I have 20 years experience underpinning a breadth of knowledge and experience as a Dance specialist and leader. I am an expert in Teaching and Learning with clear vision for for the future of dance training. I am an ideas led individual with a can do attitude for strategy and the change needed in this industry.
I am passionate about motivation and developing the whole person with a Masters Degree in Creative Practice in Education. I work with teachers and students alike.
I have proven success in artistic development with past students working across the performing arts industry commercially, theatrically and in the contemporary dance field.
"Leadership is Jodie's middle name. A totally dedicated artist, educator, mentor and adjudicator. Jodie is one of the few people in the arts who understands the importance of building an 'all rounded artist'. Jodie is forever striving to bring the latest opportunities for young artists by being a role model and one of the best industry connectors."
Tomorr Kokona, Arts Management and Author
I can help you harness motivation!
An expert in Teaching and Learning I can offer you my wide experience in developing the most productive environment for your young dancers, encouraging them to flourish.
My work is underpinned by research into areas of motivation, educational philosophy and mastery learning.
I will positively impact the teaching and learning experience for everyone involved.
I can help you mange and achieve your personal goals and ambitions.
As your mentor I will be someone who you can share your ideas with. I will help you shape a plan to increase and refine your current skill set.
Perhaps you want to engage with further study or status exams? I will help you plan how to achieve the CPD you have always wanted to do.
Have a challenging situation and seeking some guidance? I will help you find a way through.
British and International Federation of Festivals and All England Dance
I am passionate about offering encouraging, useful feedback and making every dancer feel valued through the competitive dance experience.
I add value to every presentation giving constructive feedback that can be applied in the rehearsal studio.
Urdang Theatre & Dance Syllabus
I create a supportive and appreciative environment for young people taking exams. I see examining as an opportunity to celebrate the commitment and hard work of our future performers.
Learn with me
I can be booked for a variety of workshops for young dancers & students.
See the menu or get in touch for something more bespoke.
PREPARING FOR PROGRESSION
A high energy Theatre Jazz workshop followed by a talk about progression routes into the Performing Arts Industry in Dance and Musical Theatre.
Parents are encouraged to join their young dancers and there is an opportunity for Q&A.
The workshop is 2.5 hours and can also booked separately with the Talk and Q&A offered online.
A workshop offering 2 contrasting theatrical Jazz combinations with focus on how to present the work. Understanding dynamics and linking them to a thought process to enhance the audience experience. Building confidence in the performance space. The workshop is a 2 hour experience.
BALLET FOR LATE STARTERS
For students who have come to Ballet in their teens and want to develop their understanding for the genre. The workshop is a 1.5 hour experience.
I first met Jodie as my teacher when I was 15 years old. If you step foot into Jodie's class, you will receive the best training available. In 2019 I invited Jodie to teach at my event 'Mayoral Training Program'. I have absolutely no doubt that anyone who is fortunate enough to be in her presence and learn from her will receive incredible training and experiences.
Dancer | Choreographer | Events Manager
Jodie is a fellow dance adjudicator I have known personally for many years who has shown great enthusiasm and passion for dance and performance. When adjudicating she is always encouraging, giving insightful and
Adjudicator & Yasmin Taylor Academy of Dance
I would not be where I am today in my professional dance career without the support, dedication and encouragement from Jodie Clark. She prepared me for nothing short of professional training for a professional career. Growing and developing as an aspiring young, black, female artist with Jodie’s generosity, knowledge and love (for dancing and her students) is something I will hold forever.’