Meet the Team...

Sophie Payne

Sophie is a highly trained and experienced dance teacher. She trained at Reynolds Performing Arts where she became ISTD qualified to Advanced 1/2 in Ballet, Tap and Modern. She is LISTD qualified in Freestyle Dance and Level 4 BBO in Commercial Dance. Sophie holds further qualifications in Gym Instruction, Activity Leadership and Primary Education Gymnastics.

Sophie has been teaching various dance styles and syllabi for nearly ten years to all ages. She also delivers national curriculum dance and Gymnastic lessons within Primary Schools. She has great experience in preparing students for dance exams, choreographing large scale show numbers and events and in school productions.

Sophie’s dream has always been to aim to feed her passion, enthusiasm and love for dance onto her students and to see them thrive and consequently succeed. Amongst her wealth of professional performing experience Sophie has completed contracts for: Commercial band “Hope Of The States”, Lead dancer for “Garlands-Ibiza”, and featured performer for the popular Chris Evans “Short Cuts”.

Sophie is delighted to be teaching at All the Arts and looking forward to choreographing some exciting new material for the many large scale show that the school participates in.