PRINCIPAL AND FOUNDER OF BRISTOL BALLET SCHOOL
PRINCIPAL, CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER – RAD, RTS, CBTS
Candice founded Bristol Ballet School in 2017, she is a Registered Teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D) and has completed a Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies with the R.A.D. Candice has over 9 years teaching experience Her students over the years have received excellent exam results and success with the Royal Ballet School, Elmhurst, English National Ballet, Central School of Ballet, Northern Ballet and Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance.
Candice is also a fully qualified Pilates Teacher, Fitness Pilates Teacher and Yoga Teacher.
Candice dance training began at a young age in Bristol studying under Ruth Lewis (Royal Ballet) at The Bristol School of Dancing. She secured a place as a junior and later a senior associate with Central School of Ballet. Candice was enrolled at Central School Of Ballet in 1999, on a full Scholarship.
Candice has studied with esteemed teachers such as Valerie Valentine (Royal Ballet), Frank Freeman (Royal Ballet), Maria Teresa del Real (English National Ballet), Christopher Michael Gable (Royal Ballet), Carol Gable (Royal Ballet), Wayne Sleep (Royal Ballet), Cynthia Gregory-Miller (American Ballet Theatre).
In 2003, Candice relocated from London to Salzburg, Austria where she continued her Classical Ballet training with Peter Breuer’s - Ballet Theatre Salzburg and went on to perform with Ballet Salzburg.
From 2005-2006, Candice trained at Dancer Stage Academy, and performed with Dancer Stage Company in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Candice's first professional dance experience was performing in Bolero. Saddlers Wells Theatre, London with Beljart Ballet, 2000. As a young dancer Candice performed with Birmingham Royal Ballet, Central School of Ballet, WestEnd CATS, National Youth Ballet, English Youth Ballet and Bristol Youth Ballet.
Nominations & Awards
Throughout her training Candice has won numerous awards
Winner/Semi Finalist in the Janet Cram awards
Awarded advanced in Royal Academy of Dance exams
Semi-finalist in 'Young Dancer Competition' 1999
Professional Experience and Significant Accomplishments
Candice has gained extensive experience performing in pantomimes, she has danced on stages such as The Bloomsbury Theatre, The William Baylis Theatre, The Cocrane Theatre and Saddlers Wells. She has also featured in and been involved with many BBC Tv productions, promotional and modelling projects.
Candice choreograph’s all genres of dance for dance competitions, festivals and Tv projects