching with QTS, BA(Hons) Dance and Performing Arts
Gemma joined the Faculty of Education in September 2018. Since graduating from Middlesex University in 2005, Gemma has worked as a professional dance artist performing in television, film, and theatre productions worldwide. After completing her PGCE with QTS at the Royal Academy of Dance, Gemma worked as a Teacher of Dance for a selective Performing Arts Academy for students aged 14-19 years, with an aptitude for Dance and Musical Theatre. As a Lecturer in Dance Education, she teaches across multiple programmes, and has a special interest in the transition between professional performing and dance teaching.
Teaching and management
- BA (Hons) Ballet Education
- BA (Hons) Dance Education
- PGCE: Dance Teaching
- Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies
- Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma
Research interests and projects
Gemma’s research interests include the correlation between student mind-set and intrinsic motivation, and the affect this has on their experience in dance education.