Kelly Hopkins

Kelly began her training with Susan Amos, later attending The Royal Ballet School and Elmhurst Ballet School. Kelly completed her professional training at Laine Theatre Arts and went on to gain her teaching qualifications with the RAD and ISTD. After a period of professional stage work and freelance teaching Kelly became principle of North Hampshire Academy of Dance, which in the last 14 years has seen great success from its students, many of whom have progressed onto professional dance and musical theatre colleges. As well as running her own school, Kelly has also taught at several professional schools and since 2013 teaches the elite ballet program at Sylvia Young Theatre School working with a great many students who are working in professional theatre and television.