Rebecca Hill - Principal
Rebecca Hill is a qualified teacher (BA Hons, PGCE & BBO Dance registered teacher status) with over 16 years teaching experience within various educational settings across the country, holding positions such as Head of Dance, Arts coordinator, and Teacher of Drama, History & Physical Education.
Rebecca still works as a dance practitioner and choreographer for nurseries, schools and theatres across the country and has previously worked with Youth Dance England in a dance development role for Staffordshire.
Rebecca is passionate about providing more opportunities for people of all ages to get involved in Dance and the Performing Arts.
Chloe Oakley - Mini Performers, Junior/Senior Theatre School, LAMDA, GCSE Dance & Elite Squad
Chloe started performing at the age of 4 and has been a professional actress, singer, dancer and freelance performing arts teacher for several years. She trained at the prestigious performing arts school of Italia Conti in London, successfully graduating in 2013 with a diploma in Performing Arts with Teacher Training. Over the years, Chloe has gained her PCE teaching qualification, PTTLS & CTTLS teaching qualification and BTEC in Dance, and is also a fully qualified LAMDA tutor with an enhanced DBS. She has written and directed many shows in the local area, including several charity performances.
Whilst loving her job as a teacher, Chloe still works professionally as an actress, singer and dancer in the industry. Some of her professional performance credits include: Ira Jones in the original cast of Liver Birdsong: The Liverpool Blitz Musical (Epstein Theatre, Liverpool), Princess Rosa in Sleeping Beauty (Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa), Snow White in Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Ellesmere Port Civic Hall), featured role in TV Campaign for FeelUnique.com, featured role in online campaign for Cooperative Insurance, Princess Mitzy in Dick Whittington (touring), Maid Marion in Robin Hood (touring), Jenny Andrews (lead) in ‘A Dance Away’, as well as several leading roles in various other short films.
Chloe has been working at Prestige Performance Academy for three years now and absolutely loves her job. She loves seeing the students grow and improve week by week and sees Prestige as her extended family!
Antonia Bennett - Street Dance, Competition Crew and Senior Theatre School
Antonia Bennett teaches many different classes at Prestige including our street competition crew, theatre school and street dance advanced classes.
Antonia started dancing at the age of 8 and hasn’t stopped since. She trained in all aspects of Performing Arts at The Jill Clewes Academy of Theatre Arts. In 2015, Antonia successfully auditioned for several Vocational Dance colleges including LIPA and Bodyworks but decided that teaching was her calling and drove straight in.
Her teaching career started in 2015, and she has been with us since 2017.
Some notable career credits include: placing 8th as part of 2Fly Kru in the UDO European Champions Ships in Disneyland Paris 2012, featured as a part of Dance Akademix on Sky1’s Got to Dance 2013, dancer for House of Cards in Liverpool’s Annual Vogue Ball 2014 which featured on SKY1’s ‘Whats on Programme, dancer for House of Cards in Manchester’s Annual Vogue Ball 2015, featured dancer in the AO Britain’s Got Talent advert 2017.