Meet The Team
Southern Arts Academy couldn't be where it is today without the amazing commitment of our wonderful staff...
Meet our wonderful staff
Principal & Founder - FDI/DDI/DDE/NATD
Katrina first started training at the age of 4 where she first found her love for dance; at the age of 16 Katrina had danced with the English National Ballet and competed at the All England dance finals.
ISTD Ballet Teacher
Ali has been teaching ballet at SAA for the last 7 years
ISTD Tap, Modern, Ballet & Jazz Teacher - DDI/DDE
Sophie is currently studying her advanced teaching qualifications at Chichester College.
ISTD Tap & Modern Teacher - DDI/DDE
Jessica has trained with Southern Arts Academy for the past 8 years and has successfully gained her DDE Tap and is working towards further qualification. Jess is currently the reigning IDF Adult Tap world champion.
Hip-Hop & Contemporary Teacher - DDI
Lloyd has been a student of SAA since 2014 and has been one of the England Dance Squad members. In 2016, Lloyd was selected to teach our Junior, Senior and Adult Hip -Hop and Contemporary classes.
Maternity Cover Teacher - ISTD DDI/DEE
April has been a student at Southern Arts for the past 6 years and is has recently gained her DDE teaching qualifications in both Tap and Modern.
School Administrator & Guest Teacher - BSc (Hons) & ISTD DDI
Charlotte has been a member of SAA since the age of 11, and went on to do her DDI Tap and Modern. She has been involved with the school's administration for the last 9 years.
Director of Finance - BA (Hons) & ACMA
Graham has worked closely with SAA for the past 10 years
Barbara has been a valued member of the Southern Arts Team since is was first established in 2004.