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Mellin Theatre Arts

at Singleton Street , SA1 3QJ

Louise grew up in South Wales, Swansea where she attended her local dance school from a young age. She was accepted as a Junior Associate of the Royal Ballet and a member of the National Youth Ballet of Great Britain where she performed all over the country. Alongside this Louise also performed in many professional pantomimes and various at the Grand Theatre Swansea, including her first professional job as senior dancer at the age of 15yrs for Qdos Entertainment. At the age of 16yrs Louise was awarded scholarships for London Studio Centre, Laine Theatre Arts and Arts Educational Tring Park. Louise trained at Arts Educational for three years, gaining A levels, DDI teaching qualifications (ISTD) in tap and modern, national certificate in ballet, national diploma in dance where she graduated highest in her year. Louise was also dance captain whilst at Arts Educational and also covered classes and teaching staff whilst in her third year. After graduating Louise was successful in gaining a job with Christopher Biggins private pantomime company in Nottingham and various other contracts but decided to focus on her passion for teaching. At the age of 21yrs she set up her own dance school 'Mellin Theatre Arts' based in Swansea's Grand Theatre. Louise has progressed her teaching qualifications with the ISTD by gaining her Diploma in Dance Education in tap and modern, part time at the Bristol College of Dancing. She also holds her Licentiate in Modern which she passed with 96% so is now the highest qualified modern teacher in Wales and one of the youngest in the country. Louise also has her associate in Modern and Tap with the IDTA and is a mutual member with the RAD and holds a 100% exam pass rate. Louise has also choreographed for various companies touring at Swansea Grand Theatre and at present Louise is choreographing, producing and directing her own show called 'Live for the Applause'. Louise is looking forward to teaching for Kent Youth Dance.

Mellin Theatre Arts
Singleton Street
Swansea SA1 3QJ
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 07531 254675

Opening time

Hi everyone, Next Tuesday (25th) Primary Ballet will be moved from 4:15pm and combined with Grade 1 Ballet 5:00-5:45pm due to the exams not finishing until 4:15pm. Any questions please get in touch, Miss Louise

Published on 2015-03-17 15:10:53 GMT

Hi everyone, Classes that were cancelled last Sunday I was going to rearrange for this Sunday (22nd) so these are the proposed times; 11:00-11:30 Grade 2 Modern 11:30-12:30 Grade 1 Modern 12:30-13:00 Grade 1 Tap Please let me know if these are ok and if not I'll try my best to sort it. Many thanks, Miss Louise

Published on 2015-03-16 15:17:06 GMT

Hi everyone! For those coming tomorrow just a reminder it's in the church on high street not the theatre-the theatre will be locked if you turn up there!!! Good luck!!! X

Published on 2014-09-27 17:26:37 GMT

Hi everyone, incase you've not seen DVD and pictures are available to order from myself for £15. Please let me know if you'd like to order and I'll put your name down :)

Published on 2014-09-14 15:00:22 GMT

Good morning everyone! I'm finally back! Term will commence as of Monday 8th September. I will hopefully get the timetable uploaded on here later today, I will have forms to give out first week back, my work phone is currently on change so I'll be getting back to everyone as soon as I can!!! Much thanks, Miss Louise x

Published on 2014-08-26 08:20:18 GMT

Good luck everyone getting GCSE results today 🍀🍀🍀

Published on 2014-08-21 08:37:55 GMT

Hi everyone! Just to let you know I'm off on holiday and my work phone is turned off. Any queries email or text or leave a message and I'll get back to you when I'm back 😄 hope you're all recovering well, Miss Louise xxx

Published on 2014-07-24 06:02:12 GMT

Well done everyone on a phenomenal show last night I'm so proud of each and every single one of you. Have a wonderful summer holidays and see you in September!!! Xxx

Published on 2014-07-22 08:55:26 GMT

Don't forget no tap tonight! X

Published on 2014-07-10 14:29:25 GMT

Hi everyone! Just a reminder that Thursdays tap class will be this Friday 4:30-5:30 due to the strike. Downstairs in studio 2 as normal. Many thanks, Miss Louise x

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