Meet Your Teachers


All of our teachers have a great passion for the art of Dance and will offer the best training for your child, whether it be for their hobby or with a view to a  career in the profession in the future.

With strong contacts in the business RAPA hold regular workshops with West End Stars, Spirit of the Dance Irish Leads, 'TAP ATTACK' and Ballet Workshops to name but a few.

We teach all genres of dance  including ISTD Modern, Ballet, Tap, ID Dance Contemporary, Jazz, Progressing Ballet Technique, Irish, Hip Hop and a selection of Adult Classes.  


Our teachers are all fully qualified and hold current DBS certificates.

We are proud to be providing some of the best training in the South East and to be nurturing children to be confident, bright young performers, whilst learning the skills needed for their craft.

Discover Your Talent!

Emma Cronk - RAPA Dance Principal

Laine Theatre Arts

Fully qualified ISTD Modern & Tap teacher.

Emma teaches Jazz, Modern, Tap, Adult classes and Irish workshops.

Claire Christou


Teaches Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop at RAPA. Qualified in both ISTD,IDTA & ID Dance, Claire always brings energy, fun and enthusiasm to all her classes.

Nicola Cosshall

Brighton Academy Teaches our younger members of RAPA Dance and is fully qualified in Modern and Tap within the ISTD syllabus. The children are at ease with her and love her classes.

Emily Nash

Deborah Lamb  

Guest Teacher and Choreographer. Qualified in the ISTD Syllabus.

Teaching Jazz Classes with up to date choreography, Miss Emily is a very popular teacher.

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