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Valentina Bogris • Head of ISTD Ballet

Valentina is a classically trained ballet dancer, holding teaching qualifications in DDI Ballet, Tap and Modern.

From the age of three she attended The Beverly School of Performing Arts, studying all genres of Dance and Musical Theatre. She further continued her studies by attended full-time training at The North London Dance Studios where she graduated with a Performing Arts Degree. Later, she attended The Margaret Howard College where she qualified in teacher training in DDI Ballet, Tap and Modern.

As well as pursuing her love of teaching, Valentina has performed in many productions with a wide variety of lead roles. She also danced with the National Youth Ballet performing at the prestigious Saddlers Wells Theatre. She has also directed and choreographed many productions.

Valentina is not only the Principal of her own school, but teaches at various other schools where she loves to encourage young performers and hopes her passion for dance will inspire all her pupils. Her aim is to give each student the knowledge and guidance to strive forward to the best of their ability and excel in the Performing Arts industry.