Whether you are an ex-professional performer looking to retrain, or a dance student looking to develop teaching skills, Jackie can help you develop your teaching potential.
She mentors established dance teachers developing & enhancing their abilities to enable even greater success. Jackie assesses communicative, as well as demonstrative skills, relevant to the dance genre being taught. Advice is given on class management techniques, as well as ISTD syllabus detail.
Jackie also works with State School educators; to enhance their communicative skills, develop learning objectives that are relevant to ability groupings & develop cognitive connections, vital for sustained recall & understanding.
Jackie offers tuition at various levels; DDE, Licentiate & Fellowship, as well as the ISTD DDP (Level 6) Teaching Qualification in Musical Theatre.
Jackie’s aim is to enable her students to achieve their ambitions….. ‘Be Inspired’!
Jackie Barnes is a Senior Examiner for the ISTD Modern Theatre & Tap faculties. She is a member of the ISTD Modern Theatre Committee & a Lecturer for both faculties. She has been able to realise her two lifetime ambitions, to dance professionally and to teach.
She gained a Cert.Ed in Performing Arts (post compulsory sector) from the Institute of Education (University of London) specialising in the education of Dance Teachers.
Jackie is an ISTD Approved Tutor, a DDE examiner & specialises in training people to achieve ISTD ‘qualified’ dance teacher status. She is an Assessor for a wide range of ISTD teaching qualifications & has an extensive knowledge of their requirements.
“Jackie will challenge you and make sure she gets the very best out of you. Her expertise, knowledge and experience is second to none.”
Georgina Wootten - ISTD Level 6 student '13/'14